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Data Modelling Overview Course

In this one-day workshop you will develop a better understanding of data and its importance to your organisation and learn how to identify and model data. 

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    Course Details:

    Duration: 1 days

    Price: Virtual £475+VAT

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Who is this course for?

This one day workshop is for anyone who wants to better understand data and the information needs of organisations, and learn how to identify and model data. It could be of particular interest to: Business Analysts, Systems Analysts and Solution Developers.

About the course

Our Data Modelling Overview one day workshop offers a straightforward approach to identifying and modelling data in order to better understand the information needs of your organisation. Learn how to communicate those needs to your stakeholders and develop solutions to address business problems and opportunities.

Presented to you by one of the expert training consultants pictured below. Each member of our Data Analysis and Modelling training team brings substantial data analysis and data modelling experience to the programme.

How is the course structured?
  • Introduction to Data Modelling
  • Data Modelling With Class Diagrams
  • Validating Data Models
Course manual

Delegates attending the Introduction to Data Modelling workshop are provided with a clear and comprehensive manual that offers a step-by-step guide through the entire course content. Each delegate attending the virtual workshop is sent a physical copy of the manual to their home address before the course start date. An electronic version of the manual is also provided to every delegate.

Anything else?

A comprehensive course manual is provided and the course can be tailored to reflect the emphasis required by the customer.

What’s next?

While this is a standalone course which does not form part of a wider qualification, delegates can progress their learning through our Data Analysis course, which leads to the BCS Professional Certificate in Data Analysis, and is an elective module within the BCS Advanced International Diploma in Business Analysis.

Full course outline

Data Modelling Overview (a one-day course)

Course Content

Introduction to Data Modelling

  • The Importance of data
  • Data and information
  • Understanding business data
  • Taking a holistic view
  • A framework for thinking about data
  • Data requirements
  • Data analysis and data modelling
  • What is a data model?
  • Alternative data model notations
  • Why model data?

Data Modelling with Class Diagrams

  • Objects and classes
  • Class diagrams
  • Representing classes
  • Naming conventions
  • Associations
  • Multiplicity
  • Many-to-many relationships
  • A framework for building class models

Validating Data Models

  • Rationale for validating data models
  • Navigation paths

Presenters for this course

Pete Thompson
Pete Thompson
Julian Cox
Julian Cox
Fraser Morris