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Data Quality Improvement COMP 3839

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

Course details

Continuing on from COMP 1630 this course is aimed at students who already understand relational database, data modeling and the importance of improving Data Quality (DQ). Survey topics include the business impact of DQ, data profiling techniques, DQ capability/maturity models, Data Governance, DQ improvement roadmaps and approaches to gaining executive support for the DQ improvement program. In class labs, homework assignments and a project focus on how to use Data Quality techniques and tools. Successful participants learn how to apply a data quality framework to data migration projects and are better prepared to move on to the specific Business Intelligence Analytic tools covered in: COMP 4679 and COMP 4681.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

1.5

Cost

$394.54 - $402.53 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of COMP 3839 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 64675

Duration

Fri Jun 03 - Fri Jul 15 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 64675
  • $394.54
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 03 - Jul 15 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

Gordon Hamilton

Course outline

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Cost

$394.54

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  4. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 18 hours synchronous online classes. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face (virtual classroom). Late registration is not permitted. No class on July 1 (Canada Day).
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of COMP 3839 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 43219

Duration

Fri Sep 09 - Fri Oct 21 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 43219
  • $402.53
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Oct 21 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 389
Instructor

Gordon Hamilton

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$402.53

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email cstpts@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 18 hours on campus. Late registration is not permitted. No class on September 30 (Truth & Reconciliation).
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Define the business value and goals of Data Quality (DQ) improvement.
  • Measure the DQ of data sets with data profiling to establish baselines for improvement.
  • Use simple statistical measures for analyzing DQ at columnar, record and table levels.
  • Assess business process capabilities through the DQ of their data sets.
  • Discuss DQ root causes and prioritize mitigation for discovered DQ issues.
  • Document data flows using simple process diagrams and SIPOCs (Suppliers, Inputs,Process, Outputs, and Customers).
  • Integrate data quality improvement initiatives into development projects such as data warehouses, data migration and upgrades.
  • Outline how to connect data stewardship to long term data governance.

Effective as of Fall 2015

Related Programs

Data Quality Improvement (COMP 3839) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Data Analytics
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Applied Database Administration and Design
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  3. Computer Systems
    Diploma Part-time

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