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Data Quality Improvement COMP 3839

Computer Systems Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

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. COMP 3839 is a required course in the Applied Database Administration and Design (ADAD) Associate Certificate; the Applied Data Analytics Certificate (ADAC) and an elective in the Computer Systems Technology (CST FLEX) Diploma. ​ Successful participants learn how to apply a data quality framework to data migration projects and are better prepared to move on to higher-level Data and Business Intelligence ​Analytics courses.​

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

1.5

Domestic fees

$424.15 - $432.98 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below is one offering of COMP 3839 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 64675

Duration

Fri May 24 - Fri Jun 28 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 64675
  • Domestic fees $424.15
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 24 - Jun 28 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 389
Instructor

Gordon Hamilton

Course outline

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Domestic fees

$424.15

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. !--CSR: DO NOT register students in this course if the approval has expired. Questions, email cstflex@bcit.ca--> Please email cstflex@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.
Status

Fall 2024

Below is one offering of COMP 3839 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 43219

Duration

Fri Sep 13 - Fri Oct 18 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 43219
  • Domestic fees $432.98
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Oct 18 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 389
Instructor

Gordon Hamilton

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$432.98

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Please email cstflex@bcit.ca for Departmental approval. Include your Student number (A0#) and COMP__ and preferred CRN __ and Program Declaration____. Course is 18 hours on campus. BCIT Computing is primarily a Microsoft Windows environment. Students must provide their own current model Windows-compatible PC. i5 or higher equivalent processor, with 8 GB of RAM minimum, and 256 GB minimum storage. Highspeed internet access is needed for online sections and for homework. Mac users must have the ability to manage and support their iOS computer. They may need to create a virtual Windows environment using Parallels or VMWare Fusion. COMP instructors may not be able to assist Mac users with software compatibility issues. BCIT does not provide access to Parallels or support for students to use a Mac to run Windows. Late registration is not permitted.
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:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

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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