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BSYS 2060 - Business Data Management

Business Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Business

Course Details

In an information-based society, understanding data management is vital. The backbone of the Internet, Cloud Computing, and Business Intelligence, relational database management systems provide the key to utilizing business information to create a competitive advantage. This course provides an introduction to relational database management systems, data modeling, and the use of computer software to meet reporting and decision support needs within an organization. The student will use a relational database management system to create data tables, build table relationships, develop and modify custom forms, generate reports, and perform queries, while taking measures to ensure data validity, efficiency, and integrity. Subject to time available, additional topics will be included.


BSYS 1000 or BSYS 1005



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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Explain when and why a database should be created.
  • Create a database using a relational database management system.
  • Build tables and define table relationships.
  • Explain and illustrate the data modeling process using normalization.
  • Prepare single-table and multiple-table queries using advanced criteria.
  • Create custom forms and reports.
  • Utilize form and report tools and wizards.
  • Outline the process of database project management.
  • Describe the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC).

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2012

Related Programs

BSYS 2060 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Accounting
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. Business Information Technology Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  3. Business Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  4. Business Operations Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  5. Finance
    Full-time   Diploma
  6. Financial Planning
    Full-time   Diploma
  7. General Insurance and Risk Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  8. Human Resource Management
    Full-time   Diploma
  9. International Business Management (Global Supply Chain Option)
    Full-time   Diploma
  10. International Business Management (International Business Option)
    Full-time   Diploma


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