Continuing on from COMP 1630 this workshop is a primer on business intelligence, data warehouse and data analytics for those moving on to higher level courses. Students must already understand industry standards in data modeling, relational database design and creating reports with SQL. This weekend workshop provides an overview of data warehouse planning and design for those moving on to the specific Business Intelligence Analytic tools covered in: COMP 4679, COMP 4680 and COMP 4681. Topics include: an overview of business intelligence the role of Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) in the data warehouse, the typical data warehouse lifecycle, plus an introduction to dimensional modeling for data warehousing. Labs focus on ETL, data quality considerations, and dimensional modeling concepts including the star and snowflake schemas. Successful participants will have an understanding of Business Intelligence concepts and industry standards in data design for data structures for information systems.
COMP 1630 or equivalent knowledge of data modeling and SQL.
Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.
Sun Mar 11 - Sun Mar 18 2 Weeks
|Mar 11 - Mar 18||Sun||09:00 - 16:00||DTC Rm. 890|
Sun Feb 18 - Sun Feb 25 2 Weeks
|Feb 18 - Feb 25||Sun||09:00 - 16:00||DTC Rm. 890|
Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.
Sun Apr 29 - Sun May 06 2 Weeks
|Apr 29 - May 06||Sun||09:00 - 16:00||DTC Rm. 370|
Sun Jun 03 - Sun Jun 10 2 Weeks
|Jun 03 - Jun 10||Sun||09:00 - 16:00||DTC Rm. 370|
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Effective as of Winter 2014
COMP 3838 is offered as a part of the following programs:
The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.
Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.
If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.
|The Data Warehouse Toolkit: The Definitive Guide to Dimensional Modeling|
|Author||Ralph Kimball, Margy Ross|
|Agile Data Warehouse Design: Collaborative Dimensional Modeling, from Whiteboard to Star Schema|
|Author||Lawrence Corr, Jim Stagnitto|
No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.
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