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COMP 3839 - Data Quality Improvement

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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, COMP 4680 and COMP 4681.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1630

Credits

1.5

Cost

$372.00

Fall 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2018 term.

CRN 41646

Fri Oct 26 - Fri Nov 30 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 26 - Nov 30 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 389

Instructor

Gordon Hamilton

Course Outline

Cost

$372.00

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.

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Winter 2019

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 84217

Fri Jan 11 - Fri Feb 15 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Feb 15 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 389

Instructor

Gordon Hamilton

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$372.00

Two seats remaining as of Nov 18, 2018 7:18 pm PST. Seats remaining may change at any time prior to registration and payment.

CRN 82183

Fri Feb 22 - Fri Mar 29 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 22 - Mar 29 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 389

Instructor

Gordon Hamilton

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$372.00

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

COMP 3839 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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

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Fall 2018

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BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

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Practitioner's Guide To Data Quality Improvement
Author Loshin
Publisher Acad
Copyright 2010
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-12373-717-5
Price $99.50
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Winter 2019

Books for Winter 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

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Image not available
Practitioner's Guide To Data Quality Improvement
Author Loshin
Publisher Acad
Copyright 2010
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-12373-717-5
Price $99.50
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