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COMP 3839 - Data Quality Improvement

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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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

$387.08

Winter 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 82183

Fri Feb 19 - Fri Mar 26 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 19 - Mar 26 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Gordon Hamilton

Course Outline

Cost

$387.08

Notes

  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____. Late registration is not permitted. Please sign in to the Learning Hub on the course start date for details on how the course will be delivered online.

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.

In Progress

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 63401

Fri Apr 09 - Fri May 14 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - May 14 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Gordon Hamilton

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$387.08

Notes

  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 synchronous remote classes. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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16 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:51 pm (PST). Of these 16, 10 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 64675

Fri May 21 - Fri Jun 25 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 21 - Jun 25 Fri 18:00 - 21:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Gordon Hamilton

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$387.08

Notes

  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 synchronous remote classes. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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18 seats available as of Feb 25, 2021 11:51 pm (PST). Of these 18, 12 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

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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