A database is a fundamental component of an information system. Database Management Systems (DBMSs) support the development and use of databases by facilitating data insertion, update, retrieval and integrity. IT professionals must know how to design a sound database. In addition, they must know how to retrieve and update data through a DBMS. This course explores the following topics: relational model, relational algebra, SQL, four main objects and relationships, database normalization, database applications, and data-driven decision making. In this course, students will receive hands-on experience with at least one DBMS (MS Access and MySQL) and work on database projects with real-world business scenarios by applying the concepts. In addition, this course will introduce database industry careers and trends with practical information and knowledge. Students will be well-prepared to start a career in the database industry.
- Delivery Method
- No specific prerequisites. However, basic calculation, logical thinking, and quantitative reasoning are necessary skills required throughout this course.
- Course Level
- Time to Complete
- Up to 6 months from registration date