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Data Modelling Essentials - Canberra
Monday, February 27, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Tuesday, February 28, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EST)
Data Modelling Essentials
DAMA is delighted to offer this two day course on practical techniques for developing data models. Developed by Graeme Simsion, this course is generally considered to be one of the best guides to understanding data modeling and is commonly praised for its clarity and usefulness. The course material is based on the industry standard text book - Data Modelling Essentials. Every student receives a free copy of the book as well as all course materials. Over the last 15 years this course has been presented around the world (including international conferences) and throughout Australia.
This course covers:
* Defining data modelling and explaining why it is important
* Criteria for assessing a good data model
* Data modelling notation
* Normalisation techniques
* Subtypes and supertypes
* Conceptual, logical and physical data models
* Organising a data model project
* Introduction to data modelling for data warehouses and data marts
The course is designed to be highly interactive, with a wide range of examples and exercises used to illustrate the principles.
To see a pdf brochure about the course please click here.
Glen Bell is a partner in Robinson Ryan and is head of their data management practice. He has taught data modelling courses for almost two decades. He has worked on data related projects in North America, Europe, Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand and throughout Australia.
Glen has a Master of Business in Information Technology (University of Technology, Sydney) and Bachelor of Science - Maths and Computing (University of Queensland). He is the President of the Sydney chapter of the Data Management Association and is a Certified Data Management Professional (CDMP) at mastery level.
The course will benefit:
* IT Professionals
* Business people involved in data modelling activities
* Data management practitioners
* Business Analysts
* Data modellers
Schedule and Catering
Registration is from 8:00am with tea and coffee available on arrival. The course runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm. There will be breaks for morning and afternoon tea as well as lunch. All meal costs are included in the course fee.
DAMA Membership included
Non DAMA members will receive 12 month membership in DAMA for no charge. This membership usually costs $100.
Melbourne and Sydney courses
ACS Professional Development
For Australian Computer Society members this course qualifies for 14 PD hours.
When & Where
DAMA (Data Management Association) is a not-for-profit, vendor independent association of technical and business professionals dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices for data resource management and enterprise information. The primary purpose of DAMA is to promote the understanding, development, and practice of managing data to support business strategies. DAMA has chapters and members throughout the world.
DAMA has been in operation for over 20 years in Australia and there are active DAMA chapters in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. DAMA offers a regular speaker programme as well as professional development workshops. It provides a forum for information management practitioners to network and exchange experiences.