Course Description

This course builds on the basic principles of the Transact-SQL (T-SQL) programming language, allowing you to dive deeper into data and produce critical business information. Topics include how to write stored procedures, functions and triggers as well as producing XML data. In addition, the .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR) is introduced.

Course Details

Microsoft's SQL Server is an enterprise-class Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) being used by organizations worldwide and is the information backbone for thousands of enterprise class software applications.

This course is designed for intermediate to advanced-level users who want to further their skills in creating and deploying applications using Microsoft SQL Server. Students will develop a more thorough understanding of SQL Server to help them write better T-SQL code and develop more robust SQL Server applications.

Course Level Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Design, develop and implement SQL Server programming modules including stored procedures, user defined functions and triggers
  • Design, develop and implement advanced SQL programming techniques including XML and the Common Language Runtime
  • Develop, test and deploy intermediate and advanced data processing solutions using existing SQL Server knowledge

Topics of Instruction

  • Implementing Stored Procedures
    • Implementing stored procedures
    • Creating parameterized stored procedures
    • Handling errors
  • Implementing Functions
    • Creating and using functions
    • Working with functions
    • Controlling execution context
  • Implementing Triggers
    • Introducing Triggers
    • Creating, altering and dropping Triggers
    • Working with Triggers
    • Implementing Triggers
  • Using XML
    • XML primer
    • Retrieving XML by using FOR XML
    • Shredding XML by u sing OPEN XML
  • .NET CLR - Introduction of .NET in the Database
    • Introduction to the SQL Server common language runtime
    • Importing and configuring assemblies
    • Creating managed data objects


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  • A minimum of 6 months experience working with T-SQL to design and build SQL server database solutions.

Applies Towards the Following Program(s)

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Online Synchronous
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6:00PM to 9:00PM
May 21, 2024 to Jun 20, 2024
Schedule and Location
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $979.00
Reading List / Textbook
No Required Textbook
Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates.

You will require access to a computer with an Internet connection, a headset with speakers and microphone, webcam, and a monitor large enough to display multiple applications (or the use of two monitors).

This course uses:

  • Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L.
  • Zoom web conferencing software.
  • A virtual lab with VMware Horizon, a platform that provides access to virtual applications including the latest software for the course. You will be provided with a VMware account and login information once the course starts.

For the best experience, your computer and internet connection should meet certain requirements. See the recommended requirements...

For more information, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students who register on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.


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