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Course Description

This course will help business and technical people, providing training and exposure that is necessary for both development and the effective use of common data systems.


Course Details

The ability to use data systems has become an essential skill for the modern business and data analyst in the workplace. The volume and the complexity of modern data analysis requires a fundamental understanding of the systems designed to serve data requirements.

Students will learn the rudiments of standard and analytically-oriented data storage theory and design complemented by hands-on development. Upon completion of this class, students will be able to explain and execute the process of creating an analytical data solution, from conceptual design, transforming and loading data, to the exposure of information through an analytical semantic layer.


Course Level Learning Outcomes

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

  • Develop basic ETL Packages
  • Design, develop and implement a SQL Server BI solution using the Analysis Services Tabular Model
  • Query a Tabular Model with DAX
  • Develop familiarity with SQL Server BI Client Tools through hands on work

Topics of Instruction

  • Design and create a dimensional model
  • Transform and load data with integration services
  • Load data into analysis services
  • Distinguish and decide selection between multi-dimensional or tabular models
  • Develop multi-dimensional and tabular models

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)

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Type
Online Synchronous
Days
T, Th
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Aug 06, 2019 to Aug 27, 2019
Type
Online Synchronous
Days
Sa
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Aug 10, 2019 to Aug 24, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $975.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2016
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brian Larson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 978-1259641480

Section Notes

Classes are held online in real time (Mountain Time) at the specified time and dates. This course is delivered online synchronously with students in a lab. The instructor will teach both online and classroom students at the same time and may have help from an assistant.

You will require access to a computer, 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, and Adobe Connect (AC) web conferencing software. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. If you are unfamiliar with the D2L and AC learning tools it is strongly recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

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

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers. Unless otherwise stated, notice of a withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least ten calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Type
Class
Days
M, T, W, Th, F
Time
9:00AM to 4:00PM
Dates
Dec 09, 2019 to Dec 13, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $975.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2016
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brian Larson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 978-1259641480

Section Notes

Due to the intensive nature of this course, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with course materials before your first class.

Assignments and group work will be required throughout the course duration and a final assignment may be due after the course has ended.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L one week prior to the course start date. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Students are expected to attend all sessions.

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

Type
Online Synchronous
Days
M
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 13, 2020 to Mar 23, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
30.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $975.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Delivering Business Intelligence with Microsoft SQL Server 2016
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brian Larson
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 978-1259641480

Section Notes

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

You will require access to a computer, 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, and Adobe Connect (AC) web conferencing software. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. If you are unfamiliar with the D2L and AC learning tools it is strongly recommended to take BMC 352 Learning Online prior to enrolling in this course. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

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

The University is closed on holidays and no classes are run on these dates or their long-weekends:

  • Family Day (Monday, February 17, 2020)
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