Modeling Essential Business Data

This course presents the terminology and basic concepts of data modeling and illustrates them using Entity-Relationship Diagrams (ERD), Data Structure Diagrams (DSD) and Data Model Diagrams (DMD). The entire data modeling process is presented, from conceptual modeling, to normalization, to the logical data model. The course finishes by presenting options for implementing the logical data model as a relational database model. Hands-on workshops in a JAD format are used to reinforce concepts.
Students should have taken the Introduction to Structured Analysis or have equivalent experience with Yourdon structured analysis and data flow diagrams.
4 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for business and technical experts that want to learn the essential steps of data modeling.

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