WILMINGTON UNIVERSITY COURSE OUTLINE COURSE TITLE: Data Management COURSE NUMBER: IST 7000 I. RATIONALE: This course covers the concepts of databases and database usage, database system concepts and architecture, data modeling using the entity-relationship model, record storage and primary file organizations, index structures for files, relational model concepts, SQL-the relational database standard, relational database design , examples of relational database management systems: Oracle, database design, database recovery techniques, database security and authorization, data warehousing and data mining. This course provides an understanding of the issues in managing database systems as an essential organizational resource. Students learn the enterprise data architecture components, data storage configurations, and information retrieval methods. Focus will expand from the relational model to the multidimensional model, and include object-relational techniques, data security and data recovery. Using practical examples and hands-on exercises with real life applications present an opportunity to effectively illustrate technical concepts and techniques used within the data management environment. . By providing an opportunity to gain both business and technical perspective, students are better equipped to appreciate in ways data management is involved in every aspect of the information age. II. MAJOR INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS: During this course, students should improve their understanding of: GOAL A: Understand concepts covered in class that relate to Data Base Management Systems (DBMS) in a contemporary business environment. Learning Outcomes: The student will be able to A-1 Examine and research topics of current interest specific to data management concepts A-2 Produce data reports A-3 Distinguish between data models A-4 Design a working database GOAL B: Gain an appreciation of the technologies involved in data-based systems and applications. Learning Outcomes: The student will be able to B-1 Identify through use, data modeling concepts B-2 Distinguish between database technologies B-3 Develop quires and reports B-4 Identify hardware required to support/operate a DBMS environment GOAL C: Become familiar with data warehousing and data mining concepts Page 1 of 6
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- Spring '15
- Data Management, Database management system, Database model