WILMINGTON UNIVERSITYCOURSE OUTLINECOURSE TITLE:Data Management COURSE NUMBER:IST 7000 INSTRUCTOR: Lisa K Alexander Contact email: [email protected]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 andtechnical 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 toA-1Examine and research topics of current interest specific to data management conceptsA-2Produce data reportsA-3Distinguish between data modelsA-4Design a working databaseGOAL B: Gain an appreciation of the technologies involved in data-based systems and applications. Learning Outcomes:The student will be able toB-1Identify through use, data modeling conceptsB-2Distinguish between database technologiesPage 1of 7
WILMINGTON UNIVERSITYCOURSE OUTLINEB-3Develop quires and reportsB-4Identify hardware required to support/operate a DBMS environmentGOAL C:Become familiar with data warehousing and data mining concepts Learning Outcomes:
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