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Data Modelling for Business Analysts

Course Dates, Location & Prices

This business analysis training course is only currently available for on-site delivery. If you would like to arrange for one of our trainers to deliver this course for a group of delegates at your organisation then please contact us.

This course is not run in our public course schedule.

Data Modelling - Course Overview

This 2 day business analysis training course gives an introduction to data modelling. Delegates will learn how and why data models are used, how to draw entity relationship diagrams and define and document attributes. The course teaches the link between process models and structured methods and how data models become physical databases.

Data Modelling - Intended Audience

The course is suitable for Business Analysts or those who are required to understand or produce data models and have litle or no experience.

Data Modelling - Course Objectives

By the end of the course the delegate will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose and benefits of Data Modelling
  • Decide when to use Data Models
  • Draw Entity Relationship Diagrams
  • Define and document attributes
  • Understand the link to process models and structured methods
  • Understand how data models become physical databases

Data Modelling - Course Structure

  • Module 1 - The world of Business Modelling
  • Module 2 - Uses of data models 
  • Module 3 - Drawing Entity Relationship Diagrams
  • Module 4 - Defining relationships
  • Module 5 - Identifying and defining attributes
  • Module 6 - Implementing business rules as data
  • Module 7 - Introduction to advanced Data Modelling techniques
  • Module 8 - Physical translation to a database
  • Module 9 - CASE Tools

The course is highly practical with each delegate producing a number of different data models throughout the course.

Data Modelling - Recommended Reading

There is no recommended pre-reading for this course

Data Modelling - Course Information

The duration of this course is two days. Courses run daily from 9.00 am until 5.00 pm. There is no examination.

The usual maximum number of delegates on each course is 9.