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Skills you will gain

Data WarehousingMicrostrategyData WarehouseSQL

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Approx. 15 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Course Overview

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 15 min), 10 readings
3 videos
Course topics and assignments video lesson8m
Executive interview5m
10 readings
Slides for lesson 110m
Slides for lesson 210m
Slides for lesson 310m
Background on CPI Card Group10m
Overview of software requirements10m
PostgreSQL Installation10m
Oracle database server installation10m
Pentaho Data Integration installation10m
Microstrategy Desktop installation10m
Database diagramming tools10m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Data Warehouse Design

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 7 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
1 video
4 readings
Slides for lesson 110m
Data warehouse design background10m
Documents for the module 2 assignment10m
Documents to review after the assignment10m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Data Integration

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 24 min), 6 readings, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Executive interview5m
Executive interview10m
6 readings
Slides for lesson 110m
Slides for lesson 210m
Slides for lesson 310m
Data integration background10m
Documents for the module 3 assignment10m
Extra transformation examples10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz for module 3 assignment-Test DW20m
Quiz for module 3 assignment-Production DW20m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Analytical Queries and Summary Data Management

3 hours to complete
1 video (Total 6 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
3 readings
Slides for lesson 110m
Documents for the module 4 assignment10m
Solutions to challenge problems10m

About the Data Warehousing for Business Intelligence Specialization

Evaluate business needs, design a data warehouse, and integrate and visualize data using dashboards and visual analytics. This Specialization covers data architecture skills that are increasingly critical across a broad range of technology fields. You’ll learn the basics of structured data modeling, gain practical SQL coding experience, and develop an in-depth understanding of data warehouse design and data manipulation. You’ll have the opportunity to work with large data sets in a data warehouse environment to create dashboards and Visual Analytics. You will use of MicroStrategy, a leading BI tool, OLAP (online analytical processing) and Visual Insights capabilities to create dashboards and Visual Analytics. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to build a small, basic data warehouse, populate it with data, and create dashboards and other visualizations to analyze and communicate the data to a broad audience....
Data Warehousing for Business Intelligence

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