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Intermediate Level

Approx. 42 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Korean, Chinese (Simplified)

Skills you will gain

Database (DB) DesignEntity–Relationship (E-R) ModelDatabase (DBMS)SQL

Learner Career Outcomes

38%

started a new career after completing these courses

36%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

16%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Intermediate Level

Approx. 42 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, Korean, Chinese (Simplified)

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Course Introduction

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 15 min), 6 readings
4 videos
Course introduction video lecture41s
Course objectives video lecture5m
Topics and assignments video lecture6m
6 readings
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 110m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 210m
Optional textbook10m
Overview of database management software requirements10m
Oracle installation notes10m
Making a connection to a database on a local Oracle server10m
3 hours to complete

Introduction to Databases and DBMSs

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 49 min), 8 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Organizational Roles video lecture6m
DBMS overview and database definition feature video lecture7m
Non-procedural access video lecture6m
Transaction processing overview video lecture6m
Data warehouse processing overview video lecture6m
DBMS technology evolution video lecture7m
8 readings
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 1 and extras10m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 210m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 310m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 410m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 510m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 610m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 710m
Optional reading10m
2 practice exercises
Learning check-in2m
Module02 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

5 hours to complete

Relational Data Model and the CREATE TABLE Statement

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 38 min), 11 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Integrity rules video lecture9m
Basic SQL CREATE TABLE statement video lecture7m
Integrity constraint syntax video lecture8m
Assignment 1 Notes video lecture6m
11 readings
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 1 and extras10m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 210m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 310m
University database statements for Oracle, PostgreSQL, and MySQL10m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 410m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 510m
Optional reading10m
DBMS installation and configuration notes10m
Practice Problems for Module 310m
Extra Problems for Module 310m
Assignment for Module 310m
1 practice exercise
Quiz for Module 3 practice problems44m
Week
3

Week 3

5 hours to complete

Basic Query Formulation with SQL

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 46 min), 11 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
SELECT statement introduction video lecture13m
Join Operator video lecture8m
Using Join operations in SQL SELECT statements video lecture9m
GROUP BY clause video lecture9m
11 readings
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 110m
University database examples10m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 210m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 310m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 410m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 510m
Practice Problems for Module 410m
Extra Problems for Module 410m
Assignment for Module 410m
Optional reading10m
DBMS installation and configuration notes10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz for Module 4 Practice Problems22m
5 hours to complete

Extended Query Formulation with SQL

5 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 53 min), 11 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Multiple table problems video lecture8m
Problems involving join and grouping operations video lecture9m
SQL set operators video lecture8m
SQL modification statements video lecture6m
Query formulation errors video lecture8m
11 readings
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 1 and extras10m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 210m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 310m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 410m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 510m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 610m
Optional textbook reading material10m
DBMS installation and configuration notes10m
Practice Problems for Module 510m
Extra Problems for Module 510m
Assignment for Module 510m
1 practice exercise
Quiz for Module 5 Practice Problems30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Notation for Entity Relationship Diagrams

4 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Basic ERD notation video lecture10m
Relationship variations I video lecture7m
Relationship variations II video lecture8m
7 readings
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 1 and extras10m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 210m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 310m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 410m
Optional textbook reading material10m
Practice Problems for Module 610m
Assignment for Module 610m
4 hours to complete

ERD Rules and Problem Solving

4 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 58 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Extended diagram rules video lecture11m
ERD problems I video lecture6m
ERD problems II video lecture7m
ER Assistant Demonstration video11m
Software demonstration video for Visual Paradigm14m
9 readings
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 1 and extras10m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 210m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 310m
Powerpoint lecture notes for lesson 410m
ER Assistant download10m
Download for Visual Paradigm10m
Optional textbook reading material10m
Practice Problems for Module 710m
Assignment for Module 710m

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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