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Business Process Modelling Fundamentals
Business Process Modelling
April 23, 2018
Agile Bootcamp
Lean-Agile Bootcamp
April 23, 2018
 

Information
and Data Modelling

 
This rigorous three day short course will help you master the vital techniques for constructing data models. It is designed to give you a thorough understanding of the role and importance of data in an organisation.

You will gain knowledge and skills on information models so that you are better equipped to design and specify information requirements for new systems.

Who should attend?

Any business user, individual or manager who works with information and data in systems and who is involved in requirements workshops, writing specifications for new systems or constructing information systems.

It is especially relevant to business, data and product specialists, domain experts, Business and Systems Analysts, Enterprise Architects and MIS specialists.

Course Information

Entry Requirements

There are no specific or strict entry requirements, but we recommend that you are computer literate and that you have business experience working with systems using business information. If you have worked with raw data or bulk information and done any statistical analysis, this will be an advantage.

Ideally you need to be able to apply and practise the skills learnt on the course to your own job, to derive the most value.

Delivery and Assessment

We use a blend of face-to-face facilitator-led seminar sessions and practical group exercises, built around a comprehensive case study, to embed theory and skills.

To gain an FTI Certificate of Attendance, you will need to:
  • Attend all three days
  • Actively participate in activities and discussions so that you learn by practising techniques, sharing knowledge and experience and completing exercises
Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, you will have a solid understanding of the business value of data and the fundamentals of information modelling. You will be able:

  • Describe why data requirements are vital to any software project
  • Facilitate and extract requirements from business specialists in a JAD workshop
  • Document and describe information requirements and the relationship between information and other systems artefacts like screens, reports, and processes
  • Describe how a range of business stakeholders can get involved with data requirements
  • Validate and verify information models in a JAD workshop using walk-throughs and reviews
  • Relate business and procedural rules to information designs
  • Follow a step-by-step approach to defining and analysing data requirements
  • Use the entity-relationship modelling technique effectively
  • Understand the role of matrices in documenting and cross-referencing models
  • Recognise and apply various information patterns that are common in business systems

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