Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HADM 3740 - Fundamentals of Database Management and Data Analysis

Spring. 3 credits.


M. McCarthy.

Prepares students to create and manage information in a knowledge-based organization. The design and use of database and spreadsheet functionality are used to perform analyses and to make decisions. Students gain a conceptual foundation and then practice applying these ideas through project activities and course readings. Topics include information and information management in organizations; fundamentals of relational database design and implementation; SQL queries; how to work in a database design team and as an individual research analyst; database design and management using Microsoft Access; how to normalize a database design to ensure effective use of the technology; analysis of the managerial decision-making process functionality within Microsoft Access; the conversion of data into information and knowledge that can be leveraged for particular business goals; the role of data and information management in contemporary society; and data management opportunities in the hospitality industry.

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