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Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...
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Skills you will gain

Data WarehousingMicrostrategyData WarehouseSQL
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

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Hours to complete

Approx. 9 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 3-5 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Course Overview

Module 1 introduces the objectives and topics in the course and provides background on the case and software requirements. The capstone course is organized around a realistic case study based on the business situation faced by CPI Card Group in 2015. ...
Reading
3 videos (Total 15 min), 9 readings
Video3 videos
Course topics and assignments video lesson8m
Executive interview5m
Reading9 readings
Slides for lesson 110m
Slides for lesson 210m
Slides for lesson 310m
Background on CPI Card Group10m
Overview of software requirements10m
Oracle database server installation10m
Pentaho Data Integration installation10m
Microstrategy Desktop installation10m
Database diagramming tools10m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Data Warehouse Design

Module 2 presents the requirements of the first part of the case study involving data warehouse design. To provide a context for the case study, you can listen to an executive interview with a CPI Card Group executive....
Reading
1 video (Total 7 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
Video1 video
Reading4 readings
Slides for lesson 110m
Data warehouse design background10m
Documents for the module 2 assignment10m
Documents to review after the assignment10m
Week
3
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Data Integration

Module 3 presents requirements for the second part of the case study involving data integration. To provide a context for the case study, you can listen to executive interviews with executives from CPI Card Group, First Bank, and Pinnacol Assurance....
Reading
3 videos (Total 24 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
Video3 videos
Executive interview5m
Executive interview10m
Reading5 readings
Slides for lesson 110m
Slides for lesson 210m
Slides for lesson 310m
Data integration background10m
Documents for the module 3 assignment10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz for module 5 assignment-Test DW20m
Quiz for module 5 assignment-Production DW20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Analytical Queries and Summary Data Management

Module 4 presents requirements for the third part of the case study involving analytical queries and summary data management. ...
Reading
1 video (Total 6 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
Reading3 readings
Slides for lesson 110m
Documents for the module 4 assignment10m
Solutions to challenge problems10m
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By DDJun 28th 2016

Awesome content ,very well drafted and explained course content. I am thankful to the coursera team, who has discovered such kind of really good course and specialization.

By PNDec 9th 2016

Excellent contemporary course content and hands on course. Recommended for everyone who wants start or change into exciting career in DWBI.

Instructors

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Michael Mannino

Associate Professor
Business School, University of Colorado Denver
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Jahangir Karimi

Professor
Information Systems University of Colorado Denver

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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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