May 16, 2022  
2021-2022 Catalog 
2021-2022 Catalog

DS 406 - Data Governance

In this course, you will be introduced to methods for governing data. You will first review basic data concepts relevant to data governance and the daily activities of someone who manages a data governance program. After the essential elements of a data governance program—engagement, strategy, architecture, design, maintenance, and implementation—are laid out, the rest of the course will examine these elements in detail. You will explore and discuss newer innovations in data governance in cloud computing and specifically Amazon Web Services. You will find out how to apply aspects of data governance to working with big data. In the module Discussions and Assignments, you will discuss recent literature on these topics, explore the development of business cases for data governance, and draft plans for implementation of data governance programs. This course will help you assist businesses and institutions with developing data governance strategies.

Prerequisites & Notes
Student has completed or is in process of completing any of the following course(s): DA 309 - Essentials of Biostatistics

Credits: 3