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Business Analysis - Data Modelling

How to analyse and model business data requirements.

4.85 / 5.0
63 students2 hours 55 minutes

Created by Steve McIntosh, offered on Udemy

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If you are a practising or aspiring Business Analyst this course will help you to develop your career. Learn an essential Business Analysis technique - Data Modelling - from the ground up. Starting with the basic concepts, by the end of the course you will be able to construct data models that accurately reflect business requirements. You will understand how to use both "traditional" Entity Relationship Diagrams and "object oriented" UML (Unified Modelling Language) Class Diagrams. You will be able to apply all of this is practice on systems development projects.

Contents include:
Basic Concepts of Data Modelling.
Business Data Requirements - Entities and Classes.
Business Data Requirements - Attributes.
How To Link Things Together - Relationships.
Business Rules - Optionality.
Requirements Analysis.

The course is highly practical and case study based. You will have plenty of chances to apply and consolidate your new skills. The course includes practical assignments which you can complete and receive feedback. Your tutor, Steve McIntosh, will give you as much help and support as you need.

So - if you want to learn something useful, that you can apply in practice and will help to develop your career as a Business Analyst - please dive in and join the course. I look forward to working with you!

What you will learn

  • Understand and apply the key concepts of Data Modelling in Business Analysis.
  • Construct data models using Entity Relationship Diagrams.
  • Construct data models using Class Diagrams - using UML (Unified Modelling Language) notation.
  • Analyse requirements to construct Data Models for new or enhanced systems, that accurately reflect business needs.


  • Students only need a basic understanding of business, business analysis and IT systems. The course content builds on these basic ideas and covers Data Modelling from the ground up.
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  • Price: $49.99
  • Platform: Udemy
  • Language: English
  • 2 hours 55 minutes
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bestcourses score: 5.5/10

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