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2012 training courses: BI, data management, data warehousing

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Data management and business intelligence are complex fields that prove their value in times of boom and bust alike.

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Business Intelligence

Course: Introduction to Knowledge Management
Organisation: Learning Tree International
Address: 24 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1AD
Telephone: +44 1372 364610
Website: http://www.learningtree.co.uk/courses/uk213.htm
Dates: February 29 - March 2, 2012
Description: In this course, you develop the skills and processes to build KM solutions that leverage organisational and individual knowledge.

Course: Oracle Business Intelligence Training Course
Organisation: Framework Training
Address: Westbourne House,14-16 Westbourne Grove,London,W2 5RH
Telephone: +020 3137 3920
Website: http://www.frameworktraining.co.uk/oracle-business-intelligence-training-course-uk/
Dates: February 13, 2012
Description: Our Oracle Business Intelligence training course gives delegates the opportunity to learn to develop and deploy commercial reporting and analysis solutions, with extensive hands-on labs using Oracle Database, Oracle Discoverer and Oracle Warehouse Builder

Course: Expert Business Intelligence with SQL Server Training Course
Organisation: Framework Training
Address: Westbourne House,14-16 Westbourne Grove,London,W2 5RH
Telephone: +020 3137 3920
Website: http://www.frameworktraining.co.uk/expert-sql-server-business-intelligence-training-course-uk/
Dates: February 6, 2012
Description: Learn to develop advanced Business Intelligence solutions with extensive hands-on labs using SQL Server Analysis Services, Integration Services, and PowerPivot, delivered by expert Microsoft Business Intelligence instructor.

Course: Business Intelligence with SharePoint and PerformancePoint Services Training Course
Organisation: Framework Training
Address: Westbourne House,14-16 Westbourne Grove,London,W2 5RH
Telephone: +020 3137 3920
Website: http://www.frameworktraining.co.uk/business-intelligence-sharepoint-performancepoint-excel-services-training-course-uk/
Dates: February 13, 2012
Description: Learn to develop commercial Business Intelligence solutions using the powerful Dashboard, Analyis, and Publishing capabilities of SharePoint Server 2010 and PerformancePoint Services.

Course: Microsoft PowerPivot for Excel
Organisation: Wise, Ltd.
Address: Regus Centre, First Point, Buckingham Gate, London/Gatwick Airport, Gatwick RH6 0NT
Telephone: +44 (0)1403 26924
Website: http://www.wiselimited.com/powerpivot-for-excel.htm
Dates: To be confirmed
Description: This course demonstrates how to take advantage of self-service business intelligence using Microsoft PowerPivot for Excel

Course: Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence New SQL Server 2005 Features
Organisation: Wise, Ltd.
Address: Regus Centre, First Point, Buckingham Gate, London/Gatwick Airport, Gatwick RH6 0NT
Telephone: +44 (0)1403 26924
Website: http://www.wiselimited.com/SQSDWI.htm
Dates: By request
Description: This presentation gives a high-level summary of SQL Server 2005's new, changed and enhanced features, specific to business intelligence/data warehousing; examples and limited hands-on are used to assist clarity.

Course: Data Warehousing – Advanced SQL Queries & Performance
Organisation: Wise, Ltd.
Address: Regus Centre, First Point, Buckingham Gate, London/Gatwick Airport, Gatwick RH6 0NT
Telephone: +44 (0)1403 26924
Website: http://www.wiselimited.co.uk/DWHASP.html
Dates: By request
Description: After briefly reviewing DW and BI terms and concepts, the lecturer will develop an understanding of how to use the statistics, analytic and OLAP features in a BI environment.

Course: Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence New SQL Server 2005 Features
Organisation: Wise, Ltd.
Address: Regus Centre, First Point, Buckingham Gate, London/Gatwick Airport, Gatwick RH6 0NT
Telephone: +44 (0)1403 26924
Website: http://www.wiselimited.com/SQSDWI.htm
Dates: By request
Description: Features of SQL Server 2005

Course: Populating a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Data Transformation Services
Organisation: Datrix Training, Ltd.
Address: Datrix Training Ltd, Kings Court, King Street, Leyland, Lancashire PR25 2LE
Telephone: +0800 781 0626
Website: http://lancashire.floodlight.co.uk/lancashire/course-details-reviews/datrix-training-ltd/populating-a-data-warehouse-with-microsoft-sql-server-2000-data-transformation-services/16180339/24427872/course-info.html
Dates: By request (5 days)
Description: This course provides participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to design a data warehouse and to populate data marts by using Data Transformation Services in Microsoft SQL Server 2000.

Course: Data Warehouse Database Design
Organisation: Oracle Corporation Uk Limited
Address: Oracle Corporation UK Limited, Oracle Parkway, Thames Valley Park, Reading, South East England, RG6 1RA
Telephone: +0118 924 0000
Website: http://birmingham.floodlight.co.uk/birmingham/course-details-reviews/oracle-corporation-uk-limited/data-warehouse-database-design/16180339/28848634/course-info.html
Dates: By request (2 days)
Description: This course presents the delegates with the basic concepts, fundamental issues and techniques for the design of a data warehouse or data mart.

Course: Oracle Database 11g - Data Warehousing Fundamentals
Organisation: Oracle Corporation Uk Limited
Address: Oracle Corporation UK Limited, Oracle Parkway, Thames Valley Park, Reading, South East England, RG6 1RA
Telephone: +0118 924 0000
Website: http://birmingham.floodlight.co.uk/birmingham/course-details-reviews/oracle-corporation-uk-limited/oracle-database-11g---data-warehousing-fundamentals/16180339/28848664/course-info.html
Dates: By request (3 days)
Description: This course enables the delegates to learn the basic concepts of a data warehouse and study the issues involved in planning, designing, building, populating and maintaining a successful data warehouse

Course: Enterprise Data Warehousing
Organisation: IT Performs
Address: At client location or at one of multiple training centres
Telephone: +0845 124 9495
Website: http://www.it-performs.co.uk/training/course-list/business-objects-bi-solutions/explorer-xi-31-sp1
Dates: By request (5 days)
Description: Participants will gain the detailed SAP Netweaver BW knowledge necessary for successful implementation and administration within a heterogeneous SAP NetWeaver BW system landscape.

Course: Implementing a Data Warehouse in Business Objects
Organisation: Acuma
Address: Not provided.
Telephone: + 44 (0)870 789 4321
Website: http://www.acuma.co.uk/course-finder.aspx?course_id=58
Dates: By request (2 days)
Description: This practical course builds on the Dimensional Modelling for the Data Warehouse course and, using real-world scenarios encountered by our consultants, teaches you how to support advanced requirements using more complex techniques.

Course: Data Warehouse Challenge Day
Organisation: Acuma
Address: Not provided.
Telephone: + 44 (0)870 789 4321
Website: http://www.acuma.co.uk/course-finder.aspx?course_id=10
Dates: By request (1 day)
Description: A short, low cost introduction to the key project and design issues involved in implementing a data warehouse to non-technical and technical users.

Course: Data Warehouse Design (formerly called - Dimensional Modelling for the Data Warehouse)
Organisation: Acuma
Address: Not provided.
Telephone: + 44 (0)870 789 4321
Website: http://www.acuma.co.uk/course-finder.aspx?course_id=11
Dates: By request (3 days)
Description: This practical course introduces the delegate to the key terminology and techniques used in Dimensional Modelling to create a flexible data warehouse with optimal performance for your business.

Data Management

Course: Successful Master Data Management
Organisation: IRM UK Strategic IT Training LTD
Address: 1st Floor, Park Farm House, Ducks Hill Road, Northwood HA6 2NP, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8866 8366
Website: http://www.irmuk.co.uk/events/83.cfm
Dates: By request
Description: This seminar provides a practical guide to implementing successful MDM. It covers the entire spectrum of MDM, from developing logical architectures to establishing governance for physical data values.

Course: Unstructured Data: Creating the Analytical Environment
Organisation: IRM UK Strategic IT Training LTD
Address: 1st Floor, Park Farm House, Ducks Hill Road, Northwood HA6 2NP, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8866 8366
Website: http://www.irmuk.co.uk/events/84.cfm
Dates: By request
Description: This seminar is about the work that needs to be done in order to take textual data out of the confines of documents and integrate the textual data into a data warehouse. This is a very down to earth seminar/work shop. 

Course: Data Modelling Fundamentals: Build a Foundation in Data Modelling Concepts and Techniques!
Organisation: IRM UK Strategic IT Training LTD
Address: 1st Floor, Park Farm House, Ducks Hill Road, Northwood HA6 2NP, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8866 8366
Website: http://www.irmuk.co.uk/events/72.cfm
Dates: March 6-7, 2012
Description: Data Modelling Fundamentals contains a complete explanation of data modelling concepts and terminology, along with techniques for producing solid relational and dimensional data models. This course is designed to give you a practical understanding of data modelling that can be applied to your current projects.

Course: Data Modelling Masterclass: Sharpen Your Data Modelling Skills!
Organisation: IRM UK Strategic IT Training LTD
Address: 1st Floor, Park Farm House, Ducks Hill Road, Northwood HA6 2NP, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8866 8366
Website: http://www.irmuk.co.uk/events/68.cfm
Dates: March 8-9, 2012
Description: You will first apply a best practices approach to building and validating data models through the Data Model Scorecard®, a tool for validating data model quality

Course: Information Architecture: An introduction to its use and component reengineering
Organisation: IRM UK Strategic IT Training LTD
Address: 1st Floor, Park Farm House, Ducks Hill Road, Northwood HA6 2NP, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8866 8366
Website: http://www.irmuk.co.uk/events/65.cfm
Dates: By request.
Description: This seminar demonstrates how organisations have successfully started and made rapid progress using and reengineering Information Architecture components in support of today's business needs.

Course: Assessing Information Quality: Quality Measurement and Control for Information Products
Organisation: IRM UK Strategic IT Training LTD
Address: 1st Floor, Park Farm House, Ducks Hill Road, Northwood HA6 2NP, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8866 8366
Website: http://www.irmuk.co.uk/events/76.cfm
Dates: By request
Description: This course describes how to conduct assessments of the different Information Quality (IQ)characteristics, such as validity, accuracy and timeliness. 

Course: Information Process Quality Improvement: Best Practices for Business Information Quality and Business Performance Excellence
Organisation: IRM UK Strategic IT Training LTD
Address: 1st Floor, Park Farm House, Ducks Hill Road, Northwood HA6 2NP, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8866 8366
Website: http://www.irmuk.co.uk/events/46.cfm
Dates: March 19-21, 2012
Description: This seminar describes quality principles applied to business and systems processes to achieve effective business performance. It provides guidelines for implementing an effective IQ environment.

Course: DW 2.0: Next Generation of Data Warehousing
Organisation: IRM UK Strategic IT Training LTD
Address: 1st Floor, Park Farm House, Ducks Hill Road, Northwood HA6 2NP, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8866 8366
Website: http://www.irmuk.co.uk/events/79.cfm
Dates: By request (2 days)
Description: This two day seminar describes what DW 2.0 is and addresses what data warehousing for the future will look like.

Course: Data Modelling and Data Warehouse Design Using Universal Data Models: Learn How to Develop Data Models and Data Warehouse Designs by Example Via "Best Practice" Models
Organisation: IRM UK Strategic IT Training LTD
Address: 1st Floor, Park Farm House, Ducks Hill Road, Northwood HA6 2NP, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8866 8366
Website: http://www.irmuk.co.uk/events/53.cfm
Dates: By request (2 days)

Course: New Technologies and Architectures for Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
Organisation: IRM UK Strategic IT Training LTD
Address: 1st Floor, Park Farm House, Ducks Hill Road, Northwood HA6 2NP, UK
Telephone: +44 (0)20 8866 8366
Website: http://www.irmuk.co.uk/events/93.cfm
Dates: March 22-23, 2012
Description: This interactive seminar will share an extremely effective method for developing higher quality data models and data warehouse designs in much shorter time frames. It will provide participants with a powerful toolkit of "Universal Data Models" and data warehouse designs that can be the starting point for data models, integrated data architectures, databases and data warehouses.

Course: Hyperion Master Data Management 9.0 Administration
Organisation: QA
Address: Not listed.
Telephone: +0845 757 3888
Website: http://xpertise-group.co.uk/training-courses/technical-it-training/oracle/hyperion/hyperion-master-data-management-90-administration
Dates: By request
Description: Introductory course

Course: Master Data Management
Organisation: Silicon Beach Training
Address: 86 Gloucester Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4APUK
Telephone: +44 (0)1273 622272
Website: http://www.siliconbeachtraining.co.uk/iseb-business-analysis-training/data-modelling/
Dates: By request (2 days)
Description: The Data Modelling training course is designed to be both practical and participative.

Course: Data Modelling for Business Analysts|
Organisation: Real World Training
Address: Not listed
Telephone: +01943 830825
Website: http://www.rwtraining.co.uk/course/data-modelling-for-business-analysts-366980800.html
Dates: By request
Description: The course is highly interactive and delegates are encouraged to learn through group exercises including a case study.

Course: Information Architecture Course|
Organisation: Akendi
Address: London, UK
Email: training@akendi.com
Website: http://www.akendi.co.uk/user-experience-training-courses/information-architecture-training-courses.php
Dates: By request (2 days)
Description: The course is appropriate for anyone responsible for websites, web apps, intranets, content management, information management and the user experience of a product.

Database Administration

Course:
Oracle 10g - Database Administration Training Course UKOracle DBA Part 1
Organisation: JBI Training
Address: JBI Training, 1345 High Road, Whetstone, London N20 9HR
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 8446 7555
Website: http://www.jbinternational.co.uk/oracle-10g-Database-Administration-DBA-Part-1-training-uk.html
Dates: By request
Description: The course is suitable for technical personnel who need to learn how to administrate and maintain Oracle  10g Databases.

Course: SQL Server® 2008 Database Administration: Hands-On
Organisation: Learning Tree International
Address: 24 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1AD
Telephone: +44 1372 364610
Website: http://www.learningtree.co.uk/courses/uk138.htm
Dates: April 17-20, 2012 (4 days)
Description: This hands-on course provides you with the skills you need to install SQL Server, create and modify storage structures, manage security and backup and recover databases

Course: SQL Server® 2005 Database Administration: Hands-On
Organisation: Learning Tree International
Address: 24 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1AD
Telephone: +44 1372 364610
Website: http://www.learningtree.co.uk/courses/uk132.htm
Dates: May 14-18, 2012 (5 days)
Description: This course offers extensive experience using SQL Server 2005 tools to install SQL Server, create and modify storage structures, back up and recover databases, and manage security.

Course: SQL Server® High Availability: Hands-On
Organisation: Learning Tree International
Address: 24 Eversholt Street, London, NW1 1AD
Telephone: +44 1372 364610
Website: http://www.learningtree.co.uk/courses/uk141.htm
Dates: February 8-10, 2012 (3 days).
Description: This course offers enterprise SQL Server administrators the skills to maintain a large number of constantly available database servers.

Course: MySQL Database Administration
Organisation: StayAhead Training
Address: 6 Long Lane, Barbican EC1A 9HF, London
Telephone: 020 7600 6116
Website: http://courses.independent.co.uk/MySQL_Database_Administration_92283.html
Dates: March 12, 2012; April 16, 2012; April 30, 2012; June 25, 2012; August 15, 2012;
Description: The course provides practical experience in setting up and maintaining a MySQL server, including backing up, recovery, configuration and optimization
Note: On some of the dates listed, course takes place in Birmingham.

Course: Introduction to MySQL
Organisation: StayAhead Training
Address: 6 Long Lane, Barbican EC1A 9HF, London
Telephone: +020 7600 6116
Website: http://courses.independent.co.uk/Introduction_to_MySQL_92284.htm
Dates: February 13, 2012; April 11, 2012; March 21, 2012; June 6, 2012; November 6, 2012; (3 days)
Description: The basic SQL statements, including the use of SQL functions and the basic table and view handling statements are introduced

Course: Introduction to SQL
Organisation: StayAhead Training
Address: 6 Long Lane, Barbican EC1A 9HF, London
Telephone: +020 7600 6116
Website: http://courses.independent.co.uk/Introduction_to_SQL_92268.htm
Dates: March 19, 2012
Description: The Introduction to SQL course is designed to give delegates practical experience in using ANSI standard SQL. As it is a generic course, some of the differences between different vendors' implementations will be noted.

Course: MySQL Database Administration for Experienced Database Administrators
Organisation: StayAhead Training
Address: 6 Long Lane, Barbican EC1A 9HF, London
Telephone: +020 7600 6116
Website: http://courses.independent.co.uk/MySQL_Database_Administration_for_Experienced_Database_Administrators_128970.htm
Dates: February 27, 2012; April 2, 2012; June 6, 2012 (3 days)
Description: The course provides practical experience in setting up and maintaining a MySQL database server, including backing up, recovery, configuration and optimization.

Course: MySQL for Developers
Organisation: StayAhead Training
Address: 6 Long Lane, Barbican EC1A 9HF, London
Telephone: +020 7600 6116
Website: http://courses.independent.co.uk/MySQL_for_Developers_92280.htm
Dates: March 26, 2012 (5 days).
Description: The course provides further practical experience in more advanced MySQL commands and SQL statements including Stored Routines, Triggers and Event Scheduling.

Course: MySQL for Developers II
Organisation: StayAhead Training
Address: 6 Long Lane, Barbican EC1A 9HF, London
Telephone: +020 7600 6116
Website: http://courses.independent.co.uk/MySQL_for_Developers_II_92282.htm
Dates: March 7, 2012; April 25, 2012; April 28, 2012 ;June 20, 2012; (3 days)
Description: The course provides further practical experience in more advanced MySQL commands and SQL statements including Stored Routines, Triggers and Events.

Course: MySQL Performance & Tuning
Organisation: StayAhead Training
Address: 6 Long Lane, Barbican EC1A 9HF, London
Telephone: +020 7600 6116
Website: http://courses.independent.co.uk/MySQL_Performance_Tuning_129679.htm
Dates: March 19, 2012; May 9, 2012 (3 days)
Description: The course provides practical experience in monitoring and tuning MySQL servers and databases

Course: PHP Programming & MySQL for Web Development
Organisation: StayAhead Training
Address: 6 Long Lane, Barbican EC1A 9HF, London
Telephone: 020 7600 6116
Website: http://courses.independent.co.uk/PHP_Programming_MySQL_for_Web_Development_92328.htm
Dates: February 20, 2012; April 16, 2012; June 11, 2012 (5 days)
Description: The PHP Programming & MySQL for Web Development course is designed to give delegates the knowledge to develop/maintain PHP scripts utilizing the MYSQL database system and HTML