Carnegie Mellon University

Information Systems Applications: Databases


Shawn Butler

Number of Lectures


Course Description

This course is designed for information systems management. It examines the system development and modification process by emphasizing the factors for effective integration with the use of database systems, from modeling to tools. It explores the concept of databases, data mining, data warehousing and the use of modeling tools. 


This course covers the following topics:

Information systems design and implementation, database management systems, design processes using databases; Conceptual, logical, and physical data models; Modeling tools, structured and object design approaches, models for databases: relational and object oriented, design tools; data dictionaries, repositories, data warehousing and data mining, database implementation, user interface and reports, data conversion and post implementation review.



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