DDM521 - Database Development and Management

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Subject Title
Database Development and Management

Subject Description
This course in an introduction to database management systems implemented in the aviation safety management systems to collect safety and quality reports. The output from the database will be used as tools for business decision making. The focus is on the design and creation of databases in aviation SMS applications. Lab work on data sets in MS Excel, MS Access and using a live test SQL Database from the key learning tools in this course.

Credit Status
One Credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Describe the structure and operation of a database.
  2. Describe how to collect safety reports and enter into a database with the focus on design flow process to ensure usable data is in place
  3. Identify data integrity and security requirements of a database
  4. Develop a simple Access database to track SMS reports (Will be developed over several classes, and is to be submitted for marks)
  5. Develop custom queries, reports and graphs, and document their uses
  6. Design an effective end user input form for SMS reports
  7. Develop export spread sheets that can use data to convey dashboard reports

Essential Employability Skills
Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.