Information Systems/Technology

Big Data and Data Analytics are the current buzzwords in IT. But what does it really mean and why is it so important? This course provides you with an understanding of what "Big Data" is, how it can be used, and what benefits it can offer organisations.   It is an elective module of the Diploma in Computer Studies but can also be taken on a stand-alone basis.

Big Data and Data Analytics

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Key Facts

Course Dates*:

8 October, 5 November and 10 December 2018

Exam: 17 December 2018

*Dates may be subject to change.;

Commences

8 October 2018

Key Facts

  • Big Data and Data Analytics is an elective module on the Diploma in Computer Studies. It can also be taken on a stand alone basis.
  • Course will provide an understanding of what "Big Data" is, how it can be used, and what benefits it can offer organisations.

Duration

3 x One Day Modules

Fees & Enrolment

Fee:  This course is an elective module of the Diploma in Computer Studies and included in the Diploma fee, if chosen.

Please contact the Course Administrator below for details of fee for stand-alone course. 

Enrolment: To apply for this course as part of the Diploma in Computer Studies: Click Here

To apply for this course on a stand-alone basis, please complete the application below. 

For further information please contact:

Christine Kelly, IT Training and Education
Institute of Public Administration
57-61 Lansdowne Road, Dublin D04 TC62
Tel: (01) 240 3675 | Email: ckelly@ipa.ie

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The Programme

Big Data and Data Analytics are the current buzzwords in IT. But what does it really mean and why is it so important? This course provides you with an understanding of what "Big Data" is, how it can be used, and what benefits it can offer organisations.   It is an elective module of the Diploma in Computer Studies but can also be taken on a stand-alone basis.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the module, you will have the knowledge and skills needed to ensure that your Big Data programme can be effective, compliant and successful.

Course Content

The Big Data and Data Analytics module covers the following content:

  • Big Data concepts, ideas and processes
  • Tools used in Big Data operations (hands on practical experience)
  • Big Data case studies and worked examples
  • Data modelling
  • Statistical tools and methods
  • Legal, compliance and other implications of Big Data, and Data Protection legislation
  • Use of cloud resources, outsourcing and off-shoring
Course Leader

Tom Brett is one of Ireland's most experienced IT lecturers and trainers.  Tom has over 20 years experience delivering high quality learning and training at the IPA.

 

 

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