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IT Management - Software and Databases

IT Management
Free Course
30 years ago, office files were kept on paper, the paper was put into boxes, the boxes were put into small cabinets, and the cabinets went into large storage rooms. Managing this system was not easy. Now, with computers and the internet, we have digital Database Management Systems (DBSMs). This free course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills necessary to be able to understand and manage this vital database technology.
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Certification

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Description

DBSMs are crucial for having a functioning modern office where all files are readily available at the click of a button. Being able to manage and maintain these systems is therefore an essential skill for any aspiring IT manager. This course will guide you through all the essential elements of this database technology. The course first introduces you to the most common database software used in modern organizations. It then outlines the development of important business software applications and explains the use of keys, relations, and data models in a Database Management Systems.

You will then learn the most important options and considerations an IT manager has to make when choosing and updating these systems. By the end of the course you will have a strong understanding of DBSMs, their development, maintenance, and crucial role in a modern office. This will be a great boost for your professional skill set, and your résumé.

With these systems being so important, every IT manager needs to understand them and how they are best chosen and maintained. Despite this, DBSMs remain some of the most misunderstood systems in the modern workplace. So give yourself an advantage over the competition. By taking this course you’ll learn some essential information, improve your CV, and get ahead of the crowd. Not bad for a free course that only takes 2 hours.

 

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, the learner will be able to: - Discuss the types of software available and their uses in the organization; - Outline the development of programming languages and modern operating systems; - List the key elements of a computer file; - Explain the use of keys, relations and data models in a Database Management System; - Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a Distributed Database Management System; - Outline the importance of software and databases in information systems design.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certification is available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certification, please visit our faqs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certification, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certification pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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Limond A.
2 years ago
US
Limond A.

This is a very excited an enjoyable experience.

Sean Andries Duarte M.
2 years ago
ZA
Sean Andries Duarte M.

Very usefull course

Ismaila I.
2 years ago
NG
Ismaila I.

The course was really enlightening, and it touched on aspects that really mattered

Larry M.
2 years ago
GH
Larry M.

Every high-growth business grapples with decisions around the best business system to manage its expanding operations. As an IT help desk Person i see it very beneficial to have taken this IT course.

Habeeb M.
2 years ago
NG
Habeeb M.

i am so happy to have completed the course , first , i have difficulty in navigating around the environment but now i think i found my way around it... can't wait to learn more...

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