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What you will learn

Gain contemporary skills and knowledge for your job now.

Data is a powerful raw material for business analytics, but ensuring data quality is critical to success.

This Melbourne MicroCert is ideal for mid to late-career ICT professionals who want the tools, knowledge and strategic perspective to more effectively manage data quality and integration within an organisation.

Discover how to source and prepare data

Explore how data should be sourced and fed into data stores. Investigate the intricacies of sourcing, moving and preparing data for analytics, and discuss the tools and critical success factors for effective data integration.

Understand how to ensure data quality

Understand the importance of data quality and how your organisation can set targets to ensure you get it right. Explore tools and frameworks for managing data quality, and examine how data governance can contribute to better outcomes.

Develop a data strategy for an organisation

Using your new knowledge, you'll develop a strategy that briefs staff on the progressive use of an organisation’s data for analytics. This will reflect the strategic planning and investment implications that organisations need to consider, and could be applied to your own professional context.

Who you will learn from

Learn from skilled academics and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.

Dr Sean B. Maynard

Senior Lecturer

Sean is an expert in information security management and business analytics, gaining significant teaching and research experience in these areas during his career. His research areas include policy, culture, strategy, governance, risk, incident response and training, and how analytics can be utilised in these areas. His research has been published in leading journals, including Decision Sciences, Computers & Security and the International Journal of Information Management.

More from this series

Take multiple courses to deepen your knowledge or stack towards a full degree.

The Leveraging Organisational Data series

Designed in close collaboration with industry, this series explores the challenges related to data storage and how organisations can drive better outcomes by more effectively storing, using and managing data and analytics. It will help you leverage analytics to gain a competitive advantage in your market.

This series provides a pathway into the Master of Information Systems. See course details below for more information.

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For individuals

To take Strategic Data Management as a stand-alone Melbourne MicroCert, you'll pay the normal course price.

$1190.00 AUD (inc GST)

Please contact Student Support to discuss discounts and payment options for University of Melbourne staff or alumni, or to pay by invoice.

For teams

If you have three or more team members who are keen to upskill with Strategic Data Management, get in touch to discuss pricing. For large groups, we can also deliver and contextualise this course exclusively for your organisation.

Pricing on request


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