Database Management

Pusan National University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Database Management

  • Host University

    Pusan National University

  • Location

    Busan, South Korea

  • Area of Study

    Business Management, Information Technologies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

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    Hours & Credits

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  • Overview

    Course Objectives
    This course deals with concepts, principles, and techniques to develop and manage a the database (DB) which is one of the critical elements of information systems. Successfully completed students will have the ability to apply theoretical understanding and development techniques to IT management.

    Learning Objectives

    • Understand why database is necessary for information systems
    • Understand database development process
    • Understand relational database theory
    • Understand query language
    • Understand issues of database administration

    Detail Learning Goals
    1-1 Understand managerial perspective of database management
    1-2 Understand theoretical background of database development
    1-3 Understand data extraction methods using SQL
    1-4 Understand each step of whole database development and how those are related each other
    2-1 Understand query process
    2-2 Understand normalization method
    2-3 Successful completion of a team project
    2-4 Understand how e-business utilizes database technologies

    Course Description
    This class focuses on below topics;
    - Concepts and principles of DBMS
    - Concepts and structure of relational DB
    - Issues related to DB management such as security, error control and recovery
    - Analysis and design techniques for developing DB system
    A team project will be assigned to enhance the learning experience. A team typically consists of three students. Details about the project will be explained in class.

    Course Design
    combination of lecture, assignment, class presentation, etc.

    Required textbook
    Hoffer, J., M. Prescott, and H. Topi, Modern Database Management, 12th Ed., Pearson Education, 2016.