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Data Management Essentials

Practitioner Certificate

This certificate enables candidates to implement an industry standard best practice approach to data management. It looks at the development of procedures for managing corporate data and what is required for the administration of data and database management.

Who is this aimed at?

Anyone who would like to get an understanding of data and database management.

What are the entry requirements?

None. Training with a BCS accredited examination provider is recommended.

What format is the exam?

  • One hour ‘open book’
  • Written, based on a business scenario
  • Pass mark is 50%

Where can I take the exam?

You can sit an exam following a course.
Accredited examination providers

Principles Of Data Management: Facilitating Information Sharing (Second Edition)Where can I read more?

You can read more in the syllabus. There is also a sample paper and marking guidelines to help you prepare for the exam. BCS textbook, Principles of Data Management, is recommended reading when preparing for the exam.

What can I do next?

You can study other Practitioner level modules. These modules are ideal for working towards the BCS International Diploma in Business Analysis.

This qualification is not regulated by the following United Kingdom Regulators - Ofqual, Qualification in Wales, CCEA or SQA.