CDS Ex Package
CDS Ex Package covers the entire Data Stewardship Body of Knowledge. Upon completion of this program, you will know everything a data steward needs to know. You will earn CDS designation.
CDS Package is the most time- and cost-effective way to earn CDS designation. It includes four courses, covering the credits you need to earn CDS.
Data Governance for Data Stewards
The objective of this 4-hour 45-minute course is to provide an overview of the field of data governance with the goal of building strong fundamental knowledge for Data Stewards. It covers the disciplines of governing data, the essential components and a roadmap to execution of a successful data governance program.
Instructors: Maria C Villar, John Ladley & Dave Wells
Data Privacy and Protection Fundamentals
In this 5 hour course, Evan Levy discusses the details of
data privacy and protection and reviews the activities that go
into supporting a data privacy and protection initiative.
Data Quality for Data Stewards
The objective of this 5-hour course is to provide an overview of the field of data quality with the goal of building strong fundamental knowledge for Data Stewards. It covers topics ranging from data quality definitions and dimensions to key data quality management practices and methodologies as well as core data quality processes and projects.
Instructors: David Wells, Arkady Maydanchik and Olga Maydanchik
Data Stewardship Fundamentals
The objective of this 5-hour 15-minute course is to build a foundation of knowledge for the Data Stewards. It covers topics ranging from basic terminology, roles and responsibilities and best practices of data stewardship to fundamentals of data quality, data governance, and other information management disciplines.
Instructors: Maria C Villar and David Wells
Data Strategy for the Age of Big Data
This 3-hour course covers the core principles of building a big data strategy to generate the business value and deep insights that an organization needs to thrive in a competitive business environment.
Instructor: Asha Saxena
Master Data Management for Data Stewards
The objective of this 4-hour 45-minute course is to provide an overview of the field of master data management with the goal of building strong fundamental knowledge for Data Stewards. It covers the best practices in MDM, foundations of data parsing, standardization, matching, and de-duplication, as well as the challenges of working with global data.
Instructors: Willim McKnight & Kathy Hunter