Courses

Introduction to Database Development

This course will guide you step-by-step through all the phases of a database system development project to guarantee that the resulting product will not only work as it is designed to work, but also that the design truly responds to user needs.

Fee $125
Start dates ‌​Mar 18, 2020 ‌​Apr 15, 2020 ‌​May 13, 2020 ‌​Jun 17, 2020

Course Requirements

Requirements: Hardware Requirements: This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac. Software Requirements: PC: Windows XP or later. Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later. Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible. A database management system, such as Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, or MySQL (not included in enrollment). Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player. Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader. Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins. Other: Email capabilities and access to a personal email account. Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites to take this course. Instructional Material Requirements: The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

Instructor Bio

Allen G. Taylor is a 30-year veteran of the computer industry. He has authored 28 books about computer-related subjects, including "Crystal Reports 2008 For Dummies," "Database Development For Dummies" and "SQL For Dummies." He has also taught computer courses for more than 10 years.