Algonquin College

Business Intelligence Systems Infrastructure

Graduate Certificate

Gain specialized technical knowledge to further a career in the Business Intelligence field.
The one-year Business Intelligence System Infrastructure (BISI) Ontario College Graduate Certificate provides you with specialized knowledge and skills to support the corporate use of Business Intelligence (BI), Data Visualization, Data Science, Cloud Services, and Agile Project Management. Research and evaluate current BI trends and theory as you specialize your career.
A technical program, BISI is ideal for students who have existing degrees or advanced diplomas in Computing Science, Engineering, Business, Mathematics or a similar relevant business-science- technology field.
BISI provides you with hands-on experience in:

database design, implementation and SQL
data warehouse design and development
data modelling and rendering
operating systems and programming fundamentals
data science essentials
cloud fundamentals
Agile project management
selected current topics
As a student in this program, you collect, analyze, design, build, integrate and manage systems in order to facilitate data-driven decision-making. Use current versions of in-demand, enterprise grade software to access multiple data sources, including complex databases and data warehouses, for application and/or enterprise Cloud/Hybrid/on-premises solution delivery.
Undertake a project, as part of a small team, to use and build upon your acquired knowledge and skills while addressing client requirements.

Students also have the option to gain real-world experience through a paid co-operative education (co-op) work term (see Additional Information for more details). Please note that places in the co-op work term are subject to availability and academic eligibility. Please note admission to the co-op program does not guarantee a co-op placement.

BISI graduates may work in the public or private sector. They have the knowledge and skills to become Business Intelligence Systems specialists liaising with IT technical support and subject matter experts, as well as Technical Business Analysts designing, developing, and implementing responsive data models. In some situations, the graduate`s previous field of study opens specialized opportunities in emerging markets.

Based on the foundational knowledge and skills acquired throughout the program, BISI graduates may choose to pursue various certifications, in areas like:

IBM Cognos CA and related disciplines
Tableau Data Visualization
Cloud Foundations
Python programming
This program is well-suited for students who:

Are problem solvers and critical thinkers.
Have an interest in working with integrated software to deliver and support business solutions.
Are able to effectively work independently with little supervision.
Have the ability to professionally collaborate and achieve team deliverables.
Possess organization and time-management skills.
Are able to translate design models to implementation details.

Program Duration:
1 Year
Work Integrated Learning:
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
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