Consortium for ITS Training and Education (CITE) – back by Popular Demand, CITE is now accepting registrations for our online, blended (instructor-led) course Fundamentals of Database Management Systems - (June 7 through July 27).
This course emphasizes the importance of database design, use, and management to ITS; provides a general description of databases and database management systems; discusses relational database tables, E-R Models, and the role of metadata; describes SQL; and explores the role of databases in data warehousing and GISs. The author of the course is Brian Smith, Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Virginia. Dr. Smith is also the instructor for the blended version of the course which begins on June 7, 2013 and continues through July 27, 2013.
All course materials are on-line but students have access to course instructors through three pre-scheduled conference calls. Cost is $250; FREE for U.S. local, state, regional, metropolitan, and Federal government agencies! - use sponsor code PCB when you register. If you are interested in taking this course, please register @ http://www.citeconsortium.org/registration.html. For more information, contact Denise Twisdale (301-405-6323) or Kathy Frankle (410-414-2925).