Understanding business processes helps data engineers design and develop information systems that are aligned with organizational needs and goals. By examining and modeling common business workflows, processes and management strategies, students gain a deeper understanding of the diverse data needs of organizations. Students examine the data needs of common core business processes such as sales, marketing, accounting, quality improvement, product/service delivery, product development, and human resources.
Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.