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GL5209: PETROLEUM DATA QUALITY MANAGEMENT (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

The course will provide an understanding of: the value of data quality, the importance of data quality management and the consequences of poor data quality management. It will cover common data quality issues, and inherent uncertainty in data values, and demonstrate the need for data quality standards, business rules, policies and procedures, and how these are used to lead compliance activities. It will also show the relation between data governance and data quality. 

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Online Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Robert Duncan

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course will provide an understanding of: the value of data quality and data quality management; the consequences of poor data quality management; common data quality issues; inherent uncertainty in data values, implications for data use, tracking data quality and the importance of documenting assumptions and precision of data; the role of, value of, and need for data quality standards, business rules, policies and procedures, and how these are used to lead compliance activities; the difference between standards and rules deriving from the nature of the data, from the business purpose the data meets, how these change from country to country; monitoring, handling and reporting data quality issues; addressing data quality issues; use of business rules for loading and cleansing data and data sets; audit and assessment of business data quality processes, standards and business rules compliance; understanding of the relation between data governance and data quality. 


In light of Covid-19 this information is indicative and may be subject to change.

Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


In light of Covid-19 and the move to blended learning delivery the assessment information advertised for second half-session courses may be subject to change. All updates for second-half session courses will be actioned in advance of the second half-session teaching starting. Please check back regularly for updates.

Summative Assessments

Online class test (15%); Group report (25%); 2x Oral presentation (10% each); Group report (30%); Reflective report (10%.

Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Feedback

Online class test: The results of the online test are available immediately, and additional formative feedback will be provided in the following week.

Group report: Daily oral feedback on formative basis throughout course.  Feedback on group presentations and written submission within 4 days of submissions.

Oral presentation: Daily oral feedback on formative basis throughout course.  Feedback on group presentations and written submission within 4 days of submissions.

Reflective report: Detailed written feedback within 3 weeks of reflective diary.

Course Learning Outcomes

None.

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