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GL5544: PETROLEUM DATA QUALITY MANAGEMENT (2020-2021)

Last modified: 05 Aug 2021 13:04


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 Second Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Robert Duncan
  • Dr Colin North

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

  • Any Postgraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

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. 


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Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown

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Summative Assessments

Oral presentation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Feedback

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

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Oral presentation

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Feedback

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

Learning Outcomes
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Class Test

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 15
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Feedback

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

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Report: Group

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 30
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Feedback

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

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Report: Group

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
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Feedback

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

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Reflective Report

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 10
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Feedback

Detailed written feedback within 3 weeks of reflective diary.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
ConceptualApplyExplain the key issues which can arise in data quality and data quality management
ProceduralAnalyseAnalyse business protocols and workflows to identify data quality issues, assess the impact on the business of poor data quality, and prioritize remedial actions
ProceduralCreateEvaluate data uncertainty, data provenance, & data security, and create a risk report that prioritizes remedial actions
ProceduralApplyApply compliance measures by creating robust models to demonstrate conformity with standards, business rules, and proper audit protocols
ConceptualApplyExplain the importance of dealing with data throughout the data lifecycle

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