As information systems are integrated into business operations, the data within these systems becomes an increasingly valuable corporate asset. This course develops students' knowledge of the technologies and techniques for collecting, disseminating, and managing data. The objective of the course is to develop immediately useful skills, such as SQL query construction and data modeling, while providing exposure to a range of data management technologies, strategies, and issues. Hands-on exercises with database management systems are provided to develop students' SQL and database design skills. Discussions, assignments, and projects focus on the challenges of developing and using database systems in dynamic organizations. Prerequisites: None.