First Steps in Business Intelligence

Need a fresh perspective on your business? Discover the benefits of Big Data and Business Intelligence (BI) and how it can help improve your decision-making! In this two-day foundational programme, you will gain an overview of BI architecture and understand various supporting technologies such as Data Warehouse, Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) and Reporting tools. 

Learn about the fundamental concepts of business analysis, data gathering and reporting. This course will also cover the key principles of datamarts, dimensional modelling, Online Analytic Processing (OLAP) cubes, and BI enterprise reporting with an appropriate BI tool. 

Laptops will be provided for the duration of the course.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • define the basic concepts of Business Intelligence and Data Warehouse
  • apply the principles of DW modelling
  • explain the concepts and purpose of Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) 
  • prepare OLAP cubes 
  • produce a BI reporting tool prototype

Who should attend?

Managers, professionals, executives and support staff involved in data collection, preparation and presentation for analysis and decision making.

Entry Requirement 

Suitable for all levels of experience  


Participants will be awarded the Certificate of Attendance by Republic Polytechnic upon meeting 80% of attendance requirement. 

Course Date

8 - 9 April 2019
13 - 14 June 2019
9 - 10 Sept 2019

Course Duration

2 days

Course Venue

Republic Polytechnic
Full Course Fee (Others) Workfare Training Scheme (WTS)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above SME-employed Singapore Citizens & SPR Singapore Citizens aged below 40 OR Singapore PR
*SkillsFuture credit approved.
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Last updated on 16 Jul 2019

Need more help?

If you are still unsure about which course to pursue, please contact our Academy for Continuing Education.  

Fees quoted are inclusive of GST. Republic Polytechnic reserves the right to make changes to the course fees and application closing dates without prior notice. The commencement of each course is subject to a sufficient number of participants. All information is accurate at time of publishing.