This course introduces students to the theory and practice of computer-based data management, including the delivery of high quality data in information processing and analysis. The course focuses on the design of database systems to meet an organization’s needs for data analytics. The course also covers data security, data integrity, data quality, as well as backup and recovery procedures. Students will be exposed to commercially available database management systems, such as Microsoft Access and Oracle. As a project during the course, students will design and implement a small database application that meets the data needs of some real-world business opportunity. The project report will include recommendations for ensuring data security, data integrity, and data quality.