Professional & Academic

Certifications

Microsoft, Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)

When you pass a Microsoft Certification exam, you become a member of the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) community, with access to all of the benefits provided through the Microsoft Certification Program. You can use your Microsoft account to access your benefits and exams dashboard and to find lots of ways to keep your skills relevant, applicable and competitive.

https://www.microsoft.com/learning/en-gb/mcdba-certification.aspx

Courses

DBA University, Oracle DBA Training Course

Database Administrators (DBAs) are responsible for the design, implementation, support and maintenance of computerized databases in today's organizations. The role also includes architecting, building and scaling databases for future data growth and capacity. They are also responsible for security, performance and availability of data to users and customers. 

http://www.dbauniversity.com/oracle_dba_training.html

Radford, Data / System Owner Training

The Radford University IT Security Standard requires all System Owners and/or Data Owners of sensitive IT systems to complete training annually. The IT Security Office holds training sessions throughout the year, but a faculty or staff member assigned to these positions can request one-on-one training.

http://www.radford.edu/content/it-security/home/training/data-training.html

ISACA, Data and System Ownership

Provide the business with procedures and tools, enabling it to address its responsibilities for ownership of data and information systems.

www.isaca.org/Groups/Professional...9-data...ownership/.../profile.aspx

Open University, Data management

Data are often an organisation’s most valuable asset but data require careful management to ensure the maximum benefit is achieved by the organisation. This online module covers the data management principles, practices and technologies required to develop policies, procedures and systems that control, protect, deliver and enhance the value of an organisation’s data asset.

http://www.open.ac.uk/postgraduate/modules/m816

MANTRA, Research Data Management Training

MANTRA is a free online course designed for researchers or others who manage digital data as part of a research project.

http://datalib.edina.ac.uk/mantra/

IDM, Award in Data Management

The IDM Award in Data Management is the first professional qualification in the UK that recognises the importance of customer data as today’s most valuable business asset. Whether your company is a private, public, non-profit or professional organisation, if you use personally identifiable information you will need staff with this qualification.

http://www.theidm.com/qualifications/data-management/