GSTF TRAINING & CERTIFICATION PROGRAM
- Certified Information Quality Associate(CIQA)
- Certified Information Quality Professional (CIQP)
- Certified Information Governance Professional (CIGP)
This is the establishment of a certification program in information quality and information governance in conjunction with the Global Science & Technology Forum (GSTF).
Certification Program Overview
“Modern enterprises are drowning in data and starving of information”
Information Management & Data Quality is one of the most important issues confronting modern organizations today. We collect an even increasing amount of information but are we really getting the information that we want?
Information quality is critical to the success of businesses. High quality information also gives enterprises a clear competitive advantage, whereas poor information quality management can lead to inaccurate forecasting, increasing costs, reputational problems, compliance issues and in extreme cases injury or loss of life.
This program is targeted at IT professionals information managers and other practitioners as well as students who are interested to gain knowledge and expertise in understanding the concepts of information management, information quality and information governance. This is a blueprint to ensure that your skills add value to organizations in taking advantage of the significant information resources to create sustained competitive advantage.
Certified Information Quality Associate (CIQA)
Level 1: Foundation – Knowledge of the principles and concepts of information management, information governance & information quality quality
Certified Information Quality Professional (CIQP)
Level 2: Advanced knowledge and skills mastery through enhanced information quality practice.
Certified Information Governance Professional (CIGP)
Level 3: Advanced knowledge and skills mastery in information governance implementation
At each level, participants are offered a 3-day interactive intense training followed by assessment leading to certification, providing a clear phased pathway for progression and advancement from Certified Associate to Certified Professional in Information Quality & Governance.
This comprehensive training and certification program will of specific interest to
- Information managers
- Information Quality Practitioners
- Enterprise Architects
- Business Analysts
- DBAs and other data custodians
- Those who manage financial and other resources
- Those involved in information management and/or data quality initiatives and
- Data Analysts
Skills that the participants will gain
This program will provide you with the knowledge and skills to better understand information quality and information governance and to adopt the correct techniques and practices in creating competitive advantage through higher quality of data.
This training program will provide the participants with in-depth knowledge, skills and expertise needed to understand, evaluate, develop, and deploy data quality and governance initiatives in a range of contexts including business, government, and individual.
- Information Quality Associate Program
Level 1 Certified Information Quality Associate Program will impart the participants the ability to understand the principles and concepts of data and information quality. It will present in-depth knowledge of data quality and ability to assess data quality issues in organisational units by adopting tools and methodologies.
- Information Quality Professional Program
Level 2 Information Quality Professional Program will impart participants various technical and management skills needed to successfully implement information governance initiatives within business units and across the entire organisation.
- Information Governance Professional Program
Level 3 Information Governance Professional Program will impart participants various technical and management skills needed to successfully identify potential areas for enhancing data quality, develop an organisation-wide strategy for implementing data quality improvement in order lift organisation data quality maturity overall.
About the Program
Participants will undergo a 3-day intensive training program for each course. The program consists primarily lectures/presentations augmented with two or three tutorial discussions and case study certifications and interactive question and answers sessions. Participants will also receive comprehensive course materials and resources for further information. Thus, the participants will learn from a variety of teaching styles by expert staff.
Assessment and Certification
Each participant will be assessed individually for their understanding of the subject matter, ability to evaluate potential options and choose suitable ones, and their knowledge in developing and deploying Data Quality & Governance. The assessments will primarily consist of a set of multiple choice questions as well as an assessable assignment. Participants who successfully pass through the assessment will receive certificates awarded by GSTF.
To ensure currency of the course content, the program will be continuously updated by Tech knowledge Institute and GSTF, the course provider, and updates will be reported to IDA on a regular basis.