Dimensional Modeling Training

Dimensional Modeling

Learn How to Use a Star Schema Model to Combine Data from Disparate and Complex Source Systems

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A sound, well thought out data model is at the core of every successful data warehouse implementation. It ensures the analytical needs of any organization.

In this 2-day Dimensional Modeling course, learn how to combine source system data and present the resulting information in an easy to understand reportable format.

Ideal For:

This Dimensional Modeling course is designed for business analysts, data analysts, data architects, data developers, data scientists and anyone who has a passion for improving access to data and analytics within their organization.

TR – Business Intelligence – Dimensional Modeling

Instructor was knowledgeable, personable, communicative and provided real-world examples. Excellent!


Familiarity with relational databases, data analysis and reporting concepts.

Learning Objectives & Approach:

This course provides interactive training on the core dimensional model concept using a combination of instructor lead discussion, real world examples, and engaging hands-on labs.

Upon completion of this course, participants will know how to design effective dimensional data models to support simplified and more effective use of data with their organization.

Key Topics

  • The key benefits of dimensional modeling – it’s not just about simplification
  • Data fundamentals – core relational and dimensional modeling concepts
  • Breaking down the data – facts and dimensions: identifying metrics and the attributes to describe them
  • Keeping track of history – managing changes in your data, even when the source doesn’t
  • Related dimensions – using bridge tables and snowflake patterns
  • Linking subject areas – extending the model using conformed dimensions
  • Data Loading – introduction to extracting, transforming, and loading (ETL) data into a dimensional model


Dimensional Modeling

  • 8:30am - 4:30pm

Courses are also offered privately to teams and organizations looking for more immersive training.

Mentoring services are also available to reinforce or advance learned principles and practices.

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* Cost is per participant in Canadian dollars plus GST

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