Corporate Data Management (CDQ Academy)

Professional data management is more important now than ever and has evolved its meaning from reactive necessity to a competitive advantage enabler.
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Programme overview

Professional data management is more important now than ever and has evolved its meaning from reactive necessity to a competitive advantage enabler. The CDQ Academy was established to provide professional courses in the area of data management. Since 2013, more than 400 participants have benefited from the data quality management expertise of CDQ AG and the Institute of Information Management of the University of St.Gallen. The three training modules “Data Excellence for Business Value”, “Governance and Data Quality Management” and “Data Architecture, Life-Cycle and Applications” are based on the results of a decade of work of the Competence Center Corporate Data Quality.

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Programme details

Programme type







3 modules à 2 days

Flexible entry



individually bookable




CHF 2'150 Check our group discount (15 % discount for the second and all other participant of the same company; special conditions for members of the Competence Center Corporate Data Quality at

Target group

Bereichsleitende, Fachspezialist/-in, High Potential, Höhere Führungskraft

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Target Audience

The course addresses line and project managers in the area of data management, data stewards, data managers and data architects. Participants who attend all three training modules will receive a ’Certificate of Participation’ from the University of St. Gallen. Participants who wish to attend only one or two of the modules may do so.

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  • The data management training program is based upon the practice-proven CDQ Data Excellence Model as a reliable guideline to govern all aspects of establishing and running effective corporate data quality management in large and medium-sized organisations The CDQ Academy addresses all aspects of this framework with theoretical best practices and real-life examples. Experts from CDQ AG and representatives from various industries will share their experience, practical solutions and real-life use cases. In addition to learning from the leading experts in the field and participating in interactive exercises, participants are encouraged to exchange opinions and experiences amongst each other.
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Application criteria

What you should bring along:

  • Willingness to participate actively and contribute to the course
  • Openness to develop further and advance, both as a professional and as an individual

Program structure

  • Module 1 – Data Excellence for Business Value
  • Module 2 – Governance and Data Quality Management
  • Module 3 – Data Architecture, Life-Cycle and Applications


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Why University of St.Gallen

The HSG - your partner for first-class executive education in Switzerland

At the University of St. Gallen (HSG), you can choose from one of the largest executive education portfolios in the German speaking region – the right programme for your needs and career objectives. The renowned quality and practical relevance of the learning experience convinces more than 6000 participants per year. Profit from an Executive Degree from St.Gallen – the best business school in the German-speaking world – and get ahead in your career!

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