SQL and Database Technology for Financial Information Systems (short course)

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Why study this course?

Delegates will learn how to build a financial information database and understand how to use SQL scripts to interrogate a financial information system with desktop database technology. It is aimed at managers in the finance and banking sectors as well as compliance staff in financial institutions and in major companies.

More about this course

The course is all about potential users gaining a working understanding of SQL. The course is aimed at business users who need to be able to interrogate their database information systems in order to meet their reporting requirements.

This course will appeal to a wide audience including fund managers, asset managers, financial analysts, investment bankers, commercial bankers, and compliance staff in banks and other financial institutions as well as in the finance departments of major companies. It will also be of interest to sales and IT staff seeking to broaden their knowledge in an area new to them.


In-class mini tests and exercises.

Fees and key information

Course type Short Course
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Course structure

Topics to be covered include:

  • creating an Access database with associated tables, forms and reports
  • creating a comprehensive series of SQL scripts enabling users to interrogate and manipulate database data

How to apply

To register for this course please contact Chris Leunen at professionaldevelopment@londonmet.ac.uk 

When to apply

The course has no official closing day but to avoid disappointment delegates are advised to book early.