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Business Glossary

The module explains what a business glossary is along why it is needed, the module also explains who the typical users of the glossary are.

The module also details the logical and physical data elements layers of a business glossary, and what is typically stored within the glossary. 

Business Glossary

Learning Objectives:

Learn what a business glossary is.

Learn why a business glossary is needed.

Understand who uses a business glossary.

Learn what a business glossary contains.

Learn what the logical data element layer is.

Learn what the physical data element layer is.

Understand the challenges of implementing a business glossary.

Who is Suitable?

This module would be useful for a wide range of data roles; including but not exclusive to data owners, data stewards, data architects and data lineage analysts.

As this is a data understanding module it is especially useful for data analysts and data modellers.


  • What is a business glossary?
  • What are the benefits to creating a business glossary?
  • What are Logical and Physical data elements layers in the business glossary?
  • How can a lack of a definive dictionary for business terms cause abiguity and mis-communication?


An Interactive Presentation

4 Videos

60+ Questions

10+ Interactive Questions

3 Final Practice Tests – 30 questions over 30 minutes

Final Examination – 60 questions over 30 minutes


DQRB Certificate

 4 hours of learning materials to complete

Valid for 24 months.

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