SQL Scripting


This is a hands-on introduction to SQL (Structured Query Language) for non-developers, giving an understanding of how databases operate and the simplest way to get data from them with SQL. SQL syntax and structure are considered, incl. short examples of the use of SQL in modern data analysis, which would form a bridge to further learning with Power BI etc. Scripts will executed on MS SQL Server, but the skills learned can be applied to any SQL version.

Venue details:  
, Professional Training, Unit 22 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin
Start date & time:  
14 October 2020 09:30
End date & time:  
14 October 2020 17:00
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Damian O'Neill


Product type:  
CPD course
Technology and data

Who should attend

The course is designed to bring accountants, and other business professionals, up to a common level of understanding regarding the language, tools and techniques that are required for effective working in a SQL environment.

Course overview

  • Designing and Creating a Database:
  • Data Normalisation
  • Data Selection Queries
  • Joining Tables
  • The Use of Keys in Joining
  • Modifying, Inserting, Updating and Deleting Data
  • Data import and data export
  • Using Power BI to analyse data
  • Using Excel to analyse data
  • Pivot Tables and Charts

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the steps in designing and creating a Database
  • Implement Data Selection Queries with Select, Group, Like, Between etc.
  • Join Tables
  • Modify, Insert, Update and delete data with SQL
  • Implement Data import and data export
  • Have a view on using Power BI to analyze data
  • Understand using Excel to analyze data

Speaker bio

Professional Training is a group of experienced specialists providing focused training in IT and Management skills. Our trainers use a combination of tailored, flexible approaches and real-life business knowledge to develop and provide techniques and solutions for immediate implementation by our course participants. We have delivered a range of CPD programmes with Chartered Accountants Ireland since 1997.