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SQL – Introduction

Learning how to retrieve information from a database can be perplexing. It requires an understanding of how to query a database properly and effectively, and how to translate the question or task into the correct query. Without these skills, incorrect data and ineffective queries can result.

Learn how to properly query a database and translate questions or tasks into the correct query.

The UWM-SCE computer lab provides a hands-on learning environment that includes training from an instructor with real-world experience.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who needs to extract data from a database.  No experience necessary.

Course Outline/Topics

  • Relational Databases
  • Select Statement
  • Column Aliases
  • Derived Columns
  • Conditional Operators
  • Logical Operators
  • Nulls
  • Where Clause
  • Order by Clause
  • Expressions
  • Inner, Outer, Mixed and Self Joins
  • Aggregate Functions
  • Grouping
  • Having Clause
  • Subqueries
  • Unions
  • Append, Delete and Edit Queries


Experience using Windows and a web browser.

Hannah Goodman did a wonderful job explaining such an in depth process. She was pleasant, personable, funny, and very knowledgeable.

— Student, 2015

Great program, excellent instructor. I’ll be back for more. Thanks Hannah!

— Student, 2015

Tue.-Thu., Mar. 8-10


Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Hannah Goodman

Fee: $724

CEUs: 2.1

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 5070-8447

Registration Deadline: Mon., Mar. 7

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