Digitalisation & Transformation

Corporate Data Management (CDQ Academy)

Complete data management training for sustainable data quality


Programme Description

Data is more important now than ever. The CDQ Academy recognises the industry's urgent need for professional training in data and data quality management. Experts from CDQ AG and representatives from business will share their experiences and participate in the discussions. The three training modules “Strategy & Controlling”, “Organization, People, Processes, and Methods” as well as “Data Architecture and Applications” are based on the results of a decade of work of the Competence Center Corporate Data Quality. Register now for one, two or all three modules.  Each participant, participating three modules, will receive a confirmation of participation issued by the Institute of Information Management at the University of St.Gallen.

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.


Start Dates
3 modules à 2 days
Number of ECTS Credits
Level of Experience
Senior Manager
Functional Manager
Functional Specialist
High Potential
Programme Type
Short Seminar
CHF 2’150.– for each training module
Special Discounts
Check our group discount and the special conditions for CC CDQ members (
Individual Modules Bookable
Flexible Entry
Programme Language


The CDQ Framework has proven to be a reliable guideline to govern all aspects of establishing and running effective corporate data quality management in large and medium sized organisations and is the part of the EFQM Excellence Modell.The CDQ Academy addresses all aspects of this Framework with theoretical foundation, best practices and real-life examples in three two-day modules. 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.

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

Course Structure

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

Why HSG?

Executive education at the University of St.Gallen (HSG), one of Europe's leading business universities, provides you with an optimal preparation for the future. The University of St.Gallen is more than just an educational institution; it is a place of inspiration that stimulates you to think. You will acquire up-to-date knowledge that is of great practical relvance, and gain valuable insights. This will enable you to make an important contribution to social and economic progress and to your own personal development. "From insight to impact" is not just our message; it is a promise against which we can be measured. 

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