Finance, Controlling & Auditing

Master Data Management (CDQ Academy)

Three intensive modules for practitioners in Master Data and Data Quality Management


Programme Description

Corporate Data Quality Management (CDQM) has the goal of turning information and data quality into sustainable business value. The CDQ Framework - which was developed by the Competence Center Corporate Data Quality - 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 part of the EFQM Excellence Model.

The CDQ Academy addresses all aspects of the CDQ Framework with a 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 with one another.

Target Audience

The course addresses project and line managers in the area of data management, data stewards, data managers and data architects from all industries, as well as professionals who are involved in master data management and interested in developing further their knowledge and skills in this field.


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

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 – Strategy and Controlling: business perspective on master data management - design areas in master data management - master data management strategy - master data quality controlling
  • Module 2 – Organisation, People, Processes & Methods: master data management as a corporate function - roles and responsibilities for the use of master data - standard procedures and guidelines in company‘s daily processes - analysis and optimisation of master data processes
  • Module 3 – Data Architecture and Applications: conceptual model of corporate data - data distribution and storage architecture - applications for master data management - EFQM Excellence Model for Master Data Management

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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