CPE PACKAGES (Incl. Ethics) for Multiple States and Qualifications @ $4/credit. CLICK HERE to view.

Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Analytics (BA)

  • CPA (CA)
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Analytics (BA)

2 Credits

FREE

Subject Area

Finance

Webinar Qualifies For

2 CPE credit of Finance for all CPAs

2 CPE credit for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Canadian CPAs

2 CPD credit (Verifiable) for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)

2 General Educational credit for Tax Professionals / Bookkeepers / Accountants

Course Description

Organizations are capturing more data than ever before due to the rise of multimedia, social media, and the growing popularity of internet-enabled devices.Volatility and complexity are the new normal. This exponential growth leaves many organizational leaders wondering how to manage big data and enable data-driven business decisions.  The shortage of qualified and experienced professionals is also creating a unique opportunity for accounting and finance professionals, who are at a distinct advantage to play a leading role in creating a strategic competitive advantage and driving business value.

Most organizations are drowning in data, but starving for information. The finance and accounting function has the opportunity to leverage Big Data and the continuum of analytics – descriptive, diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive. All are useful for better decision-making. Collecting, validating, and reporting data is not the same thing as analyzing information where we can glean valuable, actionable insights. In some ways, the finance function is many years behind other disciplines such as marketing, sales, and supply chain managers, in applying analytics. How can the CFO’s function catch up?

The demand for CPA, CMA, CVA professionals to be able to apply these tools is increasing every day. Don’t be left behind! This free CPE webinar for CPAs, CMAs, CVAs will bring you up to speed on the concepts, nomenclature, applications, and tools associated with data analytics and business intelligence. You owe it to yourself as a CPA, CMA, CVA professional to attend this online continuing education course.

Learning Objectives

  • Why the interest in BI and BA?
  • The analytics continuum
  • How BA can provide a competitive advantage
  • The difference between BI and BA
  • The difference between forecasting and predictive analytics

Who Should Attend?

  • Accounting Firm
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Management Accountant
  • Certified Valuation Analysts
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Directors of Finance
  • Finance Director
  • Finance Pros
  • VP Finance
  • Young CPA

Testimonial

Array
(
    [average] => 4.5389
    [no_of_record] => 386
)
 

4.5

(386)
63%
30%
5%
1%
1%

VK

An important topic though the instructor was somewhat of a downer on the future of the profession.

DJ

Well-designed course with practical information.

RP

Good program

DT

Enjoyed the webinar focused around data analytics and the future of the profession.

RB

Eye opening

AK

Fantastic