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Introduction to Data Analytics

  • Accountant
  • CPA (CA)
  • CRMA
  • CPA/CFF
  • CFE
  • CGAP
  • CGFM
  • CPA/CITP
  • CIA
  • CMA
  • CPA (US)
  • CVA
  • CA - ICAEW
  • IAP
  • QIAL
  • ACCA
  • CBA/MCBA
  • CA - Ireland
  • CA - Scotland
  • CPA - Ireland

Published: May, 2022

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  • Course Description
  • Course Qualification
  • Presenter
  • FAQ

Course Description

Overview

  • Changing technology in business
    5 mins
  • Uses of electronic data analysis
    14 mins
  • Examples of data analysis software
    28 mins
  • Common types of analytical procedures
    42 mins
  • Things to consider when using graphics or tables
    61 mins
  • Benford's law exercise
    81 mins

Course Description

Data analytics is a broad term that encompasses many diverse types of data analysis. Any type of information can be subjected to data analytics techniques to get insight that can be used to improve things. Data analytics techniques can reveal rends and metrics that would otherwise be lost in the mass of information. This information can then be used to optimize processes to increase the overall efficiency of a business or system.

Speaker Dr. Robert Minniti will review the various types of data analytics that are available to accountants and auditors. He will discuss the issues of validity and bias when performing data analytics. Examples of data visualization tools will be provided for participants.

Major topics covered in this online CPE webinar:

  • Exploring the tools for data analysis for performance management.
  • How do various creative methods help you define the problems and the problem grid?
  • How do data analytics help in creating decision-making information?
  • The role of scenario analysis in making decisions based on financial modeling.
  • Explore the application of Computer Assisted Audit Techniques.
  • How long physical data integrity must be maintained for data integrity?

This online CPE/CPD Audit Course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of data analytics and how data analytics can be used by accountants and auditors.

If you want to know more about Data Analytics, here is our certificate course on Certified Financial Data Analytics Professionals

Learning Objectives

  • To identify challenges and best practices in implementing data analytics.
  • To recognize types of data analytics available.
  • To identify tools and technologies involved in data analytics.
  • To recognize how to leverage analytics within organizations and accounting systems.
  • To identify how long physical data integrity must be maintained for data integrity.
  • To discuss examples of data visualization tools.

Recommended For

  • This Online CPE Course is recommended for CPA, CIA, IAP, QIAL, CMA, CFF, CFE, CVA, CGFM, CBA/ MCBA, CRMA, CPA-CA, CGAP, CFIRS, CWS, CFOs, CEOs, employees, staff accountants, accounting firms, and other auditing professionals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of Data Analytics.
  • This CPD webinar is also helpful for Canadian CPAs, CA - ICAEW, ACCA, CA - Ireland, CA - Scotland, CPA – Ireland, and other professionals who want to understand the issues of validity and bias when performing data analytics.

Who Should Attend?

  • Accounting and audit managers/practitioners
  • Auditors
  • CEO
  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Certified Valuation Analysts
  • CFO/Controller
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA in Business
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 2 General Credit of Auditing for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals
  • 2 CPD Credit of Data analytics for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
  • 2 CPD Credit of Auditing for Certified Financial Forensics (CFF)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Data Analysis and Reporting Tools for Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Government Auditing Professional (CGAP)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Data analytics for Certified Internal Auditors (CIA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Data analytics for Certified Management Accountants (CMA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 2 CPD Credit of Data Analysis and Reporting for Certified Information Technology Professionals (CITP)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • 2 CPD Credit for CA - ICAEW
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Internal Audit Practitioner (IAP)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Qualification in Internal Audit Leadership (QIAL)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
  • 2 CPE Credit of Auditing for Certified Business Appraiser/Master Certified Business Appraiser (CBA/MCBA)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Ireland (CAI)
  • 2 CPD Credit for Chartered Accountants - Scotland
  • 2 CPD Credit for CPA - Ireland

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    2
  • Instructional Method :
    QAS Self Study
  • Pre-requisites :
    None
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Dr. Robert Minniti

President, Minniti CPA LLC

Dr. Minniti is the President and Owner of Minniti CPA, LLC. Dr. Minniti is a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Forensic Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Valuation Analyst, Certified in Financial Forensics, Master Analyst in Financial Forensics, Chartered Global Management Accountant, and is a licensed private investigator in the state of Arizona. Dr. Minniti received his doctoral degree in business administration from Walden University, received his MBA degree and Graduate Certificate in Accounting from DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management, and received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Phoenix. Dr. Minniti taught graduate and undergraduate courses in forensic accounting at DeVry University, Grand Canyon University, Kaplan University, Northwestern University, and the University of Phoenix.

He designed graduate and undergraduate courses for Grand Canyon University, Northwestern University, and Anthem College. He is a writer and public speaker. He has experience in forensic accounting, fraud examinations, financial audits, internal audits, compliance audits, real estate valuations, business valuations, internal control development, business continuation planning, risk management, financial forecasting, and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance work. Dr. Minniti is an instructor teaching continuing professional education classes for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Compliance Online, CPE Link/CCH . AccountingEd, Global Compliance Panel, Clear Law Institute, CPE Solutions, Canopy CPE, The Institute of Management Accountants, the National Association of Valuators and Analysts, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Institute of Internal Auditors, and various state CPA Societies.

About Company

Minniti CPA LLC

www.minniticpallc.com

MINNITI CPA LLC is seeking professional, hard-working, licensed CPAs with at least four years of experience.

The Firm demands independence, integrity, objectivity, competence and due care from all of its personnel in the conduct of its engagements. Our Firm is structured to provide leadership in achieving high quality professional performance while maintaining the concept of individual responsibility. Policies and procedures have been established providing assurance that professional engagements are properly planned and executed. Decisions are based on the substance of issues, not on form.

Our policies and procedures designate Partners of the Firm for consultation on significant ethical, technical and industry questions. The policies and procedures are designed to assure that clients receive the best professional services we can provide. We continually keep in mind the public interest. We expect our Partners and Associates to identify and resolve all important engagement issues.

The job requires high level tax preparation skills, superior tax research and problem solving abilities, broad software knowledge, and excellent written and oral communication skills. We have a team approach to provide high quality client service for tax compliance, planning, financial statements, and general business consulting.

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Ratings and Review

4.4

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JM

Janice Milligan, Others

May 12th, 2022

My overall experience was very good. The presentation was clear and concise and Dr. Minnitti was a master of the subject. Great job!

JW

Jamy Wheeler, CIA

May 12th, 2022

Great introductory level for data analytics!

CJT

Christine Joy Tan, CIA

Nov 20th, 2022

very knowledgeable.

GC

Gina Cabral, CPA (US)

Jul 30th, 2022