Data analytics: Understanding the role of analytics in business and finance - Workshop SG 2018

In this workshop, you will gain an understanding of data analytics and its critical application to the role of finance. Discover the roadmap for skills in analytics and learn from case studies on solving business analysis and reporting problems with analytics.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Importance of analytics to the future roles of finance
  • Processing from data to report/ analysis
  • Introduction to key analytics techniques, tools and application
  • Structuring and managing analytics projects
  • Measuring and developing your organisation’s analytics maturity
  • Personal skills for analytics and creating a development roadmap
  • Identify potential projects for your own organisation and personal development

This workshop is part of the Finance For the Future Program and is eligible for funding support of more than 40%* off the workshop fees. Eligibility conditions apply. Enter code FUTURE18 at checkout. 

*Discount based on member price

Trainer Profile:

Simon Lindley 

Simon is a specialist in business and finance function transformation including Excel and enterprise based solutions for business intelligence and reporting. He has over 20 years’ experience in this area including programme managing ERP, CRM and Business Intelligence (BI) programmes, implementing shared services, process re-engineering and outsourcing solutions. Simon is a UK Chartered Accountant, MBA, a Chartered Engineer and IT Professional with a Masters level Diploma in Corporate Governance. He also has training and qualifications in Data Science and Statistics.

Learning objectives

  • Develop a personal plan for your own analytics skills development
  • Identify suitable analytics projects for your own organisation
  • Assess the analytics maturity of your organisation and contribute through planning/ projects to its development

Audience

The workshop is suitable for Management Accountants, Financial Planners and Analysts, Finance Controllers, Management team, Business Unit Managers and middle management level finance-based delegates.

1 day

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