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Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education Kaplan University School of Professional and Continuing Education

Data Analytics for Industry (DATAI)

NEW! 8-Hour Program

WHY ATTEND THIS COURSE?

Technology is constantly changing…becoming more powerful, cost effective, and pervasive. In particular, there has been a major focus on data-driven decision making and creating the modern, data-driven enterprise. Moreover, our industry is not immune; data technologies are transforming how we conduct our own work and fundamentally changing how businesses operate.

In order to stay ahead of these changes, we need to understand the current trends and capabilities of modern data technologies. This course will cover current trends, capabilities, and offer practical guidance on how to take advantage of these capabilities. We will also investigate how cloud technologies are influencing current trends and what to consider when evaluating cloud-based tools.

DESIGNED FOR...

Controllers and CFOs looking to develop an understanding of current trends in data analytics, how these technologies work, potential issues to consider, and how to best leverage these technologies to improve decision making.

OBJECTIVE

Participants will gain knowledge on current trends and capabilities in the world of data analytics, including potential issues to consider in terms of data security and storage. Understanding current trends as well as the practical concepts associated with analytics will help attendees leverage these technologies to improve business performance.

MAJOR SUBJECTS

The major subjects covered in this course are as follows:

  • What is Data Analytics and why should I care?
  • Current Trends and Capabilities
  • Data Security Considerations (including Data Security in the Cloud)
  • KPIs: Dashboards and Reporting
  • Case Study(s)

COURSE ACRONYM: DATAI

PRESENTATION METHOD: Group-live

LEVEL OF KNOWLEDGE: Basic

PREREQUISITES:

  • Basic auditing and accounting course or experience

ADVANCE PREPARATION: None

FIELD OF STUDY Auditing & Information Technology

RECOMMENDED CPE CREDIT:

  • Auditing: 4 hours
  • Information Technology: 4 hours

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SmartPros®, A Kaplan Company and Loscalzo Institute, A Kaplan Company are registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.