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Data Analytics & Business Intelligence: What You Should Know Webinar

CPE

When
Dec. 10
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
8-Other

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $199 | Nonmember: $299


 More Information

Course No.
CXOPBI013W8
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
Note

This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, CPA Crossings. After registering, you will receive an email from CPA Crossings with the log-in information.

Description

After attending this course you will . . .

  • Understand the value of data analytics and BI in today's fast paced marketplace
  • Have a solid understanding of the concepts and nomenclature to prepare you for "the discussion"
  • Learn about the powerful application of these tools for auditors, CFOs and business decision makers
  • Know about the more popular tools that are being used today for data analytics and business intelligence

Highlights

The key topics that will be covered in this course include:

  • Understanding key concepts and nomenclature related to data analytics and BI
  • Review of practical applications for Auditors, CFOs & Controllers
  • Powerful and popular data analytic and BI tools
  • Dashboards - the new reporting model
  • A real-life case study from start to finish


Speaker(s)

Bryan L. Smith, CPA.CITP, CISA

Bryan is an author and top-rated presenter of numerous courses on technology related topics for CPAs. He also serves as virtual CIO advisor for CPA firms and professional service organizations. He focuses on helping firm leaders understand the issues and opportunities associated with deploying information technology to improve productivity and enhance client services and increase profitability.

Professional Experience and Credentials

  • Past Chair, MACPA Information Technology Task Force
  • Master of Science in Information Assurance
  • Past Member, AICPA CITP Credential Committee
  • Past Treasurer of the Microsoft Project Users Group (Detroit Chapter)
  • Past Chair, MACPA Leadership Task Force
  • Regional Director in charge of mid-market technology services for top 10 accounting firm
  • Executive Manager of top 100 firm serving as Regional Director of consulting and IT  audit services
  • Former Senior Manager of top 100 firm responsible for developing and leading IT consulting services group
  • Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
  • Member of the Information System Audit and Control Association
  • Extensive experience in leading world class organizations through mission critical IT systems deployment

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