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Data Analytics & Business Intelligence: What You Should Know Webinar

CPE

When
Feb. 18
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

Description

One of the hottest trends in business today is the application of the new generation of data analysis and business intelligence (BI) tools to make better business decisions. The demand for CPA professionals to be able to apply these tools is increasing every day. Don’t be left behind! This course 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 professional to attend this course. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

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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