Online Seminar

Data Analytics and the Future of Finance

DATE

OCT 20 - OCT 25

2021

TIME

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

WHO CAN ATTEND

All

PD HOURS

7.5 Hours

ETHICS HOURS

0 Hours

STATUS

Registration closed on

Oct 17, 2021

EVENT DESCRIPTION

SCHEDULE

  • Wednesday, October 20, 2021, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Friday, October 22, 2021, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
  • Monday, October 25, 2021, 6:00pm - 8:30pm

This course addresses the importance of analytics to the future role of finance, how finance roles will change - how big is the gap/ opportunity to be addressed and what are the key roles for finance teams and individuals?

It will introduce key analytics processes, techniques, tools and application - using examples and case studies and covering key issues/ concerns such as availability of data, data governance, what skills are required, the role of technology/ people. The course will clarify the role of many common (but often vaguely defined) concepts such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Big Data etc.

The final section will guide participants to develop an action plan to improve their and their organizations capability in analytics.

TOPICS INCLUDE

  • Analytics and the future of finance
  • The data analytics process
  • Key analytics techniques, tools and application
  • Organizational maturity in analytics
  • Next steps - roles, skills and projects

WHO WILL BENEFIT

Business and finance professionals who want to understand and prepare for the growing role and focus on effective analytics.

PRICING

$325.00 Personal Passport

$380.00 Organization Passport

$479.00 Member

$479.00 Student

$589.00 Public

Status: Registration closed on Oct 17, 2021

LOCATION

Online

SPEAKER(S) BIO

Simon Lindley is an international trainer, speaker and consultant in business transformation through analytics, working across Asia, Europe and North America. He brings expertise in Visual Analytics and Dashboard design to transform traditional reporting (‘Descriptive Analytics’) and works with technical teams implementing ‘Predictive’ and advanced analytics solutions. Simon is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Engineer (IT) and MBA with a Masters diploma in corporate governance. He also has training and qualifications in statistics and data science.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

This CPA Ontario course is a live webinar. You must attend the live course to receive verifiable CPD hours. We recommend you join five minutes prior to the scheduled starting time. To get the full experience of this interactive course, use a computer with video and microphone capabilities.

Electronic material can be accessed one week prior to the course at https://pdlms.cpaontario.ca/ and should be downloaded in advance.

Registration, cancellation, withdrawal and all other CPA Ontario PD Seminar policies can be found here.