K2's Data Analytics for Accountants And Auditors

Icon_Level
Intermediate
Credits
CPE Credits
3 Credits: Auditing

Course Description

In the world of “Big Data,” virtually all business professionals have become data analysts, at least to some extent. However, that is particularly true in the field of auditing, where internal and external auditors are increasingly turning to data analytics to identify situations requiring follow-up and investigation. Those who understand how to take advantage of various tools that are available to them to assist in these efforts benefit by conducting more thorough analysis and achieving superior results in less time.

In this session, you will learn about various tools and techniques you can use for more thorough analyses of data. Included in the discussion are Excel, various Excel add-ins, and Microsoft’s Power BI application. If you’re seeking to improve your skills in the field of data analytics, this session is the one for you!

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • List the four types of data analytics and identify solutions in which each can be useful in auditing environments
  • Identify opportunities to use features in Excel to analyze data in the context of auditing
  • Distinguish between Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Differentiate between correlation and causation
  • Cite examples of how Power Query, Power BI, and other tools can streamline and enhance your analytical efforts

Course Specifics

Course ID
22CCostaRica-LE22C281899
Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Ed Robinson Headshot
Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP

Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP, is a highly recognized international speaker, business-growth coach, and author. A “recovering CPA” with an engaging personality, Ed has a wealth of experience and is a proven leader. His audiences leave with a renewed commitment to professionalism and success. President and CEO of Robinson Performance Group with over 30 years’ experience in professional service organizations, Ed provides unique growth strategies and leadership consulting to businesses. Many of his clients experience a dramatic increase in revenue production by applying his ideas and teachings. Ed is a certified professional speaker (CSP), a designation of the International Federation of …

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K2's Data Analytics for Accountants And Auditors

Expert Instructors
CPE CREDITS
3 Credits: Auditing

$856.00

Availability: 38 in stock

Icon_Level
Intermediate
Credits
CPE Credits
3 Credits: Auditing

Course Description

In the world of “Big Data,” virtually all business professionals have become data analysts, at least to some extent. However, that is particularly true in the field of auditing, where internal and external auditors are increasingly turning to data analytics to identify situations requiring follow-up and investigation. Those who understand how to take advantage of various tools that are available to them to assist in these efforts benefit by conducting more thorough analysis and achieving superior results in less time.

In this session, you will learn about various tools and techniques you can use for more thorough analyses of data. Included in the discussion are Excel, various Excel add-ins, and Microsoft’s Power BI application. If you’re seeking to improve your skills in the field of data analytics, this session is the one for you!

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • List the four types of data analytics and identify solutions in which each can be useful in auditing environments
  • Identify opportunities to use features in Excel to analyze data in the context of auditing
  • Distinguish between Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Differentiate between correlation and causation
  • Cite examples of how Power Query, Power BI, and other tools can streamline and enhance your analytical efforts

Course Specifics

Course ID
22CCostaRica-LE22C281899
Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Ed Robinson Headshot
Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP

Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP, is a highly recognized international speaker, business-growth coach, and author. A “recovering CPA” with an engaging personality, Ed has a wealth of experience and is a proven leader. His audiences leave with a renewed commitment to professionalism and success. President and CEO of Robinson Performance Group with over 30 years’ experience in professional service organizations, Ed provides unique growth strategies and leadership consulting to businesses. Many of his clients experience a dramatic increase in revenue production by applying his ideas and teachings. Ed is a certified professional speaker (CSP), a designation of the International Federation of …

Ed Robinson, CPA, CSP Read More »

K2's Data Analytics for Accountants And Auditors

Expert Instructors
CPE CREDITS
3 Credits: Auditing

$856.00

Availability: 38 in stock