Who should attend
This Oxford online training course is designed to benefit delegates from a wide-range of finance disciplines both internal and external to business organisations; in particular the course will greatly benefit:
- Financial accountants
- Cost and management accountants
- Planning and budgeting team members
- Investment analysts
- Auditors and management consultants
- Financial reporting team members
- Finance Strategic Business Partners
About the course
What will be the most important finance skills in the digital 21st century?
This Mastering Business Analytics for Financial Presentations online training course will highlight the most important analysis and presentation skills you will need in the new world of Big Data. We have entered a new era where business success is heavily dependent not only on the ability to harness the power of Business Analytics (BA) and Business Intelligence (BI) to make sense of the vast amount of digital data generated both inside and outside the organisation but is also dependent on the ability of finance professionals to use data visualisation methods to present relevant insights to key decision-makers in an intelligible and helpful way.
This leading edge online seminar will focus on the tools and techniques used by world-class finance functions to provide the critical business insights key business decision-makers need for effective Data Driven Decision Management (DDDM).
This Oxford online seminar will not only provide you with the relevant theoretical principles of modern BI and BA techniques but will also develop your practical skills to produce insightful data visualisations and financial presentations – providing you with leading edge skills that will take you forward in your own career development.
By the end of this online training course delegates will be able to:
- Understand the principles and practice of BI and BA
- Harness Excel’s most powerful data analysis functions
- Employ advanced financial analysis techniques
- Produce engaging data visualization graphics
- Use Excel to generate scorecards and dashboards
- Significantly improve your financial reports and presentations
This online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training online training course is conducted online using ClickMeeting and has three sessions starting from 0900 and end 1400.
- Introduction to Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Analytics (BA)
- Principles of Data Driven Decision Management (DDDM)
- Understanding statistical, descriptive and predictive analytics
- Business analytics using Excel
- Key financial measures and what drives them
- Analysing and interpreting financial statements
- Principles and practical approach to data visualisation
- Designing data visualisations for financial presentations
- Using predictive analytics for better financial forecasting
- Principles and design of scorecards and dashboards
- Designing and creating dashboards in Excel
Oxford e-Certificate will be provided for delegates who attend and complete the online training online training course
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.