Introduction to Data Analytics (Completed)

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Instructor: Robert K Minniti
Begin Time:  12:00pm Pacific Time
1:00pm Mountain Time
2:00pm Central Time
3:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

This course is designed for individuals who would like to obtain a basic understanding of data analytics and how data analytics can be used by accountants and auditors. We will review the various types of data analytics that are available to accountants and auditors. We will discuss the issues with validity and bias when performing data analytics. Examples of data visualization tools will be provided for participants.

Who Should Attend
CPAs, CMAs, CFEs, CFOs, CEOs, employees, staff accountants and anyone who is interested in obtaining a basic understanding of data analytics.

Topics Covered

  • How data analytics can be used by accountants and auditors
  • Review the various types of data analytics
  • Issues that arise when performing data analyatics
  • Examples of data visualization tools

Learning Objectives

  • Identify and apply various types of data analytics
  • Differentiate data analytics issues with validity and bias when performing data analytics
  • Recognize types of data analytics available

Level
Basic

Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Auditing (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites
None

Advance Preparation
None

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