IDEA Data Analytics - 101

Data Science

Today the availability of data is abundant and places an onus on Auditors, Accountants, Investigators, Analysts, Security Professionals and Controllers to establish adequate evidence in support of conclusions drawn. It also provides an opportunity to create valuable information from a diverse range of data sources. Organizations need to build a culture with related process, people and technology of making the best of Data Analytics – to leverage patterns in data to provide insights for policy decisions, control leakages and prevent frauds. The E Learning Course is the first if its kind online skill building resource for IDEA Data Analysis Software. Whether you are new to IDEA, a seasoned user or just considering it – you will find there is a lot to learn, explore and apply the principles and techniques covered in this Course.

$ 299 (USD)

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What is the Program all about?

Today the availability of data is abundant and places an onus on Auditors, Accountants, Investigators, Analysts, Security Professionals and Controllers to establish adequate evidence in support of conclusions drawn. It also provides an opportunity to create valuable information from a diverse range of data sources. Organizations need to build a culture with related process, people and technology of making the best of Data Analytics – to leverage patterns in data to provide insights for policy decisions, control leakages and prevent frauds.

The E Learning Course is the first if its kind online skill building resource for IDEA Data Analysis Software. Whether you are new to IDEA, a seasoned user or just considering it – you will find there is a lot to learn, explore and apply the principles and techniques covered in this Course. 

Who should do it?

Professionals in the field of Audit, Accounting, Cost Accounting and MIS at ALL LEVELS who want to follow an upwards growth trajectory for the business and themselves. Students seeking a structured course to add sound understanding of Data Analytics and add credentials to their resume as they walk out from their institutions into the world.

What is the Coverage and Method of Delivery? 

Over 1 month and 38 videos and more than 4 hours of viewing time and an overall 40 hours of work, this course provides the building blocks for data analytics using IDEA. It seeks to provide a structured learning to a user on IDEA.

After going through the high level overview of the tool, one delves into the functionalities and examples, case studies for application with additional practice case studies to reinforce the learning and enable the user to initiate or improve on the deployment of data analytics in their work area and lead to greater insights. E Learning Course Deliverables would include -

·         Current cutting edge sessions from the CI101 IDEA Data Analysis Level 1 course from Caseware   

Idea Inc. Canada.

·         Case Studies from diverse industry segments, business processes and audit assurance engagements.

·         Sharing of practical do’s and don’ts on IDEA usage.

·         Multiple Choice Quiz (MCQ) Self-Evaluation Sessions

·         Certificate of Course Completion.

·         One-month complimentary full License copy of IDEA Data Analysis Software V 10.4.1 or the then current license version.

·         Specific Case Studies for self-practise, learning and evaluation.

As a self-paced program, one of the good practices that students follow is to dedicate specified hours a day or week on the course and regular coverage of the program Videos and tests such that the program is completed well within the 1 month period. Support emails can be raised for any clarifications required while undergoing the course. The knowledge gained is tested through non graded MCQ’s and Case Studies. A Certificate of Achievement is also awarded on completion of the course.