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ICAEW Data Analytics Certificate Programme

A robust and highly practical new e-learning programme designed specifically for the finance profession.

The programme has been developed in collaboration with Kaplan Financial, a recognised provider of innovative learning solutions. It contains instructional videos, finance use cases, tutorials, and practical exercises – all culminating in a case study where you can put your knowledge to the test in a real-life scenario. 

Upon successful completion of the case study you will be awarded the ICAEW Data Analytics Certificate for your chosen pathway.

The role of finance is changing

In an increasingly data-rich and technology-driven world, finance teams must learn how to harness and make sense of data and what it means for the business.

This programme will help you combine your commercial acumen and business knowledge with data analytics expertise.  It will equip you to play a pivotal role between data and the business, and provide evidence-based, forward-looking insights and assurance that support decision making. 

The programme offers two pathways

Analyst pathway
Management pathway

Choose the Analyst pathway if:

  • You are finance analyst, business partner, auditor or finance manager
  • You want to develop your skills in data analytics, to better support your business and clients with forward-looking insight (e.g. predictive forecasts) and assurance (e.g. anomaly detection

Choose the Management pathway if:

  • You are a CFO, FC, partner, head of department or senior manager
  • You are seeking to develop your operational data analytics capabilities.
  • You are seeking to enhance the value your analytics team brings to the business and clients by providing evidence-based, forward-looking insights and assurance that support decision making.

Units covered:

  • Understanding business context
  • Data wrangling
  • Understanding and analysing data
  • Data analysis and facilitating data driven decision making
  • Presenting findings and recommendations
  • Case Study*

* There will be a case study only option available for those already proficient in data analytics

 Units covered:

  • Evidenced based decision making
  • Data strategy, governance & integrity
  • Exploratory data analysis
  • Forecasting & risk management
  • Influencing through storytelling and visualisation
  • Case Study

Thank you for showing an interest in ICAEW / Kaplan Certificate in Data Analytics. We will be in touch with further details on the certificate closer to its launch in November.

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