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ICAEW Data Analytics Certificate Programme

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. Data analytics and data science skills are showing the biggest growth in demand from employers, and finance professionals are perfectly placed to upskill in this area.

Data Analytics

Programme Benefits


Specifically tailored for the finance profession


Upskill in advanced analytics to unleash deeper insights from data


How to apply data analytics to answer practical business questions


Learn data analytics techniques to support forecasting and anomaly detection


Visualisation techniques to influence decision making


Final case study to put your learning into practice

This programme will equip you to play a pivotal role between data and the business, and help you combine your commercial acumen and business knowledge with data analytics expertise.

Programme pathways

The course offers a choice of two distinct learning pathways. Upon successful completion of the case study you will be awarded the ICAEW Data Analytics Certificate for your chosen pathway.

Analyst Pathway

Choose the Analyst pathway to develop the knowledge and practical data analytics skills needed to harness and make sense of data to solve business problems, and effectively communicate the results to influence decision-making.

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Management pathway

Choose the Management Pathway if you’re a finance leader seeking to understand the business benefits of applying data analytics, how to develop operational data analytics capabilities, or how to interpret data analytics outputs.

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Our partner

Developed in collaboration with Kaplan Financial, a recognised provider of innovative learning solutions.


Gaining advanced data analytics skills to provide evidence-based, forward-looking insights and assurance that support decision making is a natural evolution for the finance profession. With these skills under their belt, finance professionals will be in a unique position to enhance the value they bring to the business and clients.

Sharron Gunn, Chief Operating Officer, ICAEW

The specialist knowledge within the ICAEW network on how Data Analytics can be used to drive improvement in business coupled with Kaplan's expertise in developing award winning online courses has created an excellent solution to upskill finance professionals in this area.

Jim Hinchcliffe, Kaplan Financial

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