BI - Structuring Data for Business Analysis
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BI - Structuring Data for Business Analysis

This course prepares participants to begin business intelligence projects at their own firm.
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Discover how to evaluate data for accuracy using Benford’s Law
  • Explore how to develop ratios and relative metrics to better evaluate data
  • Explore how to develop moving average and other tools to smooth data over time
  • Discover how to create binary variables and decile rankings to evaluate data structure
  • ***Each of the objectives above will be covered in Excel, SAS, and Stata
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Requirements
  • No Advanced Preparation or Prerequisites are needed for this course.
  • However, it is recommended to take the other courses in the series prior to completing this one.
Description

This course prepares participants to begin business intelligence projects at their own firm. The focus of the course is a hands-on approach to structuring data including generating new variables based on comparative and relative metrics. The structuring of these variables will be done in Excel, SAS, and Stata to give viewers a sense of familiarity with a variety of different software package structures.

The focus in this course is on financial data though the techniques are also applicable to more general forms of data like that used in marketing or management analyses.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in Bu
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Curriculum For This Course
9 Lectures
01:46:04
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Introduction
7 Lectures 01:46:01



Ratios and Key Metrics
18:16

Categorical Variables
08:19

Inputing Data and Conclusion
07:21

Business Intelligence - Structuring Data for Analysis Continuous Play
52:59
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Supporting Materials
2 Lectures 00:03
Slides: Structuring Data for Business Analysis
00:01

Structuring Data for Business Analysis Glossary/Index
00:01
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Review and Test
0 Lectures 00:00

Review Questions: Business Intelligence - Structuring Data for Business Analysis

Review Questions
3 questions

FINAL EXAM: Business Intelligence - Structuring Data for Business Analysis

FINAL EXAM
5 questions
About the Instructor
Illumeo Learning
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Illumeo, incorporated in 2009, is revolutionizing the hide-bound world of corporate learning. Illumeo works with corporate professionals and organizations of all sizes to build the skills and capabilities that help everyone be an expert at their job.

Based in Silicon Valley, CA, Illumeo serves thousands of corporations and corporate professionals across Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing. The platform offers assessments, industry-benchmarked competency analyses, hundreds of expert-developed courses, collaborative tools, and the ability for companies to self-publish internal courses that promote institutional knowledge retention and dissemination.

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Michael McDonald
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Michael is a finance professor at Fairfield University in Connecticut. He holds a PhD in finance from the University of Tennessee and his work has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, CNN, Nasdaq dot com, Bloomberg, Reuters, and many other outlets. Michael is the President of Morning Investments, a consulting firm headquartered in Connecticut. He consults extensively with organizations ranging form Fortune 500 companies and government agencies to start-up businesses on matters related to finance and investments. Michael has served also as an expert witness on finance related matters in legal disputes, and is an arbitrator with the Financial Industry National Regulatory Authority (FINRA).