Business Intelligence (BI) and Financial Forecasting
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Business Intelligence (BI) and Financial Forecasting

The course prepares participants to make more accurate financial forecasts in standard GAAP format financial statements.
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4.8 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
6 students enrolled
Last updated 7/2017
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Includes:
  • 1.5 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 create a basic set of income statement, cash flow, and balance sheet forecasts.
  • Recognize the linkages between different items across the financial statements.
  • Identify how changes in growth assumptions impact financial forecasts.
  • Explore the use of regression analysis to determine forecast growth rates using outside variables (e.g., GDP and inflation).
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Requirements
  • No advanced preparation or prerequisites are needed for this course.
Description

This course prepares participants to make more accurate financial forecasts with standard format generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) financial statements by using business intelligence (BI). Particular focus is on the difference between conventional financial forecasts based on simple growth assumptions and financial forecasts using growth rates derived from data. The course is intended as an applied primer in forecasting using new techniques resulting from the growth in Big Data and BI techniques.







Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone interested in finance or related fields.
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Curriculum For This Course
8 Lectures
01:28:50
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Introduction
6 Lectures 01:28:46


Module 2: Quantitative Forecasting
12:13

Module 3: Dealing with Trends in Demand
07:39

Module 4: Evaluating Forecasts
09:40

Financial Forecasting Continuous Play
44:22
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Supporting Materials
2 Lectures 00:03
Slides: Financial Statement Forecasting Using Business Intelligence
00:01

Financial Statement Forecasting Using Business Intelligence Glossary/Index
00:01
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Review and Test
0 Lectures 00:00

Review Questions: Financial Forecasting and Business Intelligence

Review Questions
3 questions

Final Exam: Financial Forecasting and Business Intelligence

Final Exam
5 questions
About the Instructor
Illumeo Learning
4.4 Average rating
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1,366 Students
242 Courses
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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.

Illumeo is the place for expertise management and we are dedicated to the proposition that everyone can be an expert at their job.

Michael McDonald
4.0 Average rating
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103 Students
9 Courses

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).