Leading a Business Intelligence Project- 7 Steps for Success
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Leading a Business Intelligence Project- 7 Steps for Success

Learn how to lead a Business Intelligence Project
3.9 (25 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
3,604 students enrolled
Created by The Numbers Guys
Last updated 10/2019
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Assignments
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn what Business Intelligence is
  • Learn how Business Intelligence can help a business become more profitable
  • Learn the proven strategies to lead and implement a Business Intelligence project
  • Learn the common pitfalls and workarounds for Business Intelligence projects
  • Learn how to work with both people and systems effectively to lead change
  • Learn the 7 Steps for BI Project Success in Any Organization
Requirements
  • A general knowledge of business
  • A general knowledge of business intelligence
Description

This course is designed to explain what Business Intelligence is, why it is a critical tool for businesses, and how to successfully lead a Business Intelligence project at your company. This project is geared towards finance professionals but is applicable for a wide range of professionals.


The time is now for Business Intelligence...Will you be the one to jumpstart your career by leading change at your company?


This course covers the following knowledge areas:

What is Business Intelligence and Why Do We Care?

The Future of Finance

What Can BI do For Your Organization?

Identify the Pain Points

Build an Analytics Strategy

Preparing for Change

Leading Change

Project Pitfalls & Solutions


Who this course is for:
  • Finance professionals
  • New college graduates
  • IT professionals
Course content
Expand all 62 lectures 02:02:50
+ The Future of Finance
12 lectures 19:50
Introduction
00:46
The Way Forward
01:46
A New Role for Finance
02:14
Step 1 in a BI Transformation
02:07
Create a Plan & Timeline
01:41
Digital as a Driver and Accelerator 1
01:39
Digital as a Driver and Accelerator 2
01:07
Drivers of BI Value
01:17
Positive Outcomes for BI-Centric Organizations
01:15
How BI Drives Stakeholder Value
01:19
BI Enhances Finance’s Ability to Meet Business Needs
02:05
Quiz 2
3 questions
+ What Can BI do For Your Organization?
6 lectures 10:57
Introduction
00:51
Enhancing the Quality and Consistency of Data
01:46
Operational Efficiency
01:14
What Does BI Do For an Organization?
02:31
What Can BI Do For You?
02:38
The New Roles of Finance in a BI World
01:57
Quiz 3
3 questions
+ Identify the Pain Points
5 lectures 07:28
Introduction
00:56
What’s Not Working Today?
01:00
What Do Businesses Need?
01:29
For Many Organizations, Excel=BI
02:12
The State of the BI Transformation
01:51
Quiz
2 questions
+ Build an Analytics Strategy
2 lectures 04:17
Build an Analytics Strategy
02:25
Because: Specify the Why
01:52
+ Preparing for Change
5 lectures 09:35
Introduction
00:53
Change Happens One Step at a Time
02:37
Who Should Lead a BI Implementation?
02:56
Make Analytics Delivery Seamless
01:26
You Just Flip the Switch, Right?
01:43
Quiz
1 question
+ Leading Change
8 lectures 24:20
The 7 Steps- Business Process Improvement Journey- BI
03:09
1. Learn the Business
03:18
2. Improve the Processes
02:26
3. Structure How and Where Information is Stored
02:59
4. Build Relationships Throughout the Business
03:57
5. Start Small- Dream Big
02:06
6. Design, Test, and Present the Proof-of-Concept (POC)
03:20
7. Propose the Project
03:05
+ Project Pitfalls & Solutions
15 lectures 31:01
Leading Change: Seems easy and fun. Can Become Dangerous Quickly.
01:55
How "Easy" is Business Intelligence?
03:17
Getting Around a non-BI Culture
02:13
Working with IT
02:20
Incentivize IT
01:42
Common Project Pitfalls
01:10
Understand Why Resistance Occurs
03:45
Communicate the Change as a Conversation
02:10
Address Emotions
01:55
Win Finance First
01:00
Repeat, Repeat, Repeat
01:30
Develop a Memorable Elevator Pitch
01:30
Walk the Talk
01:55
Wrap Up
02:20
Call to Action
02:19
We are going to answer key questions to help you gain clarity in you BI journey.
Defining Your Business Intelligence Opportunity.
5 questions
+ Bonus Slides
1 lecture 02:27
Additional Learning Resources- Books, Courses, Websites
02:27