How Big Data is Defining the Future Executive
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How Big Data is Defining the Future Executive

Information, Insights and Influence - Learn how big data is changing the role of the future business executive
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Created by David Elsner
Last updated 3/2017
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  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand how big data is changing the role and the skillset of the executive
  • Learn what are the Five Habits of Effective Data-Driven Organizations
  • Identify how executives can create a data and analytics driven organization
  • Use Business Intelligence and Performance Models to inform, insight, and influence
  • Appreciate what is the attraction of dashboards to executives
  • Explore of the seven pillars of business analytics success
  • Understand how to align key business challenges across the organization
  • Learn what works and what doesn’t for analytics implementation
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Requirements
  • Participants should be familiar with basic business concepts
Description

Today’s executives are facing rapidly evolving challenges. Competition is fierce and customers are more demanding than ever, putting pressure on companies and their leadership.

Big data is changing every part of the organization – how we communicate, how we hire and how we serve the customer. What effect will this have on the leadership teams and the functions they manage in the future? What do executives need to know about big data analytics?

This course will examine how the explosion in big data is changing the role of the executive through a number of real-world business examples, published surveys and global case studies. You will learn how to change, adapt, leverage, and implement big data in the executive role to make an impact through improved decisions.

Who is the target audience?
  • Business professionals in functional and technical leadership roles who are responsible for managing teams, making operational decisions, or setting organizational strategy
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Curriculum For This Course
103 Lectures
02:35:54
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Introduction
4 Lectures 03:00



Course Sections
00:41

Test your knowledge of Section 1.

Section 1 Quiz
1 question
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What is Big Data?
8 Lectures 15:15

How big is big? Data never sleeps . . .
01:59

Why should you care about Big Data?
00:43

New Technology
02:47

New Processes
01:40

New Mindset
00:55

Why Big Data?
02:23

Big Data Revolution
01:44

Test your knowledge of Section 2.

Section 2 Quiz
2 questions
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The Future Executive
11 Lectures 31:32

Executive skills
05:06

Defining analytical executives
01:22

Analytical skills of executives
02:13

Case Study - Becoming data-driven managers
00:14

The changing executive role
01:34

Big Data brings new executive roles
01:37

Managing employees
02:43

Educational changes
05:04

C-Suite Quarterly Survey
02:54

the 4 Stages of Analytical Maturity
03:44

Test your knowledge of Section 3.

Section 3 Quiz
2 questions
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Pillars of Analytical Success
5 Lectures 08:00

Business Challenges Pillar
01:47

Data Foundation Pillar
02:00

Analytics Implementation Pillar
01:48

Insight Pillar
01:29

Test your knowledge of Section 4.

Section 4 Quiz
2 questions
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The IMPACT Cycle
8 Lectures 06:18
IMPACT: Identify
01:08

Case Study - Trip Advisor
00:13

IMPACT: Master
00:38

IMPACT: Provide
00:59

IMPACT: Actionable
00:58

IMPACT: Communicate
00:57

IMPACT: Track
00:38

Key Takeaways
00:47

Test your knowledge of Section 5.

Section 5 Quiz
2 questions
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Pillars of Analytics Success
5 Lectures 05:17
Execution and Measurement Pillar
01:22

Distributed Knowledge Pillar
01:23

Innovation Pillar
00:40

Key Takeaways
01:03

Exercise: Building the 7 Pillars of Business Analytics Success
00:49

Test your knowledge of Section 6.

Section 6 Quiz
2 questions
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Creating a Data-Driven Culture
7 Lectures 10:21
Using Big Data in functional roles
01:45

Case Study - Using Big Data
00:21

The Business Impact of Big Data
01:11

5 Habits of data driven organizations
01:33

Flipping positions on Big Data
02:39

Shift Happens
02:38

Case Study - Creating a data-driven organization
00:14

Test your knowledge of Section 7.

Section 7 Quiz
2 questions
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Analytics Implementation
12 Lectures 16:39
Analytics Implementation
02:59

Analytics Implementation Model
00:53

Vision and Mandate
01:11

Strategy
02:10

Organizational Collaboration
00:35

Human Capital
01:06

Metrics and Measurement
00:53

Integrated Processes
01:11

Customer Experience
00:57

Technology and Tools
01:02

Change Management
02:19

Key Takeaways
01:23

Test your knowledge of Section 8.

Section 8 Quiz
2 questions
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Effective Analytics Communication Strategies
11 Lectures 12:33
Communication: The gap between analysts and executives
01:22

An effective analytics communication strategy
01:26

Set clear goals for analytics solutions
00:47

Evaluate the target audience
01:25

Lay out key findings and messages
00:58

Locate the delivery channels, tools and activities
01:53

Identify resources that you need to involve and to target
00:52

Normalize the time frame
00:31

Get feedback and track results
00:35

Analytics communication tips
01:22

Communicating through mobile Business Intelligence
01:22

Test your knowledge of Section 9.

Section 9 Quiz
2 questions
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Business Intelligence
4 Lectures 06:38
What is Business Intelligence (BI)?
01:45

Business Intelligence terminology
01:26

Business Intelligence best practices
01:46

Business Intelligence recommendations
01:41

Test your knowledge of Section 10.

Section 10 Quiz
2 questions
5 More Sections
About the Instructor
David Elsner
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President, DHE Consulting

David Elsner has more than 20 years of business experience and is the President of DHE Consulting, providing training, consulting, and solutions to academic, government, and private sector organizations.

David has worked with many of the world’s leading organizations across a multitude of industries, including Retail, Automotive and Finance. His specialties lie in managing projects to implement solutions, guiding business leaders to make maximum use of their data assets, and developing cost-saving strategies, all with a focus of leveraging analytics to support successful, data-driven decisions.

An experienced lecturer and trainer, David provides analytical and professional classes to a wide range of academic programs and corporate clients, including the Rotman School of Management, the Ted Rogers School of Management, and the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) of Ontario. He has taught business analytics to thousands of students over the past ten years.

David’s philosophy for training, consulting, and solution building is simple: focus on what’s important and leverage the power of vision. He’s passionate about competing on analytics and getting organizations around the globe to not only understand the power of analytics, but also how critical analytics are to their survival.

David Elsner holds Bachelor degrees in material engineering and economics and an MBA in Strategy and Entrepreneurship from the University of Toronto.