Introduction to Business Intelligence (BI) (Completed)

Date: Thursday, December 8, 2022
Instructor: Lynn Fountain
Begin Time:  12:00pm Pacific Time
1:00pm Mountain Time
2:00pm Central Time
3:00pm Eastern Time
CPE Credit:  2 hours for CPAs

Business intelligence (BI) combines business analytics, data mining, data visualization, data tools and infrastructure, and best practices to help organizations to make more data-driven decisions, data mining practices, you know you’ve got modern business intelligence when you have a comprehensive view of your organization’s data and use that data to drive change, eliminate inefficiencies, and quickly adapt to market or supply changes.

Why is business intelligence important? Business intelligence can help companies make better decisions by showing present and historical data within their business context. Analysts can leverage BI to provide performance and competitor benchmarks to make the organization run smoother and more efficiently.

This course is designed to provide a high-level overview of what constitutes BI and important concepts anyone who wishes to engage in establishing BI should be aware of. Future courses will delve further into actual practical concepts and methods of Business Intelligence.

Who Should Attend
Professionals wishing to gain an introduction to the world of Business Intelligence.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of what constitutes BI
  • Elements of BI reporting
  • How to evaluate aspects of processing mining
  • Aspects of complex event reporting
  • Aspects of benchmarking and text mining
  • Steps to better BI

Learning Objectives

  • Describe Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Identify elements of BI reporting
  • Identify and understand BI and analytics
  • Recognize how to evaluate aspects of processing mining
  • Describe aspects of complex event reporting
  • Recognize and examine aspects of benchmarking and text mining
  • Identify steps to better BI


Instructional Method
Group: Internet-based

NASBA Field of Study
Auditing (2 hours)

Program Prerequisites

Advance Preparation

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