Data Analytics Executive Program

Data analytics

Course

Data Analytics Executive Program

Instructor: Richard Fox, CPA, VP Data Science & Analytics, Apex Parks Group, Aliso Viejo, CA

  • Format

    Course - Online

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    4h 15m

When you can distill vast amounts of information into actionable insights, you're on your way to becoming a data-driven business leader. Our course empowers you to enable everyone within your organization to use data – and to maintain a strategic advantage over competitors in the modern business environment.

Learning outcomes

  • Recall how a data strategy will affect your executive team, technology, people and processes, as well as what new capabilities you need to grow your data-driven strategy.
  • Identify the key change management considerations to be successful through this transformation.
  • Recognize practical approaches to empowering your team to be data-driven and proactive rather than reactive. A market-focused, proactive approach encourages innovation throughout the organization.
  • Identify the common challenges of becoming a data-driven organization, including getting executive leadership buy-in, preparing for data overload, ensuring data quality, handling common talent concerns and acting on the insights from your analysis.
Full description

£359.00 (CIMA members only)

£449.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Product information

Overview

Your organization is capturing more data than ever before.

Web traffic, customer behavior, the supply chain – and that's just for starters. The exponential growth in data collection may leave you wondering how to manage it all and make use of its full potential.

Gain a new advantage in leadership

When you can distill vast amounts of information into actionable insights, you're on your way to becoming a data-driven business leader. Our course empowers you to enable everyone within your organization to use data – and to maintain a strategic advantage over competitors in the modern business environment.

We'll give you the tools and insights to build and implement data-driven strategies within your organization.

Our new data-driven leader distinction

After you complete this course, you will receive a digital badge. Proudly display it anywhere on the internet – a personal blog, a social site such as LinkedIn, Facebook or Twitter, Open Badges, a bio page on a company website or your email signature.

Who should take this course?

  • Controllers, CFOs and finance managers
  • Executives with responsibility for financial planning, strategy and analysis for small, medium or large companies
  • CPAs in public practice and business & industry
  • Senior leadership interested in implementing a data analytics strategy

Professional development

All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Basic
Duration:4h 15m
Format:Course - Online
Access:This is a digital product. You will have access to the content for a year after purchase date.

Return and refund policy

£359.00 (CIMA members only)

£449.00

VAT calculated on checkout

Instructor

  • Richard Fox, CPA, VP Data Science & Analytics, Apex Parks Group, Aliso Viejo, CA

    Rich Fox is VP Data Science & Analytics at Apex Parks Group where he is responsible for all data science demands across the business, designing and executing on the data analytics strategy. Apex Parks is one of the largest entertainment center companies in the United States operating amusement parks, water parks and family entertainment centers. Rich has twenty years of experience in Analytics and is an experienced thought leader by combining an analytical and data driven strategy with a deep understanding of business and finance to drive business performance in a breadth of industries including ecommerce, restaurants, hotels, retail, distribution, manufacturing and real estate. Rich has performed several finance transformations to provide Finance with more effective uses of data and analytics to provide better insights into what is driving performance in the company. Rich teaches Analytics in a Master’s program at San Diego State University where he recently co-designed the new Innovation course and has a Graduate Certificate in Predictive Analytics from Northwestern. He is also a CPA, spent six years with PricewaterhouseCoopers and has been a CFO. Rich received his BS in Accounting from the University of Illinois.