Data-Driven Leader Session 4: Overcoming Common Challenges
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Data-Driven Leader Session 4: Overcoming Common Challenges

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

  • Format

    Webcast

  • Level

    Basic

  • Duration

    1h

In this final session, you will learn about the common challenges of becoming a data-driven Organisation, including getting executive leadership buy-in, preparing for data overload, and ensuring data quality

Learning outcomes

  • Understand common hurdles faced by Organisations moving to a data driven model
  • Develop Organisation buy-in
  • Understand the full data lifecycle and its implications for data driven decision making

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Overview

In this final session, you will learn about the common challenges of becoming a data-driven Organisation, including getting executive leadership buy-in, preparing for data overload, ensuring data quality, handling common talent concerns, data governance and acting on the insights from your analysis.

TOPICS DISCUSSED:

  • Challenges of being a data-driven organisation
  • Preparing for data overload

Who should take this course?

  • Controllers, CFOs and senior leaders interested in implementing a Data analytics strategy
  • Executives with responsibility for financial planning, strategy and analysis for small, medium or large companies

Professional development

This Webcast offers 1 hours of CPE credit.
Note on CPE Requirements and Credits
All learning resources available in the CGMA Store qualify for CPD for CIMA members.

Field of study: Business Management & Organisation
Prerequisites:None
Programme level:Basic
Duration:1h
Format:Webcast
Access:This is a live event. You will have access to webcast on the date/time of broadcast and the archive for 3 months after the broadcast date.

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Speakers

  • 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.