10 KEY STEPS TO A STRONGER FOCUS ON BUSINESS ANALYTICS
ACCA’s recent report on the future of professional accountants [Drivers of change and future skills] identified that ‘expert use of analytics will enable better and close to real time reporting, more predictive analysis and greater interconnectedness of financial and non-financial performance.’
The business analyst can see beyond the past to explore the future world of the client in relation to growth, value, profit and cashflow. Being curious about the numbers can open up immense opportunities for you and your firm to add real value to clients.
CPA Australia’s most recent ‘Firm of the Future’ update recognised that ‘accountants need diagnostic skills to interpret financial statements, along with a range of soft skills.‘ Do you encourage your accountants and managers to look beyond the numbers?
What’s the course all about?
The BUSINESS ANALYST self-paced eLearning course provides an introduction to the world of analytics for accountants and managers in public practice seeking to develop their diagnostic and advisory skills.
Over 10 modules, we’ll take you on a journey from accountant to analyst and finally to advisor. We’ll outline the skills required at each stage of professional development and help you to develop and implement a SMART action plan focusing on your personal interests and capabilities.
How does it work?
The BUSINESS ANALYST eLearning course consists of 10 modules with clear learning objectives. Content includes presentations, workbooks, support materials and assessment tasks. Most importantly, learners develop their own professional development pathway using our SMART action planning template.
The course is available anywhere, anytime through our eLearning portal. Visit www.cpdforaccountants.com.au
Who’s it for?
This course is suitable for accountants, managers and partners who want to spend more time thinking beyond the numbers and engage their business clients in deeper and broader discussions about their financial future.
Earlybird discount available till Friday 29th March 2019 | The course commences 1st April 2019