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Analytics and Big Data for Accountants (143-15)
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Analytics is the new force driving business. Tools have been created to measure program impacts and ROI, visualize data and business processes, and uncover the relationship between key performance indicators, many utilizing the unprecedented amount of data now flowing into organizations. In this course you will discuss leading-edge topics in analytics and finance in a session that is packed with useful tips and practical guidance that you can apply immediately.

11/23/2015
When: 11/23/2015
7:30 AM - 3:45 PM
Where: UACPA Training Facility
136 S Main Street, Suite 510
Salt Lake City, Utah  84101
United States
Presenter: James Lindell
Contact: April Deneault
801-834-6634


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Analytics is the new force driving business. Tools have been created to measure program impacts and ROI, visualize data and business processes, and uncover the relationship between key performance indicators, many utilizing the unprecedented amount of data now flowing into organizations. In this course you will discuss leading-edge topics
in analytics and finance in a session that is packed with useful tips and practical guidance that you can apply immediately.

Objectives:

• Deal with major trends in predictive analytics, optimization, correlation of metrics, and big data.
• Interpret and manage new trends in analytics techniques affecting your organization.
• Utilize new tools for data analytics.
• Critically interpret analytic reports and advise decision makers.

Major Subjects:

• Evidence-based techniques for finding or generating data, selecting key performance indicators, isolating program  effects.
• Relating data to return on investment, financial values, and executive decision making.
• Data sources including surveys, interviews, customer satisfaction, engagement, and operational data.
• Visualizing and presenting complex results.

 

Designed for:

CFOs, controllers, treasurers, and other financial managers.

Prerequisite: None

  

Advanced Prep: None

 

Speaker: James Lindell

Vendor: AICPA

Field of Study: Accounting & Auditing

Level: Basic

CPE Credit: 8 Hours

Acronym: DAAN

 

 
Registration Fees:                           
Members                
Nonmembers     
Earlybird (through 11/9) 
$257 $340
Standard (after 11/9)
$285 $340


AICPA Members receive an additional $30 off the price of this course. Use promo code AICPA8 at checkout to receive the discount.

Meet the Speaker:

James T. Lindell, CPA, MBA    
Thorsten Consulting Group, Inc. /Dousman, Wisconsin
James (Jim) T. Lindell is the President of a Wisconsin based provider of strategic & financial consulting, professional speaking, training, and executive coaching. Jim has an extensive background in senior management including positions as Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Assistant Controller. Jim has worked with a variety of industries including: manufacturing, health care, not for profit, distribution and food processing. He has been involved in more than 50 M & A projects.
James Lindell is a Certified Public Accountant with public accounting experience at several local and regional accounting firms.  He is a TEC Chairman (The Executive Committee).  He is a member (and instructor) of the American Institute of CPA's and the Wisconsin Institute of CPA's and a member of Wisconsin Chapter of National Speaker Association. .
Jim is the author of the AICPA course "AICPA's Annual Update for Controllers", "Targeting the Bottom Line: Taking the Guesswork out of Financial Management". Jim also authored and was part of the AICPA video and course, "Minimizing the Effects of a Recession on Your Business".  He is a contributing author of the AICPA course "The Fast Close, Soft Close, Virtual Close?  Now Days not Weeks".
Jim is a 2-time recipient of the AICPA's Outstanding Discussion Leader award.

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