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Course Description


What will be the most important finance skills in the digital 21st century?

This Mastering Business Analytics for Financial Presentations online training course will highlight the most important analysis and presentation skills you will need in the new world of Big Data.  We have entered a new era where business success is heavily dependent not only on the ability to harness the power of Business Analytics (BA) and Business Intelligence (BI) to make sense of the vast amount of digital data generated both inside and outside the organisation but is also dependent on the ability of finance professionals to use data visualisation methods to present relevant insights to key decision-makers in an intelligible and helpful way.

This leading edge online course will focus on the tools and techniques used by world-class finance functions to provide the critical business insights key business decision-makers need for effective Data Driven Decision Management (DDDM).

This GLOMACS online course will not only provide you with the relevant theoretical principles of modern BI and BA techniques but will also develop your practical skills to produce insightful data visualisations and financial presentations – providing you with leading edge skills that will take you forward in your own career development.


By the end of this online training course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the principles and practice of BI and BA
  • Harness Excel’s most powerful data analysis functions
  • Employ advanced financial analysis techniques
  • Produce engaging data visualization graphics
  • Use Excel to generate scorecards and dashboards
  • Significantly improve your financial reports and presentations

Training Methodology

This online training course will utilize a variety of proven online learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension, retention of the information presented. The training course is conducted Online via an Advanced Virtual Learning Platform in the comfort of any location of your choice.


This GLOMACS online training course is designed to benefit delegates from a wide-range of finance disciplines both internal and external to business organisations; in particular the course will greatly benefit:

  • Financial accountants
  • Cost and management accountants
  • Planning and budgeting team members
  • Investment analysts
  • Auditors and management consultants
  • Financial reporting team members
  • Finance Strategic Business Partners
Course Outline

  • Introduction to Business Intelligence (BI) and Business Analytics (BA)
  • Principles of Data Driven Decision Management (DDDM)
  • Understanding statistical, descriptive and predictive analytics
  • Business analytics using Excel
  • Key financial measures and what drives them
  • Analysing and interpreting financial statements
  • Principles and practical approach to data visualisation
  • Designing data visualisations for financial presentations
  • Using predictive analytics for better financial forecasting
  • Principles and design of scorecards and dashboards
  • Designing and creating dashboards in Excel
  • On successful completion of this training course, GLOMACS Certificate will be awarded to the delegates
  • Continuing Professional Education credits (CPE) : In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsor, one CPE credit is granted per 50 minutes of attendance
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GLOMACS is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:

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Oxford Management Centre

Oxford Management Centre

A GLOMACS - Oxford Management Centre collaboration aimed at providing the best training services and benefits to our valued clients.

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