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Training
Data Visualization Certificate - CA - Live Event
Nov. 14–Nov. 15, 2019
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San Diego Training & Conference Center, San Diego, CA
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This certificate is Part 5 of the Data Analyst Certificates Bundle — a comprehensive five-part program that provides training and practical guidance on the topic of data analytics.

This Data Visualization Certificate event will guide you through every major facet of one of the most important areas of your data practice — data visualization. Building from underlying technology, architecture, and analysis considerations, you will learn how to translate data into meaningful information, visualize the information, and communicate findings and lessons.

You will learn fundamental types of visualization techniques such as charts and graphs and explore a sampling of the most common reporting tools for producing meaningful visualizations. You will continue by developing an understanding of business intelligence (BI) — the overall architecture by which organizational data can be managed and understood. Additionally, you will examine the various components and technologies that make up effective BI and understand how they fit within the larger business.

Finally, you will be guided through fundamental design principles and communication concepts behind effective dashboards and reports and how to present findings from data to other business stakeholders. This certificate ensures that your data analysis skills are demonstrated effectively so the leaders of your organization understand your strategic value. Note: It is recommended that you complete the Forecasting and Predictive Analytics Certificate, or ensure that you have equivalent knowledge and skills, before starting the Data Visualization Certificate.

Learning Labs: This is an interactive learning program that includes bonus hands-on learning labs that will expose you to the tools needed to implement an analytics practice in a practical way and equip you to deploy those tools as needed within your organization. You will practice using various technologies for preparing, analyzing and managing datasets in the real world. *Time spent on learning labs does not award CPE and completing learning labs is not a requirement for earning the certificate.

Digital Badge: On completion of this certificate event you will receive a digital badge to share with your online professional network, which is available as a downloadable PDF certificate suitable for printing and framing.

Learning objectives

  • Formulate a data story with visualizations.
  • Identify key stakeholder perspectives.
  • Determine organizational data needs.
  • Differentiate between common BI frameworks.
  • Use visualization tools to share data stories across the organization.
  • Recall visualization best practices

Who Will Benefit?

Accounting and finance professionals, especially those interested in learning and applying data analysis techniques to help their organizations' make informed, data-driven business decisions.

Free Self-Study Course
A benefit of this live event purchase is access to the self-study material of the Data Visualization Certificate at no additional cost. If you decide to cancel the live event, access to the self-study material will be removed from your AICPA Store account and your refund will be prorated for any portion of self-study material completed prior to your cancellation. You can access the self-study material and learning labs by logging in to your AICPA Store account and going to My Purchases > My Online Learning.

Attendance options
Data Visualization Certificate - CA - Live Event
Nov 14-Nov 15, 2019
Step away from your desk, and join us in San Diego, CA. You’ll interact directly with thought leaders and have the advantage of dedicated networking time with your professional community. (12 CPE credits).
Pricing:
Early Bird rate ends 09/30
AICPA member: $1,295.00
Nonmember: $1,695.00
Agenda

Day One

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Registration & Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Module 1: Chart and Graph Selection

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Module 2: Introduction to Business Intelligence

11:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Break (15 min)

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Module 3: Report Building and Online Analytical Processing

12:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Lab 1: Building Drill-Down Reports with SQL Server Reporting Services

 

Lab 2: Building Drill-Through Reports with SQL Server Reporting Services*

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM

Lunch (45 min)

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Module 4: Business Intelligence in Action

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Break (15 min)

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Module 5: Mashups

 

Lab 3: Data visualization mashup with Excel*

3:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Lab 4: Data visualization mashup with Power BI

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Module 6: Data Visualization Best Practices

Day Two

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Module 7: Reporting Options 

 

Lab 5: Building Interactive Reports with Excel*

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Break (15 min)

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Module 8: What Makes a Good Report

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Lunch (45 min)

12:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Module 9: Constructing Reports

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Lab 6: Building Power BI data visualizations

 

Lab 7: Building Interactive Reports with SQL Server Reporting Services*

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Lab 8: Building Excel Power View Data Visualizations

* Labs are considered homework and are not factored into the length of the course. Labs should be completed outside of the training UNLESS the instructor chooses to weave a portion of the labs into the training day.

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On-Site/Flex Pass Conference: You may cancel without penalty if cancellation request is received up to and including 45 days prior to the start of the conference. Due to financial obligations incurred by the AICPA, a credit less 50% of the registration fee will be issued for requests received up to and including 21 days prior to the start of the conference. No refunds or credits will be issued on cancellation requests received less than 21 days prior to the start of the event.

For more information about AICPA's conference cancellation policy, contact the AICPA Service Center at 1-888-777-7077 or service@aicpa.org.

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PRICING SUMMARY
Early bird saving through 09/30
Data Visualization Certificate - CA - Live Event (In person)
$1,295.00–$1,695.00
$1,795.00
CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Training
: 12.0
NASBA Field of Study
Specialized Knowledge
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
Group Live

Location & Accommodations

Location:

450 B Street Suite 650
San Diego, CA 92101

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