Principles of Business Intelligence

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Following the latest in the field of technology and data, organizations are become more aware of the potential and capabilities relying in the cross domain of technology and data. Thus, organizations are taking immediate steps implementing data activities such as gathering and performing analytics in order to gain competitive advantage but also improve their processes, financials and business strategies. Business intelligence sits just in the intersection and is in a great position enabled by the latest cloud infrastructures and data manipulation tools, thus allowing organizations take the opportunity to use the capabilities and potential of the business intelligence domain. In regard to the current data and technology developments, Wallencore Academy provides a professional and structured online course

Through Wallencore Academy’s course Principles of Business Intelligence, the attendees of the course will learn the core concepts and activities concerning business intelligence. The course starts with an introduction to the domain by discussing knowledge management and the importance in organization decision making. Next, it goes one step further by relating knowledge management with the current data practices for gathering and analytics to support data driven business decision making. Furthermore, business intelligence concepts and capabilities for real life use cases are discussed together with the approaches of visualizing business data to present insights to high level boards of organizations. The course is concluded with the most recent state of the art business intelligence management systems such as performance management systems and data-oriented decision support systems.

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About This Course

In this world being dominated by data, it is becoming more crucial for organizations to understand which datasets are relevant and insightful to the goals, strategies and activities within the organization. Through business intelligence, organizations are identifying patterns and observing trends in data in order to make more efficient and optimized decisions. Technology is definitely playing a pivotal role in the process by helping organizations discover insights autonomously and making the process more simplified, reliable and more accurate. The latter, together with the set of business intelligence concepts enables interactive tools, dashboards and a centralized approach to share, analyze and use data easily.

The “Principles of Business Intelligence” course provides a great opportunity for anyone who is looking to expand the knowledge on how business intelligence works and what are the activities required to identify trends and patterns that yield impactful improvements in multiple areas within the organization. The attendees of this course will be presented with an introduction to the business intelligence domain starting from knowledge management and continuing to the latest data driven business decision making. Furthermore, the course explores the business intelligence concepts and capabilities from the traditional decision support systems to the most recent state of the art ones. The course is concluded by the methods and approaches for visualizing business data and a deep dive into the business intelligence management systems.

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Module 1: Knowledge Management

This module provides a deep dive on the topic of knowledge management helping the reader understand the importance of knowledge management in an organization. Definitions and core concepts of knowledge management are presented together with the strategy and implementation process. A crucial component in the evolving and sharing of knowledge are people, the reader will understand the effect of people in increasing and boosting knowledge within their work setting. Lastly, the importance and approaches for storing and sharing knowledge are thoroughly discussed.

Module 2: Data Driven Business Decision Making

In this module the reader will be able to get familiar with the concept of decision making and the strong dependance on computerized and data driven support systems. Moreover, the decision-making implications in relation to business environment, organizational response and analytical predictions are elaborated. To better understand these approaches, the decision-making phases such as the intelligent, design and implementation phases are thoroughly discussed. Lastly, the technological support coming from decision support systems and their main components concludes the module.

Module 3: Business Intelligence Concepts and Capabilities

BI Concepts and Capabilities module enables the reader to grasp knowledge in the domain of business intelligence by discussing the most important concepts of business intelligence and the timeline of the development since the first traditional decision-support systems to the latest most innovative ones. Moreover, the module also elaborates on the structure and key components of such systems that enable and are utilized by business intelligence approaches. Business reporting methods are presented with the respective categories such as business reports, scorecards and dashboards concluding the complete business reporting process cycle.

Module 4: Business Data Visualization

As organizations are understanding the value of gathering data and utilizing it by performing analytics and making decisions, another key step is visualizing the data to the concerned parties of the organization. Through this module, the reader will be informed on the latest and most recent visualization methods used by data driven organizations. Moreover, how these methods are used with the appropriate data types accordingly is of crucial importance and is thoroughly discussed. Data visualization guidelines and pitfalls of using colors, chart sizes, compressing information and storytelling are discussed as an important part of organizations data strategies and performance dashboards.

Module 5: Business Intelligence Management Systems

As any organization is constantly aiming to improve their operational and business efficiency, most organization nowadays are integrating modern business intelligence management systems. These systems together with their issues, complexities and efforts to implement are introduced to the reader in this module. Following, the business performance management systems are discussed with their respective categories and their full implementation life cycle. After implementation, the module elaborates on the approaches and methods to deploy BPM and ways of integration them to output KPIs, balanced scorecards and dashboards.

Choose your course and enroll

Start by choosing your course from our selection of industry qualifications. Each course is developed by experts in their field and crafted to the highest standards. Select the courses you need, add them to the cart and proceed to checkout. After your purchase an invoice will be automatically sent to your email.

Work through your course

Each course is divided into manageable sections. Work at your own pace and learn each of the topics covered in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you become familiar with the content without difficulty.

Our courses are designed to allow you to progress without any help, but you can contact our support staff if you need us at operations@wallencore.com

Complete the final quiz

Each course is evaluated using a multiple-choice questionnaire. These quizzes have several options and you must choose the correct one. You must answer 60% of the questions correctly to pass the course and obtain your certificate.

If you don't pass the first time, it's not a problem. You can try the test as many times as you like until you pass, so there is no reason to worry.

Get your certificate

Once you have completed the course, you will be able to download the certificate. It will also be available in your account each time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you took, your name, the completion date, and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you have successfully completed the course.

Is there a quiz at the end of the course?

Once you have completed all the course content, there is a multiple-choice quiz. The questions will cover a series of topics from the modules. The quiz, like the course, is online and can be taken at the time and place of your choice.

What if I don't pass the quiz?

If you do not pass the quiz the first time, you will have other opportunities to retake it after further study. There is no limit to the number of times you can take the quiz. All retakes are included in the course fee.

Course Certificate: At the end of the course, you will receive a Certificate displaying your full name, the course you took, the completion date, and the unique ID of your certificate. You can print it or save it digitally to showcase your success.

When will I receive my certificate? Once you have completed the test you can download/print your certificate any time you need it.

Course Access: Lifetime

Cost(s) of assessment and certification: All costs included in the course price.

Recognized certification: Fully recognized certification.

Entry requirements: No entry restrictions

Compatibility: All major browsers/ devices.

Download and print: Print off a copy immediately once you finish.

Unique ID included: Unique ID number that can be verified by employers.

Printed on 125gsm in full color: Our certificates look great on your wall.

Module 1: Knowledge Management

This module provides a deep dive on the topic of knowledge management helping the reader understand the importance of knowledge management in an organization. Definitions and core concepts of knowledge management are presented together with the strategy and implementation process. A crucial component in the evolving and sharing of knowledge are people, the reader will understand the effect of people in increasing and boosting knowledge within their work setting. Lastly, the importance and approaches for storing and sharing knowledge are thoroughly discussed.

Module 2: Data Driven Business Decision Making

In this module the reader will be able to get familiar with the concept of decision making and the strong dependance on computerized and data driven support systems. Moreover, the decision-making implications in relation to business environment, organizational response and analytical predictions are elaborated. To better understand these approaches, the decision-making phases such as the intelligent, design and implementation phases are thoroughly discussed. Lastly, the technological support coming from decision support systems and their main components concludes the module.

Module 3: Business Intelligence Concepts and Capabilities

BI Concepts and Capabilities module enables the reader to grasp knowledge in the domain of business intelligence by discussing the most important concepts of business intelligence and the timeline of the development since the first traditional decision-support systems to the latest most innovative ones. Moreover, the module also elaborates on the structure and key components of such systems that enable and are utilized by business intelligence approaches. Business reporting methods are presented with the respective categories such as business reports, scorecards and dashboards concluding the complete business reporting process cycle.

Module 4: Business Data Visualization

As organizations are understanding the value of gathering data and utilizing it by performing analytics and making decisions, another key step is visualizing the data to the concerned parties of the organization. Through this module, the reader will be informed on the latest and most recent visualization methods used by data driven organizations. Moreover, how these methods are used with the appropriate data types accordingly is of crucial importance and is thoroughly discussed. Data visualization guidelines and pitfalls of using colors, chart sizes, compressing information and storytelling are discussed as an important part of organizations data strategies and performance dashboards.

Module 5: Business Intelligence Management Systems

As any organization is constantly aiming to improve their operational and business efficiency, most organization nowadays are integrating modern business intelligence management systems. These systems together with their issues, complexities and efforts to implement are introduced to the reader in this module. Following, the business performance management systems are discussed with their respective categories and their full implementation life cycle. After implementation, the module elaborates on the approaches and methods to deploy BPM and ways of integration them to output KPIs, balanced scorecards and dashboards.

Choose your course and enroll

Start by choosing your course from our selection of industry qualifications. Each course is developed by experts in their field and crafted to the highest standards. Select the courses you need, add them to the cart and proceed to checkout. After your purchase an invoice will be automatically sent to your email.

Work through your course

Each course is divided into manageable sections. Work at your own pace and learn each of the topics covered in the course. We use images, written information, diagrams and other resources to help you become familiar with the content without difficulty.

Our courses are designed to allow you to progress without any help, but you can contact our support staff if you need us at operations@wallencore.com

Complete the final quiz

Each course is evaluated using a multiple-choice questionnaire. These quizzes have several options and you must choose the correct one. You must answer 60% of the questions correctly to pass the course and obtain your certificate.

If you don't pass the first time, it's not a problem. You can try the test as many times as you like until you pass, so there is no reason to worry.

Get your certificate

Once you have completed the course, you will be able to download the certificate. It will also be available in your account each time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you took, your name, the completion date, and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you have successfully completed the course.

Is there a quiz at the end of the course?

Once you have completed all the course content, there is a multiple-choice quiz. The questions will cover a series of topics from the modules. The quiz, like the course, is online and can be taken at the time and place of your choice.

What if I don't pass the quiz?

If you do not pass the quiz the first time, you will have other opportunities to retake it after further study. There is no limit to the number of times you can take the quiz. All retakes are included in the course fee.

Course Certificate: At the end of the course, you will receive a Certificate displaying your full name, the course you took, the completion date, and the unique ID of your certificate. You can print it or save it digitally to showcase your success.

When will I receive my certificate? Once you have completed the test you can download/print your certificate any time you need it.

Course Access: Lifetime

Cost(s) of assessment and certification: All costs included in the course price.

Recognized certification: Fully recognized certification.

Entry requirements: No entry restrictions

Compatibility: All major browsers/ devices.

Download and print: Print off a copy immediately once you finish.

Unique ID included: Unique ID number that can be verified by employers.

Printed on 125gsm in full color: Our certificates look great on your wall.

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