Foundations in data and analytics for the accounting profession

Learning objectives

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Define data and analytics in the accounting profession and identify how the accounting profession skill set is evolving.
  • Define data sources, metrics and measurements scales and identify methods for data preparation and transformation
  • Describe the data analysis strategy and the steps needed in each phase
  • Explain how decision-making can be enhanced using data analytics in auditing, financial/managerial, and tax areas of accounting.
  • Identify risk considerations in data analytics and describe methods to address those risks.
Ann Dzuranin
National Registry of CPE Sponsors

A Becker Professional Education 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:

Becker Professional Education Sponsor I.D. Numbers NASBA: 107294, New York: 002087, New Jersey: 20CE00226700, Texas: 009580, Ohio: CPE.186, Illinois 158.002405, Pennsylvania: PX177823

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