Financial Analysis for Business Decisions

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Course description

Explore how to use financial analysis tools to drive better business decisions

Do you want to boost your financial planning and analysis skills? Collectively, we produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of data daily.Modern organisations must continually leverage this data in decision-making processes to gain a competitive advantage. Data-driven businesses are three times more likely to be confident in their business decision making, according to one PwC survey. Finance has always been data-driven. There is a growing expectation, however, that finance professionals will possess advanced data analysis skills. In 2018, 86% of financial services firms were planning to increase their usage of big data analytics.

Key skills you will learn
Financial analysis
Budget planning
Budget forecasting
Insights communication
Data Visualisation
Data-driven decision making
Sensitivity analysis
Regression analysis
Capital planning
Financial modelling
Data analytics

Entry requirements

This ExpertTrack is aimed at professionals who want to contribute to data-driven business decisions based on financial analysis.

It would suit anyone in or seeking to move to a position with responsibility for managing, analysing, and communicating insights from financial data.

There are no formal entry requirements. Strong numeracy and data analysis skills will allow learners to get the maximum benefit from this ExpertTrack, however.

Previous experience in financial analysis or accounting would be advantageous. It would also be suitable for managers looking to strengthen their finance skills.

Enrolment instruction

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