Financial Analysis for Business Performance: Data-Driven Decision Making
Create a data-driven culture within your organisation
Using facts, analysis, and metrics to drive strategic decisions within an organisation is associated with higher profits, stronger performance, and business longevity. However, this often involves better communication, cultural change, and much stronger data analysis skills throughout the company.
On this four-week course. you’ll learn how to help your organisation become more data driven by improving your analysis skills, learning new reporting techniques, and sharing key data to support business decision making. By the end, you’ll have the knowledge and confidence to turn financial insights into positive action.
Improve the financial performance of your organisation
You’ll learn the various approaches that can be used to improve the financial performance of your organisation. The tools and techniques you will employ in this course can be used to justify recommendations for improving financial performance based on the business’ specific requirements and situation.
Put data-driven decision making at the heart of your business
Once you have the data and the analysis needed to drive better business performance, you now need to share it and turn it into strong strategic decisions. You’ll learn how to articulate key data and processes required to support business decision making to make your organisation stronger as a whole.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explain the various approaches which can be utilised to improve financial performance of an organisation
- Justify recommendations for improving financial performance based on the situation of the business
- Articulate key data and processes required to support business decision making
Who is the course for?
This course is designed to support learners who need to engage with large volumes of financial data. This includes entry-level finance or accounting professionals who would like to progress to higher-skill positions, and current finance professionals. It would also be useful for new managers and leaders, as well as business workers and entrepreneurs.
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What software or tools do you need?
During this course we’ll be using Excel. If you don’t have Excel, you might find this online version useful.
We recommend you use a computer to access this course.
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