This Introduction to Business Intelligence course provides an overview of business intelligence. The course starts with some basic insights into business intelligence and how it differs from data science, before covering the key roles and processes involved. You’ll learn about each role in detail and what skills are essential in each position. As you progress through the course you will understand how these roles work together to deliver actionable insights, as well as look at examples of BI tools and how they help revolutionize your work.
This course will also cover the types of visuals used in business intelligence to deliver key messages to decision-makers, as well as best-practices when it comes to design. Lastly, we’ll talk about different types of data, data structures, and files that are commonly used in Business Intelligence.
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:
Explain different roles that form part of a business intelligence team
Discuss how BI serves the needs of a business
Recognize well and badly designed visuals
Compare different data types and data structures
Explain the basics of metrics and functions
This Introduction to BI course is perfect for professionals who work with data and want to learn more about business intelligence. This course covers core concepts in the field and is a stepping-stone onto more advanced Business Intelligence topics.
Common career paths for students who take the BIDA™ program are Business Intelligence, Asset Management, Data Analyst, Quantitative Analyst, and other finance careers.
This Introduction to Business Intelligence course is part of CFI’s upcoming Business Intelligence & Data Analyst (BIDA)™ Program. This program will cover all the basic, intermediate, and advanced topics about business intelligence, and data analysis. The program will also include a number of case studies to allow students to practice skills and tasks on sample data. This program will teach you the quantitative methods used in the finance and capital markets industry. It is ideal for students who want to learn how to analyze complex data. The program is completely online so you can take it at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.
Students can sign up for updates and reserve a spot in the Business Intelligence & Data Analyst (BIDA)™ Program on the student dashboard.
3 courses from beginner to intermediate level.01 Optional
12 courses from beginner to intermediate level.02 Required
2 courses in advanced and intermediate levels.03 Optional
Submit your BIDA checklist and order your certificate.04 Required
Get access to the Global Corporate Finance Society.05 Optional
Business Intelligence & Data Analyst (BIDA)™ courses are offered 100% online, allowing you the flexibility to start the Business Intelligence & Data Analyst (BIDA)™ program anytime and learn when it’s most convenient for you.
The program is a part of the All Access Subscription, which includes all programs and courses.
CFI courses are designed by instructors with over 21 years of financial analyst training experience.