Learn Business Intelligence with CFI

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CFI's BI syllabus combines theory, application, and real-world scenarios to ensure students understand the roles, tools, and skills native to the world of business intelligence. You won't just learn how to carry out tasks; you'll explore why some methods are better than others, how to ask the right questions, and how to be a better data professional.

23 courses

Consisting of over 1310 lessons

40+ interactive exercises

Learn by doing with guided simulations

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Learn from the very best

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Start Your Business Intelligence Learning Path

CFI offers a wide range of courses for beginner data professionals to seasoned business intelligence analysts looking to deepen their skill sets or earn valuable credentials. Introductory courses are ideal for learning core concepts, while more advanced business intelligence topics prep students for the Business Intelligence & Data Analyst (BIDA)® Program, which covers basic, intermediate, and advanced topics in the field.

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Data Foundations: Fueling the AI Revolution in Business

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Factor Analysis

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Data Visualization

The process of turning data into easily digestible and visible insights
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Dashboarding

Collections of charts, graphs, tables, and metrics that help us understand particular business scenarios
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The Business Intelligence Cycle

The iterative practice of turning data into actionable insights
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Steps to create a PowerPoint presentation from scratch
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Bar Charts (Data Visualization and Technical Analysis)

Tools that are used in data visualization and technical analysis
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Top 10 Power BI Features

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Business Intelligence vs. Data Science

Learn about the differences between the two concepts
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Learn how to create different chart types in Tableau
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Why Learn Business Intelligence with CFI?

As a leader in finance analyst certification programs, CFI offers a range of valuable courses, specializations, and certifications in a vast range of current finance topics. All courses are developed with the guidance of professional Wall Street trainers that boast over 20 years of experience training new hires at global investment banks.

These fully online and self-paced courses combine theory and application to ensure in-depth learning and retention and preparation for a future career in finance. You can take courses anytime, from anywhere, to complete your training when it works best for you.

With our business intelligence courses, you will:

Make better, data-driven decisions, more effectively
Understand the tools, roles, skills, and processes involved in business intelligence
Save hours of time by automating data transformations
Understand how to combine data to maintain one central version of the truth
Combine data to create world-class visuals and dashboards
Reduce errors and reliance on formula-intensive spreadsheets

Who is business intelligence training for?

The business intelligence learning path is ideal for professionals who work with data and want to deepen their understanding of BI. Those looking for careers in business intelligence such as BI developers, data visualization specialists, data analysts, BI analysts, and other analytical roles can gain valuable skills from the courses and resources we offer.

Investment professionals

Management consultants

Financial analysts

Registered provider: National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

All courses are accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), CPA Institutions in Canada, and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) in the US. Most courses qualify for verified CPE credits for CPA charter holders.

Courses include video lessons, quizzes, and final assessments.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is business intelligence?

Business intelligence combines business analytics, data visualization, data tools and infrastructure, and data mining to help organizations make data-driven decisions. With modern BI tools, organizations can get a comprehensive view of their data and use it to reduce inefficiencies, drive change, and adapt to changing marketing conditions.

What is a business intelligence analyst?

A business intelligence analyst is someone who turns data into insights. Typically, they use data transformation tools like Power Query or SQL, and data visualization tools like Power BI and Tableau, to help them tell stories with data. BI analysts are technically minded, but must also understand the businesses they work in, how they operate, and what the key levers for performance are. Using this knowledge will help them deliver reports and dashboards that focus on key, actionable insights and trends.

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