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22WA-6923: K2's Data Analytics for Accountants and Auditors (Webinar)

Date Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Time 2:00pm - 5:45pm
Central Time
Location Online
CPE credits CPE 4.0
of study
Information Technology - Technical (4.0)
Instructor Thomas Stephens, CPA.CITP, CGMA
K2 Enterprises
Standard Member Fee $129.00
Standard Nonmember Fee $129.00

Online registration has closed. Please call 952-831-2707 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central to register.


In the world of "Big Data," virtually all business professionals have become data analysts, at least to some extent. However, that is particularly true in the field of auditing, where internal and external auditors are increasingly turning to data analytics to identify situations requiring follow-up and investigation. Those who understand how to take advantage of various tools to assist in these efforts benefit by conducting more thorough analyses and achieving superior results in less time.

In this session, you will learn about various tools and techniques you can use for more thorough data analyses. The discussion includes Excel as a data analysis tool, multiple Excel add-ins, and Microsoft's Power BI application.

Who should take this program?

Practitioners and business executives who need to know more about emerging technologies, including blockchain and cryptocurrencies

Major subjects

  • Excel as a data analysis tool
  • Excel add-ins
  • Microsoft's Power BI application

Learning objective(s)

  • List the four types of data analytics and identify situations in which each can be useful in auditing environments
  • Identify opportunities to use features in Excel to analyze data in the context of auditing
  • Distinguish between Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Differentiate between correlation and causation
  • Cite examples of how Power Query, Power BI, and other tools can streamline and enhance Data Analytics


Course code Code 22WA-6923
Sponsor Business Professionals' Network, Inc.
NASBA ID#: 107810
Level Intermediate
Format Group Internet Based
Prerequisites Prereq. Basic knowledge of technology strategy and standards

Online registration has closed. Please call 952-831-2707 between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central to register.