Strategic Business Intelligence – Practical Training to Move BI toward ROI.
To successfully compete in today’s global business environment an organization must continuously monitor, recognize and understand every aspect and every issue of its operations, its industry and the overall business environment.
Setting up a business intelligence within an organization takes more than just installing the technology.
A successful BI programme involves a set of interlaced business concepts and frameworks designed to improve the fact-based business decision-making process.
This course focuses on the business aspects of designing and implementing a BI programme rather than looking at BI from the information technology aspect.
The focus of business intelligence is the transformation of data into value-added information: where to source it, how to integrate it, and how to enhance and deliver it as analytic insight to support business decision making.
Effective implementation of a Business Intelligence (BI) program results in better business decisions and increased success in achieving goals.
In this BI training course, you will learn how to identify the maturity level of your BI solution, and articulate critical elements of your answer to maximizing your organization’s business opportunities.
The facilitator will work with you through a case study in this hands-on training, and you will be able to re-apply the template as soon as you’re back at work.
This program will introduce Business Intelligence (BI), hands-on, to allow you to clean, normalize, and interpret large volumes of data. You will be able to establish historical relationships, analyze the current situation and predict future strategies.
The application of BI is borderless, covering operational, tactical and strategic business decisions. It spans all departments and cascades down to all users who perform data cleansing, reporting, analysis, modeling, integration, and automation.
You might be interested in other Strategic Planning programs as a next step.
Learn how Business Intelligence (BI) leads to sustainable and profitable growth
Get hands-on experience in developing strategic elements and performance measures and analyzing results
Identify best practice and latest trends in strategy, BI, and Competitive Intelligence
Learn how to implement and sustain BI in your organization
Apply the BI Meta Model (BIMM) to turn desired outcomes into actions
Choose between a strategic and a tactical application of BI
Map operational data to a data warehouse
Design a BI solution for a business problem
At the end of the course, there will be a multiple-choice exam of straight-forward questions based upon the content covered during the session.
A pass mark of 50%, in addition to a perfect attendance record and active participation during the course sessions, is required to be awarded the Certificate of Completion from Strategic Axis.
This course is also approved for Microsoft recertification credits.
Why is BI important?
Strategy and BI
KPIs and BI
Introduction to the BI framework
Understand change management context and buy-in definition
Understand how to assess, establish and build buy-in
Mission, vision, and strategy as drivers behind BI
Strategy Development Case Study
Performing environmental analysis
Developing mission and vision elements
Developing strategy and strategic objectives
Understand KPI context and fundamentals
Basic KPI taxonomy and introduce different families (types) of measures: strategic, operational, project, programme, employee, and risk
Characteristics of good KPI development
Best practice in using performance information
How information rolls up and how to drill down
Fundamentals of targets and thresholds
Understand best practice in using performance information
Metadata and services repositories
Presenting information (dashboards)
Learn the fundamentals of targets and thresholds Case Study Developing KPIs
Developing targets and thresholds
People (Users, Analysts, and Enablers)
Business and decision processes
Information visualization and reporting
Information infrastructure processes
BI project management
Business Intelligence Competency Centre (BICC)
BI systems requirements
Extracting and transforming data
Big Data for business decisions
Big Data and social media
Big Data technologies
Decision support and making systems
Assessing Project Feasibility
Business Intelligence Maturity Levels
Driving the BI Initiative Forward
Business Intelligence Technologies
Data Governance Framework
How the BICC Addresses the Six Challenges of BI
What Is the BICC?
Change Management and Transition Requirements
Top-Down Data Analysis
Bottom-Up Source Data Analysis
Developing the Data Warehouse
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