Webinar on Business Analytics for Financial Decision Making conducted by Gary Cokins
Date: Sunday, August 2, 2020
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Who is Gary Cokins?
Gary Cokins is an internationally recognized expert, speaker, and author in performance improvement systems and advanced cost management. Gary began his management consulting career first with Deloitte Consulting. Then, with KPMG, he was trained on ABC by Harvard Business School Professors Robert S. Kaplan and Robin Cooper. Gary, then, headed the National Cost Management Consulting Services for Electronic Data Systems (EDS) now part of HP. From 1997 until 2013 Gary was in business development with SAS.
Gary was the lead author of the acclaimed An ABC Manager’s Primer, sponsored by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). Mr. Cokins participates and serves on committees including the AICPA, CAM-I, the American Association of Accountants (AAA), the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), the Supply Chain Council, and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).
Key takeaways from the webinar:
- Why business analytics and leveraging Big Data provide a competitive advantage.
- Differentiating between business intelligence (BI) and business analytics.
- How to imbed statistics and analytics into enterprise performance management (EPM) methods.
- How to differentiate forecasting from predictive modeling.
- Learning alternative approaches to accelerating the adoption rate of business analytics.
Register now: mileseducation.com/webinar/iiml-fa
P.S. – After the session, if you want to learn further as to how to use analytics across the finance & accounting value chain, Miles Education will help you apply and appear for the eligibility test for the IIM Lucknow & Wiley – Executive Program in Analytics for Finance Professionals. This is the ONLY program in India which upskills finance & accounting professionals in data analytics, and awards credibility with the IIM Lucknow MDP Alumni Status. It’s a 6 month online part-time program (with 4 days immersion at IIM Lucknow campus post-pandemic). IIM Lucknow is now accepting applications for the October 3 batch and, of course, there are limited seats!