Introduction to Business Intelligence

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Overview

Introduction to Business Intelligence Course Overview

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.



Introduction to Business Intelligence Learning Objectives

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



Who Should Take This Course?

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.


Introduction to Business Intelligence is a Prep Course of CFI's BIDA™ Program

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. 

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Introduction to Business Intelligence is part of the Business Intelligence & Data Analyst (BIDA)™ certification, which includes 11 BIDA courses + all future courses in the program.

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  • 11 BIDA Courses + all future courses in the program
  • Skills Learned Data Visualization, Data Warehousing and Transformation, Data Modeling and Analysis
  • Career Prep Business Intelligence Analyst, Data Scientist, Data Visualization Specialist

What Our Students Say

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