Financial Services, Consulting and Business

Financial Forecasting with Analytics Essential Training

Big data is transforming the world of business. Yet many people don’t understand what big data and business intelligence are, or how to use that data to evaluate key metrics for their firm in the future. This course addresses that knowledge gap, giving business people practical methods to create financial forecasts with business analytics and big data.

Join Professor Michael McDonald and discover how to use predictive analytics to forecast key performance indicators of interest, such as quarterly sales, projected cash flow, or even optimized product pricing. All you need is Microsoft Excel. Michael uses the built-in formulas, functions, and calculations to perform regression analysis, calculate confidence intervals, and stress test your results. You’ll walk away from the course able to immediately begin creating forecasts for your own business needs.

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