What is a data analytics certification course?

BO Bodhiench asked on 14 April 2020, 04:12
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To be a successful finance professional, one needs to be aware of how the modern tools of digitization works. This plays a crucial role in enabling the growth of any business and wealth generation in general. As a part of the Digital Transformation process, short-term practical courses have been introduced by AICPA to aid these finance professionals.

A data analytics certification course is one that covers the fundamentals of data analytics and the tools used by accountants/auditors to extract meaningful information.

There are many institutes that provide such certification courses, however, if you want value for your money and time spent, we at Miles Education have 4 options for you to choose from.


Executive Education Program in Business and Data Analytics - Developed by IIML and Wiley along with the Wiley Innovation Advisory Council (WIAC) members and leading industry experts in emerging technologies, it is a six-month intensive program. You get to learn from the esteemed IIML and Wiley faculty. You get to attend Masterclasses by industry experts too. Lastly, hands-on courses are incomplete without real-life projects and case studies, which too you will be a part of.

Who is it for?

Mid-level management with minimum 4 years of work experience, aspiring to leverage this new expertise for business transformation


Data Analytics Certificate program by AICPA – it is a five-part certification. You can choose to gain certification in each individual subject or complete all five certificates together. As a part of this program, you will be provided training and hands-on guidance on data analytics.

Who is it for?

Accounting and finance professionals of any size organization, from any industry interested in learning and applying data analysis techniques in their profession. CPA's and CMA's will get 64 CPE credit hours for completing all five certificates.


Microsoft PowerBI series; Data Analytics & Visualization – It is an exclusive program from AICPA, which teaches the tool through 8 webcasts. As a result, the student will be able to visualise data through data modelling, achieve an insight into PowerBI desktop and dashboard, get an insight into Power Pivot and learn the fundamentals of Power Query.

Who is it for?

Accounting and finance professionals from any and all industry. CPAs and CMAs will also be awarded 24 CPE credit hours.


Data Analytics Executive Program – This AICPA Certification Program will provide you with tools and insights to build and implement data-driven strategies within your organization. You will be empowered to refine vast amounts of information and produce actionable insights.

Who is it for?

Financial planners, strategists and analysts of small, medium or industries are eligible for this course. Controllers and CFOs are also eligible. Lastly, CPAs in public practice and business & industry along with senior leadership interested in implementing a data analytics strategy are all qualified to get this certification.


Like in most other industries, the finance and accounting industry is becoming a part of Digital Transformation (DX), and it is but natural to expect that gradually even the accounting world will become most mechanized and sophisticated. This would mean that the accountants must be “Future-ready”. We at Miles Education believe in getting our students/professionals ready for this future with our “Future of Finance” courses.

Click here to know more about these courses. Please feel free to ping me for further queries.

Good luck!

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