How Data Skills are Changing the Future of Finance—Expert Panel

Key Takeaways:
  • How has data changed the role of Finance professionals, and why do we need to embrace data analytics now?
  • What are the biggest challenges faced by finance professionals tasked with utilizing their organization’s data more effectively?
  • What data skills are expected of the modern finance professional, and what is the risk of simply doing nothing?
Thursday, May 12, 11:00 am ET

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Hear from our panel of experts about the challenges that Finance professionals are facing today, and how embracing data can help overcome them.

Join Kaplan, the ICAEW, and DataCamp as we explore how data analysis skills have become the most sought-after skills in the industry. We'll discuss how data has changed the face of finance, and what leading organizations have done to embrace data and ensure their workforce are able to cope with rapidly changing demands.

After hearing about the biggest challenges faced by the industry today, we’ll discuss how to overcome them, and you’ll get the chance to ask your questions to our panel.

Attendees will also receive an exclusive discount code for the Kaplan & ICAEW Data Analytics Certificate.

Presenter Bio

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Richie CottonData Evangelist at DataCamp

Richie is DataCamp's data evangelist. He has been using R since 2004, in the fields of proteomics, debt collection, and chemical health and safety. He has released almost 30 R packages on CRAN and Bioconductor – most famously the assertive suite of packages – as well as creating and contributing to many others. He also has written two books on R programming, Learning R and Testing R Code.

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Jim HinchliffeCommercial Manager at Kaplan

Over the last 20 years, Jim has held various positions at Kaplan including Centre Manager for Leeds, Hull, and Sheffield as well as Live Online. Since 2017 Jim has been part of the commercial management team, a strategic account director, and is a member of the Kaplan Professional Senior Leadership Team who are responsible for the overall delivery of accountancy and tax training across all channels of delivery.  Jim worked closely with the ICAEW in the joint development and delivery of the ICAEW Data Analytics Certificate Programme (you may even see him on the course!).

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Ian PayHead of Data Analytics & Tech at ICAEW

Ian is the ICAEW's Head of Data Analytics and Tech, looking at the role that analytics and technology solutions play in the profession, and supporting the ICAEW’s members in their exploration and development of knowledge around technology. Prior to this, Ian worked for over 10 years at PwC in Data Analytics, specializing in External Audit and Data Acquisition, and has previously trained as a secondary school teacher.