Advanced Business & Data Analytics


Why are we not achieving our goals? To what degree do extreme events influence us? Success comes from using business analytics that align from the external landscape to the details of operations and back. You need an effective and efficient way to achieve continuous improvement through the skillful use of performance analytics. The successful use and interpretation of a performance analytics along with management and reporting systems is a key component of success.

From strategy to operations, performance is at the core of management focus today. More than just financial measures, quantitative, qualitative and semantic measures have emerged as critical to success today. Analytics and measurement systems form the foundation of returning value to investors and owners of an enterprise. As a result, the improvement of performance is one of the significant tasks of managers today. Successful analytics management achieves a lean and more flexible enterprise that returns best results.

This workshop includes a perspective of using business analytics for alternatives of past, current and possible future performance of the organization. This workshop covers current core analytic methods, when to use them and approaches for business analytics in detail with examples.

Developing performance management skills depends on hands on experiences along with core performance concepts. The use of a laptop is required and the capability to load analytical software or access SaaS capability for analytical products. Participants can use the workshop learning experience and take-aways as a performance improvement template in their organization.

Certification Requirements: All course attendees must meet minimum testing standards including in-class exercises to receive certification (75% is the passing grade).

Benefits of attending

Expected Learning Outcomes:

  • Apply analytics to tease out improvement opportunities
  • Understand the role and use of analytics and performance factors  in successful management
  • Select the analytics that are most appropriate for improving performance
  • Distinguish between strategic performance and operational performance
  • Analyze the business to produce the most likely successful direction to take
  • Describe the need for applying analytics as a means of assessing improvement success
  • Explain the difference between alternate analytic approaches for change and improvement insight
  • Understand the difference between business intelligence and performance management
  • Efficiently apply analytic methods for performance improvement
  • Explain why analytics are important to assessing return on investment for improvement
  • Demonstrate how to identify performance improvement opportunities
  • Describe how context provides a useful measure of risk and change for improvement

Who should attend

Who should attend

  • Business Planners
  • Strategic Planning Specialists
  • Performance Analysts
  • Managers
  • Professionals
  • IT Specialists
  • Business Analysts.

Your trainer

Meet your expert course trainer: Frank Kowalkowski

Frank KowalkowskiFrank Kowalkowski is President of Knowledge Consultants, Inc., a firm focusing on business performance, business/IT architecture and business analytical techniques. He has over 30 years of management and consulting experience in a wide variety of industries. He has been involved with many projects including business analysis, process management, business performance measurement, business and competitive intelligence and knowledge management.

In addition to being a keynote speaker at international conferences as well as a conference chair, he has written numerous papers and spoken at conferences on a variety of subjects. He conducts frequent seminars nationally and internationally on a variety of business management and information technology topics. He is the author of a 1996 book on Enterprise Analysis (Prentice – Hall, ISBN 0-13-282-3365) and numerous papers.

Frank is currently working on a new book titled ‘End to End Architecture (E2EA)’ and a new edition of the enterprise analysis book. His most recent publication is a featured chapter in the business architecture book titled ‘Business and Dynamic Change’ June, 2015 and a chapter on semantic process analytics in the book Passports to Success in BPM published in 2014, both are available on Amazon.

About KCI

Knowledge Consultants. Inc. (KCI)


Knowledge Consultants, Inc. is a professional services firm founded in 1984. KCI provides consulting and professional education services. With over 50 courses taught worldwide, KCI provides the opportunity to develop core strengths in the following certification areas:

  • Process Management
  • IT Management
  • Business Performance Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Analytical Techniques for Business
  • Business and IT Architecture

KCI has expanded its training and consulting efforts internationally into Europe, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. KCI has an outstanding list of current and past clients including many of the Fortune’s 100 companies.

Consulting focuses on the key areas of Business Performance Management, Process Management, Business and IT Architecture, Business Analysis, Using Analytic Techniques for Performance Improvement and IT Management.

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Team of 2 delegates: 5% discount
Team of 4 delegates: 10% discount
Team of 6 delegates: 15% discount


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