NUS-ACCA Foundational Certificate in Data Literacy for Accounting Professionals

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Course Objectives

This certificate programme provides participants with the knowledge and skills to analyse relevant data to solve business problems without prior programming knowledge. Participants will learn the principles of data analytics as well as data processing techniques to make sense of the data collected. In addition, the programme includes data visualisation techniques so that participants can communicate effectively the insights that they have gained from the data. The programme uses blended learning to reinforce knowledge.

At the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the characteristics of advanced analytics which are key to Industry 4.0
  • Create visualisations that can effectively communicate their data insights
  • Master concepts of diagnostic analytics and use predictive analytics to forecast demand
  • Understand the broad ethical and professional values which underpins the professional skills and behaviour expected of an accounting professional, as well as demonstrate and apply this behaviour in real-world work situations
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Additional note (for ACCA EPSM module)

As an existing ACCA Member, you will have access to the EPSM module via MyACCA. ACCA regularly updates the module so it contains all the latest ethical, professional and digital skills needed by finance professionals today. The module has been recently updated with a new Data Analytics unit (Unit 7). As you work through the module, you’ll be asked to complete different tasks which you would expect to see in a real-world work scenario. Upon completion, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement. You will also be given a personalised dashboard of your performance at the end of the unit assessment and a transcript showing the skills you will have demonstrated throughout the module.

Candidature Duration

56 training hours to be completed within 18 months

Who Should Attend

This certificate programme is for ACCA members and Approved Employers (AEs) of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) who are working in a digitalised workplace and would like to: (i) understand the impact of emerging technologies on their work, (ii) interpret and use data, and (iii) adopt a positive mind-set for change, innovation and resilience.

For Approved Employers of ACCA, please contact employers.sg@accaglobal.com for more information on the ACCA EPSM module.

Award of Foundational Certificate

Upon fulfilment of the certificate requirements, participants will be awarded the NUS-ACCA Foundational Certificate in Data Literacy for Accounting Professionals

After you have completed all the required modules, please email ask.scale@nus.edu.sg, attaching your certificates from all the relevant modules that you have completed. We will follow up with you within 3 working days of receiving your email.

DATE

Please refer to course dates for individual courses above

DURATION

8 days
9.00am to 5.30pm
(Daily)

VENUE

National University of Singapore
University Town
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01 September 2020