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CI102: IDEA Data Analysis Level 2 | Houston, TX

Event Start Date: 1/22/2019 Event End Date: 1/23/2019

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Cost per place: $850.00

Taking Your IDEA Skills to the Next Level

After you’ve completed the Level 1 course, or gained experience working with IDEA on your own, it is time to tackle more complex data analysis tasks. Our two-day Level 2 course is designed to build your skills and achieve higher levels of efficiency. This course provides hands-on instruction to help you learn more advanced techniques including creating equations or criteria, automating tasks and connecting databases.

Course Level Intermediate
Length Two days (16 CPE)
Delivery Method Group Live Event
Event Time 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Prerequisities Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows® desktop environment and Microsoft Office® applications. Familiarity with CI101 course topics. Completion of CI101 is recommended.

Audimation Services Inc.
1250 Wood Branch Park Drive, Suite 300
Houston, TX 77079

Bring a laptop with IDEA Version 9 or 10 already installed, if you need assistance contact the

Note: Payment is due before the course. Parking expenses are not included. Occasionally it is necessary for Audimation Services to cancel a scheduled course. If a course is cancelled, the prepaid tuition can be: 1) refunded; 2) applied to another course for the same or a substituted colleague.

  • Courses led by certified IDEA instructors
  • Earn up to 16 hours of NASBA CPE (8 hours per day)
  • Course materials provide comprehensive, step-by-step instruction for reference including IDEA screen shots, tips and exercises to keep your skills sharp
  • Public training courses help you work towards CaseWare Analytics IDEA Certification (CIDA)
  • Build upon skills acquired by experience or attending Level 1 training
  • Network with fellow IDEA users to share best practices and grow your professional network

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

  • Handle advanced data extract and imports with greater confidence, speed and accuracy, including PDF imports
  • Connect multiple databases to bring data together from different sources for analysis
  • Apply advanced @functions and custom functions to perform complex calculations and testing
  • Perform advanced data profiling using Benford’s Law
  • Automate repeatable processes and repeatable tasks by working with Visual Script and IDEAScripts
  • Access resources available from CaseWare for continued learning and assistance


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Hands down, IDEA is easier to use than other analytics tools. To fully maximize your use of IDEA and for faster implementation, we recommend new and experienced users take advantage of our many training opportunities. Our courses are offered throughout the U.S. and online for all levels of users (Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced). Many will even earn NASBA CPE credit and help you work toward CaseWare Analytics IDEA Certification.

The best thing about our training - our first-class instructors. We've been working with IDEA for over 20 years - we know the product inside and out. Our instructors are Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) and Certified IDEA Data Analysts (CIDA) with experience working in the trenches of accounting, audit and finance. Plus, they make learning fun…now that’s worth signing up for!

Solutions Development Testimonial Quotation Marks

I learned A TON! I am very excited to start applying the new concepts I learned to projects at the office and to also share my knowledge with co-workers.