CaseWare Analytics Certification provides a standard accreditation that distinguishes you as being able to utilize CaseWare IDEA® data analytics technology in your daily analysis and/or audit work. The program aids in your professional development, by showcasing your premium technical abilities and knowledgeable business analysis, data analytics skills.
Why Get Certified?
Obtain professional recognition in your industry
Gain a competitive edge in your career through certification recognition
Get Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits when attending the training courses required for the exam
How to Become an IDEA Expert
Types of Certification
Certified CaseWare IDEA Data Analyst (CIDA) – Designed to showcase technical abilities to provide independent validation of skills and expertise using data analytics
Certified CaseWare IDEA Script Expert (CISE) – Distinguishes user expertise in analytics and scripting for audit and financial analysis
Candidates must complete the required series of courses provided by CaseWare Analytics or one of their authorized distributors, such as those provided by Audimation. Minimum requirement of completed courses:
CI101: IDEA Data Analysis Level 1
CI102: IDEA Data Analysis Level 2
Special considerations are made for longstanding, proficient users of CaseWare IDEA data analysis. Candidates must provide the following:
Documentation of experience using IDEA (2-page minimum)
Letter from a supervisor or colleague attesting to your competency with CaseWare IDEA, stating that you have used IDEA actively in the last two years
Description of at least two substantial projects in which you used CaseWare IDEA and or IDEAScript
Candidates work with a certification coordinator to ensure you meet all requirements prior to registering for the exam(s)
eBook Become an IDEA Expert: Preparatory Material for CIDA – An effective and easy-to-use study guide developed to help you prepare for the CIDA exam. It includes information about the requirements, topics, tips, and outlines most subject matter tested on the CIDA.
Preparation Course – Overview of the IDEA Data Analysis CIDA Exam This one-day course was written using the concept of a case study to cover most of the core functionality of IDEA and focus on the content and style of the CIDA exam. Taught by certified instructors, it provides tips and techniques designed to help you pass with confidence.
Questions about Certifications?
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