IDEA® Data Analysis Level 2 is a hands-on, two-day course, ideal for those who have completed the IDEA Data Analysis Level 1 training or already have a solid understanding
of IDEA platform functionality. This training will cover more advanced principles, such as creating complex equations or criteria, automating tasks, and connecting databases.
Topics include, but are not limited to, advanced imports, data profiling with Benford’s Law, advanced extractions, connecting multiple databases, advanced @functions, custom
functions, and introduction to automation using IDEA.
Two days (16 CPE)
Field of Study
Completion of CI101. No advanced preparation is required.
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 screenshots, tips and exercises to keep your skills sharp
Build upon skills acquired by experience or attending Level 1 training
Gain skills and confidence using data analytics to conduct more efficient and effective audits
Network with fellow IDEA users to share best practices and grow your professional network
Information about resources and additional products designed to save time and effort
After completing this training, participants will be able to:
Handle difficult imports with greater confidence, speed and accuracy
Create advanced extractions and summarizations
Connect multiple databases to bring data together from different sources for analysis
Apply advanced @Functions to perform complex calculations and testing
Perform advanced data profiling using Benford’s Law
Automate processes/tasks by working with Visual Script and IDEAScripts
Access resources available from CaseWare for continued learning
Audimation Services, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of the continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: nasbaregistry.org For concerns regarding course offerings, certifications or complaints, please contact:
Jennifer Ellison, Training Services Manager