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Hone Your Data Analysis Skills with Online and Classroom Training

Classroom Training

CaseWare IDEA and our global partners offer instructor-led, on-site and classroom training to new and current IDEA users so they can learn the basics, fine-tune existing skills, or master IDEA. Auditors who have taken our courses can: 

  • Automate routine tasks and focus on complex, high-value data analysis
  • Identify trends in financial data
  • Profile customer data for improved sales and a reduction in bad debts
  • Identify opportunities to eliminate waste and improve service
  • Earn CPE credits
  • Grow their careers

Tutorial Videos

Get the training you need, when you need it. Our tutorials cover the most commonly used tasks in IDEA, such as: 

  • Getting Started: Get familiar with the IDEA interface, creating projects and importing files
  • New Features: See what’s new in the latest version of IDEA
  • Common Tasks: Learn how to use the most prevalent tasks in IDEA to accelerate your analysis
  • Other Tasks: Expand your skills with lesser-known, powerful data analysis features

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Certification

Showcase your data analytics skills by becoming a Certified IDEA Data Analyst (CIDA) and/or a Certified IDEAScript Expert (CISE). Professionals who have acquired their certification say they’ve gained additional recognition in their organization and profession, and have a competitive edge when applying for senior positions.

 

Learn how to become IDEA certified

Academic Program

The IDEA Academic Program was created to assist post-secondary institutions in offering valuable practical courses so that their students can gain the hands-on experience they need to succeed in the audit industry.

By joining the program, post-secondary institutions and their students receive free access to IDEA Data Analysis software and tools. These resources enable them to develop strong data analysis techniques. 

Learn more about the Academic Program

"My students have told me they’ve gone to second and third-level interviews with firms, and they’re the only candidates who have had experience with data analytics. It puts them way ahead of their competition."

DENIZ APPELBAUM, MBA, PHD AND ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE AT MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY