Analysing: Numeric and digital literacies Specialization

Being financially and data-literate is a requirement of all effective leaders. This includes the ability to analyse data and harness its value, as well as to leverage these skills to become a future-focused business leader. In four themed courses, this specialisation will: teach you that financial literacy is a required capability for every business leader (Know Your Numbers 1); provide you with a foundational understanding of how to manage your organisation’s finances effectively (Know Your Numbers 2); equip you with tools to analyse data and generate market insights (Generate Insights); and explore what to measure to maximise customer value (Know Your Customers).
Assess the financial health of an organisation through analysis of its published financial statements and associated data
Forecast how the strategy of an organisation will impact its financial results; and the implications upon the future strategy
Leverage insights from customer intelligence and user experience in order to assess the elements of value generated by the organisation
Use statistical analysis to generate and / or validate quantitative insights in order to support more effective decision-making by management

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