BI & Analytics Practitioner (New Finance and FP&A)


BI Data Analyst Programme

Transform your understanding of what it takes to be a great data analyst and develop the hands-on skill to help you excel.  Are you an aspiring analyst, data scientist or BI professional looking to master Excel, Power BI, MySQL, Tableau and other powerful stacks of self-service business intelligence tools?  Then check out how you can be the master of these powerful stacks on our tailored course for accounting and finance professionals.

Our course focuses on Power BI, MySQL and Advanced Excel in less than 30 hours, but you will have access to over 100 hours of learning on the Generation CFO Portal, powered by Maven Analytics. You will look at your career through a different, positive, data lens.

Your Expert Tutors

Chris Dutton

Chris is an analytics expert and best-selling instructor with 10+ years specializing in data viz and business intelligence. Since founding Maven Analytics in 2014, his courses have been featured by Microsoft, Entrepreneur.com and the New York Times, reaching more than 500,000 students worldwide.

John Pauler

John brings over a decade of business intelligence experience to the Maven team, having worked with companies ranging from Fortune 500 to early stage startups. As a MySQL expert, he has played leadership roles across analytics, marketing, SaaS and product teams.

Aaron Parry

Aaron is a professional analytics consultant and Microsoft Power BI expert, with 10+ years working in business intelligence and marketing analytics. He is an instructor, coach and mentor for aspiring analysts, and has deep experience helping companies develop and implement full-stack BI solutions.

Enrique Ruiz

Enrique is a certified Microsoft Excel Expert and top-rated instructor with a background in business intelligence, data analysis and visualization. He has been producing advanced Excel and test prep courses since 2016, along with adaptations tailored to Spanish-speaking learners.

Will the BI Data Analyst Programme suit you?

If you are looking to learn hands-on data skills and the tools that can make a real difference to your job, and learning online whenever suits you, this course is for you.  The course is structured self-paced learning starting with an onboarding session with Chris Dutton and Chris Argent, followed by 27 hours of expert tuition videos and hands-on learning.

Each cohort will also be invited to a private forum so you can ask questions, share experiences and learn from your peers. We guarantee this course will change the value you can bring to your job and career.

Why start your Data Analyst training?

Data skills are in huge demand in accounting and finance and will remain that way for a long time.  If you are looking to broaden your skills, remain relevant in a changing career, or be a better data-enabled finance business partner, data analyst training can make a huge difference.

Programme Structure

Via our online portal, you will receive an abundance of training materials covering 4 modules of BI Data Analyst learning.  The course covers how to think like an analyst, Advanced Excel, Power BI and MySQL.

Online Module 1

Thinking Like an Analyst, a beginners course that helps you build a strong foundation for a successful career in data.  You want the data, but let’s have a quick look at the concepts and methods that you will be using with these tools.

Online Module 2

The second stage is Advanced Excel and understanding its most powerful analytics tools including Power Query, Power Pivot and DAX. From there, you will shift into Power BI, and learn to design and publish a full-scale data model and dashboard from the ground up.

Online Module 3

In the third part of the course, you will be learning PowerBI, one of the world’s most popular data analyst platforms.  From here, you will learn how to use PowerBI and transform your current output, moving raw data into stunning, interactive models and dashboards.

Online Module 4

Finally, you want the ability to get the data yourself, just in case you don’t have self-service and a team behind you.  You will cover MySQL, one of the most versatile and practical database languages. You will learn how to build, explore and manage databases by applying SQL to real-life case studies and projects.

Programme Dates

Our next cohort runs from 1st November 2021 to 31st January 2022 and launches on Tuesday 26th October 2021.  Book now to guarantee your place, as space is limited to 30 people per cohort.

How it Works?

Our superior model of layered, multi-media learning and private cohort forum means that your motivation stays high all the way through your course.  Online, at home, at work, our paced-learning over 3 months with self-managed deadlines will ensure you are motivated to complete these courses.

Enrollment Fees

Should you wish to apply to enrol on the course, our fees are simple and easy to understand.  Each 3-month cohort has an enrollment fee of £397+ vat and with the BURSARY applied can be as little as £197 + vat on average.

BURSARY is available to self-funders or small businesses.  Generation CFO are very aware that for some people, funding frustration can be a problem.  Lack of funds prevents potentially great analysts from developing the skills required to improve and open up new possibilities through the acquisition of data skills.  Our funding opportunity is to help you unlock your potential.

I’m interested, what do I do next?

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Praise for Chris and Paul and the BI Data Analyst Programme

“This course provides great insights for a Data Analytics careers. if you are interested but not sure, this course will clear out all of your doubts.”

“If you want to distinguish yourself from a good Data analyst to a great Data analyst, you should take this course! It is a common mistake among data analyst that they work from the data, instead of work with the data. Understanding clearly the business outcomes or objectives provides the very reason of the Data analysis process.”

“I loved this course, it provides you with all the information you need to excel in your data analytics journey!”

“I really love maven analytics, you people demystify analytics concepts in an easy to understand manner. Keep up with your efforts.”

“Before deciding to join this learning platform, I struggled to understand and figure out what direction I needed to take for my skill development to be a Data Analyst. This first course helped ease some of my fears and confusion. I am more passionate about my decision to become a data analyst. THANK YOU Chris, John, Aaron, and Enrique, and I look forward to learning more through Maven.”