Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP) is a term within the world of Business Intelligence, and is the only independent personal certification for Business Intelligence professionals. This written Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP) course, designed and accredited by the renowned TDWI (The Data Warehousing Institute), is a great way to gain in-depth knowledge of Business Intelligence, even for those who don’t want to be certified. There is increasing market demand for professionals with the title “Certified Business Intelligence Professional”.
The Certified Business Intelligence Professional course
The Certified Business Intelligence Professional course consists of 8 lessons and the following topics are discussed in detail:
- Administration & Technology
- Business Analysis & Design
- Data Analyses, Design & Integration
- Leadership & Management
These form the basis of the CBIP exam process: Core Information Systems Examination, Data Warehousing Examination and Specialty Examination (Data Management). You must at least complete the above CBIP exams successfully to earn the CBIP title.
Lecture subdivision of the CBIP course
- Lesson 1 – Introduction to Business Intelligence: the organizational aspects, the business case, the pros and cons are discussed, as well as the BI cycle with the four process steps: Identification, Collection, Analysis, and Application.
- Lesson 2 – Applications of Business Intelligence: The major applications of Business Intelligence are addressed, such as applications in the financial services, telecom, and industry sectors. Common applications include performance management, risk management, customer profiling, credit scoring, and fraud detection.
- Lesson 3 – Tools for Business Intelligence: Extensive attention is given to the key tools for Business Intelligence, namely query & reporting, OLAP, data visualization, dashboards, data mining and Management Information Systems (MIS). For each component, the selection criteria and application of the techniques and methods of the various Business Intelligence tools are discussed.
- Lesson 4 – Architecture and Infrastructure for Business Intelligence: The prerequisites for the application of business intelligence are of great importance to the implementation of a future-proof business intelligence environment. In this lesson, there is intensive discussion of these prerequisites. It examines hardware and software, but also focuses on processes, staffing, and other resources needed to build an infrastructure and manage it effectively. Recent developments such as Data Vault, Data Warehouse 2.0, and Service Oriented Architecture are introduced and explained.
- Lesson 5 – Critical success factors: It is not just the technical aspects that can make you successful in Business Intelligence. It is also determined by organizational integration, end users and the IT department. Some practical guidelines provide guidance for success and make it possible to avoid most pitfalls in Business Intelligence.
- Lesson 6 – Business Intelligence project management: There are clear differences between conventional IT projects and Business Intelligence projects. In this lesson, specific guidelines for the project management of Business Intelligence projects are addressed as well as the various steps within it.
- Lesson 7 – Organizational integration: The client organization begins the process of organizational integration after the Business Intelligence system is completed. There are several key factors: new work processes, PDCA, different job descriptions for employees, and where relevant, change in the relationships with clients and suppliers, the use of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and generating new business with Business Intelligence.
- Lesson 8 – Case studies and lessons learned:
In this lesson, a number of representative case studies are discussed to illustrate the effective application and use of Business Intelligence.
At your own pace, but with supervision
The ‘Certified Business Intelligence Professional’ course can be done at your own pace at any time. Each week you will receive a lesson. You should plan on about 4 hours of study per section. You can email your teacher any questions about the content or assignments in the course. After the course you will receive a participation certificate. If you want to become certified, we advise you to take into account the data of the CBIP exam.
Theory and practice
In addition to the necessary experience in the field of Business Intelligence, a good theoretical basis is important to successfully complete CBIP process. Therefore, in this course you receive the relevant theory, which is supplemented by the necessary practical examples so that you learn to effectively approach complex Business Intelligence questions. You can also take classical practical lessons in two days as preparation for the CBIP exam. This will greatly increase your chance of achieving the title “Certified Business Intelligence Professional”. It is also possible to take the written course without the CBIP exam program.
This correspondence course delves deeper and is wider in scope than the requirements of the CBIP certification.
The Certified Business Intelligence Professional course is targeted toward business intelligence consultants, information architects, (future) project Business Intelligence application developers, business intelligence managers, IT managers and project team members who are involved in a business intelligence project or management information.
You can register directly for the Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP) course using our registration form. If you have questions about this unique course, please contact us for more information.