CI101 IDEA Data Analysis Level 1

January 16, 2019 - January 17, 2019 |9:00am - 5:00pm EST
1 Toronto Street
Toronto, ON
M5C 2V6
IDEA Data Analysis


The purpose of this two-day introductory course is to acquaint new users with the bulk of IDEA’s basic functionality and breadth of tools. Training is immediately hands-on, so participants have the opportunity to quickly interact with the software by completing exercises and case studies using sample data.

Fees: $1095 CAD per participant

Length: Two days

Prerequisite: Working knowledge of Microsoft® Windows® desktop environment and Microsoft® Office® applications.

After completing this training, participants will be able to:

•Understand the purpose and features of IDEA.

•Consider business objectives to which IDEA can be applied.

•Determine the data required and import the data.

•Use IDEA in Audit, Finance, and other industries to increase efficiency and effectiveness.

•Improve governance and controls, and reduce risk in their organization.

Course Outline:

•Introducing IDEA

•Manipulating and Adding Fields

•Managing Databases

•Building Equations

•Obtaining and Importing Data

•Using Multiple Databases

•Reconciling and Examining Data

•Working with Output

•Isolating Specific Records

•Recap Exercise

•Profiling the Data

•Documentation Standards

•Identifying Irregularities

•Other Products


•Accessing Resources

•Auditing a General Ledger File

Cancellation Policy

CaseWare IDEA Inc. requires notice of cancellation no later than 10 business days before the training start date. If less than 10 business days’ notice is given, 50% of the training fee will be refunded up to three business days before the training start date. No refund is possible if notice of cancellation is received less than three business days before the training start date. There is no charge for course substitutions. CaseWare IDEA retains the right to cancel training courses when the minimum number of participants has not been reached. Full refunds will be made should such cancellation be required.