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Real World Software Leadership & Problem Solving in BI

Mock Interview - What does it take to become a Leader in Software Projects - Business Intelligence focused.
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Platform: Udemy
Language: English
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Are you a Developer, an Analyst, a Lead?  Any Tool – MicroStrategy, Tableau, Cognos etc. the tools don’t matter much as a Leader.
Do you wish to become a Leader in BI? Grow from a Developer or a Team Lead to a Manager, Senior Manager or a Director?
If you want to grow in your career and make big bucks, you need to understand the nuts and bolts of what happens in a leadership position. This Practice Test does exactly that – it gives you insights into what a BI Leader does, what challenges he/she faces etc.
Though the course has Business Intelligence as the focus area, similar strategies and techniques are applicable in other areas also mostly because, people are just people no matter what technology you choose !
This practice test throws a lot of real world questions and scenarios to test your BI thought leadership. It explores different areas of BI and how you, as a Leader or potential Leader, can match up to the expectations.   Each question has multiple choices (one or more may be correct) – and at end of each question is given an explanation that will ‘suffice’ for an interview response ( a winning response), and also provide hints and point you to read more.
The questions are based on my personal BI management and interview experiences in major Corporations – questions that I have been asked by VP/CxO level leaders and questions that I have asked to BI Leader candidates. Learning from the challenges I faced in my enterprise BI endeavor are incorporated into this. In my humble opinion, not every Director and VP sitting in corporations understands all the nuances of BI.  I have seen senior leaders severely underestimating the challenges and pushing for completely illogical and impractical solutions/steps – only to eat their own words few months later. However, such errors are more common than less in the industry.
All such learning is incorporated in this practice test.
If you are preparing for a BI Leader (Team Lead, Manager, Senior Manager, Director) position – whether an external job interview or internal promotion, the practice test will challenge your knowledge in various areas of BI.
The Problem Solving section contains a set of 20 real life scenarios in BI Execution with explanations on what a BI Leader should do to resolve the issue at hand. This section also helps you understand the roles and responsibilities of different stakeholders involved.
At the end of this course, you will be able to confidently participate in BI discussions in Board room presentations, a senior leader job interview, discussions with vendors or your extended team. You will understand the key challenges in any BI program across industries, and confidently present your ideas to your management. With the knowledge you gain here, you will succeed better in your current role , and you will also be confident to take up more senior roles in your own organization or outside.

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This course is for

• Aspiring Business Intelligence Leaders (Team Leads, Tech Leads, Managers Senior Managers, Directors of BI)
• Ambitious Data Management professionals who want to transition to BI Leaders
• Current BI Leaders Looking to Broaden Their Knowledge / Horizon
• Business Analysts looking for a Business Intelligence Lead Role
• BI Technical Architects looking for a BI Leadership Role
• BI Managers, Senior Managers looking for a Job Change
• BI Practitioners Looking to Gain full and better understanding of BI
• BI Practioners looking for Enterprise Wide BI Roll Out
• BI Developers Any Tool (Microstrategy, Tableau, Qlikview, OBIEE, PowerBI)
Data & Business Intelligence , Web & Mobile, Communications
I am an experienced Data and Business Intelligence professional with tremendous exposure to business applications of BI using several BI tools – MicroStrategy, Cognos, Business Objects, Power BI. I have designed and architect ed several enterprise Datawarehouse and BI implementations for top companies in Networking, Manufacturing, Entertainment,BFSI, Healthcare industries. Have lead several Projects/Programs for major industry verticals.
I have designed Corporate Training programs to educate and empower analysts (from 500 up to 3000 analysts) for several Organizations.
I am a Key member of Maverick Learning* and also an Advisor to few starts-ups in Mobile, Communication and Data Intelligence space.
We also conduct live/personal coaching sessions for those who need additional help.
You can also check out my book: “A Practical Guide To Data Quality” by Sriharsha Nalkund on Amazon.
I have also designed revenue generating Web Applications, Client-Server Apps, Data Integration solutions for Financial, Networking, Entertainment, Corporate Service, Manufacturing and other Industry verticals.
I am also Consulting as an Advisor to a few startups. You can contact me for more information or to dicsuss further.
*Maverick Learning offer several courses on Data and Business Intelligence, Data Quality, Datawarehouse, Web Development, Mobile Application Development, Database Development and others.
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Platform: Udemy
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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