We provide a wide range of programmes and courses to support the development of individuals and organisations in a data centric world. We are unique in focusing on knowledge, skills and cultural aspects relating to data management. We provide communications and training to a wide audience including top management, operations, development, governance and oversight people.
The world is constantly changing and organisations have to adapt to stay relevant and grow. Every organisation is unique. It has its own history, has specific strengths and weaknesses and sees the world from a unique perspective.
Internal and external data have become central to most organisations so viable strategy and achievable architecture are critical components of the management agenda.
Our courses describe how to create and execute viable strategies to achieve organisational objectives. They explain how to create architecture that can be implemented. They describe the roles and accountabilities of senior managers in today's regulated environment and explain how to adapt them for successful data management. Our courses in this area include:
There is a constant wave of regulation impacting organisations. Risk and trading regulation is largely a result of the financial crash of 2007/8. Privacy regulation is a result of changing technology and the behaviour of individual and organisations. Generally it all impacts data so our programme provides an integrated view of regulation to help you plan and implement more effectively.
Every organisation needs fit for purpose data. Who decides what fitness means and what are the measures, processes, tools and organisation to control data quality? What is the best risk based approach to allocating scarce resources to achieve good data. Our courses in this area include:
The ability to execute strategy and implement fit for purpose, robust, efficient, secure AND MAINTAINABLE data systems is a core capability for any significant organisation.
Many organisations are challenged in this area with a proliferation of legacy systems, development processes and documentation systems.
Continuous, repeatable success and innovation IS ALWAYS based on sound design, high quality well maintained specifications and excellent communication with architects, developers and end users. Our courses focus on these key attributes and include:
Do you have the expertise you need on data?
Organisations are constantly in flux. Major programmes may be underway to improve customer experience, satisfy regulation or improve efficiency. People change roles and crucial know-how goes with them.
Data lies at the heart of an organisation so it is critical that development and sharing of deep knowledge around core data becomes part of the culture of the organisation.
Developing Subject Matter Experts provides security, continuity and flexibility for organisations.Becoming a Subject Matter Expert empowers the individual to take on more responsibility and to grow into larger, more important roles. SME's are central to the development of efficient operations, business intelligence and effective decision making.
Organisations must continually learn and one way they achieve this is through the development of SME's. We run various workshops and tailored programmes around data subject areas enabling firms to develop and maintain and apply expert knowledge. Topic areas include
core attributes and relationships
common symbologies and mappings
Asset Classes (inc cash and derivatives)
People and Organisations (inc Legal Entities)
Ledgers, Accounts and postings
Funds, Vehicles and investment structures
Governance, Risk, Compliance, Audit and Oversight have become central to the challenge of gaining control of data, getting business benefit and helping formulate future direction. Our courses in this area include
Your intake of graduates and new joiners is a major investment for the future. It is imperative to provide them with comprehensive, challenging and incremental programme that will give them a complete grounding in a modern organisation.
If you embed data into your new joiners understanding of the world, you will have equipped your next generation of management with a major strategic advantage.
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Data is complex. It is a reflection of the real world as seen by others. It has to be processed and integrated to become meaningful to different parts of the organisation that use and exploit it.
Mastery of data is a team game played by knowledgeable individuals. Specialist knowledge, skills and experience are needed for development, implementation, operation and governance of the resulting (often complex) data environment.
A firm grounding in a range of data related skills and business knowledge is the best foundation for a career and advancement in data. EDMworks Data Practitioner Certification is a recognised by the industry for setting a high standard across a comprehensive set of skills and knowledge
ONE course, FOUR certifications. From September 2016, the EDMworks Data Practitioner course offers FOUR certifications:
The practitioner course provides a broad foundation of data related skill and knowledge including team interaction and collaboration. The course coverage includes:
Domain knowledge for legal entities, people, asset classes and basic transaction types
Data modelling and design
Data quality management
From September 2016, the FISD certification syllabus will be incorporated into the coverage of the EDMworks Data Practitioner Course. See the full FISD syllabus here:
From September 2016, the following eLearning packages are incorporated into the basic practitioner course for no extra charge:
BCBC 239 Key Facts and Impacts, providing an excellent and comprehensive introduction to enterprise wide Risk Data Management
GDPR Key Facts and Impacts, providing an excellent and comprehensive introduction to data privacy regulation and best practice for data management
EDMworks Practitioner eLearning, comprising supporting videos, quizzes and other supporting materials
Professional certification from FISD will establish your credentials in the increasingly complex and competitive financial information industry. The Financial Information Associate (FIA) certification is the first formal accreditation for market and reference data practitioners and will only be awarded to those who pass this formal examination.
The FIA sets the industry standard for the foundation knowledge for market data professionals.
The syllabus can be viewed here. Registration is by joining the EDMworks Data Practitioner Foundation Course which now covers the FISD syllabus.
Tailored versions of any of the above courses, videos or eLearning materials are available for your internal uses.
Tailoring gives you real relevance and resonance to your organisation.
These can be run as stand-alone modules or integrated into your own internal training programmes.
We have great case studies!
We have been working for over 20 years with clients from different sectors building up a repository of real world examples of data related issues and practices.
Our clients actively encourage the incorporation of (usually anonymised) issues that have either caused significant issues or provided insights into potential improvements in managing data.
These case studies are a major strength of our organisation.
They can be used by you to become a major asset for your organisation.
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