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Data Visualization and Predictive Analytics for Business Officers

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Date: October 1-3, 2018
Location: Hilton City Center, 255 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
Time: 8:30 am-5:00 pm

Workshop Overview

Communicating with Data Visualization, Day 1

This workshop shows you how to explore your data for insights and metrics; and turn those metrics into actionable solutions using data visualization. We will cover principles of data exploration (i.e. data mining), data creation in Tableau, and principles for presenting data top level administrators.

Advance Preparation Required: No
Requirements: You will need to bring a laptop for this hands-on workshop

Who Should Attend

Individuals interested in learning how data visualization can help their organization make decisions, advocate for change and show results.


Lauralea Edwards, Management Analyst, Washington State University

Predictive Analytics and Data Mining for Business Officers, Days 2 and 3

This workshop will teach participants how to use data mining and predictive analytics to improve the efficiency of their institution. The session will cover the full life cycle of a project, from idea to implementation and assessment.

Advance Preparation Required: No, but basic understanding of statistics is helpful
Requirements: You will need to bring a laptop for this hands-on workshop

Who Should Attend

This workshop is intended for individuals at all levels of the organization who are responsible for complex analysis. Experienced professionals involved in strategic questions at their college or institution level, in any department (finance, student services, operations, etc.) can benefit from this course.


Rebecca Barber, Senior Director of Management Analysis, Arizona State University
Mark Naufel, Director of Strategic Projects, Arizona State University

Registration Fees *

Member Registration Fee: $600
Non-Member Registration Fee: $700

* Registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and snacks.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be given upon written request 30 days prior to program, less a $50 cancellation fee. Substitutions are allowed at any time at no additional charge.

Hotel Information

Hilton City Center
255 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101

Single: $191 per night
Double: $213 per night
Triple: $233 per night
Quad: 253 per night

To reserve room, call (801) 238-4830 and mention WACUBO, or book online and use rate code WAC.

The Western Association of College and University Business Officers (WACUBO) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: