Course Overview

This 1 day training course is designed to offer delegates a comprehensive introduction to the automation functionality of IDEA Data Analysis.

Delegates gain experience in using CaseWare IDEA 10 to perform automated tests, and will learn to:

  • Understand the process of identifying relevant tests and the subsequent requesting of data
  • Learn best practice automation concepts and principles
  • Build entire automated processes that go all the way from data preparation to final reporting
  • Understand the value and process of end user testing, revisions, and acceptance

Delegate Requirements

As the course utilises real life scenarios to build effective automated test scripts. A basic understanding of IDEA functionality, as covered by AuditWare’s “Introduction to Data Analytics using IDEA” course – summarisation, stratification, joins and appends, the use of the equation editor, and exporting databases – is required.

Training Scenarios

  • Analysis of standard Accounts Payable testing at both a transactional and master data level

IDEA Functionality Covered

The course itself will impart best practice data analytical automation principles, marrying them with IDEA functionality through the use of IDEA’s GUI driven automation feature – Visual Script.


Upcoming Training Courses

Please note that all dates, times, and locations are subject to change.

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Public courses

Delegate fee: £695 + VAT (includes refreshments, buffet lunch and training material).

To book a Scheduled Training Course please select from the available dates above.

In-house training

Minimum number 4, maximum number 8 per course.

Price (per person) on request – capped trainer travel expenses will be charged.

To book or discuss in-house training, please call
+44 (0)1892 512348 or email