As a Business Intelligence Trainer you will be required to design, deliver and manage training projects covering Data Visualization (DV), Business Intelligence (BI), and Advanced Analytics (AA) Courses under our Analyst Competency Framework. You will need to be a subject matter expert in Excel, Power BI and Data Visualization and Analytics and have instructional design and facilitation experience. You will also facilitate classroom and online based courses for our clients following a detailed methodology based on an instructor guide and our Analyst Competency Model. As a subject matter expert and thought leader, you will also be required to generate valuable content (text, video, webinars, audio, blog posts, job aids etc.) to be hosted on our digital platforms for the benefit of clients and prospects.
Scope & Accountability:
The Trainer is responsible for facilitating all the courses under these 3 subject categories of the “dbrown Analyst Competency Framework”:
Data Visualization (DV)
Business Intelligence (BI)
Advanced Analytics (AA)
Courses under these subject categories above may change over time. Courses will largely track the development of the Microsoft Power BI Application and all its related technologies (Power BI Desktop, PowerBI.com, Power Pivot, Power Query, Power View, Power Maps, the M Language and DAX all collectively referred to here as “Power BI”) as well as best practices in Data visualization and presentation and our own research and best practices.
You would be required to create and update course materials (Participant guide, slides, instructor guide, quizzes and exercises) and develop simulated demos for each course using Adobe Captivate.
Your tasks will include Instructional Design responsibilities including: drafting learning objectives, carrying out needs analysis, designing and developing new courses based on in-house/client requests using a combination of media, classroom or e-learning.
You would be the firm’s in-house subject matter expert (SME) on Business intelligence, especially Power BI and be responsible for generating valuable content on a regular basis to be posted on our websites and digital platforms. Content to be developed will include e-books, blog posts, articles and videos. You would also be required to work with the webinar team to generate captivating/engaging topics, content and act as host and/or technical support on our monthly scheduled Power BI & Excel Webinars.
You would be required to respond to technical questions on our e-learning platform (our public online courses) as it relates to published Business Intelligence Courses.
As part of your contribution to the organization’s planning and strategy, you would be expected to update management on new developments, updates and improvements to Power BI methodologies and procedures and the need to update our materials and course delivery. You may get this information from online sources, attending courses and seminars organized by the firm, LinkedIn online, the Microsoft’s multiple Power BI support groups and other sources.
Key roles and responsibilities
Delivery & Facilitation
- Performing training needs analysis on client staff as part of our course deployment process.
- Develop training programs based on the training needs outputs.
- Develop an appropriate mix of formal and informal training and development activities based on learner needs, learning styles and the training media platforms and methods available.
- Plan and schedule training engagements in collaboration with the training lead and assigned training coordinators.
- Deliver effective training to participants using our training methodologies, direct response cards for quizzes, exercises, group activities, online pre-work and other methods as documented in the facilitator’s guide.
- Deliver training using Accelerated Learning Methodologies, the Accelerated Learning Cycle and the seven pillars of accelerated learning.
- Respond to technical questions on our e-learning platform (our public online courses) as it relates to Business Intelligence and Excel.
- Prepare the learning resources including setting up IT equipment, quizzes, participant guides, Gallery Walk and laminates.
- Should be able to assume the role of a training coordinator where applicable.
- Would be required to deliver skill based courses in the subject categories of our “dbrown Analyst Competency Framework”:
- Data Visualization (DV)
- Business Intelligence (BI)
- Advanced Analytics (AA)
- Would also be required to deliver courses on Microsoft Excel.
Develop content for courses based on your course design work and information provided by other team members and clients to create the best coursework possible.
Develop facilitator guide for all courses giving clear instructions on the expected delivery of courses.
Develop participant guide for all BI related courses.
Develop e-learning storyboards to be used by e-learning producer in the production of e-learning courses (media used in e-learning courses include: video, audio, text, animation, multimedia, quizzes, surveys, forums and more).
Manage and update the competencies for all courses listed under these 3 subjects (+ Excel) of our dbrown Analyst Competency Framework:
Data Visualization (DV)
Business Intelligence (BI)
Advanced Analytics (AA)
Develop the course material/e-learning modules and other documents such as hand-outs, video guides, manuals/how-to guides, job aids, laminates, quizzes, tests, and tips and tricks.
Use Adobe Captivate to create automated demos of each course.
Strategy & Reporting
Evaluate the effectiveness of the training programs and make suggestions for improvements.
Recommend changes to existing courses, including technology or instructional methods, to better adhere to delivery options for the course.
Work with training coordinators to produce standardized training reports.
Ability to gauge the effectiveness of our courses over time by looking at participants’ performance analytics.
Host webinars and knowledge sharing campaigns to widen awareness of Power BI and promote the Power BI Technologies to our prospects.
Qualifications and Experience
Bachelors or HND Degree in any field
4 years of training facilitation experience in Finance and Business related areas
Microsoft Certified Trainer in Excel
Microsoft Data Analytics Competency or in view
Excellent knowledge of Power BI best practices
Experience with project management methodologies.
Technical Skills: The Trainer must have a comprehensive knowledge of Excel, Data visualization, Power BI Valuation and their on-the-job application in major industries.
Instructional Design Skills: The Trainer must have a working knowledge of the ADDIE instructional design model and the entire development process required to complete a project.
Communication Skills: The Trainer is the main interface between our client’s participants, the client, Training, Marketing & Sales leads. This entails the ability to effectively communicate with team members.
Team Work Skills: As a trainer, your position involves multiple teams, (e-learning production team, course development team, webinar team etc.). There is therefore a need to work seamlessly together to achieve targets and optimize service.
IT skills: keeping up to date with IT systems in the workplace while having an understanding of emerging technologies.
Presentation skills: The ability to effectively present ideas and results to different stakeholders across the business including staff and senior management.
Project management skills: The need to be good at handling time-sensitive projects and working to deadlines.