At Cencea Business we're dedicated to providing a quality service, from assessing and delivering the correct IBM Cognos training course to implementing the LucaNet financial planning and consolidation software. Meet the team that have a combined experience of over 40 years in Financial Performance Management and Business Inteligence.
Ricky Parkash FCCA, IBM Certified: Qualified Accountant. Worked as a Consultant for Nestle, Financial Analyst at Thomson-Reuters, a Part-time lecturer in Business and Finance, Published Author, and an Education Consultant for IBM. Specialising in Financial Performance Management, is certified to deliver courses in IBM Cognos TM1, IBM Cognos Controller, IBM Cognos Enterprise Planning. A graduate of IBM's Top Talent programme class of 2011, and multiple hero awards for successful client deliveries. Also an accredited LucaNet Consultant, working on consolidation and planning implementations.
Charles Oldroyd BA (Hons), PGCE, MCIPD, IBM Cognos BI Professional Solutions Expert: Charles specialises in Business Intelligence systems and Project Management, helping organisations realise their business objectives through focused initiatives. Highly experienced presenter and communicator with a professional background in teaching and learning methodologies who can motivate individuals and help enable cultural change. Has both IBM Cognos 10 BI Certification and PRINCE2 accreditation at practitioner level, over 35 years experience providing training, consultancy and courseware authorship to full-time education, public sector and commercial organisations
Gary Goodacre BSC PGCE: Gary has over thirty years experience within the IT Industry. He has planned, built and delivered structured IT training programmes for all levels of ability within an IT project, from end user to database administrator. Gary has the ability to explain complex systems and structures as simple step-by-step procedures, enabling the audience to understand the concepts, apply the principles to their business processes and exploit the full potential of their chosen system. Gary currently specialises in advising, training and implementing effective reporting solutions for organisations in both public and private sectors. He is an IBM Cognos Certified trainer in Impromptu, Powerplay, and Cognos 10. over the last fifteen years, on Cognos public and on-site courses, he has trained hundreds of report authors and data modellers, in the theory and practice of reporting from large corporate databases
Donna Angell BSc: Donna has over 20 years experience as a Business Intelligence instructor. She has a strong background in relational databases, having taught SQL in the early days of her career for a main database vendor. She has also worked for vendors of tools based upon dimensional data. Donna has a wealth of experience teaching both those who want to build in-depth reports, along with those who wish to use simpler tools and perhaps who need extra support in achieving their goals. These courses have been run as both public courses and also on customer sites. Another of Donna's strengths is communicating with clients to establish exactly which courses they need for which audience. She has worked on many training needs analyses, that have been conducted either remotely or through face-to-face meetings with clients. She has also provided a significant amount of training consultancy, helping clients to build their own courses on their own data and running train-the-trainer sessions.