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Why choose the FDM Business Intelligence Graduate Programme?
In today’s technologically focused world, the success of most organisations lies in how they use historical, current and predictive data. As a Business Intelligence Analyst, you will use your investigative and problem-solving skills to analyse data, uncover trends, spot opportunities and make predictions that deliver actionable insights.
The FDM Business Intelligence Graduate Programme will provide you with accredited training to prepare you to work with our industry leading clients. You will be a critical link between business users and the data they need to make decisions and as such, you will develop excellent technical and business capabilities.
We provide a comprehensive programme of support and engagement for our consultants. From mentoring, to learning and development, to networking groups, we’ll be with you every step of the way.
Gain Tech Industry Gold credentials with FDM
Through our Tech Industry Gold accredited training, you will gain the technical expertise and employability skills to get you ready for your career in Business Intelligence. Certified with Tech Industry Credentials to boost your CV and make it easy for employers to understand your value.
What you’ll do on the Business Intelligence Graduate Programme at FDM
We will provide dedicated training to prepare you for your role as an FDM Business Intelligence Consultant. You will establish a solid understanding of databases and the standards used to query them, as well as additional database formats. You will learn the central concept of data warehousing and review the benefits of the different data model approaches and how to use different tools such as SSIS and Power BI, as well as develop a strong grounding in SQL.
Once on client site, you may be working with vast sets of data or using the latest technology or machine learning to gather pivotal insight before communicating your analysis to the high-level decision-makers of global businesses.
Key skills for a Business Intelligence Analyst
- Highly analytical
- Strong communicator
- Able to assimilate and propose your own ideas
- High attention to detail
- Take pride in the accuracy and quality of your work
- An excellent team player
- Passionate about IT and business
Business Intelligence career prospects
A career in Business Intelligence is incredibly versatile and offers fantastic career progression opportunities such as:
- Senior Business Intelligence Developer
- Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
- Senior ETL Developer
- Director of Business Intelligence
As a Business Intelligence Analyst, you will have a highly sought-after skill set and excellent commercial experience that will open a number of future career paths and opportunities for you.
What our consultants say
IT Project Business Analyst
University of Essex
FDM has opened me to a career pathway that I didn’t know existed before then. When I was younger, one of my favourite subjects was graphic design and FDM helped me get a role that complements both my problem-solving and analytical skills.
Being a young, British Asian Female representing a minority group in this field feeds the sense of responsibility to do well and encourage others in the same way as those around me. As a Business Analyst, my role is very diverse. I am responsible for enabling adequate forecasting data to help with business decisions, whilst using PowerBI to allow visual aid to our gas and power portfolio.
University of West Scotland
I am currently working with Wholesale Credit Risk Data Analytics and have taken on different roles within the team, mostly within data development. This involves dealing with stakeholders to develop datasets to fit specific requirement. FDM gave me the opportunity to get my foot in the door to be able to prosper in the industry world and provided me with the initial industry skills I lacked to be able to work fluently in a corporate environment.
Do you qualify for the Business Intelligence Graduate Programme?
We’re looking for driven graduates to join the FDM community and contribute their talents to the tech world. You don’t need any previous technology experience or a STEM degree. If you’ve got the ambition and passion for tech, this could be the perfect role for you. You will also need to be:
We also ask that you are:
- Educated to degree level (2:2 or higher)
- Passionate about a career in IT
- An excellent communicator
- Able to commit to the full 2-year graduate careers programme
- Eligible to work in the UK
Simply submit your application and CV here to kick-start your FDM journey.
A member of the FDM recruitment team will call you to discuss the programme and your career goals. This is also a great opportunity for you to ask us any questions you might have and get a feel for FDM. Check out our blog for top tips for a telephone interview
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