MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - March 24, 2014) - Procima Experts, a leading business intelligence and analytics consulting firm, has awarded its second annual "Leadership in Business Intelligence" scholarship, in collaboration with the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, to a Master's student in the Business Intelligence program at the Université de Sherbrooke. On March 18, before an audience of nearly 160 students at the University's Centre culturel, Nicole Doucet, Manager of operations and professional resources at Procima Experts, awarded a $4,500 scholarship to Laurence Patry.

Business intelligence is now a must for today's organizations. That is why Procima Experts and the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec are underlining the importance of training to ensure a specialized and skilled workforce, while recognizing the required leadership skills in this leading-edge field.

"We are in a high-level domain that requires specialized knowledge and extremely strong leadership qualities for managing projects," said Éric Bélanger, Partner at Procima Experts. "As a specialized firm that is well-established in Québec, we are committed to supporting the next generation, promoting the field of business intelligence and attracting the best professionals within our industry."

The winner of the scholarship was selected by an evaluation committee composed of representatives from Procima Experts, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and the Business Administration Faculty of the Université de Sherbrooke's Business Intelligence Master's program.

About Procima Experts

Procima Experts is a business intelligence and analytics consulting firm that offers expertise and best practices in those areas to help clients achieve their business goals. Founded by three senior business intelligence specialists in 2010, Procima Experts today employs more than 35 people to carry out critical projects for their clients. In its first two years, the company grew by nearly 500%. For more information:

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