Digital Refresher IT Skills


This course explores the changes in technologies such as cloud storage and networking platforms. The participants will become familiar with the techniques and the language related to these new ways of managing data. All the examples and techniques used will reflect the nature of the work performed by a financial professional in today's workplace.

Venue details:  
Dublin, Professional Training, Unit 22 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin
Start date & time:  
11 October 2019 09:30
End date & time:  
11 October 2019 17:00
Price: €300.00  (€240.00 Member price)
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Speaker details
First nameLast name
Damien O'Neill


Product type:  
CPD course
Information technology

Who should attend

The course is aimed at members returning to the workplace who have not had an opportunity to keep abreast of developments in IT and how these will effect the day to day roles of accountants and their career prospects. The trainer will provide exercises and scaffolding to build the participants confidence and increase their technical competence. The short sessions will help the members to focus on key areas which have updated in recent years.

Course overview

  • MS Outlook - New features in MS Outlook
  • Folders, Filters, Distributions, Calendars and Tasks
  • MS Excel 1 - Formulas, Tables, Charts & OneDrive
  • LinkedIn as a professional networking tool
  • GlassDoor as a networking tool
  • MS PowerPoint Refresher
  • Creating & sharing professional presentations
  • Saving to the cloud
  • MS Word refresher - Templates, Saving to the cloud & OneNote
  • MS Excel 2 - If statements & Vlookups

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Take steps to build the technical skills, culture skills and networking skills required to transition into the workplace
  • Have clarity on the changes in technologies such as cloud storage and networking platforms.
  • Become familiar with the techniques and the language related to the new ways of managing data

Speaker Bio

Professional Training is a group of experienced specialists providing focused training in IT and Management skills. Our trainers use a combination of tailored, flexible approaches and real-life business knowledge to develop and provide techniques and solutions for immediate implementation by our course participants. We have delivered a range of CPD programmes with Chartered Accountants Ireland since 1997. Website: