Excel Advanced

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This course will extend your knowledge into some of the more specialized and advanced capabilities of Excel by using the data analysis and business intelligence features. You will learn how to use the advanced features such as What-If Analysis and Scenario planning, Pivot Tables and Power Pivots for analysis of large data sets.

Venue details:  
Virtual Classroom, , Online
Start date & time:  
22 October 2020 09:30
End date & time:  
22 October 2020 16:30
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Training ticket cost:  
9.00 Training Tickets accepted
CPD hours:  
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Professional Training


Product type:  
CPD course
Technology and data


This course will be delivered via Zoom.

Who should attend

This course is for accountants, or other business professionals, with existing intermediate Excel skills either from attending the Institute's intermediate Excel course, or having equivalent knowledge.

Course overview

  • What's new in Excel - New templates, charts and Quick Analysis, as well as Ifs, Switch, MaxIfs, MinIfs, Countifs, SumIfs, Iferror
  • Layouts, formats, calculations, slicers and data analysis in Pivot Tables
  • Creating a MS Excel Dashboard using Slicers
  • Using PivotChart drill down buttons
  • Using the Power Pivot for Business Analysis and reporting
  • Using Get and Transform
  • Power Query and data models, as well as What If Analysis and The Analysis ToolPak
  • Using Goal seek to prepare forecasts or get the desired results
  • Data Input Tables to calculate multiple results
  • Creating Click and point Macros

Key learning outcomes

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

  • Use the new features in Excel
  • Use a Pivot Table, Pivot Charts and PowerPivot to analyse large data sets
  • Understand Data analysis and Business intelligence features in Excel
  • Create what if analysis and scenarios to create Best case, Worst Case of Most Likely projections
  • Use advanced functions
  • Create macros

All participants should please note the following

  • Test session. We run a test session prior to the training so that any technical or other issues can be identified and resolved in advance. It is strongly recommended that all participants attend the test session. Generally the test session will be at 16.30 on the day prior to the course and will take about 10 minutes. Login details will be sent prior to this.
  • Two monitors. Having two monitors is very strongly recommended for this training. It allows you to view the trainers PC in one monitor and the application that is the subject of the training in the other. On a single screen it can be difficult to arrange the trainers screen and your own application comfortably. If you only have a single screen please inform the trainer - ideally before the test session - and they can help you to get the best from the training session.
  • Microsoft Office version. We use Microsoft Office 365 Professional. If you are using an older version please be aware that you might not be able to do some of the exercises that are using the latest features.
  • Windows 10. We prepare the files and deliver the course using Windows 10. If you are using a MacBook or other platform please be aware that there can sometimes be incompatibilities and there are certain features that are not available on the Macintosh edition of Microsoft Office 365 Professional. These issues can be identified and resolved during the test session.

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: www.professional.ie