Excel Intermediate

Summary

This course focuses on the core skills that accountants, and other business professionals, require to be effective in using Excel. The concentration is on real-time reporting, charts, pivot tables, data tools and key functions to make Excel work productively.

Venue details:  
Virtual Classroom, , Online
Start date & time:  
15 July 2020 09:30
End date & time:  
16 July 2020 13:00
Price:  
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Training ticket cost:  
9.00
CPD hours:  
7.00
Speaker details
First nameLast name
Professional Training

Description

Product type:  
CPD course
Category:  
Technology and data

Format

This course will be delivered over two half days via Zoom. Wednesday 15 & Thursday 16 July 2020, 9:30am - 1:00pm .

Who should attend

This course focuses on the core skills that accountants, and other business professionals, require to be effective in using Excel. The concentration is on real-time reporting, charts, pivot tables, data tools and key functions to make Excel work productively.

Course overview

  • New features - Flash fill, Quick Analysis and Tell me About
  • Working with Charts
  • Working with Functions and Formulas
  • New functions - Ifs, Switch, TextJoin, ConCat
  • Advanced Formatting - Conditional Formatting and Data Validation
  • Pivot Tables - Manipulating Data, Pivot Charts and Slicers
  • Get and Transform Data
  • Power Query basics

Key learning outcomes

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

  • Identify new charts to communicate the key message
  • Use a variety of functions to analyse business data
  • Sort and Filter Data in predefined Tables
  • Use data validation to control data entry
  • Use the key functions of Pivot Tables
  • Use Get and Transform Data to clean and prepare data

What do you need to access this course

  • To get the most from your course, it is strongly recommended that participants have two monitors. This allows the Zoom window to be in one monitor and the application that is the subject of the training in the other
  • It is possible to attend the training with a single monitor and there are some specific techniques that we can demonstrate to make the most of the available screen real estate. Please make sure you inform the trainer at info@professional.ie and ensure to attend the test session before your course if you have a single monitor
  • It is strongly advised that all participants attend the test session prior to the training - this will allow you to verify that your computer and internet connection will work properly and iron out any technical issues in advance
  • The course will be delivered using Microsoft Office 365 Professional. If you are using this software, please ensure it is installed and that you are logged in properly - some features are disabled until you log in. Please inform the trainer or email us if you are using an older version of Microsoft Office and be aware that some of the features covered in the training may not be available
  • We prepare our files on Windows 10 - if you would like to us an Apple MacBook please ensure that Office is installed and verify that the course files open properly prior to the training

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.