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Adventures in Excel

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  • CPA (CA)
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  • CPA (US)
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  • CFIRS
  • CWS
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  • Presenter
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Course Description

Course Description

Microsoft Excel has hundreds, if not thousands, of functions and features. This course aims to cover some of the best – that is the ones I find most useful. In one hour, I am going to cover the simple-to-use but powerful functions that I use most often.

This online CPE webinar covers following key topics:

  • Basic features including products and powers
  • Key date functions including the calculation of due dates and days past due
  • Generating random numbers and random dates
  • The new IFS functions (new to Excel 2019)
  • Text functions 
  • The most useful logical functions and IS functions
  • How to create a drop-down list 
  • An introduction to Pivot tables
  • The new XLOOKUP function

These functions are easy to use, and, unless your role is extremely specialized, they are probably the ones you’ll use 90% of the time.

I hope you find the course helpful.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Basic Excel functions including SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, POWER and SQRT
  • Useful date functions including TODAY, EOMONTH, EDATE, and DAYS
  • Generating random numbers using RAND and RANDBETWEEN; generating random dates; and randomly picking an item from a list or table
  • The new IFS functions in Excel 2019 including AVERAGEIFS, MAXIFS, MINIFS, COUNTIFS, and SUMIFS
  • Text functions including TRIM, LOWER, UPPER, PROPER, LEFT, MID, RIGHT, FIND, TEXTJOIN and CONCATENATE
  • Logical functions AND, OR, and NOT and IS functions ISTEXT, ISNUMBER, ISBLANK and ISERROR
  • How to create a drop-down list
  • The new SORT and FILTER functions in EXCEL 2019
  • VLOOKUP and the new XLOOKUP function
  • An introduction to how Pivot tables work

Who Should Attend?

  • Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Certified Information Technology Professionals
  • CPA (Industry)
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • Maryland Tax Preparers
  • Young CPA

Course Qualification

Webinar Qualifies For

  • 1 CPD Credit for Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • 1 CPE Credit of Computer Software and Applications for Certified Public Accountants (CPA-US)
  • 1 CPD Credit for Certified Information Technology Professionals (CITP)
  • 1 CRE Credit for Certified Financial Examiner (CFE)
  • 1 CE Credit of Federal Tax Related Matters for Oregon Registered Tax Preparers (ORTP) (Approval No. 00521-21)
  • 1 CE Credit of Federal Tax Related Matters for Maryland Tax Preparer (MRTP) (Approval No. 00521-21)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Fiduciary & Investment Risk Specialist (CFIRS)
  • 1 CE Credit for Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • 1 General Credit for Accountant/Bookkeeper/Tax Professionals

Additional details

  • Course Level :
    Basic
  • Credits :
    1
  • Instructional Method :
    Group Internet Based
  • Pre-requisites :
    Basic Knowledge Of Excel Functionalities
  • Advance Preparation :
    None

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Presenter

About Presenter

Ross Maynard

Managing Director, Ideas2Action Process Excellence Ltd

My philosophy is to inspire, challenge and support change. I have nearly 30 years’ experience as a business author and consultant.

As a consultant, I specialise in process improvement based on the Lean philosophy. I facilitate improvement teams and provide expertise in performance measurement and management; problem solving; and process improvement. 

As well as delivering webinars for MyCPE, I develop courses and webinars for the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) in the UK and other specialist business and finance providers.

I live in Scotland, near Glasgow, with my wife, daughter and Cocker Spaniel.

About Company

Ideas2Action Process Excellence Ltd

www.ideas2action.co.uk/

Ideas into Action was founded in 1997 by Ross Maynard. Ross is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants with over 20 years experience in organisational development with organisations of all sizes. The business is incorporated as Ideas2Action Process Excellence Ltd, registration number SC523801. We specialise in process analysis and improvement and lean finance, offering training, consultancy and facilitation of process improvement teams.

Ross is author of “Successful Business Growth” published by Hodder and Stoughton, in 1998; as well as many published articles on business improvement and lean management. Ross is an NLP Master Practitioner.

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