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EXCEL FOR ACCOUNTING: ADVANCED

The best solution for Advanced Excel Accounts

A hands-on one-day course with free pre-course online skills testing
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COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this one-day course

VERSIONS COVERED

This course covers 2010, 2013 and 2016 versions

DURATION

This is a one-day training course structured into 8 modules

COURSE AIMS

This intensive, hands-on one-day training course is the ideal follow-on from our Excel for Accounting: Introduction course.

It takes you to the highest level of using Excel in an accounts function in the shortest time because it focuses on only those subjects and tools you need in this environment.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This course has been designed for anyone who wants to use the more advanced tools in Excel to record, analyse and present financial data, whether in an accounting department or a more general office environment.

Delegates do not need to be accountants but they must understand and be able to work with the subjects covered in our Excel for Accounting: Introduction course.

A SPECIALIST COURSE FOR ADVANCED ACCOUNTING FEATURES IN EXCEL

Building on the foundation laid in the Excel for Accounting: Introduction course, this course takes delegates to a level of skills that will suffice most people for a lifetime.

In 8 highly focused modules, it moves from Logical and Error functions, through modelling ans specialist financial functions, right up to Macros and higher levels of using Pivot Tables and LOOKUPS.

And to give your work an extra edge, we take you through advanced ways of working with charts that display your data in the clearest, most impressive light.


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MODULE 1:  Logical and Error Functions
Topics covered:
  • Array Formulas
  • IS Functions
  • IFERROR/IFNA
  • AND/NOT/OR Functions
MODULE 2:  WhatIf Analysis & Financial Modelling
Topics covered:
  • Creating a Forecast Sheet
  • Using Solver
  • Scenarios
  • Data Tables
  • Goal Seek
MODULE 3:  Specialist Financial Functions
Topics covered:
  • General: SLOPE, AVERAGE, EFFECT
  • Depreciation: SLN, DB
  • Rate of Return: IRR
  • Loan repayments: NPER, RATE, PMT, IPMT, PPMT
  • Future Value: FV
  • Present Value of an Investment: PV, NPV and XNPV
MODULE 4:  Using Pivot Tables
Topics covered:
  • Using Timelines in Pivots
  • Slicers
  • Using the Classic PivotTable Layout
  • Formatting a PivotTable
  • Displaying Data in PivotTables
  • Getting Started With PivotTables
MODULE 5:  More About Charts
Topics covered:
  • Making Custom Charts
  • Advanced Chart Formatting
  • Working With Chart Axes and Data Series
  • Using Error Bars
  • Creating Trendlines
  • Creating 3D Charts
  • Changing the Source Data
  • Changing the Type of Chart
MODULE 6:  Introduction to Macros
Topics covered:
  • Visual Basic and Macros
  • Copying and Deleting Macros
  • Recording and Playing Macros
MODULE 7:  Advanced LOOKUP Functions
Topics covered:
  • Using the INDIRECT Function
  • Using INDEX and MATCH with Array Formulas
  • Combining INDEX and MATCH
  • Using MATCH
  • Using INDEX
MODULE 8:  Advanced PivotTable Tools
Topics covered:
  • Creating Custom PivotTable Styles
  • Showing PivotTables in Other Formats
  • Calculated Fields in PivotTables
  • Importing PivotTable Tools

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General Information

All Activia advanced excel accounts has been created, reviewed and developed to ensure up to date provision and constantly improving standards of content. Our Microsoft Excel training is interactive and classroom-based which maximises learning through the ability to ask questions and discuss specific issues.

Class Sizes

Maximum class size for Microsoft Excel courses is 8 delegates, which ensures that attendees get adequate time for personal attention from the instructor. At some of our centres, the maximum class size is 6 delegates.

Note that we never cancel our scheduled classes -- even if there are only one or two delegates -- so once you have booked, your place is assured.

For training at your offices, we can deliver classes of up to 10 delegates, though with bigger class sizes you must understand that there is less time for questions from delegates, and this may affect the quality of their experience.

How to book
Course, dates and delegate numbers
Decide on the Microsoft Excel course you want, the date(s) you can attend, and the number of delegates involved
Training location
Also decide whether you want training at your offices or at one of our centres
Speedy course booking
You can use the Speedy Quote option to contact us for a quick price, or you can book online from the schedule on this website
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Note: With non-credit card bookings you must sign and return a Booking Form before we can confirm your training.

Also note: If you are a private individual you must pay by credit card at the time of booking.

The confirmation process
Course places allocated
Your place is allocated, along with the trainer, workbooks and exercise files if appropriate
Booking confirmation
You receive an official confirmation, with joining instructions (and directions if it's at our centre)
Training invoice
You receive a VAT invoice

Note: Please allow 1 - 2 working days for your confirmation and invoice.

What happens on the day

If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   Refreshments in the form of tea/coffee will be provided for morning and afternoon breaks, but please note that we do not provide lunch.   The timetable is as follows:

9:15

ARRIVAL TIME

9:30

TRAINING STARTS

11:00

MID-MORNING BREAK



1:00

ONE HOUR LUNCH BREAK

3:15

MID-AFTERNOON BREAK

4:30

WRAP UP

Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes are usually shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

For training at your offices, this itinerary can be varied by prior arrangement.

What you get

With every Microsoft Excel training course with Activia, you get a free workbook as well as downloadable exercises, which match the course content exactly, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge.

Every delegate on a Microsoft Excel course also gets an Activia Training Attendance Certificate.



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