This training course aims to get the learners to a sound Excel proficiency. As such, it is aimed towards the professionals who are already using Excel in their day-to-day work activities but want to get a deep understanding and this training session is also a prerequisite to whom would like to register for Excel – Dashboards (level 1) and for Excel - Financial Modeling (level 1).
Master the intermediate level Excel functionalities
Efficiently using the F4 function to create powerful formulas
Using the F2 function to trace and understand the formulas in a worksheet
Using the SUMPROD function
Using the SUMPROD function
Using the SUMIF, COUNTIF and AVERAGEIF functions
Using the SUMIFS, COUNTIFS and AVERAGEIFS functions
Using the HLOOKUP and VLOOKUP functions
Introduction to formulas with embedded functions
Build embedded functions with VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP and MATCH functions
Build embedded functions with INDEX and MATCH functions
Build embedded functions with MIN and MAX functions
Naming a single cell
Naming a whole row or column
Naming an array of cells
Naming an offset cell
Naming a hidden cell
Using the name manager
Setting a basic data validation
Setting a data validation with messages to the users
Setting a data validation by using formulas
Efficient use of filtering and sorting
Grouping and ungrouping data, hiding and showing sheets
Using Excel windows
Using the goal seek functionality
Efficiently using the F5 function (go to)
Introduction to charts and pivot tables
Creating a basic chart
Creating a basic pivot table
This training course offers approximately 6 hours of content.
This training course is offered in English.
The targeted learners are the professionals who are already using Excel in their day-to-day work activities but want to get a deeper understanding of Excel. This training session is also a prerequisite to whom would like to register for the Excel – Excel – Dashboards (level 1) and for Excel - Financial Modeling (level 1) training courses.
Sophie Marchand, M.Sc., CPA, CGA, MVP, holds a M.Sc. in corporate finance and the accounting accreditation CPA, CGA. Moreover, she is the sole Excel MVP in the Province of Québec and one of the two Data Platform MVP in Québec. She received the MVP designation from Microsoft. MVP stands for « Most Valuable Professional ». She has many years of experience as a corporate finance professional and she specializes in financial modeling and in business intelligence. She acts as a consultant, a trainer as well as a speaker.
This is an intermediate level training session. This means trainees should already be using Excel on a daily basis but not mastering the functions and functionalities mentioned in the content section.
Each learner must have access to a portable computer equipped with MS Excel 2007 or more for Windows, or MS Excel 2011 or more for Mac.
Course registration includes PowerPoint presentations, Excel files with examples and exercises and reference to a web site (in French) where many additional resources are available as well as a public forum (in French).
At the end of the training course, the learner will get a certificate of completion. This certificate will include the accreditation number of the trainer from Emploi-Québec, the name of the learner, the name of the training course, the date, the number of continuous training hours as well as the name and signature of the trainer. This certificate meets the standards for continuous training requirements of Québec-based professional orders.
No refund if cancelled within 2 weeks or less before the training session date. Otherwise, credit will be issued.
Once arrangements are made and the booking is confirmed, 25% of the training cost will be claimed for any cancellation.