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Excel Tips & Tools for Better Budgets & Forecasts (ACETTB09)

 
Date:Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Time:3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
(Registration at 2:30 PM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:2.0 Technical Business
Instructor: Thomas G. Stephens
Vendor:ACPEN
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$79.00 FICPA Members, $109.00 Non-Members

Description:
Excel is the de facto budgeting and forecasting tool for most professionals, yet many who use Excel for these tasks do not take advantage of the numerous built-in tools available. Among other topics in this session, you will learn how to work with Excel features such as FORECAST, FORECAST.ETS, TREND, Forecast Sheets, XNPV, and XIRR. Additionally, you will learn better ways to manage what-if analysis using Scenario Manager, Solver, and the value of performing Monte Carlo simulations. In short, if you use Excel for budgeting and forecasting, you can't afford to miss this session!

Objectives:
  • List key budgeting and forecasting-centric features in Excel
  • Differentiate between Excel's capital budgeting functions
  • Utilize Scenario Manager to manage different sets of budget assumptions
  • Solve complex, multi-variable equations with Excel's Solver add-in
  • Create Monte Carlo simulations to model risk in budgets and forecasts


Major Topics:
  • Computer Software & Applications


Who Should Attend:
Accounting, financial, and other business professionals who want to learn how to use many of the budgeting and forecasting-centric features found Excel in Excel 2013 and Excel 2016

Prerequisite:
Fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Advanced Preparation:
None

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