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Mastering Data Preparation and Analysis in Excel (AIMDPA03)

 
Date:Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Time:11:00AM - 1:00 PM
(Registration at 10:30AM)
Facility:Webcast or Webinar, Online
CPE Credit:2.0 Technical Business
Instructor: Bryan L. Smith
Vendor:AICPA
Course Level:Intermediate
Early Bird Price:$99.00 FICPA Members, $129.00 Non-Members

Description:

Microsoft Excel is one of the most powerful programs available for CPAs. It includes many time-saving techniques that most CPAs never put into practice. In addition, Excel is the #1 data analysis tool for accountants. Yet many accountants have never learned the basics of data analysis using Excel or the tools that Excel offers to help with data analysis. Learn the logical progression of spreadsheet creation, including design concepts that EVERY CPA should incorporate into their spreadsheets. Then, we will discuss concepts to eliminate manual data entry and techniques to prepare your data for analysis. We will then show you the available tools in Excel that will take your data analysis to a new level. We will conclude with presenting the results of your calculations and analysis. If there is only ONE course to take to jump start your Excel knowledge ... THIS course is it. Be prepared to take Excel to the next level.



Objectives:

Upon completion of this webcast, you will be able to:

- Use Excel more efficiently

- Realize the importance of proper spreadsheet design

- Understand the power of using Excel for data analysis



Major Topics:

This webcast will provide an overview of these important topics:

Design

- Defined Names

- Excel Tables

- Proofing Data Gathering

- Connecting to Data Sources Data Preparation

- Text, Lookup, Math Functions Data Analysis

- Formatting (cell styles & conditional formatting)

- PivotTable

- Power Bl Tools Data Presentation



Who Should Attend:
All accounting professionals

Prerequisite:
A good understanding of Excel

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