Overview

We offer a range of Microsoft Excel courses for all skill levels from Foundation to Advanced as well as Data Analysis and Reporting and Programming with VBA courses.

Core levels

Not sure which level your staff need?

Our Skills Assessment will help you assess the knowledge of your staff so that you can choose the most relevant course and the appropriate level of training. Or alternatively take a look at the course outlines below.

Foundation

Learn how to:

Create a spreadsheet from scratch by entering text and numbers and formatting cells to enhance the presentation. Attendees will learn the basics of creating formulas to perform calculations, as well as creating a basic chart to present data in a graphical format.

Intermediate

Learn how to:

Create and apply formulas that include statistical, logical, lookup and date functions; apply formatting based on conditions; work across multiple sheets; write formulas to link sheets and workbooks; use a variety of tools to manage and extract data from lists; create a basic PivotTable to summarise data; create and modify charts.

Advanced

Learn how to:

Create a variety of advanced statistical, logical and lookup functions; further analyse data with PivotTables; create multiple conditional formats; use data tools to ‘clean up’ data lists; apply data entry rules and restrictions; apply worksheet/workbook protection; record a basic macro (note: VBA programming is not covered on this course).

90-minute Sprint Sessions

We know that there’s never enough time in the day. That’s why we’ve created 90-minute online training sessions. These bitesize sessions are tailored to the topic(s) within a course that are most important to your business.

There are 19 to choose from covering everything from the basics, to formulas and functions, to Pivot Tables and more advanced functionality.

For more detail on our Excel Sprints and to talk about how they could work for you, please get in touch or take a look at the outlines.

Data Analysis and Reporting

Power Query

Learn how to:

State what Power Query is, identify where in the data analysis process Power Query sits, import data from various sources, restructure and transform data ready for output, load data to a Table Query, create a Connection only and add to the Data Model.

Power Pivot

Learn how to:

Import data from different data sources, understand Table relationships, create basic Pivot Tables & Pivot Charts and use Data Analysis Expressions.

Financial Modelling

Learn how to:

Build financial models based on best practise modelling principles and that are easily understood and easy to share with others. Attendees will also learn the key issues surrounding building financial models; be able to conduct a variety of sensitivity and scenario analyses; and be able to produce flexible models for producing periodic statements.

 

Programming with VBA

VBA 1

Learn how to:

Write simple procedures and modify recorded code. The course is suitable for those who need to create VBA procedures from scratch and those who have inherited more complex ones and need to understand how they work. The course also provides the foundation for developing VBA skills further on stage 2.

VBA 2

Learn how to:

Gain the confidence to write procedures to develop efficient and practical VBA solutions. Attendees will understand the importance of and learn how to manipulate the Range object and create procedures which automate repetitive tasks. They will also learn how to write and use Function procedures.

VBA 3

Learn how to:

Have a more complete understanding of the Visual Basic techniques involved in customising and automating systems in Excel. As well as being able to ask questions on their own programming requirements.

How We Deliver

We currently deliver all training online to comply with the Government's guidelines.

Online training works well for businesses whose staff are mainly working from home.

It allows us to train all of your staff with the same training needs at the same time. Your people simply log on from home, using details provided in advance by our team.

Choose from Watch and Learn sessions for larger groups or interactive hands on sessions for smaller groups.

When permitted we also offer face to face training at your offices.

All sessions can be customised to a half day or 90 minute sprint session and tailored to fit your needs, covering the topic(s) within a course that are most important to your business.

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