CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR TAX & FINANCIAL PROFESSIONALS

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Icon_Webcast
Webcast
Icon_Level
Intermediate
Credits
CPE Credits
4 Credits: Computer Software & Applications

Course Description

With approximately 500 functions now available in Excel, some of the newer and more powerful tools are easy to overlook. But, if you do that, your productivity will suffer. In this session, you will learn how to take advantage of many of Excel’s more advanced features – some new and some legacy – to elevate your productivity to higher levels.

In this session, you will learn about many of Excel’s newer tools, including XLOOKUP, SUMIFS, SWITCH, and STOCKHISTORY. Also included in this session are discussions of advanced financial functions, such as IPMT and PPMT, and how to retrieve summarized data easily using GETPIVOTDATA and CUBEVALUE. Additionally, you will learn how to make sophisticated calculations easier with Dynamic Array formulas, how to harness the power of the AGGREGATE function, and how to create more accurate forecasts with Excel’s FORECAST.ETS function. No matter your level of experience working with Excel, participating in this course is sure to help you work more efficiently and effectively in Excel.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • List examples of best practices for constructing formulas in Excel spreadsheets
  • Identify situations in which each of the following functions might be useful: SUMIFS, SWITCH, and STOCKHISTORY
  • Distinguish between the XLOOKUP function and legacy Excel functions such as VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX, and MATCH
  • Cite examples of when using Dynamic Arrays would be useful
  • Differentiate between Excel’s AGGREGATE and SUBTOTAL functions
  • Identify conditions in which the FORECAST.ETS function is preferable to the FORECAST function

Course Specifics

Course ID
WC1222281640
Revision Date
April 11, 2022
Prerequisites

Fundamental knowledge of Excel 2016 or newer

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Thomas G. (Tommy) Stephens, Jr. Headshot
K2 Enterprises (Thomas G. (Tommy) Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA)

Thomas (Tommy) G. Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA, received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Major in Accounting) from Auburn University in 1985. In 1994, Mr. Stephens opened his public accounting practice in the metropolitan Atlanta area. In his practice, Mr. Stephens provided accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a wide variety of small and emerging businesses. He developed a successful consulting practice providing installation and support services of small business accounting software. Additionally, he has authored and presented continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals. Mr. Stephens has lectured nationally on subjects such as …

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Mastering Advanced Excel Functions

CPE CREDITS
4 Credits: Computer Software & Applications

$196.00


Webcasts are available for viewing Monday – Saturday, 8am – 8pm ET.

Icon_Webcast
Webcast
Icon_Level
Intermediate
Credits
CPE Credits
4 Credits: Computer Software & Applications

Course Description

With approximately 500 functions now available in Excel, some of the newer and more powerful tools are easy to overlook. But, if you do that, your productivity will suffer. In this session, you will learn how to take advantage of many of Excel’s more advanced features – some new and some legacy – to elevate your productivity to higher levels.

In this session, you will learn about many of Excel’s newer tools, including XLOOKUP, SUMIFS, SWITCH, and STOCKHISTORY. Also included in this session are discussions of advanced financial functions, such as IPMT and PPMT, and how to retrieve summarized data easily using GETPIVOTDATA and CUBEVALUE. Additionally, you will learn how to make sophisticated calculations easier with Dynamic Array formulas, how to harness the power of the AGGREGATE function, and how to create more accurate forecasts with Excel’s FORECAST.ETS function. No matter your level of experience working with Excel, participating in this course is sure to help you work more efficiently and effectively in Excel.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • List examples of best practices for constructing formulas in Excel spreadsheets
  • Identify situations in which each of the following functions might be useful: SUMIFS, SWITCH, and STOCKHISTORY
  • Distinguish between the XLOOKUP function and legacy Excel functions such as VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX, and MATCH
  • Cite examples of when using Dynamic Arrays would be useful
  • Differentiate between Excel’s AGGREGATE and SUBTOTAL functions
  • Identify conditions in which the FORECAST.ETS function is preferable to the FORECAST function

Course Specifics

Course ID
WC1222281640
Revision Date
April 11, 2022
Prerequisites

Fundamental knowledge of Excel 2016 or newer

Advanced Preparation

None

Compliance information

NASBA Provider Number: 103220

Course Instructor

Thomas G. (Tommy) Stephens, Jr. Headshot
K2 Enterprises (Thomas G. (Tommy) Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA)

Thomas (Tommy) G. Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA, received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (Major in Accounting) from Auburn University in 1985. In 1994, Mr. Stephens opened his public accounting practice in the metropolitan Atlanta area. In his practice, Mr. Stephens provided accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a wide variety of small and emerging businesses. He developed a successful consulting practice providing installation and support services of small business accounting software. Additionally, he has authored and presented continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals. Mr. Stephens has lectured nationally on subjects such as …

K2 Enterprises (Thomas G. (Tommy) Stephens, Jr., CPA, CITP, CGMA) Read More »

Mastering Advanced Excel Functions

CPE CREDITS
4 Credits: Computer Software & Applications

Webcasts are available for viewing Monday – Saturday, 8am – 8pm ET.

$196.00