Exploring Excel's Top Ten Essential Functions


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Duration
90 Mins
Level
Intermediate
Webinar ID
70062

Excel functions can greatly enhance your ability to perform tasks in day to day activities in Excel. While there are hundreds of functions in available, there are 10 functions that all Excel users should know. Whether you are an office worker, or a small business owner using Excel to keep track of your finances or just the casual user, these Excel functions can be very important time savers and enhance your ability to create better performing spreadsheets!

Why Should You Attend

This webinar will get you started with functions. You will learn not only HOW to use these functions, but WHY they do what they do. Knowing the "why" helps you to do more with Excel. Attendees should have basic knowledge of creating Excel calculations using the basic mathematical operators and know the difference between relative and absolute cell references. This course is for beginner to intermediate Excel users.

Objectives of the Presentation 

Formulas are equations that can perform calculations, return information, manipulate the contents of other cells, test conditions, and more. Explore what are considered the top 10 functions.

Functions and form make us more efficient in Excel and they typically save us time as compared to doing things "the long way".

Areas Covered in the Session 
 » Learn many statistical functions including SUM, AVERAGE, MAX, MIN and COUNT
 » Consolidate Data using a 3-D Formula
 » Use IF and its counterparts COUNTIF, SUMIF, and AVERAGEIF
 » Understand VLOOKUP
 » Calculate dates using TODAY, and NOW
 » Learn many functions to manipulate text once imported including LEFT, RIGHT, PROPER, LEN, TRIM and CONCATENATE

Who Will Benefit 
 » Business Owners
 » CEO's / CFO's / CTO's
 » Managers
 » Accountants
 » CPA's
 » Financial Consultants
 » IT Professionals
 » Auditors
 » Human Resource Personnel
 » Bookkeepers
 » Marketers
 » Human Resource Personnel
 » Bookkeepers

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Cathy Horwitz

Cathy Horwitz believes that when your employees know the capabilities of the software they use, they will demonstrate improved productivity, will be more efficient and will be able to problem solve more easily. 

Cathy teaches classes on the Microsoft suite of application software including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access and Outlook.  Cathy has over 30 years of experience in classroom and virtual training and has been an instructor of Microsoft Office since 1989.

Her strengths include customizing classes based on the needs of individual students and providing realistic business examples to compliment training.  She is a high energy trainer with a flair for training the adult student.

She holds the Modern Classroom Certified Trainer certification from Logical Operations which prepares instructors for all aspects of delivering a course using the latest training technologies and approaches.

When not teaching, Cathy enjoys gardening, shopping estate sales and refinishing mid-century furniture.

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