Find Excel online courses for your CPD

Find Excel online courses for your CPD

14 Jul 2021

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This article provides a brief introduction to Excel online courses for CPD, including what is Excel, how it works and the benefits of using Excel to support your career development and Continuing Professional Development requirements.

What is Excel?

Excel is a spreadsheet software program created by Microsoft, which is really helpful to use for data analysis, tables and documentation and many other business requirements. It is structured by using columns and rows, and data is organized is in cells which makes it easy to read, structure, analyse and utilise in different formats for a whole range of different purposes.

Microsoft Excel enables you to modify data, create formulas, use different functions, macro programming, do calculations, create graphs, charts and pivot tables, and so much more. It is extremely helpful in the business environment and for financial analysis. 

What is Excel used for?

The versatility of Excel is a key benefit, and it is extremely flexible to manage information in various way to suit different requirements. It allows you to work with text and numbers with ease in a logical and structured approach. Basic use of Excel does not necessarily require specialist training if you are familiar with IT software, but to fully make the most of the abilities of Excel, we highly recommend completing different Excel training, either online courses or classroom face to face. Excel remains the leading spreadsheet software and may continue to be so for some time.

Excel is used often for business and financial related work. The ability of Excel to create sales graphs, financial models, quarterly forecasts, and annual reports is highly appealing. Excel can be used to manage projects, contact lists, invoice scheduling, programming, and accounting, and can provide statistical analysis in the process. The formulas and graphs available in Excel can help put the data into an easy to read and understandable visual representation.

Find Excel online courses

Find Excel online courses

Established in 1996, The CPD Certification Service is the largest and leading independent CPD accreditation organisation working across all industry sectors. One the CPD website Course Catalogue you are able to find thousands of CPD courses suitable for your Continuing Professional Development requirements.

Please find below a range of Excel online courses and classroom training currently available in the Course Catalogue by our CPD providers.

Excel for Financial Professionals - Excel for Financial Professionals is a two-day course suitable for anybody needing to rapidly improve their Excel skills. The course would be useful for professionals needing to data mine, analyze and efficiently work with large data volumes, as well as for those needing to build spreadsheet to stress and simulate data outputs. CPD Provider - Fitch Learning. Training Type - Training Course [more info]

Excel Skills & Dashboards for HR & Compensation - An intermediate-level live streaming online course helping you utilise Excel formulas for your HR and compensation work ; understand the principles behind creating dashboards and create a pivot chart dashboard. CPD Provider - Informa Connect. Training Type - Online Courses [more info]

Excel for Accountants (Intermediate) - Excel is an incredibly powerful tool for accountants; and it is a key skill that any budding accountant or accountancy professional should try to become familiar with. For financial insight and analysis; crunching numbers and compiling non-numerical data; Excel continues to be the tool of choice throughout the accounting and finance field. Learning to excel at Excel is a great accounting career move. With so much functionality; it is very easy to get overwhelmed; particularly when you are just starting out. Master the basics of Excel and build a solid foundation in which to build further skills. CPD Provider - Excel with Business. Training Type – Online Courses [more info]

Excel 2019 Advanced - Master Excel 2019: Automate tasks with macros; unleash the power of PivotTables and PivotCharts; troubleshoot complex formulas; and more. – CustomGuide. Training Type - Online Courses [more info]

Excel Diploma - The Excel Diploma Course offers an extensive overview of Microsoft Excel; from the fundamentals to the most advanced features; and teaches by getting students to work in the software package as they progress through the course; presenting exercises related to what has been taught. CPD Provider - Centre of Excellence. Training Type - Online Courses [more info]

Excel Macros - This course provides a comprehensive guide to Excel macros; including the references to use; and how to record and save macros. From professional tips and advice to in-depth macro categories and actual formulas you can immediately apply; this course covers everything you need to know about every element of Excel macros. CPD Provider - Be-a Education Ltd T/A New Skills Academy. Training Type - Online Courses [more info]

Microsoft Excel – Macros and VBA - Learn to automate your most repetitive tasks at the push of a button with Excel macros and VBA. In this online course; you will learn to create powerful macros using VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) to really make Excel work for you. With no prior programming experience required; you'll have your daily spreadsheets running like clockwork to save you hours of time and boost your productivity. CPD Provider - GoSkills Ltd. Training Type – Online Courses [more info]

Ultimate Excel Bundle - Spreadsheeting and Microsoft Excel is a critical business skill for the modern knowledge worker. This 4 course bundle covers core skills from basic through to Advanced Financial Modelling. Courses: Excel, Advanced Excel, PivotTable, Business Analysis. CPD Provider – Skillsology. Training Type – Online Courses [more info]

Microsoft Excel Professional - Become an Excel Power User. This course will enable you to get more out of Excel than other people will think possible! You begin with Advanced Conditional Formatting; Form Controls and Templates; then learn about Advanced Lookup Functions We teach you Advanced Functions; Array Formulas and Advanced Pivot Table Tools before introducing you to User Defined Functions and VBA. When you have mastered all this and put it into action; you will be able to call yourself a true Excel Power User! Watch the modules; revisit them time and again ...and have fun with improving your skills! CPD Provider - ZandaX Ltd. Training Type – Online Courses [more info]

Beginner Excel Training course - This course provides beginners training on Microsoft Excel. The beginner courses will enable delegates to perform basic task that they would be expected to do on a day to basis at work. CPD Provider - Bespoke Solutions Consultancy Limited. Training Type – Training Course [more info]

Advanced Excel Training - A highly developed understanding of Excel can help organisations to monitor and manipulate data. This Advanced Excel Training course has been specifically designed to help those with an understanding of Excel; to make better sense of their data. By attending this Advanced Excel Training course; gain a better understanding of using Excel tools; importing; cleaning and validating data; and gain the techniques to manipulate data. Practice using Excel tools on public sector data and benefit from expert guidance from our trainer to increase your skills and give you a firmer understanding of more innovative techniques. CPD Provider - Partnership Media Group. Training Type – Training Course [more info]

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