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M2039 - POSTPONED: Excel the Accounting Way (Session 1 and Session 2)

  • 24 Mar 2020
  • 26 Mar 2020
  • 2 sessions
  • 24 Mar 2020, 09:15 12:30 (UTC+01:00)
  • 26 Mar 2020, 09:15 12:30 (UTC+01:00)
  • TTC

Registration


Registration is closed
Registration Time: 09.00
Sessions Time: 09.15 - 12.30 including a 15-minute coffee break
Speaker: Ms Pauline Micallef
Venue: Lower Ground, Tower Training Centre, Swatar
Participation Fees (The Institute is now accepting payments via Paypal)
MIA Members: €100.00
Non-MIA Members: €180.00
Retired Members: €60.00
Students: €80.00


Background information

Some people fear Excel, however in today’s busy and fast-pacing world having knowledge of this tool saves you time, money and heartache. It’s an application that works with logical inputs, so whatever does not make sense will not give you back anything – garbage in, garbage out.
This course includes will give you knowledge that you would need within an Accounting function or department. Accounting professionals need Excel on a daily basis to produce reports, prepare financial statements including cashflows and registers, make reconciliations, organise data whilst also getting rid of the authentic calculator.

Objectives of this session

Session one will delve into the fundamentals of Excel and session two will build on that to explain basic formulae professionals can use, whilst also explaining keyboard shortcuts that will give the user more confidence in using this powerful tool. It’s a practical workshop were attendees are requested to bring their laptops with Windows (ideally with the latest Excel version installed to be able to follow all functions; some techniques might not work on mac). The attendees will be given an excel workbook with examples to use during the session.
After the session the attendee will be able to understand Excel better and master techniques that will make using Excel a piece of cake.

Topics on the agenda

- Fundamentals of Excel
- Choosing the keyboard over the mouse (for Microsoft Windows keyboard users only)
- Important formulae for the Accountant (including concatenate, date and time, splitting content in cells, difference between sum and subtotals, conditional formatting, data validation, pivot tables, vlookup and more)
- Tips when using Excel

Target audience

Finance analysts, Accountants with basic knowledge of excel, Accounting students, Clerks, Auditors, administrators, secretaries, individuals working with data.

Speaker’s profile

Pauline Micallef, the Technical Strategy Manager at the Malta Institute of Accountants (MIA), is a certified Public Accountant and a member of the MIA and the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA). She acquired the ACCA qualification whilst working in the industry for over ten years. She then pursued a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Reading – Henley Business School. Over the years, she has implemented a number of ERP and Accounting systems and is a proficient user of Microsoft Excel that has trained a number of professionals.

EVENT CPE COMPETENCES

6 Hours Professional

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Terms and conditions apply

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