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Advanced Excel: Hidden Secrets and Gems

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Computer Software & Applications - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute
Chris Harper
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.

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This course dives into the powerful, but potentially under-utilized, capabilities of Microsoft Excel.  Designed for sophisticated users willing to approach spreadsheets from a unique perspective, this program encourages users to challenge the status quo by considering opportunities to take acceptable spreadsheets to a new level.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Evaluate lesser-known but powerful Excel functions;
  • Categorize your level of intellectual curiosity as you unearth ways to utilize Excel in manners you may not have previously considered;
  • Assess your mindset of professional skepticism that helps you explore the edges of Excel’s capabilities

Major Subjects
  • Using intellectual curiosity and professional skepticism to develop a problem-solving mentality
  • Real-life examples of innovative ways to analyze and report data with Excel
  • Using Excel to perform e-mail merges
  • Many other functions and techniques that inspire you to continue exploring the depths of Excel and its seemingly bottomless toolbox
  • Practitioners, members in industry and other accounting professionals a better understanding of the advanced features of Microsoft Excel 

Course Materials


Chris Harper's Profile

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Chris has been serving the tax and accounting needs of individuals and closely-held businesses since 1998. As a frequent speaker, he has taught a variety of continuing education courses for several state CPA societies. Chris is frequently interviewed by media outlets on a variety of financial, tax, and accounting topics.


Thu, Feb 29, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:58pm MST
Tue, Mar 05, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:58pm MST
Fri, Mar 15, 2024 - 08:00am to 09:58am MDT
Sat, Mar 23, 2024 - 10:00am to 11:58am MDT
Tue, Apr 09, 2024 - 12:00pm to 01:58pm MDT
Tue, Apr 23, 2024 - 02:00pm to 03:58pm MDT
Sat, Apr 27, 2024 - 08:00am to 09:58am MDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Advanced Preparation None
Course Developer

Van Der Aa Tax Ed, LLC

Designed For

Practitioners, members in industry and other accounting professionals seeking an advanced understanding of Microsoft Excel

Yellow Book No
Original Recording Date 05/01/2023
Prerequisites A high level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel
Date Added to Catalog 02/08/2023

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199).
Course Registration Requirements Online Registration
Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 36


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