Excel errors continue to plague organizations of all sizes and as spreadsheets become ever more common, the effects of these errors will continue to impact virtually every Excel user and those who rely on Excel-based data and analyses. Fortunately, that need not be the case because many options exist to prevent, identify, and correct spreadsheet errors before they adversely affect reports and decision-making processes. In this session, you will learn how to apply best practices to reduce the error rate in workbooks that you and others on your team create and edit. Equally important, you will learn how to take advantage of add-ins for Excel that can programmatically scan and audit your spreadsheets to identify potentially disastrous errors while there is still time to correct them. You do not want to miss this opportunity to learn how tools such as PerfectXL, ClusterSeven, and ActiveData can help you and your team to identify and correct potentially disastrous spreadsheet errors.
• List common causes of spreadsheet errors and the potential impact of these errors
• Identify best practices to reduce the number of errors in Excel workbooks
• Cite examples of Excel Add-ins to programmatically identify spreadsheet errors
• Causes of spreadsheet errors
• Real-world examples of spreadsheet errors
• Best practices for spreadsheet design
• Tools to assist in identifying and addressing risk factors in Excel spreadsheets
Business professionals seeking to reduce errors and improve accuracy and efficiency when working with Microsoft Office Excel. Although many of the concepts in this program apply to Microsoft Office Excel for the Mac, this course focuses on techniques found in Microsoft Office Excel for Windows.
Fundamental Understanding of Microsoft Office Excel 2013 and newer.
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