Excel has long been included in the accountant’s toolbox. Even though Microsoft Power BI and other big data tools such as Qlik and Tableau are becoming more important, Excel is still a “must have” tool. We cover what the accountants of today should know about Excel to improve their efficiency, access data, and gain insights into the company, industry, and economy.
Identify the tools that controllers should know, such as Excel’s Power Pivot and Big Data
Identify the relationship between Excel and Lean techniques
Recognize how Excel complements data analytics
Recall tricks and shortcuts to improve Excel use for your staff
Reality of Excel use
Gartner – Magic Quadrant of tools for data analysis
Will Excel go away?
Two essential Lean principles
Misuses of Excel
APIs (Automated Program Interfaces)
Relationship between Excel and data analytics
Excel tips and tricks
Aspiring leaders and leaders of teams and organizations