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Power Excel for IMA or IIA Chapters
Bill Jelen, an Excel speaker and trainer, is available on selected dates to speak to your group. His entertaining and informative "Power Tips and Tricks for Microsoft Excel" will teach your group how to dramatically improve their efficiency with Excel.
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To check available dates, call Bill at (330) 715-2875 or write pub @ MrExcel.com.
The seminar is perfect for a CPE day for the IMA, IIA, AICPA, your next Controller Conference or Business Career Day.
If you have a group of accountants, auditors, office managers, small business owners, or anyone who uses Excel regularly, they will benefit from Bill's Excel seminars. The seminar can be customized to focus on the tasks relevant to your industry or group. Bill always stops to answer questions along the way from the audience - in fact, questions from Bill's appearances became his best-selling book - Power Excel with MrExcel. The following is list of suggested seminar types with descriptions, books included with session, recommended time frames, and minimum requirement of attendees.
Morning Session: Power Excel Seminar
(3.5 hours is recommended / 200 minutes or 4 CPE)
You use Excel 40 hours a week, but do you really know how to unleash the power of Excel? Learn cool secrets and tricks lurking on the Data tab. Learn the ins and outs of Pivot Tables (from the guy who wrote the book on pivot tables!). Create slick charts in a single button click. Add thousands of subtotals in seconds. Learn VLOOKUP tricks. Don’t be tortured by bad data any longer.
Participants in the session will receive a copy of Jelen’s book, MrExcel LIVe - 54 Greatest Excel Tips of All Time, a book written to accompany the live seminar.
Jelen loves new questions and will incorporate them in the seminar. Send your Excel questions in advance via e-mail or bring them to the seminar.
Jelen promises, “If you use Excel 20 hours per week, you will save 50 hours each year by attending this seminar!”.
Book: MrExcel LIVe - 54 Greatest Excel Tips
Cost: $25 per participant, includes the cost of the book. Minimum attendance for the morning session is 50 participants.
Afternoon Session: Advanced Data Analysis
(3.5 hours, 200 minutes, 4 CPE)
This class will go into more details about pivot tables. Learn how to take poorly formatted data and convert it to data suitable for pivot tables. Use VLOOKUP to match two lists. Understand new tools such as Power Query, the Data Model, Power Pivot, and Power Map. See how to post your Excel data to the web using Power BI. See how to use Pivot Tables for frequency distributions, true Top 10 reports, pareto analyses. Learn several ways to find duplicates or a unique list of values. Create stratifications, look for outliers, and pull random samples.
Note: The two sessions complement each other. Attendees can attend both sessions, only the morning, or only the afternoon without a problem.
Book: Power Excel with MrExcel (2017 Edition) - 617 Excel Mysteries Solved.
Cost: $25 per participant, includes the cost of the book. Minimum attendance for the afternoon session is 50 participants.
Travel costs include a direct flight from Orlando, Florida (MCO, SFB or MLB), one night rental car or Uber, and mid-range hotel for the night before the seminar. If we can combine two nearby (2-3 hour drive) events into adjacent days, each chapter pays only a pro-rata portion of the expenses.
I try to book seminars during the last two weeks of September through November and January through May. This limits me to about 32 live dates per year - the schedule fills up quickly, so book early.
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Bill Jelen is the host of MrExcel.com and the author of 54 books about Microsoft Excel including Excel Gurus Gone Wild, Pivot Table Data Crunching, and Excel 2016 In Depth. He has made over 80 guest appearances on TV’s Call for Help with Leo Laporte and was voted guest of the year on the Computer America radio show. He writes the Excel column for Strategic Finance magazine. He has produced over 2100 episodes of his daily video podcast Learn Excel from MrExcel. Bill will entertain you while showing you the powerful tricks in Excel. Before founding MrExcel.com in 1998, Jelen spent twelve years “in the trenches”, as a financial analyst for the accounting, finance, marketing, and operations departments of a publicly held company. Since then, his company automates Excel reports for hundreds of clients around the world. The website answers over 30,000 questions a year – for free – for readers all over the world. Jelen joins us from Merritt Island, Florida.
Seminar Co-ordinator Comment
"St. Louis IMA was looking for the perfect guest speaker/trainer who would fill our seats and make a lasting impression on our members. Bill Jelen was our man! 97% of those in attendance ranked Mr. Excel "Excellent" in all categories. Not only is Bill extremely knowledgeable, he has a special talent for making people laugh! His four hour seminars feel like 30 minutes. Bill has conducted three seminars for our group and we look forward to inviting him back. I HIGHLY recommend Bill Jelen for both "Power Tips & Tricks" as well as "Advanced Excel."
– Reid Sullivan, Kelly Financial Services
Comments from Attendees
Here are comments from attendees at a state CPA CPE day. Bill was ranked 4.98 out of 5 on Knowledge of Subject and 4.89 out of 5 on Presentation Skills.
- Excellent, relevant and very helpful
- Outstanding. The time flew by
- Awesome topic – I really gained a lot of practical tips
- Great seminar, learned useful tips for using Excel more efficiently. Great presenter
- I could have spent all day at this session. It was so helpful, Bill is a great speaker.
- I would attend an Excel class with Mr. Jelen in a minute
- I loved this session, even as an advanced user of Excel I still learned some great tips. Bring Bill back next year.
- His fast paced presentation gives the class a quick learning tool that helps
- Best session of the day, by far
Testimonials for MrExcel from past IMA events
I love excel and have attended many seminars on the topic. I usually walk away with 2-3 good tips. This seminar was filled with useful tricks. One of the best ever.
Mr. Jelen had the most entertaining, educational seminar I've ever attended. Usually, seminars tend to make folks nod off. This seminar, with its smaller class size and the dynamic Bill Jelen kept folks fully engaged. What a great value, too...CPEs, lunch and a great book(s)! Thank you, Mr. Jelen and IMA!
The seminar was packed with valuable information. So many shortcuts/time saving examples that any company who sent someone to the seminar is bound to get an immediate return on their investment
I thought it would have been a dry and technical session but the day flew by with Bill's knowledge and use of humor.
He was an excellent presenter, especially on a subject that is normally boring, but he kept me engaged all day.
One of the very best training seminars I have ever attended. Very well balanced and presented. Lots of great tips for heavy excel users.
I am a software applications trainer. I knew a lot of what was covered but gain a lot of additional information to help in my presentations.
Very personable speaker, eager to answer all questions. Good examples to follow. Great books for supplementing the program. I would attend other seminars by this speaker.
Bill Jelen was an awesome presenter.... totally worth the trip.
Workshop was great. Picked up quite a few tips to use. Bill was very entertaining while providing valuable information. The morning session was excellent.
Mr. Jelen was a very knowledgeable speaker. He was funny and very informative. The class was fast paced, yet he took time to answer questions. A good value!
The presentation was fantastic! I am a return attendee and I still got my money's worth.
If you allow non-members to attend the session, Bill will be happy to promote the seminar to his readers at the MrExcel.com website. (At an IIA event in Chicago, the chapter reported a record number of non-members attending due to this marketing).
Having a controllers conference near Orlando?
Hire Bill for your event. Complete details are in Orlando Speaker page.
Power Excel at Your Company Location
Bill will do a half-day session for your company for $2500 plus travel expenses. Includes a Power Excel book for everyone in attendance, up to 100 books.
To find out where Bill is headed off to next, visit Bill's Press Appearance Page!