Are Your Excel Skills Falling Behind?

Are your Excel skills falling behind? Over the last couple of years, powerful new tools like Power Query and Power Pivot have been added to Excel. Do you know how to use them?

These new tools can help you get your work done faster, and there’s another bonus — less than 1% of Excel users know how to use these tools so you’re going to have a huge competitive edge in the workplace.

If you’re not convinced that you need to explore these new tools, ask yourself if you’ve ever felt like:

  • “The work is piling up — my Excel reports take way too long to update each month/week”
  • “It’s frustrating — I spend hours collecting and cleaning data, updating formulas and building charts and then no one reads my reports anyway.”
  • “I need a raise! How can I impress the boss and get what I deserve?”
  • “How can my Excel skills help me stand out from the crowd of other job applicants?”
  • “Am I doing it right? I’m not sure how to set up my Excel workbook the best way, so it’s easy to build and maintain”

If those problems sound familiar, then I have a solution for you — Mynda Treacy’s highly acclaimed Excel Dashboard course. There are 2 free webinars, and a full course is available too. NOTE: If you register by February 18 it’s 20% off.

Free Excel Dashboard Webinars

If you’re not sure what a dashboard is, or how these skills might help you, then you can attend one or both of Mynda’s FREE Excel Dashboard Webinars.

Webinar 1 – Excel Dashboard for Excel 2007/2010/2013/2016

The first webinar will teach you how to use Excel to build this interactive dashboard below, no additional software or add-ins required, just plain old Excel and some data.

Webinar 2 – Excel Dashboard for Excel 2010/2013/2016 using Power Query and Power Pivot

If you have Excel 2010, 2013 or 2016* then this webinar will showcase how you can use Excel’s Power Query tool to get data from multiple sources, mash it up with Power Pivot, analyse it in PivotTables to create this interactive Excel Dashboard.

* Power Query is available with the desktop version of Excel 2010, 2013 or 2016, or Office 365 ProPlus. Power Pivot is available with the desktop version of Excel 2010 or Excel 2013/2016 Office Professional Plus, Office 365 ProPlus, or in the standalone editions of Excel 2013/2016.

Click here to sign up for the Webinars.

What people are saying about the webinars

Over 15,000 people have attended her Excel Dashboard webinars and this is what some of them had to say:

“Thank you! This webinar has already saved tremendous time and effort. I tried some of the techniques you illustrated for a cumbersome report update that I can see will cut our preparation time by 2/3’s or more. ….awesome! Many thanks!!!!”   Cynthia Tashjian

“WOW, just WOW. Can’t type more now – am trying to create a dashboard. Thank you Mynda!”   Susan

“The webinar was fantastic! I really enjoyed every moment. As you said, it was fast paced, but I am so excited to go back and review the presentation. We have been trying to get a dashboard started for my department and this really motivated me to take the lead. Thank you so much!”   Kathryn Puskar

“My jaw dropped a couple of times as you casually mentioned a way to manipulate PivotTable data. That’s the problem with being largely self-taught – there are huge gaps in my knowledge.”   Ann

“I presented my first dashboard to the CEO yesterday and he was ecstatic. Since we are downsizing I was very worried about my job, but after seeing his reaction…I understand that my job is secure (for now). Thanks!”   Iris Stein

Dashboard Course Format

If you’ve seen Mynda’s free Dashboard Webinars and you’re ready to take your dashboard skills to the next level then check out Mynda’s Online Excel Dashboard course.

It will teach you how to build amazing interactive dashboards that impress your boss, get you noticed and help you stand out from the crowd, like this incredible le Tour de France dashboard she made, which is also included in the course:

The best part, aside from all the dashboard skills you’ll learn, is you’ll also get tons of tips you can use in your everyday Excel work to get things done more efficiently.

What to Expect in the course:

  • The course is video based and available online 24/7
  • It comes with comprehensive Excel workbooks complete with notes
  • 5 example Excel dashboards to keep
  • There’s also an option to download the videos,
  • Plus Mynda personally provides support for the first 6 weeks of the 12 month membership.

By the way, that 6 weeks of personal support is the reason the course is only open for a limited time (registration closes February 25). Mynda limits the number of classes to ensure that she can provide personal support to each new group. You’ll still get support after the first 6 weeks — it just might take her a few days or a week to reply to you if she’s out of town or busy working on another project

Dashboards are an incredibly valuable tool in today’s market for consultants, analysts and managers. And when you know the tricks it can be straightforward to build highly professional and interactive Excel dashboards. That’s why this type of training is so worthwhile.

What members are saying about the course:

The previous classes have been a huge hit with many people saying how they love the cool techniques and how they’ve been able to impress their colleagues and clients by using them in all sorts of reports, not just dashboards.

“An excellent course, Mynda. You have the gift of making the complex simple to understand. I thoroughly enjoyed your teaching. I have applied nearly everything taught.   Thank you”   Charlie.

“This was my first online training course and I was a bit dubious about how much I was going to learn. I have to say, minute for minute I have learnt more on this course than any other course I have been on. The way the course is delivered is exceptional and the learning material and exercises really cement the learning.   This course has without a doubt furthered my career and has allowed me to secure a permanent job based on the skills I have acquired from this course. I have already signed up to another course!   Thanks”   Ryan Cunningham

I highly recommend the course but don’t just take my word for it. You can read further comments from past students and find out more here.

Bonus 20% Off

If you register by Thursday, February 18 the course is 20% off, plus I’ll include a free copy of my new Excel Dashboard Tools add-in. Just enter DebraD in the Coupon Code field in the Cart or Checkout, and then email me your receipt. I’ll send you my bonus, as soon as it is released (estimated release date is Monday, February 22nd – I’m just adding the final touches).

So, do yourself a favour and check out the course. The price is a great investment, the course is awesome and it will transform your Excel reports and possibly even your Excel career.

And remember, after you watch the free webinars, or join the course, it’s important to put those tips into action as soon as possible!

Disclosure: For students who join Mynda’s course, I make a small commission, and as you know, I only recommend products of outstanding quality and value, that I truly believe in.

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One Response to Are Your Excel Skills Falling Behind?

  1. Rod McNulty says:

    Thanks for the following code. I need to learn VBA for Excel alone!! Is there a way to make this work when the first dependent drop-down cell is above it and effects the 9 cells below? Can the code reference specific cells. By the way, with little programming experience, how hard is it to learn VBA?

    Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
    On Error Resume Next
    If Target.Column = 2 Then
    If Target.Validation.Type = 3 Then
    Application.EnableEvents = False
    Target.Offset(0, 1).ClearContents
    End If
    End If

    Application.EnableEvents = True
    Exit Sub

    End Sub

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