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Excel Training: Creating Better Excel Spreadsheets

This topic has been recently updated to include new information. Are you an everyday Excel user looking to expand your knowledge to improve your spreadsheet efficiency, effectiveness and accuracy? Are you looking to reduce spreadsheet risk? In this webinar you will find out the most common issues found in typical business spreadsheets and learn how to identify and prevent these from occurring.

Content Description

Reduce errors in your spreadsheets and find errors in the ones you work on.

Errors in spreadsheets are not uncommon and these mistakes can lead to costly miscalculations. Many of these errors are completely preventable. Given that we work with spreadsheets on a daily basis, it’s critical that we know where we are likely to make mistakes, and how to reduce the risk of errors occurring.

In this webinar you will find out why Excel errors usually occur, and be provided with the tools necessary to help identify common problems in your spreadsheets.

Topics include how to identify common errors using available Excel tools, understanding different internal and external review options, and how to apply simple checks to help improve spreadsheet accuracy.

Presenter, Tim Heng, is a Director at the consulting firm SumProduct. He runs a range of Excel training courses listed on the Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand store, and is a Microsoft MVP specialising in Excel, one of only ~110 worldwide.

Learning Outcomes

Upon satisfactory completion of this webinar you will be able to:

  • Identify the cause of common Excel errors
  • Determine what to look out for in your spreadsheet to avoid common errors.
  • Understand what types of review options are available for different purposes.
  • Apply simple checks to improve spreadsheet accuracy.


Reduce spreadsheet risk and increase your Excel efficiency by learning the implications and causes of many different types of spreadsheet errors, and how they can be easily avoided or mitigated through the use of checks and/or formal review processes.

Tim Heng, has over 10 years’ experience in financial model development, model auditing, banking, training and consultancy. He was previously the Head of Training at Corality, and is currently a Director at the consulting firm SumProduct. Tim has run numerous training courses in financial modelling and Microsoft Excel skills around the world. Tim is recognised by Microsoft as a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) expert in Excel, one off c.100 such individuals worldwide.


Topic: Business Mindset

Sub-Topic: Information & Communication Technology

Format: Recorded Webinar

Proficiency Level: Foundation, Intermediate

CPD: 1 hours