Date: 25th & 26th May 2017
Duration: Two days, 9am to 5pm.
Format: Classroom course, maximum of 20 attendees.
Fees: £1,095 + VAT (includes postage and packaging of 150-page course book sent to you in advance of the class).
E-reward.co.uk has teamed up with WorldatWork to offer its training classes in Excel skill building in the United Kingdom. We have commissioned Dianne Auld to design, develop and deliver two classroom courses focused and tailored so that we cover all of the essential Excel skills that are relevant to the needs of UK reward professionals – offering you the opportunity to enhance your learning as you progress from our Excel Intermediate level to Excel Advanced level.
Your tutor . . .
A world-leading 'Excel for reward' expert.
Dianne Auld is without doubt the most highly regarded and popular Excel for reward expert in the world. Based in South Africa, she travels worldwide demonstrating to reward professionals how to save hours and hours – some even say days – by harnessing all the power of Excel.
Two superb Excel courses tailor made for reward professionals
Dianne has worked with E-reward and WorldatWork to carefully devise a study programme to assist reward professionals with their day-to-day tasks in Excel. These Excel for reward classroom courses – Intermediate and Advanced – include sleek visual and audio demonstrations of tasks reward professionals need to perform in their job function. During these demonstrations, students follow the instructions being highlighted by Dianne, and immediately afterwards undertake a parallel exercise on their own, with teacher guidance, to cement the learning.
You will enhance your ability to analyse mountains of data in seconds with professional looking charts and Pivot Tables. Unlike other Excel courses, our classes have been specially developed to help you master skills specific to compensation and benefits work not taught in any other general Excel course. These courses are UNIQUE.
Dianne will be visiting London once a year to lead these classroom courses. Her courses always sell out. Enrol now on our educational courses so that you can be confident about enhancing your Excel skills in the workplace. You’ll have the powerful Dianne Auld training name on your CV, as a quality mark of achievement in Excel for Reward. You can also be confident that you will possess the enhanced Excel skills for reward being sought by today’s employers.
Reward professionals enrolling in this two-day course should already have strong Excel skills. It is designed for students who would like to learn advanced Excel techniques, and how to apply these to create powerful interactive Excel dashboards for viewing and analysing reward data. Excel dashboards have enormous application in HR and compensation work. Dashboards enable the consolidation of huge amounts of remuneration data into an executive summary view. They use interactive fields to allow different views of the data and modelling of data. Dashboards can replace bulky and cumbersome reports, show management only what they want to see and allow powerful ‘what-if’ analyses for incentive modelling.
On the first day you'll learn advanced Excel functions, including complex Lookup and If formulas, data validation and protection, array formulas and macros to do pay and benefits calculations and pay and commissions calculations. The next day, you'll learn about data validation and protection as well as macros and put what you learned into action as you create an Excel dashboard that will illustrate how pay structures compare competitively to the market.
An intermediate knowledge of Excel is required before attending the workshop.
‘Students enrolling in this course should already have a thorough understanding of Excel but want to study more about the advanced facilities offered in this area. I have created this two-day course to look further into Excel and help you master the more highly advanced Excel skills specific to reward work. You will learn how to use these to create powerful interactive Excel dashboards for viewing and analysing remuneration data.’
Delegates will receive a comprehensive workbook to use as you progress through the course, including 150 pages of detailed Excel instructions, with screen shots, for all Excel functions taught in the course. A file is also provided to each delegate, complete with all the exercises and dashboards undertaken during class. These files will be emailed to you in advance of the course.
This course requires you bring a Windows PC laptop (not Mac) with Microsoft Excel 2007 or later (plus a charger). We recommend that you bring a mouse to the course to help with extensive on-screen navigation.
1. Did you know that you can write a macro which will do eight hours of Excel work in a minute?
Find out how to record, edit and work with Excel macros, to automate repetitive work and save days of time, by attending this course.
2. Did you know that you can use Goal Seek to get to a desired merit budget at the click of a button?
Find out how to use Goal Seek, Array formulas and other time-saving tips, to speed up your rewards work by attending this course.
3. Did you know that you can use the Iferror formula to eliminate all those unsightly #N/A and #DIV/0! errors in your Excel worksheets without deleting your formulas?
Master the most important and time-saving lookup, reference and if formulas in Excel:Vlookup, Hlookup, Index, Match, Choose, Offset, Indirect, If, If(And), If(Or), Iferror, Countif, Sumif and Averageif, by attending this course.
4. Did you know that you can use the camera tool to put an entire table into one cell in an Excel dashboard, and make the table interactive based on a field chosen by a user?
Find out how to design and create powerful, interactive Excel dashboards by attending this course.
5. Did you know that you can set up user controlled slicers with a pivot table or chart to slice and dice the data, and that you can link one set of slicers to all the pivot tables and charts in a dashboard?
Find out how to design and create powerful, interactive pivot chart dashboards with slicers by attending this course.
'Absolutely fabulous course. I learned so much. Dianne was so knowledgeable and shared so well. I've saved days and days now!'
'Very informative course, explaining the possibilities of excel. My life will be so much easier now I understand the capability of excel in terms of compensation and reward.'
'Dianne was great and extremely knowledgeable.'
'Excellent instructor, very clear, good pace, always ensuring everyone is up to speed and keeping up with the rest of the class.'
'Good Central location. Course content was well put together, very relevant to work and was made interesting by Dianne. I would highly recommend the course to anyone wanting to save time and understand excel functions. Really pleased I attended.'
'The instructor was very friendly and informative, no improvements needed!'
'Great food, spacious rooms, not too many in a class, friendly smart staff, great facilities.'
'The stuff you need to know as a comp professional. Very helpful and presented in an easily accessible manner.'
'Great course, full of tips and techniques.'
'Valuable course, fantastic knowledge of the trainer. Very helpful, small group, learnt lots of quick short cuts and extremely valuable time-saving techniques.'
Dianne is without doubt the most highly regarded and popular ‘Excel for Reward’ expert in the world. Well respected and distinguished in the compensation field and Excel, her skills and expertise are in high demand. Based in Cape Town, South Africa, she travels worldwide showing reward professionals how to save hours and hours (some even say days!) by harnessing all the power of Excel.
Dianne has partnered with WorldatWork to develop a wide-ranging educational programme to assist reward professionals with their day-to-day tasks in Excel. In conjunction with WorldatWork, she has developed a series of Excel learning products including: Excel Skills for Compensation Professionals; Excel Tips; Compensation Excel Dashboards; and a series of Sales Compensation Excel Dashboards. Dianne is also a faculty member at WorldatWork and a reviewer for the WorldatWork Journal. Since 2012, she has presented each year at the Worldatwork US Total Rewards conference.
Dianne owns a consulting practice, Auld Compensation Consulting, in South Africa. She consults to a wide range of organisations across Africa and the Middle East in all areas of total rewards: reward strategy, base pay management, remuneration surveys, job evaluation, broadbanding, pay structuring, incentive design and sales compensation. She has developed and taught courses in Africa, the Middle East, the Far East, Europe, and the United States.
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Delegates are responsible for their own accommodation.
A questionnaire on the UK Border Agency web site will help you to decide whether you need to obtain a visa before you travel to the UK. It also contains guidance on the type of visa that you might need. The questionnaire is for all foreign nationals who want to come to or transit the UK. ('Transit' means to pass through the UK on your way to another country without staying here.)
You will receive your course materials on arrival for the class.
At registration we will serve you complimentary teas and coffees. Mid-morning break of teas and coffees are served at around 11.00am. Lunch will be served at approx 12.00pm.
Vlookup, Hlookup, Iferror, Columns, Match formulas and Naming Ranges
Indirect, Index, Offset, Choose formulas and Inserting Form Controls – scroll bar, spin button and combo box
If, If (And), If (Or), Nested If, Countif, Countifs, Sumif, Sumifs, Averageif, Averageifs formulas
Recording, running and editing macros, macro security settings
Using pivot tables, pivot table charts, slicers, and a heading linked to the report filter. These techniques will be used to create this visually powerful dashboard of reward statistics, allowing drill down by function, region and level.
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