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Being adept in Excel is incredibly important and beneficial for both current and aspiring finance professionals. CFI's Excel courses are taught 100% online and completely self-paced. All courses leverage proprietary technology to enhance learning and retention and to prepare you for a future in finance.

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CFI's library of Excel courses covers a wide array of topics applicable to careers in accounting, valuation, business intelligence, commercial lending, and more. Aspiring analysts and seasoned finance professionals alike can bolster their Excel skills while earning CPE credits. Courses can also be applied to CFI’s certifications, including the Financial Modeling & Valuation Analyst (FMVA)® program, to advance your career.

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Highlighting Duplicates in Excel

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How to Find and Remove Duplicates in Excel

Duplicate values are a data integrity issue and can impact any analysis in Excel, but this guide shows several different ways of dealing with duplicates
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Calculate Percentage Change in Excel

Calculating percentages in Microsoft Excel is a crucial skill for all financial professionals
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Creating a Loan Amortization Schedule in Excel

This Microsoft Excel template illustrates how to create a loan amortization schedule, as well as dealing with additional payments and variable interest rates
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Webinar Recap: Excel-sior! Become a Productivity Superhero in Excel

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The CFI Excel-erator Challenge:

Allows users to create VBA applications, design forms, create macros, import and export XML data, etc.
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Power Pivot for Excel

A data modeling and analysis package for Microsoft Excel
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Basic Excel Formulas

Time-saving ways to insert formulas into Excel
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How to Reduce Excel File Size

Do away with significantly large Excel files in financial modeling.
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Cool Excel Spreadsheets

Avoid poorly organized spreadsheets and make data processing, analysis, and presentation efficient
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Spreadsheet Risks

The potential for making errors in using spreadsheet programs in finance
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Why Learn Excel with CFI?

As one of the leading providers in online finance certification programs, CFI helps current and aspiring finance professionals reach their career goals. All of our Excel courses are designed by professional trainers with decades of experience training Excel at global financial institutions.

We offer comprehensive finance education that combines theory with application to build real-world skills for a future in finance. All programs are online and self-paced, so you can learn in your free time and develop your skill set anytime, from anywhere.

With our Excel training, you'll learn how to:

Master Excel keyboard shortcuts to build models faster
Leverage Excel functions and formulas to save time
Perform sensitivity and scenario analysis in Excel
Make Excel results presentation-ready
Use data visualization to create professional Excel dashboards

Who is online Excel training for?

Excel is ubiquitous in the world of finance and banking and is a vital skill in roles ranging from accounting to investment banking. Part of Excel’s appeal is its adaptability — it can be tailored to each individual’s, team's, or organization’s specific needs.

Investment professionals

Management consultants

Financial analysts

Registered Provider: National Association of State Boards of Accountancy

All courses are accredited by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), CPA Institutions in Canada, and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) in the US. Most courses qualify for verified CPE credits for CPA charterholders.

Courses include video lessons, templates, quizzes, and final assessments.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What is Microsoft Excel?

Microsoft Excel is a software program that uses spreadsheets to organize, format, and calculate data using formulas and functions. Many organizations around the world use Excel as their primary tool for financial analysis.

What is Excel used for in finance?

Excel is used to organize data for financial analysis. It may be used for data management, data entry, accounting, charting and graphing, time management, financial modeling, and other tasks. In finance, Excel is extensively used for finance and accounting tasks, budgeting, forecasting, and more.

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