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K2’s Excel Charting and Visualizations


Total Credits: 4 including 4 Computer Software & Applications - Non-technical

Average Rating:
   5
Category:
ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry |  Technology
Faculty:
Thomas G. Stephens, Jr., CPA.CITP, CGMA
Course Levels:
Intermediate
Duration:
4 hours
License:
Access for 30 day(s) after program date.

Dates
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Description

Charts and graphs are nothing new. However, many professionals struggle with building effective visualizations. If that statement describes you, take part in this session to improve your skills when building charts and other visualizations in Excel. As a result of doing so, you will be able to create visualizations that will enhance your communication skills.

This is much more than just a seminar on fundamental charts.  Instead, in this session you will learn how to create advanced charts that are interactive, dynamic, and aesthetically pleasing – three qualities that will help to ensure that your readers and audience will understand the data you are presenting. If you are looking to improve your communication skills, this seminar is a must for you.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the types of visualizations that should be used to communicate specific messages
  • List the steps to creating effective visualizations in Excel and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Identify options for creating interactive visualizations
  • Utilize Sparklines and Conditional Formatting to enhance visualizations in Excel
  • Identify options for linking Excel-based data and visualizations into Word and PowerPoint

Major Subjects
  • Computer Software & Applications
  • Excel Charting
  • Microsoft Office

Course Materials

Faculty

Thomas G. Stephens, Jr., CPA.CITP, CGMA's Profile

Thomas G. Stephens, Jr., CPA.CITP, CGMA Related seminars and products: 45

Shareholder

K2 Enterprises


Tommy Stephens received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree (Major in Accounting) from Auburn University in 1985. In 1992, he earned a Master of Science degree (Major in Finance) from Georgia State University in Atlanta. Presently, Tommy is a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Information Technology Professional, and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

During his professional career, Tommy has gained valuable experience in a variety of positions, including:

  • Working as an auditor and technology consultant for an Atlanta-based public accounting firm;
  • Leading an Internal Audit staff and managing a Cost Accounting team for a Fortune 500 company;
  • Serving as a Chief Financial Officer for an international engineering organization; and
  • Founding and managing his public accounting firm that provides accounting, tax, and consulting services to individuals and a variety of small and emerging businesses.

In 1995, Tommy began authoring and presenting continuing professional education courses to accounting and finance professionals. In 2003, he affiliated with K2 Enterprises, and in 2007, he joined the firm as a partner. To date, he has lectured internationally on subjects such as internal controls for small businesses, technology strategies, computer hardware and software applications, tax strategies and compliance, and financial accounting standards and applications. Over the past twenty-five years, Tommy has presented over 2,700 educational sessions to over 70,000 participants throughout the United States and Canada.

Presently, Tommy resides in Woodstock, Georgia, where he enjoys an active personal life with his wife. His hobbies include snow skiing, fishing, running, and other outdoor activities. Tommy maintains professional memberships with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants. Additionally, he is a past member of the Institute of Internal Auditors.


Dates

Sat, Mar 13, 2021 - 09:30am to 01:10pm EST
Fri, Mar 26, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:40pm EDT
Tue, Apr 13, 2021 - 09:30am to 01:10pm EDT
Mon, Apr 26, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:40pm EDT
Thu, May 13, 2021 - 09:30am to 01:10pm EDT
Wed, May 26, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:40pm EDT
Mon, Jun 14, 2021 - 09:30am to 01:10pm EDT
Sat, Jun 26, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:40pm EDT
Tue, Jul 13, 2021 - 09:30am to 01:10pm EDT
Mon, Jul 26, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:40pm EDT
Fri, Aug 13, 2021 - 09:30am to 01:10pm EDT
Thu, Aug 26, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:40pm EDT
Mon, Sep 13, 2021 - 09:30am to 01:10pm EDT
Thu, Sep 23, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:40pm EDT
Wed, Oct 13, 2021 - 09:30am to 01:10pm EDT
Tue, Oct 26, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:40pm EDT
Sat, Nov 13, 2021 - 09:30am to 01:10pm EST
Mon, Nov 29, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:40pm EST
Mon, Dec 13, 2021 - 09:30am to 01:10pm EST
Wed, Dec 29, 2021 - 02:00pm to 05:40pm EST

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Original Recording Date 2020
Date Added to Catalog 8/19/2020
Prerequisites Fundamental understanding of creating charts in Microsoft Office applications
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For CPAs and other accounting, financial, and business professionals who want to learn how to create more effective charts and visualizations in Excel
Course Developer K2 Enterprises
Yellow Book No

Additional Information

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