# Excel - Building Powerful Lookup & Reference Formulas Webinar

When
Aug. 18
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.

CPE Credits
2-Other

### Details

#### Pricing

PICPA Member: \$79 | Nonmember: \$104

Course No.
CXOXLS123W2
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
None
Note
This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, CPA Crossings, LLC. After registering, you will receive an email from messenger@webex.com with the log-in information.

### Description

Excel has over 500 functions that are built-in and ready to use. You just have to figure out which one to use and when. Integrating functions into each and every one of your spreadsheets not only improves efficiency, it also makes your task easier to execute. In this webinar, we will focus on Logical, Information and Lookup & Reference functions. In the Logical function section, you will learn to perform logical test using the IF function along with AND, OR and NOT. In the Information function section, you will learn various ERROR checking functions that can be combined with the Logical functions. In the Lookup & Reference section, you will learn to use the various LOOKUP functions and INDIRECT function. This session is presented using Excel 2013. Regardless of the version you are using, ALL concepts covered in this course apply to ALL versions of Excel. This event may be a rebroadcast of a live event and the instructor will be available to answer your questions during the event.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this class you will have the ability to...

• Create complex lookup formulas
• Use the INDIRECT function to speed worksheet creation
• Use ERROR checking functions in calculations

#### Highlights

The major topics that will be covered in this class include:

• Performing advanced searching & data retrieval with LOOKUP, INDEX & MATCH functions
• Speeding up worksheet creation with the INDIRECT function
• Testing conditions with the LOGICAL functions (IF, AND, OR, NOT)
• Using ERROR checking functions

### Speaker(s)

Bryan L. Smith, CPA.CITP, CISA

Bryan is an author and top-rated presenter of numerous courses on technology related topics for CPAs. He also serves as virtual CIO advisor for CPA firms and professional service organizations. He focuses on helping firm leaders understand the issues and opportunities associated with deploying information technology to improve productivity and enhance client services and increase profitability.

Professional Experience and Credentials

• Past Chair, MACPA Information Technology Task Force
• Master of Science in Information Assurance
• Past Member, AICPA CITP Credential Committee
• Past Treasurer of the Microsoft Project Users Group (Detroit Chapter)
• Regional Director in charge of mid-market technology services for top 10 accounting firm
• Executive Manager of top 100 firm serving as Regional Director of consulting and IT  audit services
• Former Senior Manager of top 100 firm responsible for developing and leading IT consulting services group
• Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
• Member of the Information System Audit and Control Association
• Extensive experience in leading world class organizations through mission critical IT systems deployment

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