Building Excel Skills
Building Excel Skills
Building Excel Skills


Building Excel Skills

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Learning Objectives

  • Leverage formulas, text functions, auto filtering;

  • Extract data, filter and next functions;

  • Use charts, graphic, pivot tables and links to other programs; and

  • Have methods to translate basic data into added value, strategic work ideas that generate breakthrough results.

    Course Overview

    Participants will have access to a set of mini Excel courses that start “basic” and move up to “advanced” topics. All of the data examples used in these courses are appropriate to category management work. Participants learn to maximize their Excel skills across a broad range of topics, and they also benefit from the applied category management learnings provided in these courses. Topics reviewed include Range Names, Dynamic Range Names, Absolute and Relative References, Basic Formula Writing, Custom Formats, Custom Lists, Text Functions and VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP formulas.

    Purchase Options

    Training Course Package, $125
    • 30-day Access via CMKG's Online Training and Resource Center. Desktop, Laptop and Mobile Device compatible. 
    • Hands-On Workshops
    • Downloadable Notes & Reference Guide
    • Knowledge Checks
    • Course Test
    Training Course Videos Only, $59
    • 30-day Access via CMKG's Online Training and Resource Center. 
    • Knowledge Checks

    This accredited category management training course for retailers and manufacturers qualifies for for the Certified Professional Category Analyst (CPCA), Certified Professional Category Manager (CPCM), and Certified Professional Strategic Advisor (CPSA) training requirements.  

    *CMKG's Online Training and Resource Center includes many resources you can use in your day to day: a Resource Library with whitepapers, articles, tips and tricks, e-books and more; a dynamic Industry Glossary with >300 terms, each with a definition, formulas and links to other related descriptions; and 6 Student Webinars per year in topics suggested / chosen by students.