Data and analytics
Statistics for accountants in excel
CPD Courses, 1 July 2019
As accountants, we are all familiar with Excel. However, in a dynamic and ever-changing world, we need to be smarter about how we use the tools we have at our disposal. Technology is moving forward at an incredible pace and using programmes like Excel to their full potential is vital if you want to stay relevant in this new digital era.
Using statistics and probability in Excel can help you to enhance your role as an accounting and finance professional. The techniques covered in this course can help you to understand how to use statistics to summarise and properly describe the data with which you're working.
You will cover the basics of probability, so that you can understand how to more accurately predict the likelihood of certain business outcomes. You’ll also touch on the various issues you might discover and then how to test explanations or hypotheses that you come up with.