A stand-alone course which is also recognised as a qualifying module for the CPPF (Certificate Programme in Practical Finance)

Course Details

2024 Course dates: Four successive days usually Monday to Thursday by arrangement

Course Venue: Online Face to Face presentation via Zoom 

Course Fees for 2024: R15 800 plus VAT (R18 170) per delegate. (NB: This course can also be run on a corporate basis, in which case the fees and dates are negotiable). In both cases, classes will not exceed 6 people per session.

In-house customised programmes and 1-on-1 sessions are also possible. Contact Us

Course Description

This four-day (4 hours per session) stand-alone course assumes a very basic familiarity with Excel, and provides the knowledge and confidence to start using Excel effectively to produce results for you. It shows you what results you can expect, how to save time by using the most suitable techniques and by planning your spreadsheet.

The course emphasizes the thinking and design process as much as the learning of techniques so that your spreadsheets will take less time to develop and be more reliable and produce more useful information.

This course is also about answering the questions you did not know to ask, teaching you how to think in the way Excel thinks and establishing good disciplines for working in Excel.

Successful candidates will receive a certificate from Johannesburg School of Finance which will also confirm the completion of one module of the School’s Certificate Programme in Practical Finance (CPPF). The CPPF is a unique qualification comprising a series of four-day modules in practical financial management designed to develop excellent skills for effective business decisions.

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    The Course Presenter:

    John - JHBFIN Lecturer - Finance For Non-Financial Managers - CPPF Module

    John Mitchell

    John Mitchell worked for Gold Fields Mining and Development for 12 years. During this period he designed and instituted a job evaluation system, personally presenting skills training courses to the management and staff of the mines. As Group Personnel Officer, he developed his natural rapport with people as well as his presentation skills.

    Johannesburg School of Finance (Pty) Ltd has a Level 4 (100%) BEE rating.