Excel Skills for HR and Admin Professionals

Why Attend

In this course, HR and administration professionals will learn to save precious hours from their daily tasks. We will provide participants with tips that will help them resolve in a fraction of the time the challenges they face when working on employee compensations, salary, leave, benefits and the like. In this training, participants will practice formatting techniques to convert data from different sources and learn to make the best use of the most important formulas for HR. They will create meaningful charts and diagrams, use logical functions, and link their spreadsheet to other worksheets and applications. Participants will also automate some common Excel tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques and troubleshoot errors. Excel tools enable us to be more productive and efficient. By attending, participants will learn to leverage the powerful features of Excel for HR, auditing and other HR tasks. Explore the use of Excel as an audit and analysis tool, as well as, selected features that help prepare accurate reports.

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Course Objectives


  • Apply Excel reporting expertise in HR and administration by enhancing data slicing and dicing, data massaging, and data analysis skills
  • Use pivot tables and pivot charts to efficiently perform automated report writing and analysis
  • Develop operational dashboards including business KPI’s
  • Repeat tasks and generate reports efficiently by recording, running and editing macros
  • Acquire numerous tips and tricks that will improve working efficiency


Target Audience


HR and administration professionals, compensation and benefits professionals, HR reward and payroll professionals, HR managers as well as anyone who perform HR and administration functions in their organizations on regular basis.
  • HR reports
    • Listing reports with custom views
    • Preparing reports using pivot tables
    • Consolidation of data
  • Cells and name ranges
    • Creating name ranges for data
    • Using name ranges for values calculations
    • Creating names from selection command
    • Creating a 3-D formula
    • Updating name ranges
    • Editing name ranges
  • HR data formatting
    • Formatting numbers
    • Formatting dates
    • Conditional formatting
    • Avoiding duplication of employee records
    • Data bars for performance appraisal
    • Icon sets for job level
    • Color scale for employees grades
    • Greater or less than for earnings
    • Based on a formula
    • Setting warnings on residency expiry date
  • Data calculations
    • Date and time functions for attendance
    • Working days
    • Years of service
  • Lookup functions
    • Vlookup and hlookup
    • Approximate and exact match
    • Index and match functions
  • Leave records and calculations
    • Is the employee eligible for leave or bonus? If function
    • Accrued leave
    • Leave taken records
    • Leave balance
  • End of service calculations
    • Compute gratuity
    • Compute cashable leave

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