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     Duration: 60 minutes each  
     Format: Interactive webinar  

You may have a file which several people need to have access to and change if they wish. How do you organise that to operate in the most efficient way? The use of email is unlikely to provide a good solution. The alternatives of local-server or cloud hosted files provide the likely solutions.

This webinar covers Excel's Share Workbook and, for collaborating in the cloud, Microsoft OneDrive. Users of other cloud drives, such as Google Drive and Dropbox, will find that details vary, but the same general concepts apply.


  • Compare different approaches to collaboration – Emails, a local server and the cloud.
  • Use a naming convention to keep track of the current version of a file.
  • Use Excel’s Shared Workbook feature for simultaneous editing.
  • Share a file in the cloud.
  • Use Excel Online for simultaneous editing in your browser.
  • Edit a cloud-shared file in any version of Excel.
  • Show your cloud drive as a folder on your computer.


No prerequisites. Applies to Excel versions including Excel Online, 2016, 2013, 2010, and earlier.


Live webinar format

See the presentation on your PC screen and hear the presenter either from your PC speakers/headphones or on the telephone.

Type questions on the chat line during the presentation. Questions will be answered by the co-presenter.

Stay engaged with multiple-choice quizzes.

Test out the webinar technology with one of the free Excel 10-minute tips webinars.


Each webinar has a main presenter and a co-presenter, who share the presentation and question-answering. Having two makes it more engaging, and different viewpoints expressed makes it clearer.

There are a number of different AbleOwl presenters, all of whom are Excel specialists.

Excel versions

Unless specified otherwise, all webinars cover all current Excel versions from 2007 onwards. Any differences among versions are pointed out.


Webinar characteristics AbleOwl Others
Two presenters share the teaching, so one can answer queries, and the dialogue between makes the webinar more engaging. ***** *
You’re encouraged to interact with the presenters through quizzes and chat-box discussions: you’re not a passive observer. **** **
Presenters are Excel specialists, can give additional insight and answer any queries. ***** ****
Each different presenter brings his/her own personality and humour(?). **** **
You discover not only Excel parts, but also how to structure and standardise, like learning not only words, but grammar too. ***** *
You get a step-by-step PDF manual sent in advance to preview and review. ***** *
You can take advantage of expert post-webinar email support to help you get the full benefit from your new skills. ***** *
You are provided a clear and consistent learning path, without duplication, by the depth and breadth of webinar series topics. ***** ***
You can purchase multiple vouchers at considerable savings. **** **



"Great. I was able to follow really easily and it flowed along logically. Good pace. Good to have the 2 presenters i.e. who can “chat’ about what’s being done, giving 2 points of view etc."
Debbie, Financial Accountant, Hamilton, New Zealand

"I would like to send you a thank you for the clearly presented and well paced webinar I took part in yesterday. This was my first ever webinar and also my first interaction with your company and found it to be a beneficial and enjoyable experience. I look forward to my next webinar and your tips etc."
Fiona, Office Manager, Brisbane, Australia

"The rapport between Paul and Grant was great and makes it more interesting than a one way presentation."
Maureen, Accountant, Taupo, New Zealand

Cancel up to five working days before the webinar and receive a full refund. All cancellations must be notified in writing, that is, by email, fax or post. Another delegate may be substituted at any time.