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10 minutes’
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Excel expertise
28 years’

Robust applications


Series of 2 training webinars (attend any or all)

     Duration: 60 minutes  
     Format: Interactive webinar  


Tables – Part 1:

Tables reduce the risk of spreadsheet errors, such as omitted data and corrupted formulas. Use Tables so that formulas, PivotTables, Charts and range names automatically extend to include newly-inserted rows and columns.

  • Turn a table into a Table
  • Include Table references in formulas
  • Employ Table references by use of range names
  • Learn the right and wrong ways to insert Table rows
  • Get the formula and format copy-down working again
  • Get the Print Area to self-adjust
  • Ensure chart series extend with the source Table
  • Apply and change a Table’s style
  • Set up sheet and Table with a gutter column

Tables – Part 2:

Tables reduce the risk of spreadsheet errors. Create Table calculated columns with robust Table reference formulas: running totals, differences from the row above and row indices. Make references absolute or relative.

  • Understand Table reference notation
  • Make Table references either absolute or relative
  • Make headers visible away from filter buttons
  • Make use of Em space to keep a minimum header height
  • Add a SUBTOTAL total row
  • Create running totals, differences from the row above and row indices
  • Make use of various functions: INDEX, ROWS, OFFSET and ISTEXT


You can create tables and charts on an Excel worksheet.
Applies to all Excel versions including 2013, 2010 and 2007. Any differences are pointed out.


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

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