Gina Cohen

Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint training and Spreadsheet Consulting specialist with eleven years experience in the Finance department at Morgan Stanley.

Gina Cohen

What is a Spreadsheet Consultant?

What is a Spreadsheet Consultant? I often wonder myself, despite it being the title I have given myself to explain half of my job (the other half is teaching Excel and PowerPoint – which is fairly self-explanatory!).   I think a Spreadsheet Consultant is a cross between a Financial Controller, Reporting Expert and an Excel …

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To half or not to half, that is the question

So often, training companies offer full day courses as a standard. There are occasions where a full day course is the only viable option. However, from a learning point of view, shorter half-day courses are so much more beneficial. There are less last minute cancellations when people attend short courses, even if there is an …

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Control Yourself

Spreadsheet risk is a type of operational risk defined as “the risk associated with deriving a materially incorrect value from a spreadsheet that will be used in making a related decision”. In other words, incorrect value on spreadsheet = potentially wrong decision In other words, spreadsheet = potential disaster! What can you do to help …

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