Learn how to display your data in chart form and then add trend lines using inbuilt analysis to project how data might appear in the future.

Key topics:

  • Set up a worksheet to be used with the solver
  • The creation of scenarios using the scenario manager
  • The setup of a workbook to use goal seek to work out predefined ratios
  • A demonstration of how regression analysis can be used with the FORECAST formula to make projections

Learning objectives

  • Use the Goal Seek and Data Tables to calculate payment schedules for project based accounting
  • Use Excel’s solver tool to calculate expected returns. Excel’s solver algorithm makes the calculations for you while generating a report to show workings
  • Use Excel’s Scenario Manager to compare sensitivity analysis to outline the most suitable costing program
  • Work through the detailed tasks accompanying the webinar to test your knowledge 


Professionals working in SME or Corporate entities in specialist or analyst and mid-level career roles working in job functions such as external reporting, financial control and management accounting.

365 Days