Make Well-designed Dashboards that Inform & Impress
Creating an Excel Dashboard from Scratch is not Easy.
We spend a lot of time thinking about how and where to start. The process gets more complicated if we use the wrong techniques.
This course takes you from Idea to Delivery in simple steps.
You'll learn to create well-designed Excel dashboards so you and your colleagues can see trends and make quick decisions informed by data. You'll also learn:
- How to add interactivity to your Excel reports - No VBA required
- Clever use of Excel core functionality for responsive spreadsheets
- Use powerful visual techniques so your content has more effect
- Impress management with reports that make the decision-making process faster
- Create impressive, non-standard Excel charts using smart techniques
- Learn how to create a professional KPI dashboard from scratch
- Build Pivot Table-based dashboards for easy interactivity
My Excel Dashboard course comes with templates, tools and checklists that can be applied directly to your Excel reports.
⯆ Certificate of completion
⯆ English Closed Captions
★ Note: Course recently updated to include the OFFICE 365 & OFFICE 2021 version of the KPI dashboard. You can download that version if you have Office 365 and see how you can use FILTER, SEQUENCE, XLOOKUP and other newer Excel functions to create the dashboard ★
"20 years of experience in Excel and still a lot of stuff to learn in a progressive structure. With a pleasant and engaging instructor."
- Philippe Bastid
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- The entire process from idea to delivery - every single step without skipping key points.
- Tried-and-trusted techniques that are not only applicable to Excel dashboards but any Excel report.
- Includes Excel templates, tools and checklists that you can use for your own Excel reports.
- Relevant and up-to-date with industry needs right now, as it’s based on feedback and suggestions from finance professionals.
- Lots of ideas and inspiration to help you come up with own report design.
- Complex topics are taught in a simple way by an instructor with 17 years of experience.
English Closed Captions available for all videos.
How is the course structured?
The course is designed to have an even balance between talking head explanations and screen-cast.
Content is clearly organised so more advanced learners can jump in at any point and follow along with the relevant project file.
You learn how to create this interactive KPI dashboard from scratch:
Here's the thing:
You don't just learn how to create this dashboard, but you end up learning:
- The process you should follow for a successful Excel dashboard Project.
- Advanced formulas that will come in handy if you ever do complex analysis in Excel.
- Smart use of Excel's core functionality to get impressive results.
- Form controls without VBA to add impressive interactivity to your report.
You also learn how to create a Pivot Table based Dashboard, that uses Pivot Charts & Slicers like this one:
Along the way you learn some neat tricks;
For example, how to do VLOOKUP on pictures, what Excel's camera tool is capable of and how to refer to create impressive charts based on Pivot Tables.
Check out the full curriculum below and take a look at the free preview lectures to see if the course is for you.
"Many thanks to Leila for this very comprehensive course, for her diamond clear explications and for the very high level of all the topics that I'd define almost esoteric .... my best ROI ever!"
- Renato Vianello
BONUSES (Only included here)
BONUS 1: Detailed manual -115 pages - that takes you step by step through each stage of dashboard creation.
BONUS 2: Downloadable videos so you don't have to worry about internet connection.
"I am completely in love with this course. Leila is awesome, explains very well and it is very easy to understand her explanations. The examples we see during the classes are so enlightening and applicable to the "real world". Fantastic course!!!"
- Rosana Santos
"Definitely five stars still. Im half way through and it is so easy to follow that i am able to apply it immediately to my own dashboards. Fantastic course!"
- Mark Delia
PreviewIntroduction to Excel Dashboard Course (5:17)
StartGet the Most from the Course (3:29)
StartDownload Course Files Here (Excel Dashboards & Practice Files)
StartCourse Outline for Quick Reference
StartA Dashboard Primer (2:23)
StartNew Excel Dashboard Project? This is Your Checklist (4:29)
PreviewLayout - Best Practice for Excel Dashboard Design (3:48)
StartColor - Best Practice for Excel Dashboard Design (3:20)
StartA Color Scheme that fits with your Excel Report (4:31)
Start10 Concrete Design Tips for Better Excel Reports (6:04)
StartBonus: Setting a Default Theme for New Workbooks in Excel (5:41)
StartQuiz: Excel Report Design - Test Your Knowledge
My courses & tutorials are for ambitious beginners and professionals who want to upgrade their data analysis skills. If you hate doing things manually, you’ll love my approach.
I don’t just want to show you solutions to specific problems, but to teach you to find solutions to ALL your future data analysis problems.
On my YouTube channel, I share Office Productivity tips & tricks based on questions I get from our online community & professionals at my training sessions.
I am a Certified Microsoft Excel Expert and was given the Microsoft MVP award in 2017. I have over 15 years of experience implementing and training users on Management Information Systems of different sizes and nature - these include SAP BW and Oracle HFM.
My background is: Masters in Economics, Economist, Consultant, Oracle HFM Accounting Systems Expert & Project Manager. My passion is teaching and solving difficult Excel problems. I am also addicted to learning and enjoy taking online courses on a variety of topics.
I founded my online learning company, XelPlus, in 2015. Our aim is to help you gain the knowledge you need so you can create useful tools, solve problems and get more done.
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Who is right for this course
- Business Professionals who use Excel to create dashboards and reports
- Data analysts
- You currently use Excel and want to improve your skills
- You'd like to learn how to create interactive reports
- You'd like to improve the design of your existing Excel reports
Who's not right for this course
- You don't use Excel often
- You consider yourself a very basic Excel user (The course requires solid knowledge in formulas like IF and features like absolute and relative referencing). If you aren't familiar with these, please check out my Excel Basics Playlist on YouTube.
- You don't have Excel for PC (Windows) - The course is taught for Excel on Windows. If you have a Mac, I wouldn't be able to help you if you run into problems (I've never worked with a Mac).