Chris Menard

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Upcoming training by Chris Menard
UGA Terry College of Business
JUNE 2020

ZOOM Staff Training for UGA

Date: 06/01/2020 at 12:15 PM - 12:45 PM. Host: University of Georgia

Topics covered: Host controls, Participants controls, Secure your Zoom meeting with a waiting room, Secure your Zoom meeting with a password, How to lock a meeting, Lockdown sharing controls, Lockdown annotation, Use a virtual background, How and when to use a co-host, Polling during a Zoom meeting, Set up recurring Zoom meeting.

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Georgia Society of CPAs logo
JUNE 2020

Live speaking event:
DeKalb Chapter of CPAS

Part of the Georgia Society of CPAs

Date: 6/30/2020 from 5:30pm to 6:30 pm

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UGA Terry College of Business
AUGUST 2020

EXCEL for the Professional MBA

Date: 08/28/2020 at 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM. Host: University of Georgia

Topics covered: Microsoft Excel: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. Financial statement ratios, breakeven-analysis, and understanding of financial statements.

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Previous training events with Chris Menard

I've published my past events here so you can benefit from the resources. Many of them still have the recording available.

Performing Financial Ratios
January 2020

In this webinar, recorded on January 28, 2020, for the Executive MBA students for the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, we will look at financial ratios for the balance sheet, ratios for the income statement, and finally ratios that use both the income statement and balance sheet.

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Analyzing Financial Ratios
January 2020

We analyze the Income Statements using vertical and horizontal analysis. We start off this webinar by using T Accounts to record transactions and then create an Income Statement and Balance Sheet.

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Business and Industry Conf.
November 2019

Training sessions with Chris Menard, hosted by The Georgia Society of CPAs (GSCPAs)

Excel Deep Dive Session Excel Tips to Set You Apart from the Pack
Essential Excel functions
December 2018

The University of Georgia Terry College of Business Executive MBA webinar.

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Executive MBA Webinar 2
January 2018

Covers 10 reasons to use Tables instead of ranges in Excel. It covers PivotTable options for resizing columns and saving your source data. PivotTables portion of the video includes deleting your data source and still being able to manipulate your PivotTables. Plus, it shows how to have multiple subtotals inside a PivotTable.

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Executive MBA webinar 1
September 2017

Follow up to my live Excel training for the EMBA students on September 23, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia at the Terry College of Business. I have been training the EMBA students since 2010.

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Coca-Cola Atlanta
Clayton County Water Authority
Georgia Pacific
Georgia Society of CPAs
Gwinnett Medical Center
Mizuno USA
Ronald Blue Trust
University of Georgia

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"As a nurse moving into the education area, I needed to learn how to create PowerPoint presentations quickly and creatively and manage a variety of spreadsheets. I had the pleasure of attending several of Chris’ training classes.

He was very thorough and efficient, while keeping the class interesting with his energetic personality. He used scenarios that were relatable and we practiced in class for real-time learning. I walked away from his courses more proficient and ready to create education on my own.

I highly recommend Chris for your education and training needs."

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DeKalb Chapter of CPAs - Technology tips in the shift to the virtual world

DeKalb Chapter of CPAs - Technology tips in the shift to the virtual world

Zoom Passcodes will be required for all meetings or a Waiting Room enabled starting July 19th

Zoom Passcodes will be required for all meetings or a Waiting Room enabled starting July 19th

Teams add your own virtual background directly in Teams

Teams add your own virtual background directly in Teams

Announcing a new collaboration series on creating a YouTube channel in 2020

Announcing a new collaboration series on creating a YouTube channel in 2020

Ultimate Guide in Zoom: Mute and Unmute participants

Ultimate Guide in Zoom: Mute and Unmute participants

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Microsoft Certified Application Specialist Instructor is the highest level of certification possible for the world's leading desktop software - Microsoft Office. View more about me and see my certifications here.