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What clients and participants say...

North Edge Properties Ltd

“We conducted a series of Excel workshops with Avancer Learning Inc. Our participants found the content to be extremely relevant and the real-world examples to be of practical use. The instructor was able to propose solutions well beyond the planned curriculum. The extensive excel training that we obtained from Avancer Learning Inc. improved the process of our property financial analysis and reporting” Controller, North Edge Properties Ltd., Toronto.

Ryerson University

[The session on] ” Presenting a technical concept to an executive team” – Key concepts in persuasive communication, with examples and activities – was most exemplary, insightful and helpful to the audience of approximately 100 final year students, many of whom have had relevant work experiences at major corporations through our 12-16 month industrial internship program. Professor and Internship Program Coordinator, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Ryerson University, Toronto. [Extract from letter]

Sienna Senior Living

“We conducted an Advanced Excel and an Outlook Efficiency workshop with Avancer Learning Inc for our finance staff. The course built upon real-world knowledge and experience to make it relevant and useful. Our participants found the methodology of training to be very good and easy to replicate for their work. ” Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, Sienna Senior Living, Markham.

Canadian Tire Corporation

Avancer Learning Inc conducted an Excel and a PowerPoint workshop for us. Our participants reported excellent feedback for the content, methodology and the way Paul paced the class to the class skill level. Additionally Paul’s flexibility and willingness to make further customizations suggested by our participants is appreciated. AVP Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Canadian Tire Corporation.

Ministry of Natural Resources Canada

Paul customized a workshop on Advanced Charts and Effective Data Presentation with Excel and PowerPoint for us as an in-house workshop. The training was delivered in an engaging manner and Paul’s mastery of the many aspects of Excel allowed him to respond to all questions that we had, even those well beyond the specific area covered by the training session. Organizer, AECL Restructuring Group, Ministry of Natural Resources Canada, Ottawa.

Department of National Defence, Canada

Paul customized an in-house Excel workshop for intermediate Excel users. His thorough knowledge of Excel is impressive and he is master in creating an active learning environment. He is not only knowledgeable and informative; he has the real world experience to understand user’s needs. I would highly recommend Paul for Excel training. Director of Costing Services, Department of National Defence, Canadian Forces, Ottawa.

Professional Development Webinar Participant, Toronto

[The Instructor was] Easy to understand and follow along with. He didn’t race along, kept the pace appropriate for the 2 hour length and made it easier to follow along and work through the practices. Overall a very satisfactory program [Effective data visualization with Excel] and one of the better online offerings I’ve attended in a long while. Much better than those with just a speaker talking on topic.

Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

“Paul Mascarenhas regularly conducts Excel and Microsoft Office courses for CPA Ontario both in both Classroom workshop and Online live webinar format.  Our members report a very high degree of applicability of his courses, backed by real-life working experience. He is easily one of our highest rated instructors , with a style that makes complex subjects easy to understand. Overall, his courses rate an average of 4.4 on a 5 point scale.[including online courses]

His programs are high quality are always updated with the latest information, and Paul can be relied on to manage event dynamics without incident. From an organizer’s perspective, my team and I can rely on the participant experience being of excellent when our members participate in one of his programs. Paul is very flexible when to scheduling programs, which makes is a pleasure to work with him.”  Director of Professional Development March 2016, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, Toronto. Ontario, Canada.

ScotiaBank

“We organized with Avancer Learning Inc to conduct two workshops for our finance departments: A workshop on Excel for analysis and reporting and another one on Data-driven PowerPoint presentations with emphasis on advanced charting techniques.

Participants from both groups reported that these were some of the best sessions they experienced on the topic. They found the content very helpful and relevant and they all thought the instructor was fantastic.  His style made for easy learning and an interesting day.” Senior Relationship Manager, Learning & Performance Consulting, Canadian Banking Human Resources  – Scotiabank. Toronto, ON, Canada.

Mitel Networks Corporation

Despite varying levels of abilities, all participants learned both new tools in Excel and how to use Excel more efficiently (short-cuts, etc…). We received positive feedback from all participants. We thought the knowledge and background of the instructor was excellent. Director Finance, Mitel Networks Corporation, Kanata.

CIBC Rewards Center

We contracted with Paul to conduct two days of training one week apart and cover all levels of Excel. He customized the program for us and we were very impressed with the handouts and preloaded excel sheets to work on. Paul made the days interesting and the feedback from the attendees was excellent! This was quite an accomplishment as most of the participants use Excel for specific reporting purposes and Paul was able to pull it together for everyone. We would highly recommend Paul to anyone thinking of Excel training, these sessions were excellent!  Director of Operations, Merit Loyalty Services, Mississauga.

Professional Development Webinar Participant, Toronto

[Productivity Tips and Tricks in Excel – 2 hour online live workshop] All of the tips provided were surprisingly new for me. I thought I knew alot about Excel but this instructor made me realize there is tons of things I don’t know. I will be hanging on to this training material so I can get alot of use out of these tips for excel – especially linking documents from excel to word or powerpoint.

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