Python for Excel
On-Demand Course

Blending Python’s strength with Excel’s adaptability.

Streamline your month-end financial close with automated finance functions that extract data, incorporate customized functions, and integrate automation macros to reduce manual tasks.

Hosted By Dan Stockdale
Lead Facilitator, UK, Europe & US

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Python for Excel Course Overview

Python for Excel is an intensive course designed to equip finance professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to leverage Python’s capabilities in the realm of data analysis and automation within Excel. This comprehensive course covers a wide range of topics, from the basics of Python programming to advanced techniques for manipulating and analyzing financial data.

In this course, participants will learn how to automate key aspects of the month-end financial close process by harnessing the power of Python. Through hands-on exercises and real-world examples, learners will gain proficiency in extracting data from multiple sources, creating customized functions to perform complex calculations, and implementing automation macros to streamline repetitive tasks. By the end of the course, participants will have the tools and confidence to optimize their finance functions, reduce manual workload, and enhance the accuracy and efficiency of their financial analysis.

Who the Python for Excel course is for

Finance Professionals: This Python for Excel course is tailored for finance professionals seeking to elevate their analytical skills and streamline their financial operations. Whether you're involved in financial modeling, data analysis, or report generation, Python and Excel integration can significantly enhance your efficiency. By enrolling in this course, you'll gain the knowledge and practical experience needed to automate financial tasks, manipulate and visualize data, and build customized financial models. You'll learn how to leverage Python's power to expedite your financial calculations, reduce errors, and unlock new insights from your financial data. With this course, you'll be better equipped to excel in the ever-evolving field of finance.

Finance Leaders: For finance leaders, understanding the potential of Python and Excel integration is paramount in making informed decisions and driving financial strategies. This course is designed to empower finance leaders with the ability to harness data-driven insights and create dynamic financial reports. By learning to automate tasks and implement advanced data analytics, you can enhance your team's productivity and make more accurate financial projections. Whether you're a CFO, finance manager, or financial controller, this course will equip you with the skills needed to excel in your leadership role.

Data Analysts: Data analysts play a pivotal role in today's data-driven world, and this course offers valuable insights and practical skills for data professionals. Python's capabilities, when combined with Excel, open doors to new dimensions of data manipulation and analysis. By enrolling in this course, data analysts can expand their toolset and become proficient in data preprocessing, analysis, and visualization, all within Excel's familiar environment. You'll gain the ability to tackle complex data challenges and generate meaningful insights efficiently, making you an even more valuable asset to your organization. This course is your pathway to becoming a versatile and proficient data analyst.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

The Skills You’ll Learn on the Python for Excel Course

Python Programming:

Gain a solid foundation in Python programming language, including syntax, variables, data types, loops, functions, and more.

Data Extraction:

Learn how to extract data from multiple sources, like databases, CSV files, and APIs, import it into Excel for further analysis.

Data Manipulation:

Master techniques to clean, transform, and manipulate data using Python libraries like Pandas, NumPy, and Openpyxl.

Customized Functions:

Discover how to create customized functions in Python to perform complex calculations and automate repetitive tasks in Excel.

Automation Macros:

Understand how to leverage automation macros in Python to streamline and automate key aspects of the month-end financial close process.

Data Visualization:

Explore techniques for visualizing data in Excel using Python libraries like Matplotlib and Seaborn to create compelling charts and graphs.

Machine Learning:

Dive into the world of machine learning and learn how to apply algorithms in Python to make predictions and uncover valuable insights.

Error Handling and Debugging:

Develop skills to handle errors, debug code effectively, and utilize proper exception handling techniques, ensuring smooth execution of your Python scripts.

Why Python for Excel?
Your data extraction and automation powerhouse.

Python for Excel is the ultimate powerhouse for data extraction and automation, providing you with the tools and capabilities to efficiently extract and manipulate data from various sources, saving you time and effort.

By combining the versatility of Python with the familiar interface of Excel, Python for Excel empowers you to automate key tasks, streamline workflows, and unlock the full potential of your data, making it an indispensable tool for any data-driven professional.

With Python for Excel, you can harness the power of Python’s extensive libraries and functions to perform complex data analysis, create customized functions, and leverage automation macros, ensuring that your data extraction and automation needs are met with ease and efficiency.

Unlocking Synergy: Python and Excel Integration

Python for Excel: Transforming Data Management

Key Features

Data Extraction

Python for Excel allows for seamless data extraction from multiple sources, eliminating the need for manual data entry.

Customized Functions

Create tailored functions to address unique financial calculations and requirements.

Automation Macros

Automate repetitive tasks, saving time and reducing the risk of errors.

Issues Solved

Tricky Data Cleanup

Complex data cleanup becomes more easily manageable with Python's powerful data manipulation and analysis capabilities.


Manual data processing is time-intensive and prone to errors, a challenge Python for Excel can overcome.

Impractical Datasets

Handling unwieldy datasets becomes practical and efficient.

Meet Your Instructor

Dan Stockdale
Lead Facilitator
UK, Europe and US

Hi, I’m Dan Stockdale.

I’m a Power BI Online Trainer who also works as a Financial Modeller for London Business School. I’m an ex-PwC consultant specializing in strategic, operational and financial modelling.

I’ve delivered management accountant, financial analyst and commercial analyst roles at BBC Worldwide, WPP, Vue Entertainment and DAZN.

I am CIMA qualified and currently train finance professionals across the globe through a number of market leading financial training institutions.

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