Mike Thomas
Experienced IT Trainer and Solution Developer
Mike Thomas has worked in the IT training business for 26 years. His expertise and experience covers designing and delivering training courses, creating written training materials (Quick Reference Guides and step-by-step tutorials), recording and editing video-based tutorials and providing support to users.

He is a subject matter expert in a range of Microsoft technologies including Microsoft Office, Lync/Skype for Business and SharePoint. He has extensive experience of working with Cloud-based collaboration tools such as Box and OneDrive and has worked extensively with Mac OSX and Mac-related software since 2006.

Mike has worked with and for a large number of global and UK-based companies and organizations across a diverse range of sectors including pharmaceutical, healthcare, legal, retail and public sector. In addition to training, he designs and develops Microsoft Office-based solutions that automate key business tasks and processes, which in turn saves time and money and improves productivity. Mike is a Fellow of the Learning and Performance Institute.

Upcoming Webinar
Excel - Business Intelligence with Power Pivot
Are you a Pivot Table Power User? Are you frustrated by the limitations of Pivot Tables (no support for multiple tables, limited support for complex calculations, no support for "Big Data")? If you ever need to create pivot tables from multiple datasets, Power Pivot is your friend. No more v-lookup. No more multiple consolidation ranges. If you've been frustrated by other limitations of pivot tables then Power Pivot is for you. Simply put, Power Pivot takes pivot tables and data analysis to the next level. If you're a fan of pivot tables, you'll love Power Pivot.
Live Session Friday, 26 January 2018, 10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM EST, Duration: 60 Minutes

Recorded Webinar
Getting Started with Microsoft SharePoint
SharePoint is a powerful but at times complicated tool to use. This training focuses on what you need to know in order to use SharePoint to collaborate and manage shared documents and list-based information. Mike will teach you how to find what you're looking for. He'll cover lists, libraries and techniques to make it easier for you to navigate. You'll understand how (and why) to use SharePoint-to solve day-to-day work problems.
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Building and Designing Data Input Forms in Excel
Booking forms, sales order forms, invoices, loan agreement forms and surveys. These are just a few examples of forms that can be created using Excel (although the list of examples is endless). By adding a splash of colour, cell protection and some drop-down lists and simple validation, you can create user-friendly forms that will make data entry simple and error free for yourself, your colleagues and your clients.
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Create and Use Excel Dashboards to Gain Valuable Business Insights
Dashboards and reports are a critical tool in your communication armoury. A well-designed and meaningful dashboard offers a CEO, shareholder or Project Manager a valuable insight into the Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) upon which a business or project is measured and enables them to determine the future direction of the business or project.
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Microsoft Office - Working in the Cloud
Office 365 is a subscription based service from Microsoft that allows you to be productive anywhere. Not only does it give you MS Office licenses for your desktop/laptop computer, but you also get access to the powerful online and mobile versions of Office as well as 1TB of storage for your files, which you can access from anywhere on any device. This session combines background knowledge with practical demonstrations.
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Automating Excel - An Introduction to VBA
VBA is the programming language that is built in to Excel (and the other applications in the MS Office Suite). VBA is used to automate tasks that would otherwise have to be performed manually by pressing keys and selecting items with the mouse. At a more advanced level, VBA enables you to build your own worksheet functions, create automated workflows and control and interact with other applications.
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Data Visualization with Excel
They say that a picture paints a thousand words and in Excel that means finding ways to represent numerical data pictorially so that your audience can quickly and easily understand it. It's often easier to look at a chart or graph to interpret trends in a set of data than looking at a set of figures and with so many options to choose from, where do you start?
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