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Leila designed an automated report that we use in statutory reporting. This saved us hours of manual work, as the interface with SAP R/3 and the logic was rather complicated…

Martin Hanacek, Group Accounting Manager, Borealis AG

The Excel Visualization training helped me prepare new graphs that can be proposed to group management. The new visualization techniques will help to enhance…

Cecile Hardy, Controlling, Telekom Austria Group

We especially liked Leila’s professionalism, her precise, clear and fast feedback. We would recommend Leila to anyone who needs an Excel Master! She became our hero!

Claudia Farner, Operation Service Specialist EMEA, Dufry
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Hi, I’m Leila Gharani. I made these courses for you.

I help companies use Excel better to improve their reports with Customized Training Sessions, Dashboard Training and Enhanced Visualization Techniques. I also help improve processes, by designing interfaces and tools with VBA for Excel.

I am a Microsoft Certified Excel Expert and have over 15 years of experience implementing and training users on Management Information Systems of different sizes and nature – of which include SAP BW and Oracle Hyperion Financial Management. 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 received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award in the Excel Category in 2017. This award is given by Microsoft to technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community. These experts have an unstoppable urge to learn more and master the technology which they then actively share with the greater community.

The Best Faculty award was given to me by the OECI (Österreichische Controller-Institut) in recognition of the great feedback received from the participants of my training sessions. The Controller Institut promotes research, teaching and training in the areas of controlling, finance and accounting. The Institute has more than 500 member companies.

I Appreciate Your Feedback!

Thank you for being here and thank you for all the reviews and feedback you have given me.

Hearing how you’re using the new Excel skills to improve and simplify your work encourages me to create more courses, write more articles and create free videos. I am glad to have you here!

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How to make slow Excel spreadsheets faster

Reduce Your Workload

There are so many ways you can reduce your workload. You can use my expertise to:

  • Create a macro that can fulfill a major task such as mapping to data, running checks, generating .csv files for upload into other systems.
  • Create professional Excel Workbooks and Templates.
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