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Monday, October 12 • 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Advanced Management Reporter - SOLD OUT

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Maximize your Microsoft Management Reporter product knowledge! Take your MR knowledge to the next level, and learn to create advanced financial reports like: balance sheets, statements of cash flows, and multi-company consolidations. In this deep dive we’ll also cover spreadsheet linking, and learn about report distribution and analysis tools available in Management Reporter. This course is open to any GP user.

This course is perfect for those who have already been using FRx or Management Reporter and want to take their Management Reporter skills to the next level. Take advantage of the simple, yet powerful, building blocks using the row, column and tree to efficiently report on general ledger and spreadsheet data.

A senior consultant with the MSX Group will guide you through hands-on exercises while sharing best practices from their extensive implementation experience. Learn how to avoid financial reporting nightmares like: manually entering GL data into spreadsheets for reporting, unsecure report distribution, inaccurate reports, cost and labor intensive report distribution, outdated data, inefficient report design, etc. This is a must see for those in charge of financial reporting and analysis.

Learning Objectives:

  • Efficient data entry and handling in MR

  • Know the best approach for creating complex reports

  • Create advanced financial reports

  • Set up and use spreadsheet linking

  • Report distribution options, setup, and execution


Audience: GP Finance, Support, or Analyst

Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: Students should have a strong working knowledge of Management Reporter.

Training Materials: Will be supplied by the instructor as appropriate.

Delivery Method: Group Live

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Derek Krebs

Partner and Sr Consultant, MSX Group
Derek has over 25 years of experience in the fields of accounting, finance and business intelligence software. Prior to becoming a partner and senior consultant with the MSX Group in 2009, Derek spent 12 years consulting at FRx Software and Microsoft where he implemented financial... Read More →

Monday October 12, 2015 1:00pm - 5:00pm PDT
A8 Reno-Sparks Convention Ctr.
  • Duration Half Day
  • Version GP 2010, GP 2013, GP 2015
  • CPE Eligible Yes
  • Advance Preparation REQUIRED HOMEWORK: Your instructor has chosen to leverage Academy’s hands-on training environment from VisiLearn called vConnect. This means you will have the ability to work with technology in a virtualized environment during your class. There are steps that MUST to be taken prior to class in order to make your experience a positive one. Below you will find a personalized link to your vConnect hands-on lab. From the PC you will be using for class, you must: 1. From your Windows PC click on the link below (no Mac's) 2. Download the software 3. Install the VisiLearn Classroom on the PC you will be using for class 4. After you have installed the VisiLearn Classroom, launch vConnect and click “Test” to test your connection to the lab. (If you see a green login screen, Congratulations, you have successfully tested your vConnect lab. Close the vConnect window and proceed to your Academy class) 5. When you arrive at your Academy class, access your vConnect lab by double clicking on the “V” desktop icon that as created during the install and select your class title If you are unable to install the vConnect lab to your PC you will want to contact your organization’s desktop administrator for assistance. You will need this software installed to your Windows PC prior to class to access the lab. An Academy Help Desk will be located in room C1 at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center. Please proceed to the Academy Help Desk if you have any problems while on site.

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