Fast as Hell at Excel

Learn to Work Faster in Excel

Fast as Hell at Excel® is NYIM's revolutionary course that will increase your productivity and efficiency in Excel. Become faster with navigation, formulas, formatting, calculations, and Hot Keys. Learn some creative time-saving (and sometimes life-saving) techniques using applications of Paste Special, Go To Special, Find & Replace, and Macros.

By the end of this course, you'll have the tools, tricks, and techniques to breeze through your workload, impressing colleagues and cutting down hours of unnecessary work.

Who Should Attend This Course?

This course is perfect for those who have attended the Excel for Business Bootcamp, Intermediate Excel for Business, or Advanced Excel for Business, and want to strengthen their skills and speed in Excel through projects, drills, and practice. 

Knowledge equivalent to our Intermediate Excel for Business class is required.

What You'll Learn

  • Keyboard shortcuts for navigation, formatting, calculations, and workbook management
  • Work in Excel without the mouse using Hot Keys
  • Excel tricks with Go To Special and Paste Special 
  • Write basic macros to automate workflow
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Call for pricing 3 Hours PC provided 185 Madison Avenue, NYC In-person classroom training

Corporate & private training available

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Full Course Syllabus

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Keyboard Shortcuts


  • Shortcuts that enable quick cursor movement and cell selection

Formula Writing

  • Techniques to write and copy formulas quickly


  • Shortcuts that facilitate quick formatting


  • Shortcuts that enable faster input of formulas and functions

Hot Keys

  • Transform the ribbon into a visual listing of pre-assigned shortcuts

Quick Access Toolbar

  • Access customized commands on the Quick Access Toolbar

Insert Screenshots

  • Shortcut to directly insert a screenshot

Repeat Command

  • Shortcut key to repeat commands

Workbook Management

  • Shortcuts pertaining to general Excel operations


  • Shortcuts to allow editing of active windows

Specialized Time-Saving Techniques

Paste Special

  • Use Paste Special for various time-saving techniques

Go To Special

  • Use Go To Special to perform several time-saving tricks

Find & Replace

  • Use Find & Replace to expedite certain processes

Working Across Sheets

  • Perform calculations and formatting across worksheets

Recording Macros

  • Record macros to automate repetitive work

Cumulative Project

End of Class Exercise

  • End of class project to review key concepts from the class