Excel Proficiency Tests

Earlier today, a member of the NCFinance listserv sent out a request for examples of tests jurisdictions are using to judge applicant and employee proficiency in Microsoft Excel.  There are a couple of different tests and samples available online that you can use as the basis for developing your own:

http://www.business.uiuc.edu/oim/Short_Course/ExcelProficiencyTest.pdf

http://www.jaxworks.com/test.htm

http://www.snowcrest.net/dsp/Excel_Q.htm

If you want an idea of specific features that make excellent gauges of proficiency when developing an Excel test, please consult this article:

http://askjonpaul.com/2007/04/29/test-of-excel-skills-in-finance.aspx

To improve your proficiency in Microsoft Excel, make sure to attend the Excel workshop at our upcoming NCLGBA Summer Conference, July 14-16. For more information on registration and hotel reservations, please visit our conference page.

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