Getting Data Into ActiveData for Excel – DEMO VERSION
InformationActive Inc., Michelle Shein and Richard Lanza
About the Authors
is a highly-skilled instructor with over twenty five years of technical training
experience. With her proficiency in both teaching and the use of desktop PC products she
has taught Auditors discovery skills to uncover fraud using the technology of Microsoft
Access and Excel.
Ms. Shein is the President of PR1OR1TY Computer Training & Services, Inc. Since 1990
the training corporation has been providing training services and PC consulting to corporate
clients helping to build the PC skills of many corporate teams. Ms. Shein has taught for
numerous clients including: Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, AICPA, Chubb, Kraft, Nabisco,
Comcast, Toys R Us, AIG, AT&T, Bank of New York, Johnson & Johnson, Ciba Gigy,
Sandoz, Novartis, Pfizer, King Pharmaceuticals, UCB Pharmaceuticals, Barr Labs, PF Labs,
Dress Barn, Bell Core, Telcordia and Avon.
As a professional PC trainer for numerous years, Ms. Shein has taught classes in many of the
popular PC desktop products. Ms. Shein has specialized in teaching Microsoft Project,
Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access users as well as specializing in developing Access
applications for her client’s data storage and analysis needs.
Ms. Shein earned a Bachelor and Master’s degree in education from the State University of
New York in Fredonia, New York. She has used her educational and psychology
background in developing rewarding training sessions for both the advanced learner and PC
user as well as for the reluctant learner and novice PC user.
Other products Ms. Shein and Mr. Lanza have co-authored are the ACFE Access Training –
Auditing Payables for Fraud CD series as well as the guides; Fraud Detection and Cash
Recovery using ActiveData for Excel and Fraud Detection and Cash Recovery using
ActiveData for Office.
Michelle Shein can be reached through the following means:
(CPA, CFE, PMP), president of Audit Software Professionals, has a decade and
a half of experience in the audit and assurance technology field and has become one of its
leading authorities. Rich helps companies save millions (in their respective currency) each
year using his technology tools.
Based on his years in the trenches at several Fortune 500 firms, CPA firms, and medium-
sized businesses, Rich brings personalized coaching expertise in automating report systems
enabling organizations to generate cash recoveries, stop profit leaks, resolve control issues,
and implement process improvements.
He is a frequent and popular speaker at industry events such as the conferences and
seminars of Institute of Internal Auditors and a prolific writer. A columnist for many
professional journals, author of 13 publications, and co-author of The Buyer’s Guide to
Audit Software, the first comprehensive look at this exploding market. Rich is an ACL