Bernard Mallia is Equinox Academy’s trainer of choice for all advanced MS Office courses, including VBA. He has been providing bespoke Excel courses for the past 14 years and his experience covers a number of diverse but interlinked areas such as software programming, econometric estimation, data modelling and BI strategy using Excel.
Bernard keeps himself up-to-date on the latest advances in Excel and helps customers use these new tools & features to increase their productivity and efficiency. His hands-on experience, which includes applications rolled out at industrial scale, puts him in a unique position to train and assist others in their adoption of such new tools.
Bernard has been providing Excel training for the past 14 years ranging from intermediate to expert level. His vision is to help clients empower themselves and their businesses through the best use of the latest cutting edge IT Technologies with special emphasis on Excel, VBA, PowerPivot, PowerQuery, DAX, SQL and various other MS Excel add-ons.
Bernard holds an M.Sc in Information Systems, an M.Sc in Economics, a B.Com. Hons. Degree with a specialisation in economics and public policy and 3 diplomas. He is also certified as an ECDL expert and a MOS (Microsoft Office Specialist) master.
Bernard has provided, and continues to provide, MS Excel training to various sectors ranging from finance, gaming, manufacturing, educators, pharmaceuticals, telecoms, tourism and the general public. His methodology is to use a workshop environment with a hands-on approach and also providing practical guidance on how to apply various excel tools to work related problems. This methodology enables the participant to learn practically how to improve Excel use in the day to day work.
Bernard also has in-depth expertise in using Excel for Data Analysis and as a Business Intelligence tool.
In his professional life, Bernard is an experienced consultant and adviser in the fields of economics, project management, ICT and Information Systems. He has a polymathic background and was awarded his first degree in Commerce with a specialisation in Public Policy and Economics, as well as an Honours Degree in Public and Private Sector Management from the University of Malta. He pursued post-graduate studies at the University of Edinburgh where he read for a M.Sc. in Economics, and at the European University where he read for a M.Sc. in Information Systems.
He has also been the recipient of diplomas in Computerised Bookkeeping (IAB), Project Management (CIC), and Advertising and Public Relations (CIC). Bernard is a certified MS Office advanced user and a SQL Server 2005 Microsoft Certified Professional. Bernard delivers courses in:
- MS Excel Macros & Visual Basic for Applications;
- Financial Planning & Budgeting;
- RegulatoryPolicy and Institutions; and
- Introduction to Telecoms.