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Excel Intermediate

1 Day Course
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Course Information


This course is designed for learners who already have foundational knowledge and skills in Microsoft Excel and who wish to take advantage of some of the higher-level functionality in Excel to analyze and present data. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to leverage the power of data analysis and presentation to make better informed, intelligent organizational decisions.

Course Requirements

Learners should have used Excel before and be familiar with creating basic formulas, using Autofill along rows or columns and working with Absolute Cell References (e.g. $C$5) to refer to fixed figures – such as VAT rates or performance targets.

What You Will Learn

In particular you will be able to:

  • Create advanced formulas
  • Analyze data by using functions and conditional formatting
  • Organize and analyze datasets and tables
  • Visualize data by using basic charts
  • Analyze data by using PivotTables, slicers, and PivotCharts

Course Outline

1. Excel Setup & Printing Issues
  • Worksheet Margins
  • Worksheet Orientation
  • Worksheet Page Size
  • Headers and Footers
  • Header and Footer Fields
  • Scaling Your Worksheet to Fit a Page(S)
  • Visually Checking Your Calculations
  • Displaying Gridlines When Printing
  • Printing Titles on Every Page
  • Printing Row and Column Headings
  • Spell Checking
  • Previewing a Worksheet
  • Viewing Workbooks Side By Side
  • Zooming the View
  • Printing Options
  • Setting the Number of Copies to Print
  • Selecting a Printer
  • Selecting Individual Worksheets or the Entire Workbook
  • Selecting Which Pages to Print
  • Single or Double Sided Printing
  • Collation Options
  • Page Orientation
  • Paper Size
  • Margins
  • Scaling
  • Printing
2. Excel Functions and Formulas
  • Getting Help with Functions
  • Nested Functions
  • Consolidating Data Using a 3-D Reference Sum Function
  • Mixed References within Formulas
3. Excel Time & Date Functions
  • Inserting the Current Time and Date
  • Today Function
  • Now Function
  • Day Function
  • Month Function
  • Year Function
4. Excel Mathematical Functions
  • Round Function
  • Rounddown Function
  • Roundup Function
5. Excel Logical Functions
  • If Function
  • And Function
  • Or Function
6. Excel Mathematical Function
  • Sumif Function
7. Excel Statistical Functions
  • Count Function
  • Counta Function
  • Countif Function
  • Countblank Function
  • Rank Function
8. Excel Text Functions
  • Left Function
  • Right Function
  • Mid Function
  • Trim Function
  • Concatenate Function
9. Excel Financial Functions
  • Fv Function
  • Pv Function
  • Npv Function
  • Rate Function
  • Pmt Function
10. Excel Lookup Functions
  • Vlookup Function
  • Hlookup Function
11. Excel Database Functions
  • Dsum Function
  • Dmin Function
  • Dmax Function
  • Dcount Function
  • Daverage Function
12. Excel Named Ranges
  • Naming Cell Ranges
  • Removing a Named Range
  • Named Cell Ranges and Functions
13. Excel Cell Formatting
  • Applying Styles to a Range
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Custom Number Formats
14. Manipulating Worksheets within Excel
  • Copying or Moving Worksheets betweenWorkbooks
  • Splitting a Window
  • Hiding Rows
  • Hiding Columns
  • Hiding Worksheets
  • Un-Hiding Rows
  • Un-Hiding Columns
  • Un-Hiding Worksheets
15. Excel Templates
  • Using Templates
  • Creating Excel Templates
  • Editing Excel Templates
16. Paste Special Options within Excel
  • Using Paste Special to Add, Subtract, Multiply & Divide
  • Using Paste Special ‘Values’
  • Using Paste Special Transpose Option

Dates & Prices

Attend one of our public Excel courses:

Small Class Sizes

Maximum of 6 students per course.

Reference Manual

High quality reference manual supporting the topics covered.

Post Course Support

Unlimited post course email support on the course topics.

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We can arrange your own private Excel course.


Have us build a custom private course tailored to your needs.

Cost Effective

If you are looking to training a group of people private courses can be very cost effective.

Post Course Support

Unlimited post course email support on the course topics.

What Our Clients Think

The course was fantastic - I couldn't recommend it enough!

Bonnie Donaghue - IRI

The trainer was a really good instructor, he took the time to help us with individual issues and also tried to cater the course to meet our collective needs.

Ben Knight - Atlas Copco Ltd

Very good, trainer was excellent.

Mike Hartley-Bingle - XPS Pensions Group

Very clear instruction, pace was kept moving, great snippets of advice given.

Robert Montgomery - Liberty Aluminium Technologies

The pace he delivered the course was perfect and he explained everything so clearly and in a way I could understand.

Jessica Homer - All About Food

This course was excellent and I am delighted with how much I have achieved. The trainer was very friendly and approachable.

Rosie Heath - Licensed Trade Charity

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