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Excel Intermediate

1 Day Instructor-led
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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
  • Work with named ranges
  • Analyze data by using functions and conditional formatting
  • Organize and analyze datasets and tables
  • Manipulate worksheets

Course Outline

1. Excel Setup & Printing Issues
  • Headers and Footers
  • Scaling Your Worksheet to Fit Page(s)
  • Printing Titles on Every Page
  • Previewing a Worksheet
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 Most Used Functions
  • Inserting the Current Time and Date
  • Today Function
  • Now Function
  • Round Function
  • Sumif Function
  • If Function
  • Trim Function
  • Concatenate Function
  • Vlookup Function
4. Excel Named Ranges
  • Naming Cell Ranges
  • Removing a Named Range
  • Named Cell Ranges and Functions
5. Excel Cell Formatting
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Custom Number Formats
6. Manipulating Worksheets within Excel
  • Copying or Moving Worksheets between Workbooks
  • Hiding Rows
  • Hiding Columns
  • Un-Hiding Rows
  • Un-Hiding Columns
7. Paste Special Options within Excel
  • Using Paste Special ‘Values’
8. Tables
  • Preparing data for a table
  • Creating a table
  • Formatting a table
  • Display the table total row
  • Adding a row to a table
  • Deleting a row from a table
  • Inserting a column in a table
  • Deleting a column in a table
  • Renaming a table
  • Advantages of a table

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.

Delivery Options:
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1 Day Course
Wed, 7 Aug 2024
Mon, 9 Sep 2024
Mon, 7 Oct 2024
Wed, 6 Nov 2024
Mon, 9 Dec 2024

Private Courses

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

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

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

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Really good trainer. He made the training interesting and fun.

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