1 day

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

About This Course: 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 Outline

Creating Advanced Formulas

  • Apply Range Names
  • Use Specialized Functions

Analyzing Data with Logical and Lookup Functions

  • Leverage Questions and Testing to Write Formulas
  • Use Logical and Lookup Functions to Find Answers to Questions

Organizing Worksheet Data with Tables

  • Create and Modify Tables
  • Sort and Filter Data
  • Use Summary and Database Functions to Calculate Data

Visualizing Data with Charts

  • Create Charts
  • Modify and Format Charts
  • Create a Trendline
  • Create Advanced Charts

Analyzing Data with PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts

  • Create a PivotTable
  • Filter Data by Using Slicers
  • Analyze Data by Using PivotCharts

Inserting Graphics

  • Insert and Modify Graphic Objects
  • Layer and Group Graphic Objects
  • Incorporate SmartArt

Enhancing Workbooks

  • Customize Workbooks
  • Manage Themes
  • Create and Use Templates
  • Protect Files