Microsoft Excel 2007 Level 4 Power User

1 day

Course Overview

Proficient and experienced users of Microsoft Office Excel 2007 who want to move on to advanced features and techniques will find Excel 2007 Power User essential. Excel has a wide variety of functions to analyze data that influences profitability. Whether it is sales data, project management, credit, equities, futures, options, currency, and so on, this course will give you the edge in advanced proficiency as an Excel power user.

Course Objective

The student will attain a higher level of expertise in the use of Microsoft Office Excel 2007 by gaining knowledge of advanced tools and features.

Target student

This course is devised for experienced Microsoft Office Excel professionals who have need to harness large amounts of data in the field of finance, statistics, project analysis, and market analysis including the fields of micro- and macro-economics.


The student should have Microsoft Office Excel 2007 knowledge, such as creating, editing, formatting, and printing worksheets with charts and sorted and filtered data. Also the student should be able to write and to edit simple formulas. To gain these skills, the following courses or equivalent knowledge are recommended: Microsoft Office Excel 2007: Level 1, Microsoft Office Excel 2007: Level 2, and Microsoft Office Excel 2007: Level 3.

Course Outline

Manipulating Data Using Statistical and Lookup Functions

  • Forecast GDP Using Statistical Functions
  • Evaluate Sales Data Using Statistical Functions
  • Analyze Stock Data Using Statistical Functions
  • Mine Data Using the Lookup and Reference Functions

Analyzing Data Using Data Analysis Tools

  • Analyze Sales Data Using Descriptive Statistics
  • Analyze Time Series Data Using Exponential Smoothing
  • Analyze Data Using Regression
  • Identify Beta Value of a Security
  • Analyze Sector Data Using Correlation and Covariance Matrix
  • Optimize Stock Portfolio Using Solver

Working with Data Using Financial Functions

  • Develop an Investment Schedule Using Financial Functions
  • Make Investment Decisions Using Financial Functions

Examining Data Using Math Functions

  • Analyze Sales Data Using Math Functions
  • Calculate Stock Returns Using Math Functions
  • Aggregate GDP Data Using Math Functions

Manipulating Data Using Text and Information Functions

  • Manipulate Data Using Text Functions
  • Validate Data Using Information Functions

Working with Templates and Charts

  • Create Advanced Templates
  • Create Advanced Charts

Managing Data in Workbooks

  • Retrieve and Paste Data
  • Determine the Conditional Sum
  • Identify Specific Data Using the Lookup Wizard
  • Clean Data in Workbooks