Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 2 Intermediate

1 day

Course Overview

Whether you need to crunch numbers for sales, inventory, IT, human resources, or another business unit, the ability to get the right information to the right people at the right time can create a powerful competitive advantage in a complex market environment.

This course builds upon the foundational Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013 knowledge and skills you’ve already acquired and sets you on the road to creating advanced workbooks and worksheets that will deepen your firm’s business intelligence.

You’ll learn a lot of things about Excel 2013, including how to create advanced formulas and organize your data into tables. You’ll discover the power of PivotTables and PivotCharts and how slicers can make data filtering as easy as clicking a few buttons.

At its heart, this course is about one simple idea: asking your data questions and using Excel 2013 to find the answers.

Target student

This course is meant for those desiring to gain advanced skill sets necessary for calculating data using functions and formulas, sorting and filtering data, using PivotTables and PivotCharts for analyzing data, and customizing workbooks.

Prerequisites

Before starting this course, students are recommended to take the following course or have equivalent knowledge: Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013: Part 1.

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