Microsoft Excel Advanced

Hands-On Course 524 – 1 Day

Course Requirements

To ensure success, learners should have practical experience creating and analyzing datasets using Excel. Specific tasks learners should be able to perform include: creating formulas and using Excel functions; creating, sorting, and filtering datasets and tables; presenting data by using basic charts; creating and working with PivotTables, slicers, and PivotCharts; and customizing the Excel environment.

What You Will Learn

In particular you will be able to:

  • Work with multiple worksheets and workbooks simultaneously
  • Share and protect workbooks
  • Automate workbook functionality
  • Apply conditional logic
  • Audit worksheets
  • Use automated analysis tools
  • Present your data visually

About This Course: This course builds on the foundational and intermediate knowledge presented in the earlier course and your previous Excel experience to help you get the most from the software. The ability to collaborate with colleagues, automate complex or repetitive tasks, and use conditional logic to construct and apply elaborate formulas and functions will give you the full power of Excel at your fingertips. The more you learn about how to get Excel to do the hard work for you, the more you’ll be able to concentrate on getting the answers you need from the vast amount of data produced by organizations.

Course Outline
Automating Worksheet Functionality

  • Update Workbook Properties
  • Create and Edit a Macro
  • Apply Conditional Formatting
  • Add Data Validation Criteria

Auditing Worksheets

  • Trace Cells
  • Troubleshoot Invalid Data and Formula Errors
  • Watch and Evaluate Formulas
  • Create a Data List Outline

Analyzing and Presenting Data

  • Create Sparklines
  • Create Scenarios
  • Perform a What-If Analysis
  • Perform a Statistical Analysis with the Analysis ToolPak
  • Create Interactive Data with Power View

Working with Multiple Workbooks

  • Consolidate Data
  • Link Cells in Different Workbooks
  • Merge Workbooks

Exporting Excel Data

  • Export Excel Data
  • Import a Delimited Text File
  • Integrate Excel Data with the Web
  • Create a Web Query


  • Importing and Exporting XML Data

Long Course Description

Automating Worksheet Functionality (2007, 2010, 2013 2016)
Auditing Worksheets
Auditing Worksheets
Working with Multiple Workbooks
Exporting Excel Data


Exporting Excel Data