Microsoft Excel 2013 - Level 2 Advanced


Course introduction

Excel has become very much more than just a simple spreadsheet. Although its roots are still in number management, today Excel’s uses cover a wide gamut – from simple data entry to complicated financial models and analysis.

Course Benefits

Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • This course adds on to the participants’ knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Formulae form an integral part of the course and participants will learn how to use complex functions to model their data and to generate a variety of answers and reports.

Target Audience

Those seeking to further their knowledge of Excel would benefit from this course. Those needing to create spreadsheet models & data analysis are especially encouraged to attend.

Course Outline

Module 1: Using Range Names

  • Assigning Names
  • Jumping to Named Ranges
  • Create Range Names from Headings
  • Managing Names
  • Using Names in Formulas and Functions
Module 2: Database / List Operations
  • Introduction to Excel Databases
  • Using Tables
  • Creating a Table
  • Modifying Tables
  • Removing Duplicates
  • Filtering
  • Using the Autofilter
  • Advanced Filters
  • Using Filter Criteria
  • Using Comparison Operators
  • Database Functions
  • Create and Edit Database Functions
  • Summarise Data Using Subtotals
  • Grouping and Outlining Data
Module 3: Data Validation
  • Setting Data Validation
  • Restricting Entry to Data Type
  • Determine Data Entry Range
  • Displaying Input Message and Error Alert
  • Circling Invalid Data
Module 4: Data Consolidation
  • 3D Formulae: Using Multi-Dimension Worksheets and Workbooks
  • Consolidating Data
  • By Position
  • By Category
Module 5: Auditing Worksheets
  • Tracking Errors in Excel
  • Understanding Precedents and Dependencies
  • Viewing and Hiding Tracer Arrows
  • Resolving Circular References
  • Using the Watch Window
  • Evaluate Formulas
Module 6: Advanced Functions
  • Nesting of Functions
  • Nesting if Conditions
  • Boolean Criteria Using And and Or
  • Conditional Sum, Count and Average
  • Lookups and Referencing
  • Vlookup
  • Hlookup
  • Combining Functions
Module 7: Data Analysis
  • What-If Analysis
  • One-Input Data Tables
  • Two-Input Data Tables
  • Using Goal Seek
  • Running Goal Seek
  • Solver
  • Loading and Using Solver Add-In
  • Analysing in Solver
  • Set Conditions and Permutations
  • Using the Scenario Manager
  • Saving and Displaying Options
  • Creating a Scenario Summary
Module 8: Pivot Tables
  • Understanding Pivot Tables
  • Building a Pivot Table
  • Pivot Table Formatting
  • Table Layout
  • Field Options
  • Changing Numeric Formats
  • Using Styles
  • Creating Pivot Charts
  • Printing a Pivot Report
Module 9: Collaborating
  • Sharing Workbooks
  • Creating Shared Workbooks
  • Tracking Changes
  • Showing History of Changes
  • Merging Workbooks

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Trainer Profile

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