Microsoft Excel Intermediate

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Date(s) - 14/06/2016
All Day

Glasgow Training Centre


Class Overview

This Intermediate Microsoft Excel training class is meant for students who want to advance their skill set by learning to work with advanced formulas, lists, and illustrations. Students will also work with charts and advanced formatting including styles.

Target Audience: Students who have basic skills with Microsoft Excel who want to learn intermediate-level skills or students who want to learn the topics covered in this course in the new interface.

Class Goals

  • Learn to use formulas and functions.
  • Create and modify charts.
  • Convert, sort, filter, and manage lists.
  • Insert and modify illustrations in a worksheet.
  • Learn to work with tables.
  • Learn to use conditional formatting and styles.

Class Outline

  1. Advanced Formulas
    1. Using Named Ranges in Formulas
      1. Naming a Single Cell
      2. Naming a Range of Cells
      3. Naming Multiple Single Cells Quickly
    2. Exercise: Using Named Ranges in Formulas
    3. Using Formulas That Span Multiple Worksheets
    4. Exercise: Entering a Formula Using Data in Multiple Worksheets
    5. Using the IF Function
      1. Using AND/OR Functions
      2. Using the SUMIF, AVERAGEIF, and COUNTIF Functions
    6. Exercise: Using the IF Function
    7. Using the PMT Function
    8. Exercise: Using the PMT Function
    9. Using the LOOKUP Function
    10. Using the VLOOKUP Function
    11. Exercise: Using the VLOOKUP Function
    12. Using the HLOOKUP Function
    13. Using the CONCATENATE Function
    14. Exercise: Using the CONCATENATE Function
    15. Using the TRANSPOSE Function
    16. Using the PROPER, UPPER, and LOWER Functions
      1. The UPPER Function
      2. The LOWER function
      3. The TRIM Function
    17. Exercise: Using the PROPER Function
    18. Using the LEFT, RIGHT, and MID Functions
      1. The MID Function
    19. Exercise: Using the LEFT and RIGHT Functions
    20. Using Date Functions
      1. Using the NOW and TODAY Functions
    21. Exercise: Using the YEAR, MONTH, and DAY Functions
    22. Creating Scenarios
      1. Utilize the Watch Window
      2. Consolidate Data
      3. Enable Iterative Calculations
      4. What-If Analyses
      5. Use the Scenario Manager
      6. Use Financial Functions
  2. Working with Lists
    1. Converting a List to a Table
    2. Exercise: Converting a List to a Table
    3. Removing Duplicates from a List
    4. Exercise: Removing Duplicates from a List
    5. Sorting Data in a List
    6. Exercise: Sorting Data in a List
    7. Filtering Data in a List
    8. Exercise: Filtering Data in a List
    9. Adding Subtotals to a List
      1. Grouping and Ungrouping Data in a List
    10. Exercise: Adding Subtotals to a List
  3. Working with Illustrations
    1. Working with Clip Art
    2. Exercise: Working with Clip Art
    3. Using Shapes
    4. Exercise: Adding Shapes
    5. Working with SmartArt
  4. Visualizing Your Data
    1. Creating a Custom Chart Template
    2. Inserting Charts
    3. Exercise: Inserting Charts
    4. Exercise: Editing Charts
    5. Add and Format Objects
    6. Insert a Text Box
    7. Create a Custom Chart Template
  5. Working with Tables
    1. Format Data as a Table
    2. Move between Tables and Ranges
    3. Modify Tables
      1. Add and Remove Cells within a Table
    4. Define Titles
      1. Band Rows and Columns
      2. Remove Styles from Tables
    5. Exercise: Creating and Modifying a Table in Excel
  6. Advanced Formatting
    1. Applying Conditional Formatting
    2. Exercise: Using Conditional Formatting
    3. Working with Styles
      1. Applying Styles to Tables
      2. Applying Styles to Cells
    4. Exercise: Working with Styles
    5. Creating and Modifying Templates
      1. Modify a Custom Template
  7. Microsoft Excel Features that Were New in 2013
    1. New Functions in Excel 2013
    2. Exercise: Using the New Excel Functions
    3. Using New Chart Tools
    4. Exercise: Using the New Excel 2013 Chart Tools
    5. Using the Quick Analysis Tool
    6. Exercise: Using the Quick Analysis Tool
    7. Using the Chart Recommendation Feature
  8. Features New in 2016
    1. New Charts
      1. Treemap
      2. Sunburst
      3. Histogram
      4. Waterfall
      5. Box and Whisker
      6. Pareto


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