Learn to use Excel like a Pro!
(2016 / 2019 / Office 365)
Overview:The ability to get the right information to the right people at the right time can create a powerful competitive advantage!You already know how to get Excel to perform simple calculations and how to modify your workbooks and worksheets to make them easier to read, interpret, and present to others. But, Excel is capable of doing so much more.
To gain a truly competitive edge, you need to be able to extract actionable organizational intelligence from your raw data. In other words, when you have questions about your data, you need to know how to get Excel to provide the answers for you. And that’s exactly what this course aims to help you do. This course builds will help start you down the road to creating advanced workbooks and worksheets that can help deepen your understanding of organizational intelligence. The ability to analyze massive amounts of data, extract actionable information from it, and present that information to decision makers is at the foundation of a successful organization that is able to compete at a high level.
Course Objectives:Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to leverage the power of data analysis and presentation in order to make informed, intelligent organizational decisions. You will learn:
- Pivot Tables
- Logical Functions
- Date / Time Functions
- Text Functions
- Sorting / Filtering
- Conditional Formatting
- Charts / Slicer
Target Student:This course is designed for students who already have foundational knowledge and skills in Excel 2016 and who wish to begin taking advantage of some of the higher-level functionality in Excel to analyze and present data.
Prerequisites:Students should have basic Excel knowledge and experience.
The Microsoft Excel level 2 course is designed to be completed in 1-day. The students will be provide a virtual lab to access Microsoft Excel. If students are participating remotely – they should have two monitors.
Lesson 1: Working with Functions
Topic A: Work with Ranges
Topic B: Use Specialized Functions
Topic C: Work with Logical Functions
Topic D: Work with Date & Time Functions
Topic E: Work with Text Functions
Lesson 2: Working with Lists
Topic A: Sort Data
Topic B: Filter Data
Topic C: Query Data with Database Functions
Topic D: Outline and Subtotal Data
Lesson 3: Analyzing Data
Topic A: Create and Modify Tables
Topic B: Apply Intermediate Conditional Formatting
Topic C: Apply Advanced Conditional Formatting
Lesson 4: Visualizing Data with Charts
Topic A: Create Charts
Topic B: Modify and Format Charts
Topic C: Use Advanced Chart Features
Lesson 5: Using PivotTables and PivotCharts
Topic A: Create a PivotTable
Topic B: Analyze PivotTable Data
Topic C: Present Data with PivotCharts
Topic D: Filter Data by Using Timelines and Slicers