Microsoft Excel Fundamentals and Advanced Skills

Get to grips with Excel
Overview

Excel has long been a popular choice for creating spreadsheets, analysing data and creating graphical representations of information. This course can run on Excel 2010, 2013 or 2016 and has more bells and whistles than any version before it, and can be daunting for a novice user.

There are few things in life more impressive than a properly formatted and presented spreadsheet, so if you want to dazzle colleagues with your workbook wizardry or automate a process you repeat every day then this is the course for you.

Course Code
MSE102AF
Duration
2 Days
Delivery Style
Classroom
Course Type
Private Only
Max Delegates
12
Available as Nutshell
No

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Purpose of this course

This course will introduce you to Excel and give you the skills to use the program every day as well as the knowledge of advanced functions and features.

Who is this course for

Anyone that manages, stores or looks at data as part of their role.

You will learn how to
  • Create and customise workbooks in Excel 2010, 2013 or 2016
  • Use Excel as a day to day user
  • Present data graphically
  • Create Pivot tables and graphs
  • Use Excel functions and formulae for mathematical processes and automation
  • Program Excel 2010, 2013 or 2016 using Visual Basic
Benefits for your organisation

This course will enable delegates to format and present data in easier to understand ways, as well as improving their efficiency through the use of advanced Excel Macros and shortcuts.

Benefits for you as an individual

An in depth knowledge of Excel is useful for any role in an organisation and can make day to day data management quicker and easier.

Welcome to Excel

Workbooks and Worksheets
File Types
Spreadsheet Navigation

Excel Interface

The Quick Access Toolbar
Excel Ribbon
Overview of Tabs
Command Groups

Excel Basics

Labels
Printing
Autosum and Autofill
Copy/Cut/Paste
Introduction to Formulae

Workbook Formatting

Modification of Cells and Cell Data
Styles and Borders
Chart Creation and Modification
Cell Referencing

Functions and Formulae

Mathematical Operators
Error Checking
Nested Functions
Array Formulae

Tables

Creation and Formatting
Sort and Filter
Excel as a Database

Data as a Graphic

SmartArt
Symbols
Add and Edit Shapes
Sparkline

Advanced Data Management

Automatic Grouping, Outlining and Subtotalling
Scenario Manager
Data Analysis Tools
Solver

Pivot Tables

Creation and Formatting of Pivot Tables
External Data
Slicers
PowerPivot

Pivot Charts

Creation and Formatting of Pivot Charts
Advanced Tasks
Scenarios

Advanced Excel Tasks

Advanced Functions
Logical Functions

Excel Programming

Macros
Keyboard Shortcuts
Visual Basic

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course though a basic knowledge of Microsoft Office would be advantageous.

About the Lead Trainer

Jason is one of the technical trainers here at Quanta covering areas such as the CompTIA course track and Microsoft systems and applications. Jason has previously worked as a web designer, system administrator and technical consultant for organisations including a plant nursery and web service provider.

When he’s not at Quanta, Jason is an avid American Football fan and can also occasionally be found singing and dancing with local Amateur Gilbert and Sullivan societies. He does however promise to keep the theatrics to a minimum in the classroom.