Microsoft Excel 365/2019/2016 Part 3: Advanced Functions and Data Forecasting

Planning Information

The duration of this course is 1 Day. The list price is $295.00.

Description

Clearly, you use Excel a lot in your role. Otherwise, you wouldn't be taking this course. By now, you're already familiar with Excel its functions and formulas, a lot of its features and functionality, and its powerful data analysis tools. You are likely called upon to analyze and report on data frequently, work in collaboration with others to deliver actionable organizational intelligence, and keep and maintain workbooks for all manner of purposes. At this level of use and collaboration, you have also likely encountered your fair share of issues and challenges. You're too busy, though, to waste time scouring over workbooks to resolve issues or to perform repetitive, monotonous tasks. You need to know how to get Excel to do more for you so you can focus on what's really important: staying ahead of the competition. That's exactly what this course aims to help you do.

This level 3 course builds off of the foundational and intermediate knowledge presented in the Microsoft® Office Excel® Part 1 and Part 2 courses to help you get the most of your Excel experience. The ability to collaborate with colleagues, automate complex or repetitive tasks, and use conditional logic to construct and apply elaborate formulas and functions will put the full power of Excel right 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 focus on getting the answers you need from the vast amounts of data your organization generates.

Prerequisites

To ensure success, students should have practical, real-world experience creating and analyzing datasets using Excel 2016. Specific tasks students 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. 

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks

  • Use Links and External References
  • Use 3-D References
  • Consolidate Data

Lesson 2: Using Lookup Functions and Formula Auditing

  • Use Lookup Functions
  • Trace Cells
  • Watch and Evaluate Formulas

Lesson 3: Sharing and Protecting Workbooks

  • Collaborate on a Workbook
  • Protect Worksheets and Workbooks

Lesson 4: Automating Workbook Functionality

  • Apply Data Validation
  • Search for Invalid Data and Formulas with Errors
  • Work with Macros

Lesson 5: Creating Sparklines and Mapping Data

  • Create Sparklines
  • Map Data

Lesson 6: Forecasting Data

  • Determine Potential Outcomes Using Data Tables
  • Determine Potential Outcomes using Scenarios
  • Use the Goal Seek Feature
  • Forecasting Data Trends

 

Exams & Certifications

This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist Program exam objectives to help you prepare for the Excel Associate (Office 365 and Office 2019): Exam MO-200 and Excel Expert (Office 365 and Office 2019): Exam MO-201 certifications.

At Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to perform advanced data analysis, collaborate on workbooks with other users, and automate workbook functionality.

You will:

  • Work with multiple worksheets and workbooks.
  • Use Lookup functions and formula auditing
  • Share and protect workbooks.
  • Automate workbook functionality.
  • Create sparklines and map data.
  • Forecast data.

Intended Audience

This course is intended for students who are experienced Excel 2016 users and have a desire or need to advance their skills in working with some of the more advanced Excel features. Students will likely need to troubleshoot large, complex workbooks, automate repetitive tasks, engage in collaborative partnerships involving workbook data, construct complex Excel functions, and use those functions to perform rigorous analysis of extensive, complex datasets.

This course is also available for private training. Please contact us to learn more.
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