Microsoft Excel 2013 Level 3

Planning Information

The duration of this course is 1 Day.
Classes are priced from $295.00. See individual sessions for details.


In this course, students will further build on the skills acquired in the Microsoft® Excel® 2013 Level 1 and Level 2 courses. They will work with advanced functions and formulas, as well as lookup functions such as VLOOKUP, MATCH, and INDEX. In addition, students will learn about data validation, and will use advanced data filtering. They will apply advanced chart formatting options, and create more complex charts. They will work with PivotTables and PivotCharts, export and import data, and query external databases. Students will learn about the analytical features of Excel, such as Goal Seek, and how to create scenarios. Finally, they will run and record macros, and explore VBA code.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Advanced functions and formulas
  • Logical functions
  • Conditional functions
  • Financial functions
  • Text functions
  • Date and time functions
  • Array formulas
  • Calculation options
 Lesson 2: Lookups and data tables
  •  Using lookup functions
  • Creating data tables
 Lesson 3: Advanced data management
  • Validating cell entries
  • Advanced filtering
 Lesson 4: Advanced charting
  • Chart formatting options
  • Combination charts
  • Graphical objects
 Lesson 5: PivotTables and PivotCharts
  • Working with PivotTables
  • Modifying PivotTable data
  • Formatting PivotTables
  • Using PivotCharts
  • PowerPivot
 Lesson 6: Exporting and importing data
  • Exporting and importing text files
 Lesson 7: Analytical tools
  • Goal Seek
  • Scenarios
  • Instant data analysis
 Lesson 8: Macros and Visual Basic
  • Running and recording a macro
  • Working with VBA code
 Lesson 9: Accessibility and language features
  • Accessibility considerations
  • Internationalization

Intended Audience

This course is designed for persons who are able to create and modify worksheets and workbooks in Microsoft Excel 2013, but need to know how to create or modify documents using advanced tools and efficiency procedures.

At Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Use IF and IFERROR functions
  • Use VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP functions in concert with the MATCH and INDEX functions
  • Validate cell data and use advanced filtering tools to focus data
  • Create and format charts
  • Create Pivot Tables/Charts
  • Export/Import data to/from other MS Office® compatible formats
  • Use the Goal Seek utility
  • Run a macro and edit macros using basic VBA code


Students should be able to use Microsoft Excel 2013 to manage large workbooks, use advanced formatting, use outlining features, use the Name Manager, share data with Excel Web features, audit workbooks with Tracer tools, and save as Excel 2013 template.



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