Excel Advanced: For version 2010, 2013 or 2016

Course Description
Microsoft Excel is a powerful tool you can use to create and format spreadsheets and analyze and share information to make more informed decisions.  This class is designed for students that want to use the full power of Excel with functions, VLookups, PivotTables and Macros.

Who Should Attend
Students who would like to get the most out of Excel and are experienced with formulas and functions.

Prerequisites
Excel Intermediate or equivalent skills. Must be able to work with multiple worksheets, use named ranges, and work with functions.

Course Outline 

Working with Advanced Functions
Working with Functions
Using the IF Function
Nesting Functions
Using Multiple Conditions with the IF Function
Using Table Lookup Functions (H & VLookup)
Using Text Functions

Analyzing Data
Using Automatic Outlining
Consolidating Information by Position or Category
Inserting Subtotals
Creating an Advanced Filter
Using Database Functions

Working with Data
Importing Data from a Text File
Exporting Data
Converting Text to Columns
Using Flash Fill
Connecting to Data in an Access Database
Creating a Web Query
Importing Web Data using a Saved Query
Working with Hypertext Links

Creating and Working with PivotTables
Working with Recommended PivotTables
Creating a PivotTable using Worksheet Data
Laying out a PivotTable on a Worksheet
Modifying PivotTable Fields
Using a Report Filter
Refreshing & Formatting a PivotTable

Enhancing PivotTables
Working with Summary Functions
Sorting Items in a PivotTable
Creating a Slicer
Grouping Data
Using a Timeline
Applying Label and Value Filters
Creating a Calculated Field
Creating a Calculated Item
Creating Charts from PivotTables

Working with Macros
Recording a Macro
Saving a Macro-Enabled Workbook
Executing a Macro
Creating a Macro Button
Working with Macro Buttons

Working with Data Analysis Tools
Creating Scenarios
Working with Scenarios
Using Goal Seek
Using One-Input Data Tables
Using Two-Input Data Tables
Understanding Solver
Defining a Problem
Solving a Problem
Generating a Report of Results

Course Format – 6 hours
Combination lecture and classroom exercises.  Available at QSG’s training facilities and on-site at your organization.  Each student must bring their own laptop with Excel pre-loaded.

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