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Microsoft Excel - Intermediate

Designed for Excel versions 2016,2013,2010,2007

0800 1337 401

Course Objectives

Welcome to Seven Institute's course for Microsoft Office Excel, a popular tool for creating spreadsheets, analyzing data, and charting information. This new version of Excel incorporates robust error checking, numerous file validation/verification tools, image editing, and Sparklines (charts within individual cells). This Intermediate level is intended to help everyday users of Excel become more proficient by expanding their knowledge of functions, formulas, and new Excel features. This manual will also help more experienced users who have little to no experience with Excel and the ribbon interface.

This course will cover advanced file management tasks, using functions and formulas to calculate information, and using tables in a worksheet. By the end of this course, users should be comfortable with taking their workbook to the next level of functionality by ensuring the accuracy of their information, and increasing the presentation value of their work.

Who Should Attend

This course presumes that the user has a good working knowledge of Windows, including concepts such as using the Recycle Bin and Control Panel, and is fully capable of using the keyboard and mouse. It also presumes that the user has completed the Foundation level of this course (or has equivalent knowledge) and is familiar with concepts such as:

  • The interface
  • How to cut, copy, and paste information
  • Writing basic formulas
  • How to use basic functions
  • How to format data and create basic charts
  • How to view data in different ways
  • How to print

Course Syllabus

EDITING & ADVANCED FORMATTING IN AN EXCEL WORKBOOK

  • Use AutoCorrect
  • Use spell check
  • Use Find and Replace
  • Document a worksheet with comments
  • Use conditional formatting
  • Use the Format Painter
  • Merge adjacent cells together
  • Use AutoFit
  • Find and replace formatting

VIEWING DATA AND PRINTING IN AN EXCEL WORKBOOK

  • Use automatic outlining
  • Display and collapse levels
  • Manually group data
  • Create subtotals
  • Use Normal view, Page Break Preview, Page Layout view, and Full Screen view
  • Manage a single window
  • Create, hide, or unhide a window
  • Freeze a pane
  • Split a worksheet to view multiple areas at once
  • Manage multiple windows
  • Switch between open workbooks
  • Arrange windows
  • Compare workbooks side by side
  • Reset windows
  • Use synchronous scrolling
  • Save a workspace
  • Print your workbook
  • Use Print Preview
  • Set printer options

WORKING WITH FORMULAS AND FUNCTIONS IN EXCEL

  • Use the formula auditing commands
  • Fix formula errors and recognise common errors
  • Change error checking options
  • Display and print formulas
  • Recognise a function
  • Search for functions included with Excel
  • Add functions to your worksheet
  • Use some useful and simple functions
  • Working with Dates and Functions
  • Use the IF function
  • Link, consolidate, and combine workbooks

WORKING WITH TABLES IN EXCEL

  • Recognise a table and its features
  • Create tables from existing ranges
  • Modifying tables
  • Use items in the Table Tools contextual tab
  • Use the total row
  • Recognise records and fields
  • Add fields and records by inserting columns and rows
  • Delete records or fields
  • Clean up duplicate records
  • Sort data in a table
  • Create AutoFilters to perform custom filtering
  • Use advanced filters to fine-tune filtered records
  • Copy filtered records to a new location
  • Filter your data using wildcard characters

PROTECTING DATA IN EXCEL

  • Introductionto Data Validate
  • Protecting an Excel worksheet
  • Protecting an Excel workbook
  • Creating templates in Excel
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