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Excel 2016 Advanced – 1 Day – $245

  • August 17, 2017
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • September 14, 2017
    10:00 am - 4:30 pm

This course builds off of the foundational and intermediate knowledge presented in the Microsoft® Excel 2016: Introduction and Intermediate 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.

Target Student:  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.

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. To meet these prerequisites, students can take the following courses, or should possess the equivalent skill level:

  • Excel® 2016: Introduction
  • Excel® 2016: Intermediate

Course Length:  1 Day

Course Objectives

  • 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.

Course Content

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