The goal of this course is to provide you with the knowledge required to use more advanced formulas and work with various tools to analyse data in spreadsheets, such as sorting, filtering, conditional formatting and auditing. You will also organise table data and present data as charts. You will discover how Excel spreadsheets are constructed and be given a clear path on how to create templates. The course emphasises hands-on experience, with a series of self-guided exercises integrated into the training.
This course is aimed at end users who have introductory knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Excel 2016 for Mac.
- Create basic spreadsheets
- Select and edit data
- Perform basic formatting
- Open, close and save files
- Create basic formulas – AutoSum
- Use Insert Function to create built-in functions
- Work with absolute references
- Use the Autofill feature
- Use advanced formulas
- Organise worksheet and table data using various techniques
- Create and modify charts
- Insert and modify graphic objects in a worksheet
- Customise and enhance workbooks and the Microsoft Office for Mac Excel environment
Module 1 - Calculating with Advanced Formulas
- Using Mixed References in Calculations
- Working with Range Names
- Calculating across Worksheets
- Exploring Excel’s Function Categories
- Analysing Data based on Criteria
- Working with Text Functions
- Calculating with Financial Functions
- Using Logical Functions
- Applying Lookup Functions
Module 2 - Auditing a Worksheet
- Finding Cells
- Finding and Resolving Errors
Module 3 - Mastering Excel Tables
- Introducing Excel Tables
Module 4 - Organising Worksheet Data
- Applying Basic Sorting to a Data Range
- Advanced Sorting
- Summarising Data with Subtotals
Module 5 - Charts
- Understanding Charts
- Modifying and Formatting a Chart
- Analysing Data using Sparklines
Module 6 - Working with Templates
- Creating a Hyperlink
- Adding Comments
- Working with Templates
Module 7 - Analysing Selected Data
- Applying Basic Filters
- Advanced Filters
- Using Database Functions
- Using Outlines to Organise Data
Module 8 - Applying Conditional Formatting
- Conditional Formatting
- Customising Conditional Formatting
- Sorting and Filtering by Colour
Module 9 - An Introduction to PivotTables
- Understanding PivotTables
- Analysing Data with Recommended PivotTables
If time permits:-
Module 10 - Appendix: Inserting Illustrations
- Inserting Images into a Spreadsheet
- Inserting Shapes into a Spreadsheet
- Grouping and Layering Graphics
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