You have been using Excel for a while and either in training or through self-development you have a solid foundation in the basic and intermediate skills for working in Excel.You have used Excel to perform tasks such as running calculations on data and sorting and filtering numeric data.
In this course, you will extend your knowledge into some of the more specialised and advanced capabilities of Excel by automating some common tasks, applying advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets such as PivotTables, collaborating on worksheets with others and importing data.
- Create, edit, and format spreadsheets
- Navigate within worksheets and books
- Use Insert Function to create built-in functions
- Work with absolute references
- Create named ranges
- Create Tables within Excel
- Sort and filter data
Delegates will learn how to
- Use macros to automate repetitive tasks
- Setup workbooks to collaborate with other users
- Create and build PivotTables to analyse data
- Write array and advanced lookup functions
- Use ‘what-if’ analysis tools
- Use data validation
- Import external data into Excel workbooks
Module 1: Creating macros
- Introducing macros
- Creating macros
- Relative and absolute macros
- Running and editing a macro
- Assigning shortcuts
- Macro security
Module 2: Collaborating with others
- Protecting data, workbook structure and files
- Checking for collaboration issues
- Marking workbooks as final
Module 3: PivotTables
- What is a PivotTable?
- Creating and modifying PivotTables
- Calculations in PivotTables
- Grouping fields
- Slicers and Timelines
- Creating PivotCharts
- PivotTables and related sources
Module 4: Array formulas
- What is an array?
- Array formulas
- Array functions
- Single and multiple cell arrays
Module 5: Further lookup and reference functions
- VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP
- MATCH and INDEX
- XLOOKUP (Excel 365 only)
Module 6: Analysing data
- Input data tables
- Worksheet scenarios
- Goal Seek
- Consolidating data
- Linking to external workbooks
Module 7: Data validation
- Setting up data validation
- Message prompts and alerts
- Conditional data validation
- Data validation errors
Module 8: Importing data
- Importing delimited files
- Importing data with a web query
- Refreshing data
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