About this course

Tech Type Performance Plus
Course Code QAMEX16ADV
Duration 1 Day

You have been using Excel 2016 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 and collaborating on worksheets with others.

Prerequisites

  • 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

Target Audience

This course is aimed at end users who want to develop their skills so they can use advanced techniques to manipulate Excel data. Delegates should have attended QA's Excel 2016 Intermediate course (QAMEX16ITM) or have equivalent knowledge.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Create macros to automate common tasks
  • Collaborate with others by merging and tracking workbooks
  • Create and manipulate PivotTables and PivotCharts
  • Write advanced Lookup and Reference Functions
  • Use advanced techniques to analyse data
  • Ensure acceptable data entry with Data Validation

Outline

Module 1: Creating Macros

  • Creating a Macro
  • Running a Macro
  • Editing a Macro
  • Assigning Shortcuts to Macros
  • Macro Security
  • Copying a Macro between Workbooks

Module 2: Collaborating with Others

  • Protection
  • Track Changes

Module 3 - Creating PivotTables and Slicers

  • Creating a PivotTable
  • Amending the Fields in a PivotTable
  • Updating a PivotTable
  • Adding Calculations to a PivotTable
  • Add Grouping to a PivotTable
  • Using Slicers
  • Creating PivotTables from Tables and Related Tables


Module 4: Advanced Lookup and Reference Functions

  • MATCH
  • VLOOKUP
  • ROW/COLUMN
  • INDEX
  • OFFSET

Module 5: Analysing Data

  • Creating Scenarios
  • What-If Analysis using Goal Seek
  • Consolidating Data
  • Linking to External Workbooks

Module 6: Data Validation

  • Number Validation
  • Data List Validation
  • Message Prompts and Alerts
  • Conditional Data Validation
  • Data Validation Errors

Appendix 1: Import and Export Data

  • Exporting Excel Data
  • Importing Delimited Text


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Performance Plus

1 Day

Duration
Microsoft Office
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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