In this ILT Series course, students will further build on the skills acquired in the Microsoft Excel Basic and Intermediate courses. They will work with advanced functions and formulas, as well as lookup functions such as VLOOKUP, MATCH, and INDEX. In addition, students will learn about data validation, and will use advanced data filtering. They will apply advanced chart formatting options, and create more complex charts. They will work with PivotTables and PivotCharts, export and import data, and query external databases. Students will learn about the analytical features of Excel, such as Goal Seek, and how to create scenarios. Finally, they will run and record macros, and explore VBA code.
This course will help students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist core-level exam for Excel (exam 77-420) and the Microsoft Office Specialist Expert exam for Excel (exam 77-421). For comprehensive certification training, students should complete the Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced courses for Excel.
Unit 1: Advanced functions and formulas
Topic A: Logical functions
Topic B: Conditional functions
Topic C: Financial functions
Topic D: Text functions
Topic E: Date and time functions
Topic F: Array formulas
Topic G: Calculation options
Unit 2: Lookups and data tables
Topic A: Using lookup functions
Topic B: Creating data tables
Unit 3: Advanced data management
Topic A: Validating cell entries
Topic B: Advanced filtering
Unit 4: Advanced charting
Topic A: Chart formatting options
Topic B: Combination charts
Topic C: Graphical objects
Unit 5: PivotTables and PivotCharts
Topic A: Working with PivotTables
Topic B: Modifying PivotTable data
Topic C: Formatting PivotTables
Topic D: Using PivotCharts
Topic E: PowerPivot
Unit 6: Exporting and importing data
Topic A: Exporting and importing text files
Unit 7: Analytical tools
Topic A: Goal Seek
Topic B: Scenarios
Topic C: Instant data analysis
Unit 8: Macros and Visual Basic
Topic A: Running and recording a macro
Topic B: Working with VBA code
Unit 9: Accessibility and language features
Topic A: Accessibility considerations
Topic B: Internationalization
Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Advanced Preparation: There is no advanced preparation for this course.
Competencies: Computer Science
Delivery Method: Group-Live
Program Level: Advanced
Recommend CPE Credits: 7
Fields of Study: Computer Science
Duration: Full-day – 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Member Cost: $175; NonMember Cost: $189
Computer Training Cancellation/Reschedule Policy: If cancellation/reschedule is received 15 or more business days prior to the start of the class, there will be no penalty. If cancellation/reschedule is received 10-14 business days prior to the start of the class, there will be 50% penalty billed. Anything less than 10 business days the full fee for the class will be billed.
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