Microsoft Excel – Intermediate (Level 2)

About This Course

This Intermediate Microsoft Excel  training class is meant for students who want to advance their skill set by learning to work with advanced formulas, lists, and illustrations. Students will also work with charts and advanced formatting including styles.

Audience Profile

Students who have basic skills with Microsoft Excel who want to learn intermediate-level skills or students who want to learn the topics covered in this course in the  interface.

At Course Completion

  • Learn to use formulas and functions.
  • Create and modify charts.
  • Convert, sort, filter, and manage lists.
  • Insert and modify illustrations in a worksheet.
  • Learn to work with tables.
  • Learn to use conditional formatting and styles.

Instructor Led Learning

Duration: 1 Day
Location: Cape Town & Johannesburg
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Video Learning

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What you will learn

  • Learn to use formulas and functions.
  • Create and modify charts.
  • Convert, sort, filter, and manage lists.
  • Insert and modify illustrations in a worksheet.
  • Learn to work with tables.
  • Learn to use conditional formatting and styles.

Basic computer skills

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Introduction to Excel

FULL COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1 : Common Functions

  • Using Named Ranges in Formulas
  • Using Named Ranges in Formulas (Exercise)
  • Using Formulas That Span Multiple Worksheets
  • Entering a Formula Using Data in Multiple Worksheets (Exercise)
  • Functions: IF and IFS
  • Using the IF Function (Exercise)
  • Functions: AND and OR
  • Functions: NOT
  • Functions: SWITCH
  • Functions: COUNTIF, AVERAGEIF, and SUMIF
  • Functions: PMT and NPER
  • Using the PMT Function (Exercise)
  • Functions: TEXTJOIN and CONCAT
  • Using the TEXTJOIN Function (Exercise)
  • Text Functions
  • Creating Ordinal Numbers (Exercise)
  • Date and Time Functions
  • Using Date Functions (Exercise)

Module 2 :Working with Lists

  • What is a List of Data?
  • Removing Duplicates from a List
  • Removing Duplicates from a List (Exercise)
  • Sorting Data in a List
  • Sorting Data in a List (Exercise)
  • Filtering Data in a List
  • Filtering Data in a List (Exercise)
  • Adding Subtotals to a List
  • Adding Subtotals to a List (Exercise)

Module 3 :Visualizing Your Data

  • Chart Basics
  • Tools for Editing Charts
  • Using the Chart Design Tool Tab (Exercise)
  • The Format Tool Tab
  • Using the Three Chart Buttons
  • The Format Task Pane
  • Useful Charts
  • Line and Area Charts
  • Hierarchy Charts
  • Statistic Charts
  • Other Charts
  • Combo Charts
  • Using Recommended Charts
  • Sparklines
  • Inserting and Customizing Sparklines (Exercise)
  • Add and Format Objects
  • Working with Shapes
  • Working with Icons
  • Working with SmartArt
  • Using the Quick Analysis Tool

Module 4 :Working with Tables

  • Format Data as a Table
  • Table Design Tool Tab
  • Formatting Individual Cells
  • Selecting Table Rows and Columns
  • Creating and Modifying a Table in Excel (Exercise)
  • Structured References
  • Convert a Table to a Range

Module 5 :Advanced Formatting

  • Cell Styles
  • Working with Cell Styles (Exercise)
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Conditional Formatting: Highlight Cells Rules
  • Conditional Formatting: Top/Bottom Rules
  • Conditional Formatting: Data Bars, Color Scales, and Icon Sets
  • Conditional Formatting: Create a New Rule
  • Removing Conditional Formatting
  • Using Conditional Formatting (Exercise)

Module 1 :Advanced Formulas

  • Using Named Ranges in Formulas
  • Naming a Single Cell
  • Naming a Range of Cells
  • Naming Multiple Single Cells Quickly
  • Using Formulas That Span Multiple Worksheets
  • Using the IF Function
  • Using AND/OR Functions
  • Using the SUMIF, AVERAGEIF, and COUNTIF Functions
  • Using the PMT Function
  • Using the LOOKUP Function
  • Using the VLOOKUP Function
  • Using the HLOOKUP Function
  • Using the CONCATENATE Function
  • Using the TRANSPOSE Function
  • Using the PROPER, UPPER, and LOWER Functions
  • The UPPER Function
  • The LOWER function
  • The TRIM Function
  • Using the LEFT, RIGHT, and MID Functions
  • The MID Function
  • Using Date Functions
  • Using the NOW and TODAY Functions
  • Creating Scenarios
  • Utilize the Watch Window
  • Consolidate Data
  • Enable Iterative Calculations
  • What-If Analyses
  • Use the Scenario Manager
  • Use Financial Functions

Module 2 : Working with Lists

  • Converting a List to a Table
  • Removing Duplicates from a List
  • Sorting Data in a List
  • Filtering Data in a List
  • Adding Subtotals to a List
  • Grouping and Ungrouping Data in a List

Module 3 :Working with Illustrations

  • Working with Clip Art
  • Using Shapes
  • Working with SmartArt

Module 4 :Visualizing Your Data

  • Creating a Custom Chart Template
  • Inserting Charts
  • Add and Format Objects
  • Insert a Text Box
  • Create a Trend line

Module 5 :Working with Tables

  • Format Data as a Table
  • Move between Tables and Ranges
  • Modify Tables
  • Define Titles

Module 6 :Advanced Formatting

  • Applying Conditional Formatting
  • Working with Styles
  • Creating and Modifying Templates

Module 7 : Microsoft Excel Features that Were New in 2013

  • New Functions in Excel 2013
  • Using New Chart Tools
  • Using the Quick Analysis Tool
  • Using the Chart Recommendation Feature

Module 8 : Features New in 2016

  • New Charts
  • Treemap
  • Sunburst
  • Histogram
  • Waterfall
  • Box and Whisker
  • Pareto

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