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Creating advanced workbooks and worksheets that you can use to create dashboards. GK# 100812

  • Course Start Date: 2020-12-21
  • Time: 09:00:00 - 17:00:00
  • Duration: 1 day 09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Location: Virtual
  • Delivery Method(s): Virtual Instructor Led
$295.00
December 21st
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Course Outline

Pre-Requisites

To ensure success, students should have completed the Microsoft® Office Excel 2016: Level 1 course or have the equivalent knowledge and experience. In particular, students should have some experience in creating workbooks with formulas and functions.
Microsoft Excel - Level 1 / Intro (2013, 2016, 2019, 0365)

Lessons

Whether you need to crunch numbers for sales, inventory, information technology, human resources, or other organizational purposes and departments, the ability to get the right information to the right people at the right time can create a powerful competitive advantage. After all, the world runs on data more than ever before and that's a trend not likely to change, or even slow down, any time soon. But with so much data available and being created on a nearly constant basis, the ability to make sense of that data becomes more critical and challenging with every passing day. You already know how to get Microsoft® Office Excel® to perform simple calculations and how to modify your workbooks and worksheets to make them easier to read, interpret, and present to others. But Excel is capable of doing so much more. To gain a truly competitive edge, you need to be able to extract actionable organizational intelligence from your raw data, and present it in a visual format that enables decision makers to view key trends and conclusions at a glance. And that's exactly what this course aims to help you do.

This course builds upon the foundational knowledge presented in the Microsoft® Office Excel® Level 1 course and will help start you down the road to creating advanced workbooks and worksheets that you can use to create dashboards. The ability to analyze massive amounts of data, extract actionable intelligence from it, and present that information to decision makers is the cornerstone of driving a successful organization that is able to compete at a high level.

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to create dashboards in Excel 2016.

You will:

  • Create range names and advanced formulas.
  • Automate workbook functionality.
  • Apply conditional logic.
  • Visualize data by creating basic charts.
  • Create trendline and sparkline charts.
  • Use PivotTables, PivotCharts, and slicers to create a dashboard.

OUTLINE

Using Names in Formulas and Functions

  • Examine Dashboards
  • Use Range Names in Formulas
  • Use Specialized Functions

Automating Workbook Functionality

  • Apply Data Validation
  • Work with Forms and Controls

Applying Conditional Logic

  • Use Lookup Functions
  • Combine Functions

Visualizing Data with Basic Charts

  • Create Charts
  • Modify and Format Charts

Using Advanced Charting Techniques

  • Create Dual-Axis Charts and Trendlines
  • Create Sparklines

Analyzing Data with PivotTables, PivotCharts, and Slicers

  • Create a PivotTable
  • Analyze PivotTable Data
  • Present Data with PivotCharts
  • Filter Data by Using Slicers

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is designed for students who already have foundational knowledge and skills in Excel 2016 and who wish to begin taking advantage of some of the higher-level functionality in Excel to summarize table data by using functions, charts, and PivotTables, and display those elements in a dashboard format.

This course is a combination of selected topics from the Logical Operations courses Microsoft® Office Excel® 2016: Part 2 and Microsoft® Office Excel® 2016: Part 3 and is specifically designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to create effective dashboards. If students have already taken these two courses, they are unlikely to garner much new information from this course.

Cancellation Policy

We require 16 calendar days notice to reschedule or cancel any registration. Failure to provide the required notification will result in 100% charge of the course. If a student does not attend a scheduled course without prior notification it will result in full forfeiture of the funds and no reschedule will be allowed. Within the required notification period, only student substitutions will be permitted. Reschedules are permitted at anytime with 16 or more calendar days notice. Enrollments must be rescheduled within six months of the cancel date or funds on account will be forfeited.

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About Global Knowledge

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Global Knowledge is the world's leading learning services and professional development solutions provider. We deliver learning solutions to support customers as they adapt to key business transformations and technological advancements that drive the way that organizations around the world differentiate themselves and thrive. Our learning programs, whether designed for a global organization or an individual professional, help businesses close skills gaps and foster an environment of continuous talent development.

Training Provider Rating

This vendor has an overall average rating of 4.38 out of 5 based on 431 reviews.

I would never take another course that starts at 11AM and goes to 9PM again. The way the course was laid out really took away from ... Read more
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I would never take another course that starts at 11AM and goes to 9PM again. The way the course was laid out really took away from the capturing of what was presented as it was 5-6 hours of watching a screen before getting to the actual labs. There has to be a better way to lay out this particular course. In my previous course, the lectures were broken up by labs which worked out fantastic and kept you engaged in the course. There were days when in order to actually complete the labs, would go over the 9PM day end time frame. Was able to get the primary labs done, but if you want to get all the content completed, you cannot complete it in the window of this course, you will need to come back on your own time.

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Wasn’t as advanced as I thought it would be. There was an issue when the day my course was the first time they used a new platfo ... Read more
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Wasn’t as advanced as I thought it would be. There was an issue when the day my course was the first time they used a new platform.. from adobe to something called zoom; I had to call support line cause it stated our instructor wasn’t present. Thankfully I called cause everyone online was in the adobe virtual classroom waiting for what looked like a teacher who didn’t show up for class (IT didn’t get anything resolved until 10mins after start time). I felt like he was really getting hung up on very basic knowledge for the first half of the course (talking about how to create tabs and drag formulas as an example). I completed files a few times before he was done explaining. There was a scheduled fire drill for them (roughly 30mins)that also cut into our time, which wasn’t deducted from the hour lunch break or the two, fifteen min breaks. I also really wish he touched base more on the automating workbook functions portion which we barely did. I'm happy there were/are those study guides (learning videos) and exams to take on my own time that I hope after I've had the class are still available for me to learn from.

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