Excel 2013 Level 2 (Intermediate)

Using advanced formulas, using range names in formulas, managing worksheets within workbooks, using advance formatting techniques, creating and printing charts as well as sorting data in alphanumeric order.

Course Outline

Course Length: 6hrs (1 Day)

Microsoft Excel uses simple formulas to calculate viable data and a wide variety of charts to display data in a professional, easy to read manner. Excel 2013 has added several new functions to its list of formulas, and has added a new series of recommended chart types so you don't have to guess. The Quick Analysis tool replaces many of these features so you can create formulas, charts, and trend-producing Spark lines quickly.

Learning Objectives:
In this course, you will create advanced formulas, utilize and maintain database records, and add graphic elements to your worksheets for greater visual impact. You will:
- Use VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, PMT, FV, and IF Functions
- Understand Relative and Absolute Cell References
- Work with Named Ranges
- Use Advanced Functions and Resolve Formula Errors with Built In Tools
- Work with Recommended Charts
- Insert Sparklines
- Use the Quick Analysis Tool
- Work with Database Tables, using new Table Formats and Contextual Tabs
- Use Data Validation Rules and Database Functions

Target Student:
This course is for individuals who are familiar with the basics of Excel and who wish to learn mathematical functions that simplify the use of spreadsheets.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Advanced Formula Tasks

Understanding Relative and Absolute Cell References
Using Multiple Cell References
Using 3D References
Using Array Formulas

Section 2: Working with Named Ranges
Understanding Named Ranges
Defining Named Ranges
Editing Named Ranges
Deleting Named Ranges
Using Named Ranges in Formulas

Section 3: Using Advanced Functions
Using the PMT Function
Using VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP Functions
Using IF, AND, OR Functions

Section 4: Working with Charts
Charting Data
Creating Sparklines
Inserting Charts

Section 5: Resolving Formula Errors
Tracing Formula Precedents and Dependents
Showing Formulas
Evaluating Formulas
Setting Error Checking Options
Using Error Option Buttons
Running an Error Check

Section 6: Working with Tables
What is a Table?
Creating Tables
Resizing the Table
Choosing a Table Style
Clearing the Table
Using Sort and Filter

Section 7: Working with Records & Fields
What are Records and Fields?
Adding Fields by Inserting Columns
Adding Records by Inserting Rows
Deleting Records or Fields

Section 8: Using Excel as a Database
Filtering with Wildcard Characters
Validating Your Data
Data Validation Using Lists
Data Validation Using Formulas
Using Database Functions

Training Location

On-site
Client Address

Client City, Client Province
Canada