Microsoft Excel - Advanced

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Overview

Have some experience with Excel and want to improve your skills, or taken our Basic Excel course? This online course will help you learn intermediate and advanced Excel techniques.

Supports Excel for Windows 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019, Office 365. Also available: Excel Advanced for Mac.

In 28 engaging lessons you will learn how to find a value with VLOOKUP, create and format Pivot Tables, record basic Macros and more.

Whether you use Excel for work or study, these tutorials will help you on your journey to becoming an Excel Ninja! Learn more about how a GoSkills Excel certification can boost your career.

The course is Microsoft Excel 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 and Office 365 compliant. Videos are recorded in Microsoft Excel 2019, 2016 and 2013 for PC, and where the user interface is significantly different, Excel 2010 videos are provided too.

If you haven’t used Excel before, try our Basic course, or the beginner to advanced lessons in our combined Basic and Advanced course. If you'd like to learn more advanced techniques, check out our Macros and VBA course.

Want to be a more efficient Excel user? Start learning 200 of the best Excel shortcuts for PC and Mac.

Once enrolled, our friendly support team and tutors are here to help with any course related inquiries.

 

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Summary

Skill level

Intermediate

Certificate

Yes (learn more)

Lessons

28

Accredited by

CPD

Pre-requisites

None

Video duration

2h 26m

Estimated study time

14 for all materials


Office app

Microsoft Office application

Accreditations and approvals

CPD - The CPD Certification Service.


Syllabus

Understanding Dates

Understand how dates work in Excel using the TODAY, YEAR, MONTH, DAY and DATE functions.

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Understanding Time

Understand how time works in Excel, and how to change from whole numbers into time increments and back again.

Formula Auditing

Learn to work with formula auditing tools including tracing precedent and dependent cells and formula evaluation.


Temporal Functions

Learn to work with the EOMONTH and EDATE functions that easily shift dates from one month or year to another.


VLOOKUP with Approximate Match

Learn to use VLOOKUP to find an approximate match and return it or the corresponding value from another column.


VLOOKUP with Exact Match

Learn to use VLOOKUP to find an exact match and return it or the corresponding value from another column.


Other Lookup Methods

Learn to work with INDEX, MATCH and HLOOKUP, as alternatives to the VLOOKUP function.

Naming Ranges

Learn about creating named ranges, and the benefits of doing so.


Excel Tables

Learn about creating Excel tables, and their advantages.


Recording Macros

Learn to record basic Excel macros to automate your actions (instead of doing them manually).

Creating PivotTables

Learn to create and modify basic PivotTables (for quickly summarizing and highlighting data).

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Formatting PivotTables

Learn to control formatting and other options in PivotTables.


Calculated Fields in PivotTables

Learn to create and modify basic calculated fields for PivotTables.


What-If Analysis

Learn to perform what-if analysis in Excel using the Scenario Manager and Goal-Seek.

Unpivoting Data

If you work with PivotTables a lot, you know that they put information out the way users want to read it, but you can't use it to drive another PivotTable. So what if there was an easy way to unpivot the data? There is, and it's called Power Query!


Importing Data from a Text File

Importing data from a text file into an Excel table using Power Query.


Appending Tables

Appending tables is the process of stacking them vertically to create long tables that can be used to feed business intelligence solutions and PivotTables.

Outlining

Learn about adding and working with Excel’s outlining tools to quickly hide irrelevant sections of your worksheet.


Custom Number Formats

Learn to build your own custom number formats to display dates, values and variances how you want to see them.


Conditional Formats with Built-In Rules

Learn to create top/bottom and highlight cell rules, as well as to apply icon sets and data bars.


Conditional Formats with Custom Rules

Learn to create custom conditional formatting rules based on formulas.


Building Combination Line and Area Charts

When you want to graph 3 line series, but only want 2 in focus most of the time.

Data Validation

Learn how to use Data Validation to ensure that users enter valid data in input cells.


Data Validation Lists

Use to restrict users ability to enter invalid data in cells by providing them with a drop down list of valid options.


Styles

Learn how to apply built-in number styles and create your own custom styles packages.

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Custom Views

Learn how to create and manage Custom Views in a worksheet.


Page Setup Options

Learn about page setup options, fitting print jobs on a page, headers and footers, and other ways to customize print jobs.


Security Considerations

Learn about the setup and weaknesses of Excel’s security systems.

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