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Looking for an Excel course for beginners to experts? This online course has something for everyone, covering beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons in Excel for Mac.
Supports Excel for Mac 2016. Also available: Excel (PC).
In 49 engaging lessons you will learn basic techniques including how to use math, statistical, logic and text functions, organize data by sorting and filtering, effectively present your data in several chart formats and more. You will also learn intermediate and advanced techniques such as how to find a value with VLOOKUP, create and format PivotTables, record basic Macros and more.
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Getting to Know Excel
Identify the terminology and elements of the Ribbon.
Video time: 04m 36s
The Work Surface
Recognize the main terms used to describe Excel’s work canvas.
Video time: 04m 57s
Utilize the keyboard or mouse to select cells and ranges in a spreadsheet.
Video time: 04m 23s
Create your first Excel file, enter data and create a table.
Video time: 04m 22s
Format cells by selecting fonts and color fills to make information more attractive.
Video time: 05m 45s
Utilize basic mathematics including multiplication and division in Excel.
Video time: 05m 05s
Essential Formula Knowledge
Understanding Excel Formula Anatomy.
Video time: 07m 19s
Learn about working with absolute and relative cell referencing, and techniques for copying formulas.
Video time: 05m 34s
Use to understand the anatomy of Excel functions, and what their components mean.
Video time: 07m 18s
Learn basic math functions including SUM, ROUND and SUBTOTAL.
Video time: 05m 08s
Learn basic statistical functions including COUNT, COUNTA, AVERAGE, MAX, MIN, MEDIAN and MODE.
Video time: 05m 20s
Learn to build standalone logical IF functions, and make them more complex by nesting AND and OR within them.
Video time: 05m 37s
Learn to break apart text with the LEFT, RIGHT, MID, FIND and SEARCH functions, and to combine text with the & character.
Video time: 06m 32s
Understand how dates work in Excel using the TODAY, YEAR, MONTH, DAY and DATE functions.
Video time: 04m 00s
Understand how time works in Excel, and how to change from whole numbers into time increments and back again.
Video time: 04m 53s
Intermediate Formula Knowledge
Learn to work with formula auditing tools including tracing precedent and dependent cells and formula evaluation.
Video time: 04m 59s
Learn to use SUMIF, COUNTIF and SUMPRODUCT to add cells only when certain conditions are met.
Video time: 06m 05s
Learn about creating and updating external links, and about the potential dangers of external links in Excel.
Video time: 05m 27s
Learn to work with the EOMONTH and EDATE functions that easily shift dates from one month or year to another.
Video time: 04m 13s
VLOOKUP with Approximate Match
Learn to use VLOOKUP to find an approximate match and return it or the corresponding value from another column.
Video time: 05m 13s
VLOOKUP with Exact Match
Learn to use VLOOKUP to find an exact match and return it or the corresponding value from another column.
Video time: 05m 18s
Other Lookup Methods
Learn to work with INDEX, MATCH and HLOOKUP, as alternatives to the VLOOKUP function.
Video time: 05m 42s
Learn to sort data in Excel by a single column or by multiple columns.
Video time: 03m 49s
Learn to filter Excel data for specific words, dates, and apply multiple filters to a single data table.
Video time: 05m 28s
Learn tricks for consolidating your data so it's vertically contiguous (without blank rows) – for Tables, PivotTables and Charts.
Video time: 05m 06s
Learn about creating named ranges, and the benefits of doing so.
Video time: 05m 23s
Learn about creating Excel tables, and their advantages.
Video time: 05m 32s
Learn to record basic Excel macros to automate your actions (instead of doing them manually).
Video time: 06m 11s
Learn to create and modify basic PivotTables (for quickly summarizing and highlighting data).
Video time: 05m 19s
Learn to control formatting and other options in PivotTables.
Video time: 06m 35s
Calculated Fields in PivotTables
Learn to create and modify basic calculated fields for PivotTables.
Video time: 04m 58s
Learn to perform what-if analysis in Excel using the Scenario Manager and Goal-Seek.
Video time: 04m 47s
Presenting and Reporting
Learn to work with the Format Cells dialog to apply text rotation and borders, and to center data across multiple cells.
Video time: 06m 06s
Learn about adding and working with Excel’s outlining tools to quickly hide irrelevant sections of your worksheet.
Video time: 04m 58s
Custom Number Formats
Learn to build your own custom number formats to display dates, values and variances how you want to see them.
Video time: 05m 11s
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.
Video time: 05m 36s
Conditional Formats with Custom Rules
Learn to create custom conditional formatting rules based on formulas.
Video time: 05m 31s
Building Column Charts
Learn how to create an effective column chart by reducing ink and 'noise' that distract from the main messages.
Video time: 04m 42s
Building Bar Charts
How to create an effective bar chart by reducing ink and noise that distract from the story.
Video time: 05m 08s
Building Pie Charts
Learn how to build an effective pie chart, and when you should and shouldn’t use them.
Video time: 05m 16s
Building Line Charts
How to create an effective line chart through careful manipulation of chart elements to enhance its story telling ability.
Video time: 04m 33s
Building Combination Line and Area Charts
When you want to graph 3 line series, but only want 2 in focus most of the time.
Video time: 05m 24s
Validating and Updating
Learn how to use Data Validation to ensure that users enter valid data in input cells.
Video time: 05m 44s
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.
Video time: 05m 11s
Learn about creating, reviewing and printing Excel comments.
Video time: 04m 49s
Learn how to apply built-in number styles and create your own custom styles packages.
Video time: 05m 00s
Preparing to Deploy
Learn how to create and manage Custom Views in a worksheet.
Video time: 04m 38s
Page Setup Options
Learn about page setup options, fitting print jobs on a page, headers and footers, and other ways to customize print jobs.
Video time: 05m 17s
Learn about the setup and weaknesses of Excel’s security systems.
Video time: 05m 33s