Identify the terminology and elements of the Ribbon.
Video time: 6m 23s
Recognize the main terms used to describe Excel’s work canvas.
Video time: 5m 49s
Utilize the keyboard or mouse to select cells and ranges in a spreadsheet.
Video time: 5m 31s
Create your first Excel file, enter data and create a table.
Video time: 5m 57s
Format cells by selecting fonts and color fills to make information more attractive.
Video time: 5m 55s
Utilize basic mathematics including multiplication and division in Excel.
Video time: 5m 22s
Understanding Excel Formula Anatomy
Video time: 6m 15s
Learn about working with absolute and relative cell referencing, and techniques for copying formulas.
Video time: 6m 03s
Use to understand the anatomy of Excel functions, and what their components mean.
Video time: 6m 06s
Learn basic math functions including SUM, ROUND and SUBTOTAL.
Video time: 6m 12s
Learn basic statistical functions including COUNT, COUNTA, AVERAGE, MAX, MIN, MEDIAN and MODE.
Video time: 4m 49s
Learn to build standalone logical IF functions, and make them more complex by nesting AND and OR within them.
Video time: 5m 32s
Learn to break apart text with the LEFT, RIGHT, MID, FIND and SEARCH functions, and to combine text with the & character.
Understand how dates work in Excel using the TODAY, YEAR, MONTH, DAY and DATE functions.
Video time: 4m 08s
Understand how time works in Excel, and how to change from whole numbers into time increments and back again.
Video time: 5m 05s
Learn to work with formula auditing tools including tracing precedent and dependent cells and formula evaluation.
Video time: 5m 48s
Learn to use SUMIF and COUNTIF to add cells only when certain conditions are met.
Learn about creating and updating external links, and about the potential dangers of external links in Excel.
Video time: 6m 04s
Learn to work with the EOMONTH and EDATE functions that easily shift dates from one month or year to another.
Video time: 4m 56s
Learn to use VLOOKUP to find an approximate match and return it or the corresponding value from another column.
Video time: 5m 12s
Learn to use VLOOKUP to find an exact match and return it or the corresponding value from another column.
Video time: 5m 10s
Learn to work with INDEX, MATCH and HLOOKUP, as alternatives to the VLOOKUP function.
Video time: 5m 38s
An introduction to the new XLOOKUP function in Microsoft 365. Bye, bye VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP and INDEX/MATCH!
Note: this lesson uses Excel Tables, which are introduced in the next section.
Video time: 7m 41s
Learn to sort data in Excel by a single column or by multiple columns.
Video time: 4m 24s
Learn to filter Excel data for specific words, dates, and apply multiple filters to a single data table.
Video time: 5m 28s
Learn about creating named ranges, and the benefits of doing so.
Video time: 5m 09s
Learn about creating Excel tables, and their advantages.
Video time: 6m 01s
Learn to record basic Excel macros to automate your actions (instead of doing them manually).
Video time: 5m 20s
Learn to create and modify basic PivotTables (for quickly summarizing and highlighting data).
Video time: 5m 37s
Learn to control formatting and other options in PivotTables.
Video time: 5m 56s
Learn to create and modify basic calculated fields for PivotTables.
Video time: 4m 22s
Learn to perform what-if analysis in Excel using the Scenario Manager and Goal-Seek.
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!
Video time: 5m 36s
Power Query is the best tool for consolidating your data so it's vertically contiguous (without blank rows or other garbage) – for Tables, PivotTables and Charts.
Importing data from a text file into an Excel table using Power Query.
Appending tables is the process of stacking them vertically to create long tables that can be used to feed business intelligence solutions and PivotTables.
Video time: 5m 39s
Learn to work with the Format Cells dialog to apply text rotation and borders, and to center data across multiple cells.
Video time: 4m 54s
Learn about adding and working with Excel’s outlining tools to quickly hide irrelevant sections of your worksheet.
Video time: 5m 23s
Learn to build your own custom number formats to display dates, values and variances how you want to see them.
Learn to create top/bottom and highlight cell rules, as well as to apply icon sets and data bars.
Learn to create custom conditional formatting rules based on formulas.
Video time: 5m 03s
Learn how to create an effective column chart by reducing ink and 'noise' that distract from the main messages.
Video time: 5m 33s
How to create an effective bar chart by reducing ink and noise that distract from the story.
Learn how to build an effective pie chart, and when you should and shouldn’t use them.
Video time: 5m 21s
How to create an effective line chart through careful manipulation of chart elements to enhance its story telling ability.
Video time: 5m 29s
When you want to graph 3 line series, but only want 2 in focus most of the time.
Video time: 6m 10s
Learn how to use Data Validation to ensure that users enter valid data in input cells.
Video time: 5m 13s
Use to restrict users ability to enter invalid data in cells by providing them with a drop down list of valid options.
Video time: 5m 24s
Learn about creating, reviewing and printing Excel comments, as well as how comments are evolving in Office 365.
Video time: 5m 47s
Learn how to apply built-in number styles and create your own custom styles packages.
Video time: 4m 29s
An introduction to the new Dynamic Arrays capability added to Microsoft 365.
Using FILTER() to restrict the results of a Dynamic Array based on a single condition
Video time: 9m 08s
Combining multiple conditions in a single FILTER() to restrict the results of a Dynamic Array
Video time: 6m 31s
Advanced options for XLOOKUP including using wildcard matches and returing Dynamic Arrays as an output
Video time: 8m 26s
Learn how to create and manage Custom Views in a worksheet.
Video time: 3m 56s
Learn about page setup options, fitting print jobs on a page, headers and footers, and other ways to customize print jobs.
Video time: 4m 30s
Learn about the setup and weaknesses of Excel’s security systems.
Video time: 4m 32s
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