Microsoft Excel Advanced

Dated: 06-08-2020


You will start with basic Excel operations such as SUM, MIN, and MAX, as well as conditional mathematical functions. The author proceeds to instruct you on using IF statements to control conditions. You will learn how to perform data lookups using VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP, and how to create Sparklines. Other features that are covered in this advanced Excel tutorial are; working with time, outlining, custom views, text manipulation, error checking, pivot tables and pivot charts. The course also covers some basic


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1: Using Mathematical Functions
·         The Basic SUM, COUNT, MIN, And MAX 
·         SUMIF For Selective Adding Up 
·         COUNTIF For Selective Counting 
·         AVERAGEIF For The Mean Of Selected Cells 
·         Multiple Criteria Within SUMIF, COUNTIF, And AVERAGEIF 
·         Area And Volume Calculations

2: IF Functionality
·         IF Syntax And Uses
·         Nesting The IF Statement
·         Use Of The AND Operator Within An IF
·         Use Of The OR Operator Within An IF
·         The NOT Operator Within AND And OR Statements
·         Display Cell Formulas In Another Cell

3: Performing Data Lookups
·         VLOOKUP: Syntax And Usage
·         VLOOKUP In Live Action
·         HLOOKUP: Variation On A Theme
·         Using A Near Match In The Lookup
·         Dealing With Missing Data In A Lookup
·         Managing The Lookup Table
·         Lookups Nested Within Lookups

4: Sparklines
·         Creating A Sparkline
·         Altering The Design Of Sparklines
·         Dealing With Empty Cells
·         Comparing Sparklines Within A Sparkline Group
·         Removing Sparklines From A Worksheet

5: Further Mathematical Functions
·         Working With Time In Excel
·         Calculations Using Time
·         Useful Time And Date Functions
·         Rounding Decimal Places
·         MOD And INT Functions And Uses
·         Generate And Use A Random Number
·         Loan And Investment Calculations
·         Loan Calculation Elements And Functions

6: Outlining
·         Create An Outline Automatically
·         Adding An Outline Manually
·         Editing And Removing Outlining

7: Scenarios
·         Setting Up A Set Of Scenarios
·         Displaying And Editing The Different Scenarios
·         How To Work Out Which Scenario You Are Displaying
·         Merging And Deleting Scenarios
·         Producing A Summary Of Scenarios

8: Custom Views
·         Custom Views Explained
·         Use Of Outlining To Help Setup Custom Views
·         Editing And Deleting Custom Views
·         Add Quick Access To Custom Views

9: Functions For Manipulating Text
·         LEFT And RIGHT: Text Manipulation
·         LEN And TRIM: String Extractions
·         FIND And MID: Text Functions Working Together
·         CONCATENATE: Building Strings From Multiple Cells
·         Changing Case Functions
·         REPLACE And SUBSTITUTE: Two More String Manipulation Functions
·         Use Of CHAR Function For More Obscure Characters
·         Formatting Numeric And Date Values Using TEXT
·         Keeping The Values Created By String Manipulation

10: Arrays
·         Arrays And Creating A New Array Formula
·         Array Formulas With IF Statements
·         Conditional Evaluation With No IFs
·         The Array-Only TRANSPOSE Function

11: Useful Data Functions
·         Using The MATCH Function
·         How The INDEX Function Works
·         Handling Out Of Range Index Requests
·         The CHOOSE Lookup Function
·         MATCH And INDEX Functions Working Together

12: Some Other Useful Functions
·         Introducing IS Functions
·         Error Checking Using ISERR, ISERROR, And IFERROR
·         OFFSET Function Syntax
·         OFFSET Function: Creating A Dynamic Named Range
·         INDIRECT Function To Build Dynamic Formulas
·         Dealing With INDIRECT Errors
·         The CELL Function And Determining File Or Sheet Names

13: Auditing And Troubleshooting Formulas
·         What Are Tracer Arrows
·         Adding And Removing Tracer Arrows
·         Auditing Tools: Error Checking And Tracing
·         Step-By-Step Formula Processing
·         Using The Watch Window In Troubleshooting

14: Pivottables
·         What Is A PivotTable?
·         The New Recommended PivotTable Route
·         Creating Your Own PivotTables
·         Changing The Formatting And Formulas In PivotTable Summaries
·         Creating Multiple PivotTables On The Same Dataset
·         Moving And Deleting PivotTables
·         Making Use Of The Report Filter Options
·         Sorting The PivotTable Columns
·         Refreshing A PivotTable
·         Drilling Down Behind The Pivot Numbers
·         Multiple Fields In Row, Column, Or Data Sections
·         Controlling Grand Totals And Subtotals
·         Dealing With Empty Cells And Other Additional Options
·         PivotTable Styles
·         Creating Your Own PivotTable Styles
·         Creating And Using Calculated Fields
·         Using The New Timeline Filter Option
·         Adding And Using The Data Slicer
·         Using Data From An SQL Server In A PivotTable
·         Managing The External Connection To SQL Server

15: Pivotcharts
·         Creating A PivotChart
·         Changing The Fields Used In A PivotChart
·         Formatting The PivotChart
·         Changing The PivotChart Type
·         Filtering A PivotChart
·         Hiding The PivotChart Buttons
·         Moving And Deleting PivotCharts

16: Goal Seek And Solver
·         What-If Analysis Using Goal Seek
·         Activating The Solver Add-In
·         Using Solver To Complete A What-If
·         Adding Constraints To Solver

17: Macros
·         What Is A Macro
·         Creating And Running Your First Macro
·         Saving Workbooks With Macros
·         Macro Security Settings For Workbooks With Macros
·         The Personal Macro Workbook
·         Deleting Macros
·         Use Of Relative Or Absolute Referencing
·         Trigger A Macro With A Keyboard Shortcut
·         Formatting With A Macro
·         Switch Scenarios And Views With Macros
·         Use Of Worksheet Buttons To Trigger Macros
·         Customizing Form Buttons And Other Shape Triggers
·         Assigning Macros To Ribbon Icons
·         Create Your Own Ribbon
·         View And Edit Macro Code
·         Add An Are You Sure Box To Macros



Duration: 12 Hours | Cost: £20/Hr