AudienceThis course is designed for individuals interested in learning the skills necessary to analyze and present data in Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013 workbooks in order to make informed, intelligent organizational decisions.

This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help individuals prepare for the Excel 2013 Exam and the Excel 2013 Expert Exam.

DescriptionUpon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:
  • Customize the Excel environment.
  • Create advanced formulas.
  • Analyze data by using functions and conditional formatting.
  • Organize and analyze datasets and tables.
  • Visualize data by using basic charts.
  • Analyze data by using PivotTables, slicers, and PivotCharts.
PrerequisitesTo ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge:
  • Microsoft® Windows® Experience
  • Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013 Beginning
Suggested Class SizeMinimum 3
Maximum 12

Course LengthFull day

Table of ContentsLesson 1: Customizing the Excel Environment
Topic A: Configure Excel Options
Topic B: Customize the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
Topic C: Enable Excel Add-Ins

Lesson 2: Creating Advanced Formulas
Topic A: Use Range Names in Formulas
Topic B: Use Specialized Functions
Topic C: Use Array Formulas

Lesson 3: Analyzing Data with Functions and Conditional Formatting
Topic A: Analyze Data by Using Text and Logical Functions
Topic B: Apply Advanced Conditional Formatting

Lesson 4: Organizing and Analyzing Datasets and Tables
Topic A: Create and Modify Tables
Topic B: Sort Data
Topic C: Filter Data
Topic D: Use SUBTOTAL and Database Functions

Lesson 5: Visualizing Data with Basic Charts
Topic A: Create Charts
Topic B: Modify and Format Charts

Lesson 6: Analyzing Data with PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts
Topic A: Create a PivotTable
Topic B: Analyze PivotTable Data
Topic C: Present Data with PivotCharts
Topic D: Filter Data by Using Slicers