Audience

This course is designed for individuals interested in learning the skills necessary to troubleshoot large, complex Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013 workbooks, automate repetitive tasks, engage in collaborative partnerships involving workbook data, construct complex functions, and use those functions to perform rigorous analysis of datasets.

 

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

Description

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Work with multiple worksheets and workbooks simultaneously.
  • Share and protect workbooks.
  • Automate workbook functionality.
  • Apply conditional logic.
  • Audit worksheets.
  • Use automated analysis tools.
  • Present your data visually.

 

 

Prerequisites

To ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge:

 

  • Microsoft® Windows® experience
  • Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013 Beginning
  • Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013 Intermediate
  

 

 

Suggested Class SizeMinimum 3
Maximum 12
Course LengthFull day
Table of Contents

Lesson 1: Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks Simultaneously

Topic A: Use 3-D References

Topic B: Use Links and External References

Topic C: Consolidate Data

 

Lesson 2: Sharing and Protecting Workbooks

Topic A: Collaborate on a Workbook

Topic B: Protect Worksheets and Workbooks

 

Lesson 3: Automating Workbook Functionality

Topic A: Apply Data Validation

Topic B: Work with Forms and Controls

Topic C: Work with Macros

 

Lesson 4: Applying Conditional Logic

Topic A: Use Lookup Functions

Topic B: Combine Functions

Topic C: Use Formulas and Functions to Apply Conditional Formatting

 

Lesson 5: Auditing Worksheets

Topic A: Trace Cells

Topic B: Search for Invalid Data and Formulas with Errors

Topic C: Watch and Evaluate Formulas

 

Lesson 6: Using Automated Analysis Tools

Topic A: Determine Potential Outcomes Using Data Tables

Topic B: Determine Potential Outcomes Using Scenarios

Topic C: Use the Goal Seek Feature

Topic D: Activate and Use the Solver Tool

Topic E: Analyze Data with Analysis ToolPak Tools

 

Lesson 7: Presenting Your Data Visually

Topic A: Use Advanced Chart Features

Topic B: Create Sparklines