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Excel 2013: Level 3

Available Dates: July 25, Aug 15, Sept 20, Oct 18, Nov 19, Dec 18
Class Length: 1 day
Cost: $199

Class Outline:

Description:
In this course, students will further build on the skills acquired in the Microsoft Excel 2013 Basic and Intermediate courses. They will work with advanced functions and formulas, as well as lookup functions such as VLOOKUP, MATCH, and INDEX. In addition, students will learn about data validation, and will use advanced data filtering. They will apply advanced chart formatting options, and create more complex charts. They will work with PivotTables and PivotCharts, export and import data, and query external databases. Students will learn about the analytical features of Excel, such as Goal Seek, and how to create scenarios. Students will run and record macros, and explore VBA code. Finally, they will learn about the accessibility and language features such as accessibility considerations and internationalization.

Course Outline:
Unit 1: Advanced functions and formulas
Topic A: Logical functions
Topic B: Conditional functions
Topic C: Financial functions
Topic D: Text functions
Topic E: Date functions
Topic F: Array formulas
Topic G: Calculation options

Unit 2: Lookups and data tables
Topic A: Using lookup functions
Topic B: Creating data tables

Unit 3: Advanced data management
Topic A: Validating cell entries
Topic B: Advanced filtering

Unit 4: Advanced charting
Topic A: Chart formatting options
Topic B: Combination charts
Topic C: Graphical objects

Unit 5: PivotTables and PivotCharts
Topic A: Working with PivotTables
Topic B: Modifying PivotTable data
Topic C: Formatting PivotTables
Topic D: Using PivotCharts
Topic E: PowerPivot

Unit 6: Exporting and importing data
Topic A: Exporting and importing text files
Topic B: Getting external data

Unit 7: Analytical tools
Topic A: Goal Seek
Topic B: Scenarios
Topic C: Instant data analysis

Unit 8: Macros and Visual Basic
Topic A: Running and recording a macro
Topic B: Working with VBA code

Unit 9: Accessibility and language features
Topic A: Accessibility considerations
Topic B: Internationalization