This course builds on the basic concepts and skills of the Level I course to provide more advanced tools for analysis and presentation of complex, realistic data in Microsoft Excel 2016; how to manage complex workbooks, build more complex functions, use data analysis tools, make an impact with powerful chart and presentation features, and collaborate with other users. Students will learn how to perform real-world tasks, such as rearranging and presenting complex data.
The course assumes students know how to use a computer, are familiar with Microsoft Windows, have taken Level I course or have equivalent introductory experience with Excel.
Topics include (dependent on skill level of students)
- How to manage workbooks and customize the Excel environment
- How to use name ranges in formulas
- Lean about Excel tables and how to sort data, use filtering features, use structured references, validate data, and transpose rows and columns
- How to consolidate data from more than one range or workbook, and how to use subtotals
- How to use PivotTables to summarize and rearrange large amounts of data in a list, and how to use PivotCharts to present such data
- How to use conditional formatting to format data when it meets a condition, how to create custom number and date formats, and how to insert and manipulate graphics
- How to use special chart features, how to use sparklines to take snapshots of data, and how to use Quick Access features to conveniently analyze data
- How to use permissions to control access to and prevent changes in your workbooks, and about sharing features, such as comments and change tracking