Excel Part 3 - 91-057 Course Outline

(1 Day)

Overview

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to perform advanced data analysis, collaborate on workbooks with other users, and automate workbook functionality.

You will:

  • Work with multiple worksheets and workbooks.
  • Use Lookup functions and formula auditing
  • Share and protect workbooks.
  • Automate workbook functionality.
  • Create sparklines and map data.
  • Forecast data.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for students who are experienced Excel users and have a desire or need to advance their skills in working with some of the more advanced Excel features. Students will likely need to troubleshoot large, complex workbooks, automate repetitive tasks, engage in collaborative partnerships involving workbook data, construct complex Excel functions, and use those functions to perform rigorous analysis of extensive, complex datasets.

Prerequisites

To ensure success, students should have practical, real-world experience creating and analyzing datasets using Excel. Specific tasks students should be able to perform include: creating formulas and using Excel functions; creating, sorting, and filtering datasets and tables; presenting data by using basic charts; creating and working with PivotTables, slicers, and PivotCharts; and customizing the Excel environment.

Course Outline

Course Content

Lesson 1: Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks

Topic A: Use Links and External References

Topic B: Use 3-D References

Topic C: Consolidate Data

Lesson 2: Using Lookup Functions and Formula Auditing

Topic A: Use Lookup Functions

Topic B: Trace Cells

Topic C: Watch and Evaluate Formulas

Lesson 3: Sharing and Protecting Workbooks

Topic A: Collaborate on a Workbook

Topic B: Protect Worksheets and Workbooks

Lesson 4: Automating Workbook Functionality

Topic A: Apply Data Validation

Topic B: Search for Invalid Data and Formulas with Errors

Topic C: Work with Macros

Lesson 5: Creating Sparklines and Mapping Data

Topic A: Create Sparklines

Topic B: Map Data

Lesson 6: Forecasting Data

Topic A: Determine Potential Outcomes Using Data Tables

Topic B: Determine Potential Outcomes Using Scenarios

Topic C: Use the Goal Seek Feature

Topic D: Forecasting Data Trends

Appendix A: Microsoft Office Excel Exam 77-727

Appendix B: Microsoft Office Excel Expert Exam 77–728

Appendix C: Microsoft Excel Common Keyboard Shortcuts

Appendix D: Cube Functions

Appendix E: Importing and Export Data

Appendix F: Internationalizing Workbooks

Appendix G: Working with Power Pivot

Appendix H: Advanced Customization Options

Appendix I: Working with Forms and Controls

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to perform advanced data analysis, collaborate on workbooks with other users, and automate workbook functionality.

You will:

  • Work with multiple worksheets and workbooks.
  • Use Lookup functions and formula auditing
  • Share and protect workbooks.