Course Description

This course will prepare you to demonstrate you have the skills needed to get the most out of Excel by earning the Microsoft Office Specialist: Excel Expert Certification. This course covers your skill to for topics related to the exam with creating, managing, and distributing professional spreadsheets for a variety of specialized purposes and situations.

Course Topics

  1. Manage workbook options and settings
    1. Manage workbooks
      1. Copy macros between workbooks
      2. Reference data in other workbooks
  1. Manage workbook versions
  1. Prepare workbooks for collaboration
    1. Restrict editing
    2. Protect worksheets and cell ranges
  1. Configure formula calculation options
  2. Manage comments
  1. Use and configure language options
    1. Configure editing and display languages
    2. Use language-specific features
  2. Manage and format data
    1. Fill cells based on existing data
      1. Fill cells by using Flash Fill
      2. Fill cells by using advanced Fill Series options
    2. Format and validate data
      1. Create custom number formats
      2. Configure data validation
  1. Calculate data by inserting subtotals and totals
  2. Remove duplicate records
  1. Apply advanced conditional formatting and filtering
    1. Create custom conditional formatting rules
    2. Create conditional formatting rules that use formulas
  1. Create advanced formulas and macros
    1. Perform logical operations in formulas
      1. Perform logical operations by using nested functions including the IF(), IFS(), SWITCH(), SUMIF(), AVERAGEIF(), COUNTIF(), SUMIFS(), AVERAGEIFS(), COUNTIFS(), MAXIFS(), MINIFS(), AND(), OR(), and NOT() functions
    2. Look up data by using functions
      1. Look up data by using the VLOOKUP(), HLOOKUP(), MATCH(), and INDEX() functions
    3. Use advanced date and time functions
      1. Reference date and time by using the NOW() and TODAY() functions
      2. Calculate dates by using the WEEKDAY() and WORKDAY() functions
    4. Perform data analysis
      1. Summarize data from multiple ranges by using the Consolidate feature
      2. Perform what-if analysis by using Goal Seek and Scenario Manager
  1. Calculate financial data by using the PMT() function
  1. Troubleshoot formulas
    1. Trace precedence and dependence
    2. Monitor cells and formulas by using the Watch Window
  1. Evaluate formulas
  1. Create and modify simple macros
    1. Record simple macros
    2. Name simple macros
  1. Manage advanced charts and tables
    1. Create and modify advanced charts
      1. Create and modify dual axis charts
      2. Create and modify charts including Box & Whisker, Combo, Funnel, Histogram, Map,
  1. Create and modify PivotTables
    1. Create PivotTables
    2. Modify field selections and options
  1. Group PivotTable data
  2. Add calculated fields
  3. Format data
  1. Create and modify
    1. Create PivotCharts
    2. Manipulate options in existing PivotCharts
  1. Drill down into PivotChart details
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