Getting the Most From Microsoft Excel

Training overview
Professional Course
3 hours

Course description

Getting the Most From Microsoft Excel

Do you ever find yourself searching through an Excel manual…wishing you had an Excel expert to ask…or even giving up in frustration by “working around” features that you know Excel is capable of because you don’t know how to use them? This LIVE, virtual seminar will show you how to end your Excel frustrations for good by providing the “how-tos” for breezing through spreadsheets, forecasts, graphs and financial reporting, plus little-known shortcuts and time-saving techniques. Work smarter, not harder, by enrolling in this live, highly interactive training event today!

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Training content

Session 1: Excel® Fundamentals

  • Understand the Excel® interface — the Quick Access Toolbar, ribbon, formula bar, editing area and status bar
  • Recognize the three unbreakable rules of worksheets
  • How to input the only three ingredients you’ll ever need in a workbook
  • Communicate effectively with the revamped natural language help system

Session 2: Getting Down to Business: Building a Scalable, Sustainable Workbook

  • Triple your speed — Tips to remember the essential keyboard shortcuts for data entry
  • Ensure a consistent look within your workbook by standardizing with built-in cell styles
  • Solve common printing problems
  • Create custom views to preserve print settings — so you don’t have to format and reformat worksheets each time you need to print
  • Generate a well-structured workbook that will be scalable and sustainable

Session 3: Time-saving Techniques — Understanding Essential Power Shortcuts and Functions

  • Learn the must-know shortcuts and functions for power users
  • Get your work done faster by using keyboard shortcuts and speed keys
  • Expand your skills using CONVERT, COUNTIFS and SUMIFS
  • Analyze data by consolidating data sets stored on different sheets
  • Construct PivotTable reports out of tabular data

Session 4: Charting Essentials

  • There are dozens of options for charting your data in Excel®. Which one should you use?
  • Understand the fastest way to build a chart
  • Customize standard charts with trendlines and custom settings
  • Use sparklines to make your workbook data more visual
  • Apply custom number formatting and conditional formatting to data visualizations

Certification / Credits

  • Refresh your skills quickly with the must-know essentials aspects of Microsoft® Excel®
  • Learn the secrets to building a scalable, sustainable workbook that is truly user-proof
  • Save time with shortcuts and functions for power users
  • Analyze data by consolidating data sets stored on different sheets
  • Effectively utilize charts to visually communicate your data
  • Learn practical tips and techniques you need to get more done in less time

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