ExcelAdvanced - Excel Advanced

Course Duration: 18 Hours

Delivery Methods: Classroom Training - Instructor Led


This course will teach students advanced concepts and formulas in Microsoft Excel. Students will learn functions such as SUMIF, AVERAGEIF, and COUNTIF, advanced lookup functions, and complex logical and text functions. Additionally, students will experiment with auditing formulas and error checking, use the What-If Analysis tools, learn the options for worksheet and workbook protection, review advanced use of PivotTables and PowerPivot add-in, work with Macros, use form controls, and ensure data integrity in their worksheets and workbooks. Students will also learn about Excel's many collaboration features and import and export data to and from their workbooks.


Introduction, Customizing Excel , Analyzing Data with Logical Functions , Working with Lookup Functions , Using Text Function , Working with Date and Time Functions , Formula Auditing , What-If Analysis Tools , Worksheet and Workbook Protection , Automating with Macros , Working with Form Controls , Ensuring Data Integrity , Collaborating in Excel , Importing and Exporting Data to a Text File , Conclusion.


  • Basic Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Excel Basic training or equivalent experience.

Course Outline

1 - Manage workbooks
  • Copy macros between workbooks
  • Reference data in other workbooks
  • Enable macros in a workbook
  • Manage workbook versions
2 - Prepare workbooks for collaboration
  • Restrict editing
  • Protect worksheets and cell ranges
  • Protect workbook structure
  • Configure formula calculation options
  • Manage comments
3 - Use and configure language options
  • Configure editing and display languages
  • Use language-specific features
4 - Fill cells based on existing data
  • Fill cells by using Flash Fill
  • Fill cells by using advanced Fill Series options
5 - Format and validate data
  • Create custom number formats
  • Configure data validation
  • Group and ungroup data
  • Calculate data by inserting subtotals and totals
  • Remove duplicate records
6 - Apply advanced conditional formatting and filtering
  • Create custom conditional formatting rules
  • Create conditional formatting rules that use formulas
  • Manage conditional formatting rules.
7 - Perform logical operations in formulas
  • Perform logical operations by using nested functions including the IF(), IFS(), SWITCH()
8 - Look up data by using functions
  • Look up data by using the VLOOKUP(), HLOOKUP(), MATCH(), and INDEX() functions
9 - Use advanced date and time functions
  • Reference date and time by using the NOW() and TODAY() functions
  • Calculate dates by using the WEEKDAY() and WORKDAY() functions
10 - Perform data analysis
  • Summarize data from multiple ranges by using the Consolidate feature
  • Perform what-if analysis by using Goal Seek and Scenario Manager
  • Forecast data by using the AND(), IF(), and NPER() functions
  • Calculate financial data by using the PMT() function
11 - Troubleshoot formulas
  • Trace precedence and dependence
  • Monitor cells and formulas by using the watch window
  • Validate formulas by using error checking rules
  • Evaluate formulas
12 - Create and modify simple macros (online version only)
  • Record simple macros
  • Name simple macros
  • Edit simple macros
13 - Create and modify advanced charts
  • Create and modify dual axis charts
  • Create and modify charts including box & whisker, combo, funnel, histogram, map, sunburst, and waterfall charts
Dates & Times
1 June 11 08:00 - 14:30
2 June 13 08:00 - 14:30
3 June 18 08:00 - 14:30
5 June 28 08:00 - 14:30 (Online)
6 July 10 08:00 - 14:30 (Online)
7 July 12 08:00 - 14:30 (Online)

* Actual dates may vary.