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Microsoft Excel : Intermediate

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One Day Course


A continuation on from the introductory course, this one day course looks at more in-depth functionality and commands in Excel.

It introduces new concepts for sorting data and building conditional formulae. If you think you know Excel, this course will show you what you've been missing all these years.

Delegates will leave feeling a new confidence in their Excel expertise and ready to take on new challenges with financial data.

Maximum class size on this course is eight delegates. You should have attended the Introduction to Microsoft Excel course at Media Training or have an equivalent working knowledge.

What are the 5 things you will get out of the course?
• Move around a spreadsheet using range names & use them to make formulas easier to read
• Create calculations based on a condition
• Summarise data quickly using Subtotals
• Use conditional formatting to show important data
• Use the quick analysis tools to present data more visually

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    Small class sizes so you get the maximum amount of trainer time possible. You attend with delegates from other companies.

    A great, cost efficient way to learn, discounts are also available for group bookings.


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    One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

    We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

    From £499 + VAT per day

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Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Refresher on basic formulas & functions
    • Statistical functions (Average, Max, Min, Count and Counta)
    • Using relative & absolute addressing
    • Creating and use range names

    Working with Worksheets
    • Deleting, moving & copying worksheets
    • Grouping worksheets
    • Performing calculations across sheets
    • Performing calculation across workbooks

    Taking formulas to the next level
    • Using SUMIF & COUNTIF
    • Using Database functions – DSUM & DCOUNT
    • The basic IF function

    Questions & answers
  • Highlight data with formatting
    • Quick Analysis Tools
    • Conditional formatting rules manager
    • Conditional formatting using a formula
    • Clearing rules
    • Highlighting duplicate values

    Working with lists
    • Freezing panes
    • Sorting & filtering
    • Advanced filtering
    • Using the subtotal tool
    • Formatting as a table
    • Creating dynamic charts
    • FlashFill

    Additional topics (if there is time)
    • Using text functions
    • Date & Time functions

    Questions & answers
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