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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

Public Course Dates & Pricing

  • Public Courses

    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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  • Private Courses

    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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Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

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Attendees surveyed15241
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
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"Excellent day course - informative and the right pace. My confidence with Excel is much better, and I've made comprehensive notes. Thank you!"

"lunch...facilities...computers..friendly and approachable"

"Love the venue and the smiling faces that greet you at the door. Also a great idea to pop you at a table with your classmates before you go in so we avoid the awkwardness of trying to find someone to talk to."

"Great course, coming from an artistic background I am now not afraid of Excel anymore! The day was quite fun, and the course was absolutely clear, I learned a lot in one day. I would definitely recommend it to a colleague or to a friend! "

"It was correctly paced and very useful. The trainer was also very approachable."

"Debbie was very engaging and the session was highly interactive, which made learning so much easier"

"Explaining everything we needed thoroughly and stopping to answer any questions we might of had."

"Ran through all of the points thoroughly and made sure i understood everything before moving onto the next part. Was very thorough and explained everything in depth. Feel as though i have a wider knowledge of excel and am more confident using it."

"Trainer was excellent at explaining each scenario, class size was great."

"It was a really clear way of understanding quite a dry subject. I learnt a lot and Tom was really approachable and engaging"

"Tom really enthusiastic and good at shortcuts!"

"Welcoming, creative environment with great food and refreshments"

"Very friendly environment and excellent trainer. "

" Kevin was brilliant, he was hugely knowledgable and I really benefitted from the size of the small class. The food was also delicious- and overall the whole process was thoroughly enjoyable. I feel much more equipped going forward working with Excel. "

"Great examples and training method, I feel I've learnt lots of new, handy Excel tips from this course. "

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"all v useful"

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"Good tutor with great knowledge!"

"Learning all new aspects on excel which will help on a day to day basis at work"

"Very engaging and will be incredibly useful information"

"Making sure everyone understood before they moved on. Clear relevant examples"

"Covered a lot of content on the course. Trainer was very helpful. "

"Pacing the course so that everyone can keep up, but still cramming lots in. "

"Easy explanations"