Microsoft Excel 2016: Level 3

Length: 1 day(s) | Audience: Information Worker | Level: 3

Clearly, you use Excel a lot in your role. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be taking this course. By now, you’re already familiar with Excel 2016, its functions and formulas, a lot of its features and functionality, and its powerful data analysis tools. You are likely called upon to analyze and report on data frequently, work in collaboration with others to deliver actionable organizational intelligence, and keep and maintain workbooks for all manner of purposes. At this level of use and collaboration, you have also likely encountered your fair share of issues and challenges.

You’re too busy, though, to waste time scouring over workbooks to resolve issues or to perform repetitive, monotonous tasks. You need to know how to get Excel to do more for you so you can focus on what’s really important: staying ahead of the competition. That’s exactly what this course aims to help you do.

Module 1: Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks

  • Use Links and External References
  • Use 3-D References
  • Consolidate Data

Module 2: Using Lookup Functions and Formula Auditing

  • Use Lookup Functions
  • Trace Cells
  • Watch and Evaluate Formulas

Module 3: Sharing and Protecting Workbooks

  • Collaborate on a Workbook
  • Protect Worksheets and Workbooks

Module 4: Automating Workbook Functionality

  • Apply Data Validation
  • Search for Invalid Data and Formulas with Errors
  • Work with Macros

Module 5: Creating Sparklines and Mapping Data

  • Create Sparklines
  • Mapping Data

Module 6: Forecasting Data

  • Determine Potential Outcomes Using Data Tables
  • Determine Potential Outcomes Using Scenarios
  • Use the Goal Seek Feature
  • Forecasting Data Trends

To ensure success, students should have practical, real-world experience creating and analyzing datasets using Excel 2016. Specific tasks students should be able to perform include: creating formulas and using Excel functions; creating, sorting, and filtering datasets and tables; presenting data by using basic charts; creating and working with PivotTables, slicers, and Pivot Charts; and customizing the Excel environment. To meet these prerequisites, students can take the following courses, or should possess the equivalent skill level:

  • Microsoft® Office Excel® 2016: Level 1
  • Microsoft® Office Excel® 2016: Level 2