Excel Level Two

Excel 2010

Course ID: HLT 84577

Course Length: 1 day

Certification: MOS: Microsoft Office Excel 2010 Exam 77-882
This course is one of a series of courses that addresses Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification skill sets. The MOS and certification program is for individuals who use Microsoft's business desktop software and who seek recognition for their expertise with specific Microsoft products.

Course Objective:
You will use advanced formulas and work with various tools to analyze data in spreadsheets. You will also organize table data, present data as charts, and enhance the look and appeal of workbooks by adding graphical objects.

Target Student:
This course is meant for those desiring to gain advanced skill sets necessary for calculating data using functions and formulas, sorting and filtering data, using PivotTables and PivotCharts for analyzing data, and customizing workbooks.

Before starting this course, students are recommended to take the following Element K course or have equivalent knowledge:

Delivery Method:
Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives :
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • use advanced formulas.
  • organize worksheet and table data using various techniques.
  • create and modify charts.
  • analyze data using PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts.
  • insert and modify graphic objects in a worksheet.
  • customize and enhance workbooks and the Microsoft Office Excel environment.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Calculating Data with Advanced Formulas
Topic 1A: Apply Cell and Range Names
Topic 1B: Calculate Data Across Worksheets
Topic 1C: Use Specialized Functions
Topic 1D: Analyze Data with Logical and Lookup Functions

Lesson 2: Organizing Worksheet and Table Data
Topic 2A: Create and Modify Tables
Topic 2B: Format Tables
Topic 2C: Sort or Filter Data
Topic 2D: Use Functions to Calculate Data

Lesson 3: Presenting Data Using Charts
Topic 3A: Create a Chart
Topic 3B: Modify Charts
Topic 3C: Format Charts

Lesson 4: Analyzing Data Using PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts
Topic 4A: Create a PivotTable Report
Topic 4B: Filter Data Using Slicers
Topic 4C: Analyze Data Using PivotCharts

Lesson 5: Inserting Graphic Objects
Topic 5A: Insert and Modify Pictures and ClipArt
Topic 5B: Draw and Modify Shapes
Topic 5C: Illustrate Workflow Using SmartArt Graphics
Topic 5D: Layer and Group Graphic Objects

Lesson 6: Customizing and Enhancing the Excel Environment
Topic 6A: Customize the Excel Environment Topic 6B: Customize Workbooks Topic 6C: Manage Themes Topic 6D: Create and Use Templates

Excel 2013 - Part 2

Course ID: HLT 91052

Course Length: 1 day

Course Description: Whether you need to crunch numbers for sales, inventory, information technology, human resources, or other organizational purposes and departments, the ability to get the right information to the right people at the right time can create a powerful competitive advantage. After all, the world runs on data more than ever before and that's a trend not likely to change, or even slow down, any time soon. But with so much data available and being created on a nearly constant basis, the ability to make sense of that data becomes more critical and challenging with every passing day. You already know how to get Excel to perform simple calculations and how to modify your workbooks and worksheets to make them easier to read, interpret, and present to others. But Excel is capable of doing so much more. In order to gain a truly competitive edge, you need to be able to extract actionable organizational intelligence from your raw data. In other words, when you have questions about your data, you need to know how to get Excel to provide the answers for you. And that's exactly what this course aims to help you do.

Prerequisites: To ensure success, students should have completed Logical Operations’ Microsoft® Office Excel® 2010: Part 1 (Second Edition) or have the equivalent knowledge and experience.

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Customizing the Excel Environment
Topic A: Configure Excel Options
Topic B: Customize the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
Topic C: Enable Excel Add-Ins

Lesson 2: Creating Advanced Formulas
Topic A: Use Range Names in Formulas
Topic B: Use Specialized Functions
Topic C: Use Array Formulas

Lesson 3: Analyzing Data with Functions and Conditional Formatting
Topic A: Analyze Data by Using Text and Logical Functions
Topic B: Apply Advanced Conditional Formatting

Lesson 4: Organizing and Analyzing Datasets and Tables
Topic A: Create and Modify Tables
Topic B: Sort Data
Topic C: Filter Data
Topic D: Use SUBTOTAL and Database Functions

Lesson 5: Visualizing Data with Basic Charts
Topic A: Create Charts
Topic B: Modify and Format Charts

Lesson 6: Analyzing Data with PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts
Topic A: Create a PivotTable
Topic B: Analyze PivotTable Data
Topic C: Present Data with PivotCharts
Topic D: Filter Data by Using Slicers

Appendix A: Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Exam 77-420

Appendix B: Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Expert Exams 77–427 and 77-428

Appendix C: Financial Functions

Appendix D: Date and Time Functions

Appendix E: Working with Graphical Objects