Microsoft Excel 2013: Part 2

Summary

This course builds upon the foundational knowledge presented in the Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013: Part 1 (Second Edition) course and will help start you down the road to creating advanced workbooks and worksheets that can help deepen your understanding of organizational intelligence. The ability to analyze massive amounts of data, extract actionable information from it, and present that information to decision makers is at the foundation of a successful organization that is able to compete at a high level.

This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help students prepare for the Excel 2013 Exam and the Excel 2013 Expert Exam.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to leverage the power of data analysis and presentation in order to make informed, intelligent organizational decisions.

You will:
•Customize the Excel environment.
•Create advanced formulas.
•Analyze data by using functions and conditional formatting.
•Organize and analyze datasets and tables.
•Visualize data by using basic charts.
•Analyze data by using PivotTables, slicers, and PivotCharts.
Introduction

This course is designed for students who already have foundational knowledge and skills in Excel 2013 and who wish to begin taking advantage of some of the higher-level functionality in Excel to analyze and present data
Prerequisites

To ensure success, students should have completed Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013: Part 1 (Second Edition) or have the equivalent knowledge and experience.
Outline

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
Duration (in days)

1