Excel Functions and Formulas - training course (1 day)

Excel training
Course code 
QEx-F&F
Course difficulty 
Introduction
Course duration: 
1 day
Course fees 
now £160 + VAT
Course PDF 
Course dates 
23 Jul 2019

This Excel training course teaches good techniques to structure calculations in spreadsheets.
 

Target Audience for Excel Functions & Formulas

This course is aimed at users with a fairly basic understanding of Microsoft Excel who need to create more complex spreadsheets and those who want to know more about creating and using functions and formulas in their work and building spreadsheets from scratch. If you already have a good level of knowledge about functions and formulas then maybe our higher level Excel Data Analysis course may be for you, or for even more advanced knowledge into the world of macros and Visual Basic then look at our Excel Visual Basic (VBA) training course

Excel Training Course Objectives

To understand how to structure spreadsheets and gain a good grasp of the most frequently used functions.

Excel Training Pre-Requisites

Basic Understanding of Microsoft Excel would be beneficial

Topics covered in this course

Excel Basics 

  • Review of Basic Shortcuts
  • Drag and Drop
  • Using AutoFill
  • Using AutoComplete
  • Rules for working with Formula
  • Basic Formula construction
  • How to lay out and design spreadsheets
  • Using cells in formula
  • Editing and Creating basic formula 

Cell Referencing 

  • Basic Cell Referencing
  • Fixed and Mixed Cell References
  • Shortcuts for Fixed Cell Referencing
  • Using Natural Language and Named Cells
  • Using the Name Manager
  • Referencing Named Cells 

Tables and Named Ranges

  • Using Data in Tabular format
  • Using External Constants
  • Creating a Data Table
  • Named Table Function
  • Formatting Named Tables
  • Assets of Named Tables
  • Adding Header, Footer and Total rows
  • Using Named Table Data in calculations
  • Named Row and Column conventions

Functions

  • Check on basic function
  • Sum, Average, Count, Min, Max..
  • Conditional Functions
  • CountIF, SumIF 

Data Validation

  • Using Data Validation
  • Using Data Validation drop downs
  • Using Data Validation to find Corrupt data such as blank spaces, misspellings etc 

Discovering Functions

  • Querying a function for its definition
  • Using the Insert function button
  • Searching for a function to solve a problem
  • Search techniques 

Text Functions

  • Importing Text strings
  • Converting Text to Columns
  • Separating Text strings
  • Find, Len, Right, Mid, Left 

More Functions

  • Multiple conditional function
  • Countifs, Sumifs, averageifs
  • Vlookup
  • HLookup
  • Analysing Filtered Data
  • The Subtotal function

Testimonials for this course

"The Excel courses provided by Qdos have really enhanced my knowledge of the software package for use in the workplace, especially with regards to large datasets." - Sam M, January 2015
"Fantastic. Within the first 30 minutes I realised that there were so many things I have been doing the hard way and things I did not know at all. Why didn’t I do this course years ago? Fantastic Lunch!" -
- Course Co-ordinator, The Builder Training Centre October 2017
" The course was very helpful in gaining a greater and more detailed understanding into the way Excel works and will change the way I use spreadsheets from now on."
- Accounts Assistant, Plan Insurance Brokers April 2017
"The information was presented in a clear and enthusiastic way with opportunity to recap and practise the exercises. Punctuated with breaks to re charge brain cells".
- Flight Coordinator, Club Europe Holidays Ltd March 2016
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