Excel Functions and Formulas - training course (1 day)

Excel training
Course code 
QEx-F&F
Course difficulty 
Introduction
Course duration: 
1 day
Course fees 
£240 + VAT
Course PDF 
Course dates 
4 May 2018

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

"It made excel really fun."
- Casework Lead/ Forensic Practitioner, LGC October 2016
"A very useful course for those with any questions or who seek to improve their knowledge regarding Excel functionality and associated formulae; I would recommend this course to others." - Sales Administrator, Cleankill Pest Control September 2016
"It was a great experience; I feel I learned much more in one day training that by using spreadsheets on my daily life." -
- Client and MLR Services Manager, Helen Bamber Foundation October 2017
"I honestly can’t believe how clever Excel is, I feel guilty that I have been using such a tiny amount of its abilities."
- Partner, The Bed Post January 2017
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CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY

If you can no longer attend a course you have booked on, the following terms will apply depending on how many calendar days remain before the course date:

More than 30 days: You will be offered a full refund, or you may change to alternative course dates, or you may change the name on the booking.
21 to 30 days: You will be offered a 50% refund, or you may change to alternative course dates, or you may change the name on the booking.
14 to 20 days: You will be offered a 25% refund, or you may change the name on the booking.
0 to 13 days: No refund is offered, however you may change the name on the booking.