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Customizing spreadsheets for detailed analysis

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  • Enhance your existing Excel skills
  • Learn to work with complex datasets
  • Five-week live-online course Tuesdays, October 8-November 5, 2024
  • Discounts available
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This course introduces advanced concepts in customizing spreadsheets for analysis and requires a foundational understanding of working with datasets in Microsoft® Excel. Topics covered include customizing the ribbon, conditional formatting, data validation, the 10 most important functions used in the workplace, nested IF statements, macros, creating user forms, advanced charting, pivot tables and pivot charts, and the Analysis ToolPak. Students will work independently on exercises and short quizzes throughout the course.

Program details

Register Now buttonMicrosoft® Excel Advanced Concepts – Noncredit Course
LOCATION: Live-Online
SCHEDULE: Tuesdays, October 8-November 5, 2024, 6-9 p.m.
PRICE: $495, course manual included. Potential discounts available, including: Early registration, Military, UD student or alum, 2 or more (group).
CEUs: 1.5 (15 contact hours)

Who should participate in this program?

  • Students, recent graduates and other job seekers with Excel skills who wish to learn advanced Excel concepts

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Learner outcomes

  • Gain the skill set needed to work with complex datasets using advanced functions and formulas in Excel.
  • Acquire an understanding of how to present data insights using advanced charting techniques.
  • Learn how to set up forms for collaborative projects in the workplace.
  • Prepare interactive pivot tables for distribution on a professional level.
  • Learn the 10 most important functions used in the workplace
    • Concatenate, Substitute
    • Len, Trim
    • Cell, Left, Mid, Right
    • Upper, Lower, Proper
    • Min/Max
    • Vlookup/Hlookup
    • Index/Match
    • Round, Roundup, Rounddown
    • Convert, Value, Text
    • Flash Fill, Auto Fill

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Technology requirements

  • Please bring your laptop with Microsoft® Excel 365, or a previous version, and a charger to class.

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