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. 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.
To gain a truly competitive edge, you need to be able to extract actionable organizational intelligence from your raw data and present it in a visual format that enables decision makers to view key trends and conclusions at a glance. And that's exactly what this course aims to help you do.
See specific content information below in section "Expected Outcomes" and "Attend and You Will Learn."
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for students who already have foundational knowledge and skills in Excel and who wish to begin taking advantage of some of the higher-level functionality in Excel to summarize table data in Excel by using functions, charts, and pivot tables and display those elements in a dashboard format.
Attend and You Will Receive
Participants who successfully complete this course will receive a certificate of completion from NC State University.
To ensure success, students should have completed Excel Level 1 or have the equivalent knowledge and experience. In particular, students should have some experience in creating workbooks with formulas and functions.
Attend and You Will Learn / Expected Outcome
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to create dashboards in Excel.
Attend And You Will Learn
- Create Datasets for Dashboards Using Names and Functions
- Automate workbook functionality using form controls
- Apply conditional logic using formulas
- Visualize data by using basic charts
- Implement advanced charting techniques
- Analyze data by using PivotTables, slicers, and PivotCharts
- Dashboard Tips and Tricks