Learn how to use data analysis to make informed, intelligent organizational decisions. This course is designed for those with foundational knowledge and skills in Excel, who want to take advantage of its advanced features - for sales, inventory, IT, human resources, or other purposes. Learn advanced functions, sorting, filtering, tables, chart basics and PivotTables in this very informative course. Learn how to extract actionable intelligence from raw data and present it to decision-makers - and give your organization a competitive advantage! This course builds on Excel® 2016: Part 1.
See specific content information below in sections "Expected Outcomes" and "Attend and You Will Learn."
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for individuals who already have foundational knowledge and skills in Excel and are ready to advance their data analysis skills and abilities through the application of advanced Excel techniques such as advanced formula creation, tables, charts, PivotTables and PivotCharts.
Attend and You Will Receive
Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion from NC State University.
Prior to taking this course, you should have equivalent knowledge of Excel level 1. This course is meant for those desiring to gain advanced skill sets necessary for calculating data using functions and formulas, sorting and filtering data, and PivotTables and PivotCharts for analyzing data. Before starting this course, it is recommended that you take Microsoft ® Office Excel ® Level 1.
Attend and You Will Learn / Expected Outcome
In this course, you will learn to create advanced formulas and analyze data with statistical and logical functions. You will also learn to organize worksheet data with tables, and sort and filter to extract pertinent information. The ability to analyze summary data through PivotTables and charts will assist you in making effective decisions.
Attend and You Will Learn
Calculating Data with Advanced Formulas
- Create and apply cell and range names
- Use statistical, logical, date and text functions
Working with Lists
- Sort data
- Filter data
- Query data with database functions
- Outline and subtotal data
- Compare tables to lists
- Create and modify tables
- Apply advanced conditional formatting
Visualizing Data with Charts
- Create a chart
- Modify and formatting charts
Analyze Data Using PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts
- Create a PivotTable
- Filter data by using slicers and timelines
- Analyze data using PivotCharts