Advanced Microsoft Excel 2016 Training


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This Advanced Microsoft Excel 2016 training class is designed for students to gain the skills necessary to use pivot tables, audit and analyze worksheet data, utilize data tools, collaborate with others, and create and manage macros.

Target Audience: Students who have intermediate skills with Microsoft Excel 2016 who want to learn more advanced skills or students who want to learn the topics covered in this course in the 2016 interface.

This outline is subject to change.

  1. Using Pivot Tables
    1. Creating Pivot Tables
      1. Preparing Your Data
      2. Inserting a Pivot Table
    2. Inserting Slicers
    3. Working with Pivot Tables
      1. Grouping Data
      2. Using PowerPivot
      3. Managing Relationships
    4. Inserting Pivot Charts
    5. More Pivot Table Functionality
    6. Exercise: Working with Pivot Tables
  2. Auditing Worksheets
    1. Tracing Precedents
    2. Exercise: Tracing Precedents
    3. Tracing Dependents
    4. Exercise: Tracing Dependents
    5. Showing Formulas
  3. Data Tools
    1. Converting Text to Columns
    2. Exercise: Converting Text to Columns
    3. Linking to External Data
    4. Controlling Calculation Options
    5. Data Validation
    6. Exercise: Using Data Validation
    7. Consolidating Data
    8. Exercise: Consolidating Data
    9. Goal Seek
    10. Exercise: Using Goal Seek
  4. Working with Others
    1. Protecting Worksheets and Workbooks
      1. Password Protecting a Workbook
      2. Removing Workbook Metadata
    2. Exercise: Password Protecting a Workbook
      1. Password Protecting a Worksheet
    3. Exercise: Password Protecting a Worksheet
      1. Password Protecting Ranges in a Worksheet
    4. Exercise: Password Protecting Ranges in a Worksheet
    5. Tracking Changes
      1. Accepting or Rejecting Changes
      2. Setting Tracking Options
      3. Merging Multiple Workbooks
    6. Marking a Workbook as Final
    7. Exercise: Tracking Changes
  5. Recording and Using Macros
    1. Recording Macros
      1. Copy a Macro from Workbook to Workbook
    2. Exercise: Recording a Macro
    3. Running Macros
    4. Editing Macros
    5. Adding Macros to the Quick Access Toolbar
      1. Managing Macro Security
    6. Exercise: Adding a Macro to the Quick Access Toolbar
  6. Random Useful Items
    1. Sparklines
      1. Inserting Sparklines
      2. Customizing Sparklines
    2. Exercise: Inserting and Customizing Sparklines
    3. Preparing a Workbook for Internationalization and Accessibility
      1. Display Data in Multiple International Formats
      2. Modify Worksheets for Use with Accessibility Tools
      3. Use International Symbols
      4. Manage Multiple Options for +Body and +Heading Fonts
    4. Importing and Exporting Files
      1. Importing Text Files
    5. Exercise: Importing Text Files
      1. Exporting Worksheet Data to Microsoft Word
    6. Exercise: Copying Data from Excel to Word
      1. Exporting Excel Charts to Microsoft Word
    7. Exercise: Copying Charts from Excel to Word
  7. Microsoft Excel Features that Were New in 2013
    1. Using Slicers to Filter Data
    2. Exercise: Filtering Data with Slicers
    3. Creating a PivotTable Timeline
    4. Exercise: Creating a Timeline
    5. Creating a Standalone PivotChart
    6. Workspaces in Excel 2013
  8. Features New in 2016

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