MS Excel (2016, 2019, 365) – Level 2 (P250)

Effective Techniques to Manage Information with Excel (2016, 2019, 365)

This course will be delivered as a live, instructor-led session online – click here.

Microsoft Excel (2016, 2019, 365) is the preferred spreadsheet software for many individuals and businesses to manage their data and reporting. Yet most are only using 20% of the features of this powerful productivity tool.

During this intermediate program you will learn and practice higher level Excel functionality to further make sense of spreadsheets and larger data sets. By using hands-on practical techniques you will be able to analyze complex data sets, organize and visualize data in simple meaningful terms, faster data list management and querying and working with corporate and personal templates.

This is a one-day workshop in Ottawa.

Space is still available for all course dates listed, unless otherwise noted.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Build on basic skills to manipulate data ranges, in worksheets and formulas
  • Create, manage and work with templates to reduce repetitive work
  • Apply advanced formatting techniques to workbooks an worksheets
  • Work with data to sort, analyze, query and link data
  • Design effective visuals for immediate effect
  • Protect and share your workbook with others

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Workshop Topics

Manipulating Data

  • Naming ranges
  • Using ranges in formulas

Working with Excel templates

  • Creating templates
  • Saving, using and changing templates

Advanced Excel Formatting

  • Advanced worksheet formatting
  • Formatting workbooks

Sorting and Querying Data

  • Understanding data through sorting
  • Understanding data using query

Linking Data

  • Organizing data across multiple worksheets
  • Creating summary views
  • Sparklines
  • Slicers

Creating Visuals

  • Creating charts
  • Working with chart types
  • Creating, using and saving charting templates

Collaborate on Workbooks in New Ways

  • Co-authoring workbooks
  • Improved Excel services
  • Accessibility checker

Protection and Sharing

  • Protection of workbooks and worksheets
  • Sharing of workbooks with individuals and groups

Who Should Attend This Course?

Experienced MS Excel users who are frustrated by working with simple spreadsheets and charts and want to increase both their comfort and productivity with this versatile and powerful spreadsheet tool.

Does This Course Address Your Competency Development Needs?

This training workshop addresses:

• Achievement / Results Orientation
• Computer and Digital Technology
• Document Use
• Planning / Organizing
• Working with Data and Numbers