MS Excel (2016, 2019, 365) – Level 3 (P251)

Advanced Techniques to Help You Manage Your Data with Excel (2016, 2019, 365)

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

Excel (2016, 2019, 365) is a popular tool for creating spreadsheets, analyzing data, and charting information. This advanced level, one-day course is intended to help everyday users of Excel present their data in more effective ways using PivotTables and PivotCharts. Users will also learn advanced analysis tools like the Scenario Manager, Goal Seek, Data Tables, and advanced functions. Basic macros will also be covered in this course.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Use more advanced functions: VLOOKUP, IF, database functions to summarize data
  • Understand concepts of What-If-Analysis: Goal Seek, Data tables, Scenarios
  • Summarize data by using subtotals
  • Create and use Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
  • Create a basic Dashboard
  • Record basic macros

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Workshop Topics

More Advanced Functions

  • Using lookup tables
  • Using functions to summarize data
  • Logical functions

Projecting Figures

  • Goal seek
  • Data tables

What-If Analysis

  • Scenario concepts
  • Creating scenarios
  • Managing scenarios


  • Data list and Excel table concepts
  • PivotTable concepts
  • Creating PivotTables
  • Modifying PivotTable layouts
  • Working with PivotTables
  • Options
  • Pivot charts
  • Slicers


  • Create simple macros

Who Should Attend This Course?

Experienced Excel users who need to manage large amounts of data using Pivot Tables to summarize and analyze the data. Users will learn more advanced functions and Excel What-If tools to make business decisions.

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