Get Started with Excel
Whether you are completely new to Excel or just a bit rusty, get started with this quick overview of Excel features and uses.
Navigating Excel. Features. Help. Templates. Examples and common uses.
Create your first spreadsheet
Find out how to move around Excel’s grid of cells, typing in numbers and text as you go. Learn how to navigate Excel and find the commands you need. Save your first spreadsheet.
Filter, Sort, Extract, Summarise Excel Databases
Data Tables in Excel
Organise your data in Excel databases, lists, tables. Avoid costly spreadsheet disasters! Working with database features in Excel and making sure you get it right is essential.
Create a table. Rows and columns. Filter, sort. Summarise. Format borders, cells. colours, text. Merge and split cells.
Visualise Data with Excel Charts
Create Charts from Data
Turn data into graphs and charts and communicate essential information clearly by making the right decisions. Find out how to use Excel charts in PowerPoint or Word and how to create linked charts. Solve formatting problems when copy-pasting charts across documents.
Chart types. Line chart. Pie chart. Bar chart. Chart options.
Discover tips and techniques to create advanced charts, complex charts and dynamic charts in Excel, add trendlines, perform forecast analysis and more.
Trendline. Forecasting. Dynamic Charts. Formatting axes. gridlines, legend. Switch rows and columns.
Visualising Data with Excel Sparklines, Conditional Formatting, Charts
If you are familiar with charts, discover new ways to visualise your data, tracking KPIs and producing beautiful visual reports.
Conditional formatting, formula-driven conditional formatting, Charts, Sparklines.
Functions and Formulas in Excel
Functions 101: Calculations using Formulas and Functions
Get started or refresh your knowledge of calculations in Excel. We start with simple calculations, learn how to link workbooks with formulas and introduce functions in Excel.
Relative and absolute ($) cell references, basic operators (= + x / -). Statistical functions SUM AVERAGE COUNT COUNTA MAX MIN SUMIF COUNTIF.
Functions 102 and Formula Auditing (Data Imports and Statistical Functions)
Expand your knowledge of functions and combine them (nesting functions) to work on large amounts of data or data imports.
includes Formula auditing tools, Error checking, IF, Logical functions, Date functions, Financial functions etc.
Functions 103: Compare, Match, Lookup
IVLOOKUP! How do I make it work? We look at lookup functions, their different uses and common errors.
includes VLOOKUP, SUMIFS. XLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH, Error functions
Pivot Table and Pivot Chart Reports
PivotTable Quick Start
Macros, What-If Analysis, Dashboards, Solver
Do you need to build what-if scenarios? Do you need to be able to compare outcomes based on a number of variables? Do you need to forecast outcomes or meet certain constraints? This is for you.
Scenarios, Goal Seek and Solver
Solver: Optimisation Problems in Excel
Dig deeper with Solver. Find answers to difficult scheduling problems. Maximise income, minimise costs with Solver and Scenarios
Solver. Optimisation. Regressions. Scenario Managers.
No programming experience required. Record macros to automate repetitive tasks – and learn how to troubleshoot them when things go wrong. We don’t learn the VBA language required to create macros in this course, just some basics to navigate an existing macro.
Record, Apply and Fix Macros. Relative recording. Dynamic Recording. Debug your code. Adapting VBA code.
Dashboards and Dynamic Spreadsheets
Build solid spreadsheet models, control user inputs and deliver dynamic spreadsheets with the tools and techniques in this session.
Tables. Conditional Formatting. Charts. Dynamic charts. Dynamic titles. Scroll bars. Consolidate data.