Advanced Excel 2016 training – Provisional Course Outline

Advanced Excel 2016 training

Our Advanced Excel 2016 training course outlines can be tailored to meet the needs of the individuals or organisation. We train at your site in Dorset, Wiltshire and Hampshire.

Aims of the course

This course aims to give delegates an in-depth knowledge of Excel features.

Number on coursePrice per day
1 - 1 training£295 + VAT
2 - 4 people£475 + VAT
5 - 8 people£595 + VAT

Course Objectives

On completion of the course delegates will have advanced skills in using Microsoft Excel. They will be able to:

  • Use a variety of Excel functions
  • Name cells and ranges
  • Successfully manipulate workbooks
  • Audit a worksheet
  • Create and use PivotTables and reports
  • Use Solver, Scenario Manager and Goal Seek tools
  • Create and use macros

The course is of one day’s duration.

How the course is run – This instructor-led course has a hands-on approach, with plenty of opportunity for delegates to practise the new skills they learn at the computer.

Pre-requisites – Familiarity with the Windows environment, and a reasonable knowledge of Excel. Prior attendance of the Intermediate Excel course would be an advantage.

Course Outline

New Features in Excel 2016

  • Quick Analysis Tool
  • Flash Fill
  • New Functions
  • Using the new Charting features

Excel Functions

  • IF, NESTED IF
  • AND, OR
  • SUMIF, SUMIFS, COUNTIF, COUNTIFS, AVERAGEIF, AVERAGEIFS
  • VLOOKUP
  • IFERROR
  • TODAY, DATEDIF, DAYS
  • COLUMN, ROW
  • INDEX, MATCH
  • INDIRECT, OFFSET
  • TEXTJOIN

Naming Cells and Ranges

  • The Name Box
  • Using names instead of absolute cell references
  • Using names across worksheets
  • Using the Name Manager

PivotTables and Reports

  • Creating an Excel table
  • Creating a PivotTable report
  • Creating a PivotChart report
  • Grouping data in a PivotTable
  • Refreshing data
  • Filtering pivot data
  • Row and column details
  • % of Total
  • Creating new fields
  • Slicers
  • Timelines
  • Showing report filter pages
  • Adding tables to the data model

Auditing a worksheet

  • Tracing errors
  • Tracing dependents
  • Tracing precedents
  • Displaying all formulas in a worksheet

Data Analysis Tools

  • Sparklines
  • Using one-input or two-input data tables
  • Goal Seek
  • Solver
  • Scenario manager

Manipulating workbooks

  • Custom Views
  • Applying and removing worksheet and workbook protection
  • Data Consolidation

Macros

  • Recording macros
  • Running macros
  • Running macros from keyboard shortcuts
  • Adding a macro button to the Quick Access toolbar
  • Editing macros

To request further details of any of our courses, or to make a booking, please contact us by ringing 07477 578417 or by sending an email to info@archwayct.co.uk or filling in our contact form.