Excel 2016 - Intermediate

4 Hours, 0 Minutes


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Course Overview

This course is designed to be the intermediate level of Excel 2016. Students will learn how to link workbooks and worksheets, work with named ranges, and intermediate Logical and Lookup functions and formulas. Students will also be introduced to and work with Tables and PivotTables, including sorting and filtering. Additionally, students will work with Charts, work with Flash Fill, work with subtotals and outlining, and learn how to customize the Excel environment.

Course Objectives

Customizing Excel, Linking Workbooks and Worksheets, Working with Range Names, Analyzing Data with Common Logical Functions, Analyzing Data with Common Lookup Functions, Sorting and Filtering Range Data, Analyzing and Organizing with Tables, Using Conditional Formatting, Outlining with Subtotals and Grouping, Displaying Data Graphically, Understanding PivotTables and PivotCharts and Filtering with Slicers, Working with Flash Fill, Working with Date and Time Functions, Working with Common Text Functions

Course Prerequisites

The recommended pre-requisite for this course is Excel 2016 Introduction course or equivalent knowledge or experience.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Customizing Excel

  • Customizing the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Customizing the General and Formula Options
  • Customizing the AutoCorrect Options
  • Customizing the Save Defaults
  • Customizing Advanced Excel Options

3 - Linking Workbooks and Worksheets

  • Linking Workbooks and Worksheets
  • Linking Worksheets with 3D References
  • Understanding the Consolidate Feature

4 - Working with Range Names

  • What are Range Names?
  • Creating Range Names Using the Name Box and Define Name
  • Creating Range Names Using Create from Selection

5 - Analyzing Data with Common Logical Functions

  • Working with the Most Common Logical Functions
  • Evaluating Data with the AND Function
  • Evaluating Data with the OR Function
  • Understanding IF Functions
  • Nesting AND and OR Inside an IF Function

6 - Analyzing Data with Common Lookup Functions

  • What are Lookup Functions?
  • Using VLOOKUP
  • Using HLOOKUP

7 - Sorting and Filtering Range Data

  • Understanding the Differences Between Sorting and Filtering
  • Sorting Lists
  • Filtering Lists

8 - Analyzing and Organizing with Tables

  • Creating Tables and Understanding the Benefits
  • Understanding the Elements of a Table
  • Formatting a Table
  • Sorting Tables
  • Filtering Tables
  • Filtering with Slicers
  • Calculating with Tables
  • Removing Erroneous Table Data
  • Exporting, Refreshing, and Converting Tables

9 - Using Conditional Formatting

  • What is Conditional Formatting?
  • Conditional Formatting: Highlight Cells and Top Bottom Rules
  • Conditional Formatting: Data Bars, Icon Sets, and Color Scales
  • Using Custom Fonts and Colors
  • Using Custom Conditional Formatting
  • Modifying or Removing Conditional Formatting

10 - Outlining with Subtotals and Grouping

  • What are Subtotals and Grouping?
  • Creating Subtotals
  • Grouping and Ungrouping Data

11 - Displaying Data Graphically

  • What are Charts?
  • Creating Charts
  • Understanding Chart Elements
  • Modifying Chart Elements
  • Changing and Moving Charts
  • Filtering a Chart
  • Formatting Charts
  • Adjusting Numbering
  • Creating Dual Axis Charts
  • Forecasting with Trendlines
  • Creating a Chart Template
  • Displaying Trends with Sparklines

12 - Understanding PivotTables and PivotCharts and Filtering with Slicers

  • What is a PivotTable?
  • Creating a PivotTable
  • Working with the PivotTable Fields Pane
  • Basic Data Organization and Analysis with PivotTables
  • Formatting PivotTables
  • Creating a PivotChart
  • Modifying and Formatting a PivotChart
  • Adding Slicers and Timeline Slicers
  • Formatting Slicers

13 - Working with Flash Fill

  • What is Flash Fill?
  • Using Flash Fill and Autofill
  • Filling Various Series

14 - Working with Date and Time Functions

  • What are Date and Time Functions?
  • Using TODAY, NOW, and DAY Functions
  • Using NETWORKDAYS and YEARFRAC Functions

15 - Working with Common Text Functions

  • What are Text Functions?
  • Using Text to Columns
  • Using LEFT, RIGHT, and MID Functions
  • Using UPPER, LOWER, and PROPER Functions

16 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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