Google Sheets - Advanced

2 Hours, 15 Minutes


Delivery Method

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Course Overview

This course will teach students advanced concepts and formulas in Google Sheets. Students will learn to use logical statements, lookup functions, and date and text functions. Additionally, students will learn how to link spreadsheets and Sheets files, work with range names, learn the options for spreadsheet protection, create PivotTables, work with macros and scripts. Students will also learn about conditional formatting, inserting graphics, and creating Forms.

Course Objectives

Introduciton, Linking and Protecting Data, Working with Range Names, Analyzing Data with Logical Functions, Working with Lookup Functions, Working with Text Functions, Working with Date Functions, Working with Data, Understanding PivotTables, Introduction to Macros and Scripts, Working with Forms, Conclusion

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Linking and Protecting Data

  • Importing Data
  • Linking Sheets
  • Linking to Another Spreadsheet
  • Protecting Sheets and Ranges
  • Working with Versions
  • Reviewing Accessibility Settings

3 - Working with Range Names

  • What are Range Names?
  • Creating Range Names
  • Using Range Names in Formulas

4 - Analyzing Data with Logical Functions

  • Understanding Logical Functions
  • Using Logical Statements
  • Using AND and OR Functions
  • Working with Nested IF Statements
  • Using the IFERROR Function

5 - Working with Lookup Functions

  • Understanding Lookup Functions
  • Using VLOOKUP
  • Using HLOOKUP
  • Using INDEX and MATCH
  • Comparing Two Lists with VLOOKUP and IFERROR

6 - Working with Text Functions

  • Splitting Text to Columns
  • Using LEFT, RIGHT, and MID Functions
  • Using UPPER, LOWER, and PROPER Functions
  • Using the LEN Function
  • Removing Duplicates and Trimming White Space

7 - Working with Date Functions

  • Understanding Date Functions
  • Using TODAY, NOW, and DAY Functions
  • Calculating YEARFRAC and NETWORKDAYS

8 - Working with Data

  • Using Data Validation
  • Adding Conditional Formatting
  • Grouping and Ungrouping Data

9 - Understanding PivotTables

  • What is a PivotTable?
  • Creating a PivotTable
  • Working with PivotTables
  • Creating a Chart from a PivotTable

10 - Introduction to Macros and Scripts

  • What are Macros?
  • Creating a Macro
  • Working with Scripts

11 - Working with Forms

  • Creating a Form
  • Working with Forms
  • Sending a Form

12 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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