EXCEL2016L3: Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 3 - January 24, 2020

$295.00 $265.00

Date: January 24, 2020

Time:9:00 AM EST

Course Length: 1 Day

Virtual Class

About this Course

​You will work with advanced functions and formulas, as well as lookup functions such as VLOOKUP, MATCH, and INDEX. In addition, students will learn about data validation, and will use advanced data filtering. Students will apply advanced chart formatting options, and create more complex charts. They will work with PivotTables and PivotCharts, export and import data, and query external databases. Students will learn about the analytical features of Excel, such as Goal Seek, and how to create scenarios. Finally, they will run and record macros, and explore VBA code.

Audience Profile

​This course is designed for persons who are able to create and modify worksheets and workbooks in Microsoft Excel 2016, but need to know how to create or modify documents using advanced tools and efficiency procedures. It also aims to assist persons preparing for the Microsoft Office Specialist exams for Microsoft Excel 2016®.

At Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Use IF and IFERROR functions
  • Use VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP functions in concert with the MATCH and INDEX functions
  • Validate cell data and use advanced filtering tools to focus data
  • Create and format charts
  • Create Pivot Tables/Charts
  • Export/Import data to/from other MS Office® compatible formats
  • Use the Goal Seek utility
  • Run a macro and edit macros using basic VBA code


Unit 1: Advanced functions and formulas

  • Topic A: Logical functions
  • Topic B: Conditional functions
  • Topic C: Financial functions
  • Topic D: Text functions
  • Topic E: Date and time functions
  • Topic F: Array formulas
  • Topic G: Calculation options

Unit 2: Lookups and data tables

  • Topic A: Using lookup functions
  • Topic B: Creating data tables

Unit 3: Advanced data management

  • Topic A: Validating cell entries
  • Topic B: Advanced filtering

Unit 4: Advanced charting

  • Topic A: Chart formatting options
  • Topic B: Combination charts
  • Topic C: Graphical objects

Unit 5: PivotTables and PivotCharts

  • Topic A: Working with PivotTables
  • Topic B: Modifying PivotTable data
  • Topic C: Formatting PivotTables
  • Topic D: Using PivotCharts
  • Topic E: PowerPivot

Unit 6: Exporting and importing data

  • Topic A: Exporting and importing text files

Unit 7: Analytical tools

  • Topic A: Goal Seek
  • Topic B: Scenarios
  • Topic C: Instant data analysis

Unit 8: Macros and Visual Basic

  • Topic A: Running and recording a macro
  • Topic B: Working with VBA code

Unit 9: Accessibility and language features

  • Topic A: Accessibility considerations
  • Topic B: Internationalization


Students should be able to use Microsoft Excel 2016 to manage large workbooks, use advanced formatting, use outlining features, use the Name Manager, share data with Excel Web features, audit workbooks with Tracer tools, and save as Excel 2016 template.

Students can obtain this level of skill by taking the following Axzo Press course:

  • Microsoft Office Excel 2016®: Intermediate.