October 9, 2018: Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 2

$295.00 $275.00

Date: October 9, 2018

Time: 9:00 AM EST

Course Length: 1 Day

Virtual Class

About this Course

​Students taking the Intermediate Excel course will work with large worksheets in Microsoft Excel 2016, and use multiple worksheets and workbooks efficiently. It will introduce them to more advanced formatting techniques, such as applying special number formats, using workbook styles and themes, adding backgrounds, and mimicking watermarks. In addition, students will learn how to create outlines and subtotals, and how to create and apply cell names. They will sort and filter data, and create and format tables. They will learn how to save workbooks as Web pages, how to insert and edit hyperlinks, and how to share workbooks via email. Students will learn how to audit worksheets for errors, how to protect worksheets, how to share and merge workbooks, and track changes in a workbook. Finally, students will customize the Excel environment, and create and modify custom templates.

Audience Profile

​Students taking this course should be comfortable using a personal computer and Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, or preferably Windows 7. Students should have some experience using Microsoft Excel. Students will get the most out of this course if their goal is to become proficient in such tasks as consolidating data, using advanced chart formatting options, sorting and filtering data, using special formatting options, using templates, using error tracing features, protecting worksheets, and linking worksheets and workbooks.

At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will know how to:

  • Freeze panes and split a worksheet; open and arrange a new window with the current worksheet content; hide and unhide data; set print titles and page breaks to optimize print output; insert different even and odd headers; manage multiple worksheets; link worksheets by using 3D formulas; add a Watch windows; create and manage links between workbooks
  • Apply special and custom number formats; control the display of zero values; apply and modify themes; merge and split cells; change the orientation of data in cells; transpose data; use Paste Special operations; add a background color and a watermark
  • Create an outline and consolidate data; create custom views to save different sets of worksheet display and print settings; create subtotals in a list; use multiple subtotal functions.
  • Define and apply cell and range names; use names in formulas; and define and apply 3D names
  • Sort and filter data; create, format and name a data table, and add rows and columns; use structured references
  • Save and publish a worksheet as a Web page; insert and edit hyperlinks; publish a worksheet; and send a worksheet as an email attachment
  • Use auditing features; add comments to cells and workbooks; protect a worksheet or part of a worksheet; protect the workbook structure; share, merge and track changes in a workbook; find and remove hidden and personal data in a workbook; and mark a workbook as final
  • Change Excel’s default application settings and customize the ribbon; create and modify templates

Outline

​Unit 1: Managing workbooks and worksheets

  • Topic A: Viewing large worksheets
  • Topic B: Printing large worksheets
  • Topic C: Working with multiple worksheets
  • Topic D: Linking worksheets with 3-D formulas
  • Topic E: Using multiple workbooks
  • Topic F: Linking workbooks

Unit 2: Advanced formatting

  • Topic A: Using special number formats
  • Topic B: Working with themes
  • Topic C: Other advanced formatting

Unit 3: Outlining and subtotals

  • Topic A: Outlining and consolidating data
  • Topic B: Creating subtotals

Unit 4: Cell and range names

  • Topic A: Creating and using names
  • Topic B: Managing names

Unit 5: Data structure and tables

  • Topic A: Sorting and filtering data
  • Topic B: Working with tables

Unit 6: Web and sharing features

  • Topic A: Saving workbooks as Web pages
  • Topic B: Using hyperlinks

Unit 7: Documenting and auditing

  • Topic A: Auditing features
  • Topic B: Comments in cells and workbooks
  • Topic C: Protection
  • Topic D: Workgroup collaboration

Unit 8: Application settings and templates

  • Topic A: Application settings
  • Topic B: Working with templates

Prerequisites

Students taking this course should be familiar with personal computers and the use of a keyboard and a mouse. Furthermore, this course assumes that students have completed the following courses or have equivalent experience:

  • Windows 7: Basic
  • Excel 2016: Basic