Through practical examples and annotated Excel guides, the course will improve the participant’s ability to use Excel efficiently to parse a large data set and interpret the results. By utilizing both basic and advanced Excel tools, students can dramatically improve their efficiency in data organization, allowing them to spend more time interpreting and sensitizing the data.
Estimated time to complete is 10-15 hours
Course materials include videos and hands-on Excel exercises.
Optimized for PC based Excel
The Excel shortcuts in this course are not optimized for Mac versions of Excel, but this will not detract substantially from the course experience
Organization of data: (text to columns, RIGHT, LEFT, UPPER, LOWER, CONCATENATE, etc.)
Lookup functions (VLookup, HLookup, MATCH)
Scenario analysis (CHOOSE, OFFSET)
Introduction to macros and other format controls
Creations of basic print macros
Editing of basic VBA code
Drop-down menus (combo boxes)
Data validation and creation of dynamic text
Sensitivity analysis using data tables
There are no prerequisites. However, students with a basic knowledge of Excel will benefit more from the course.