Online Class: Microsoft Excel Level 3

Tailored for those with foundational Excel skills, this comprehensive course delves into sophisticated techniques like Pivot Tables, What-If Analyses, and Macro Automation, empowering participants to convert data into actionable insights and efficient solutions. By mastering these advanced tools, you'll not only enhance your productivity but also become an invaluable asset in a landscape where data-driven decision-making is paramount.

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    Lessons
  • 11
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 294
    Students
    have taken this course
  • 7
    Hours
    average time
  • 0.7
    CEUs
 
 

Course Description

In the digital age, proficiency in Microsoft Excel is not just a valuable skill—it's often a necessity. While many professionals can navigate Excel with basic knowledge, the true potential of this powerful software unfolds only when you delve into its more advanced features. Our Microsoft Excel Level 3 course is meticulously designed to transition intermediate users into Excel experts, capable of harnessing its full capabilities to meet complex data challenges in a business environment or for personal projects.

Why Advanced Excel Skills Matter

In our data-driven world, Excel is more than just a spreadsheet program; it's a versatile tool for data analysis, business modeling, and decision making. With Excel's advanced features, users can analyze complex datasets, create compelling data visualizations, and automate repetitive tasks, thereby enhancing productivity and analytical capabilities.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is tailored for those who already possess a fundamental understanding of Excel and are ready to elevate their skills. It assumes familiarity with basic Excel functions such as:

  • Navigating Excel’s interface
  • Creating, naming, and managing worksheets and workbooks
  • Editing and formatting cells, rows, and columns
  • Using tables for organized data management
  • Entering and manipulating data
  • Applying basic formulas and calculations
  • Understanding functions, mathematical operators, and cell references
  • Utilizing What-If Analysis
  • Sorting and filtering data

If you're not yet comfortable with these basics, we recommend brushing up on them or considering our introductory Excel course before advancing to this level.

Course Outline: A Deep Dive into Advanced Excel

  1. Pivot Tables: Simplifying Complex Data Analysis

    • Transform extensive data into clear, actionable insights.
    • Use Pivot Tables for efficient data summarization and analysis.
  2. Advanced Pivot Table Applications

    • Master calculated fields, custom timelines, and data slicers.
    • Extract deeper insights from large datasets.
  3. Data Visualization with Pivot Charts

    • Turn Pivot Table data into compelling charts for presentations and reports.
    • Storytelling through data: a key skill in business analytics.
  4. Exploring Business Scenarios with What-If Analyses

    • Simulate different business scenarios and outcomes.
    • Make informed decisions based on dynamic data models.
  5. Achieving Targets with Goal Seek and Solver

    • Set and achieve specific objectives by manipulating variables.
    • Discover optimal solutions for complex problems.
  6. Comprehensive Data Analysis with the Analysis ToolPak

    • Apply advanced statistical and engineering tools to your data.
    • Uncover deeper insights and solve complex problems efficiently.
  7. Ensuring Accuracy with Data Validation Techniques

    • Maintain data integrity with validation tools.
    • Create foolproof data entry processes to minimize errors.
  8. Streamlining Data Integration with Get & Transform

    • Import, cleanse, and transform data from various sources.
    • Enhance capability in handling large and diverse datasets.
  9. Excel Auditing and Error Troubleshooting

    • Identify and resolve Excel errors with advanced auditing techniques.
    • Ensure the accuracy and reliability of your spreadsheets.
  10. Automating Excel Tasks with Macros

    • Learn to automate repetitive tasks using Macros.
    • Introduction to VBA for more complex automation needs.

Conclusion: Excel Beyond Basics

By the end of this course, you'll have a robust skill set in Excel, enabling you to perform complex data analyses, create sophisticated data models, and automate routine tasks. These skills are not just an asset; they are a necessity in a world where data is at the forefront of decision-making. Enroll in Microsoft Excel Level 3 today, and unlock the full potential of this indispensable tool in the modern workplace.

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Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
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(41 votes)

Lesson 1: Pivot Tables: Simplifying Complex Data Analysis

Unravel the mysteries of Pivot Tables in this introductory lesson. Learn how to transform cumbersome data into clear insights using Excel's latest tools. Explore techniques to create, analyze, and summarize data effectively, making Pivot Tables a valuable ally in your data analysis toolkit. Additional lesson topics: Summarizing Text Data With Pivot Tables; Create a PivotTable to analyze worksheet data; How to Create A New Pivot Table With The Excel Quick Analysis Tool 22 Total Points
  • Lesson 1 Video
  • Complete Assignment: Motives for Taking this Course
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Exam

Lesson 2: Advanced Pivot Table Applications

Delve deeper into the world of Pivot Tables. This lesson covers sophisticated methods such as calculated fields, custom timelines, and data slicers. Enhance your ability to extract meaningful insights from extensive datasets, making your data work for you. Additional lesson topics: Calculated Field or Calculated Item; Use slicers to filter data; Create a timeline; Calculate values in a PivotTable 10 Total Points
  • Lesson 2 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Exam

Lesson 3: Data Visualization with Pivot Charts

Discover the art of storytelling through data with Pivot Charts. Learn to convert complex Pivot Table data into visually appealing and informative charts, ideal for business presentations and data-driven decision-making. Additional lesson topics: Change the layout or style of a chart; Add a data series to your chart; Create a PivotChart 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 3 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Exam

Lesson 4: Exploring Business Scenarios with What-If Analyses

Master the art of forecasting and scenario analysis using Excel's What-If tools. This lesson teaches you to simulate business situations, project potential outcomes, and make informed decisions based on dynamic data models. Additional lesson topics: Excel Scenarios Create and Show; Find Quick Answers With Excel Goal Seek 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 4 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Exam

Lesson 5: Achieving Targets with Goal Seek and Solver

Learn to define and achieve specific objectives using Excel's Goal Seek and Solver features. This lesson guides you through setting targets, manipulating variables, and discovering the optimal solutions for complex challenges. Additional lesson topics: Load the Solver Add-in in Excel; How to Use Excel's Goal Seek and Solver to Solve for Unknown Variables; Define and solve a problem by using Solver 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 5 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Exam

Lesson 6: Comprehensive Data Analysis with the Analysis ToolPak

Elevate your data analysis skills with the Analysis ToolPak. Understand how to apply advanced statistical and engineering tools to your data, uncovering deeper insights and solving complex problems efficiently. Additional lesson topics: Use the Analysis ToolPak to perform complex data analysis; The t-Test Tool; Load the Analysis ToolPak in Excel 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 6 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Exam

Lesson 7: Ensuring Accuracy with Data Validation Techniques

Master Excel's data validation tools to maintain the integrity of your data inputs. This lesson focuses on creating foolproof data entry processes, minimizing errors, and ensuring consistent data quality across your spreadsheets. Additional lesson topics: Display or hide circles around invalid data; How to Remove Duplicates In Excel : Eliminating Records With Duplicate Fields; Apply data validation to cells 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 7 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Exam

Lesson 8: Streamlining Data Integration with Get & Transform

Explore the power of Excel's 'Get & Transform' feature for seamless data integration. Learn to import, cleanse, and transform data from various sources, enhancing your ability to handle large and diverse datasets effectively. Additional lesson topics: Create and format tables; Connect to an Excel table or range Power Query ; Overview of Excel tables 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 8 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Exam

Lesson 9: Excel Auditing and Error Troubleshooting

Develop essential skills in identifying and resolving Excel errors. This lesson covers advanced techniques for auditing spreadsheets, tracking down dependencies, and correcting formula mistakes, ensuring the accuracy of your calculations. Additional lesson topics: Detecting and Correcting Errors In Excel Formulas 19 Total Points
  • Lesson 9 Video
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Exam

Lesson 10: Automating Excel Tasks with Macros

Dive into the world of Excel Macros to automate repetitive tasks and streamline your workflow. This lesson offers a comprehensive guide to recording, writing, and deploying macros, including an introduction to VBA for more complex automation needs. 20 Total Points
  • Lesson 10 Video
  • Lesson discussions: Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course); Course Comments
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Exam
191
Total Course Points
 

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Course Title: Microsoft Excel Level 3
Course Number: 57700146
Lessons Rating: 4.6 / 5 Stars (41 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Availability: This course is online and available in all 50 states including: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Texas.
Last Updated: October 2023
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.7 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Joseph Gohl
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $120.00 U.S. dollars

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