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Diploma in microsoft excel

  • Introduction & Basics

    What is Excel? How to open and close Excel and a basic overview of Spreadsheet software. Topics covered in this module include: - Introducing Microsoft Excel - Starting Microsoft Excel - Understanding spreadsheets - Understanding the Excel window - Understanding the workbook window - Using the Ribbon - Using the Quick Access Toolbar - Getting help on Microsoft Excel - Exiting Microsoft Excel - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Workbooks & Worksheets

    What are Workbooks and Worksheets? How they work and what they assist with. Topics covered in this module include: - Creating and Saving Workbooks - Creating a new workbook - Saving a workbook - Auto-saving your work - Closing a workbook - Opening a workbook - Moving the cell pointer - Moving around a worksheet - Entering text 5 Entering numbers - Entering dates and times - Using the Zoom tool - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Editing Workbooks

    How to alter Workbooks and make changes to the data held within them. Topics covered in this module include: - Editing Workbooks - Selecting ranges of cells - Editing cell contents - Clearing cell contents - Copying cell contents - Moving cell contents - Inserting and deleting cells - Inserting columns and rows - Deleting columns and rows - Copying cells with AutoFill - Inserting cell comments - Checking your spelling - Finding and replacing data - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Performing Simple Calculations

    How to perform and generate different basic calculations upon data within Workbooks. Topics covered in this module include: - Performing Simple Calculations - Introducing formulae - Totalling columns and rows - Calculating with formulae - Calculating averages - Find the highest & lowest values - Understanding cell referencing - Using explicit values in formulae - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Formatting Worksheets

    Changing the format of Worksheets by editing Fonts, Colours and other factors. Topics covered in this module include - Formatting Worksheets - Formatting with font and colour - Formatting numbers - Formatting dates and times - Copying and pasting formatting - Adjusting column widths and row heights - Aligning cell contents - Indenting and rotating cell contents - Merging cells - Adding borders, colour and shading - Using styles - Using document themes - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Previewing and Printing Worksheets

    Printing Worksheets and changing options to find the most efficient print formats. Topics covered in this module include: - Previewing and Printing Worksheets - Previewing the worksheet - Preparing pages for printing - Creating headers and footers - Specifying the print area and titles - Controlling page breaks - Printing a worksheet - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Managing Workbooks

    How to manage a multitude of similar or related Workbooks to make storing and saving more effective. Topics covered in this module include: - Managing Workbooks - Switching between worksheets - Renaming worksheets - Moving and copying worksheets - Inserting and deleting worksheets - Referencing external data - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Creating Charts

    Using data stored in Workbooks and Worksheets to generate a wide array of charts to view data more efficiently. Topics covered in this module include: - Creating Charts - Creating new charts - Moving and resizing charts - Using predefined layouts and styles - Selecting and changing chart elements - Changing the chart type - Adding another data series - Naming data series - Formatting and aligning titles - Controlling gridlines - Controlling axes - Adding borders and colour - Working with 3-D charts - Updating the data series - Previewing and printing charts - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

Intermediate in microsoft excel

  • More Functions and Formulae

    A more complex look at the variety of available functions and formulae.Topics covered in this module include: - More Functions and Formulae - Naming cells and ranges - Common worksheet errors - Displaying and printing formulae - Using the COUNT function 5 - Using the IF function - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Automating Your Work with Macros

    How to generate and run Macros to make workflow more quickly and smoothly.Topics covered in this module include: - Automating Your Work with Macros - Recording a macro - Replaying a macro - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Importing Data

    Using Data from a variety of external sources and how to effectively import it into Excel. Topics covered in this module include: - Importing Data - Importing from text files - Importing from Microsoft Access - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Working with Tables

    How to generate tables and use the versatile range of options to filter and view the data. Topics covered in this module include: - Working with Tables - Sorting a table of records - Filtering a table of records - Subtotalling a table of records - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Creating and Formatting Data

    Viewing data within a Workbook more efficiently by changing the format and additional formatting options. Topics covered in this module include: - Creating and Formatting Data - Combining cell contents - Using conditional formatting - Creating a custom number format - Creating a custom date format - Creating and applying a style - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Creating and Formatting Content

    Adding external or internal content to enhance Workbooks. Topics covered in this module include: - Creating and Formatting Content - Inserting clip art - Inserting graphics - Moving graphics - Resizing graphics - Formatting graphics - Creating and modifying diagrams - Moving and resizing diagrams - Formatting diagrams - Annotating a chart - Filling data series with pictures - Changing the chart type - Manipulating pie charts - Selecting and saving a chart template - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Thesaurus and Research

    Using the Thesaurus and Research options to highlight and correctly collate external sources. Topics covered in this module include: - Using the Research Tool - Using the Thesaurus to find synonyms - Using research services - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Validating Data

    How to set Validation to ensure that errors are not introduced into a Workbook. Topics covered in this module include: - Validating Data - Using totals as visual checks - Using formulae for automatic checks] - Using the Range Finder - Auditing a worksheet - Using error checking - Watching and evaluating formulae - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

Advanced in microsoft excel

  • Importing Data into Excel

    How to import data from external sources, Databases, Websites as well as other Workbooks into Excel.Topics covered in this module include: - Importing Data into Excel - Importing from an external data source - Using a database query -Importing data from a Web page - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Advanced Tables

    A more complex look at data management by using Tables in Excel. Topics covered in this module include: - Advanced Working with Tables - Creating an modifying a table - Using data forms to manage tables - Using advanced filters - Using subtotals - Grouping and outlining data - Using data validation - Circling invalid data - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Analysing Data with Automated Tools

    Using automated tools for data and validation. Topics covered in this module include: - Analysing Data with Automated Tools - Using the Analysis ToolPak - Using Goal Seek - Using a data table - Using the Solver - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Analysing Data with Scenarios

    Setting Scenarios to ascertain a variety of 'What if?' results. Topics covered in this module include: - Analysing Data with Scenarios - Creating and showing scenarios - Merging scenarios - Creating a scenario report - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Using Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts

    How to use Pivot Tables and generating Pivot Charts. Topics covered in this module include: - Using PivotTables and PivotCharts - Creating a PivotTable report - Specifying the data to analyse - Modifying a PivotTable report - Updating a PivotTable - Grouping dates in a PivotTable - Using the Report Filter area - Drilling down to the detail - Changing the type of calculation - Filtering in a PivotTable - Grouping data in a PivotTable - Sorting PivotTables - Formatting a PivotTable - Charting a PivotTable - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Analysing Data with Functions

    Using the wide range of Excel functions to analyse data. Topics covered in this module include: - Analysing Data with Functions - Using the Lookup functions - Using the Conditional Sum Wizard - Using Database functions - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Protecting Cells, Sheets and Workbooks

    Setting security and passwords to protect data stored on Worksheets as well as hiding functions and files. Topics covered in this module include: - Protecting Cells, Sheets, and Books - Protecting cells - Protecting worksheets - Protecting workbooks - Attaching and viewing digital signatures - Adjusting macro settings - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Collaborating With Others

    How to share data and Workbooks with others in a workgroup as well as other collaborators online.Topics covered in this module include: - Collaborating with Others - Creating a shared workbook - Viewing and removing users - Resolving conflicting changes - Viewing the change history - Comparing and merging workbooks - Tracking changes to a workbook - Accepting and rejecting changes - Removing workbook sharing - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

  • Managing Data and Workbooks

    Correctly managing Data and Workbooks for effective and efficient Saving and Storage. Topics covered in this module include: - Managing Data and Workbooks - Publishing workbooks as Web pages - Creating a workbook template - Editing a workbook template - Consolidating worksheets - Hiding columns, rows, sheets, and books - Saving a custom view - Viewing and changing workbook properties - Exercise / Solutions - Summary

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