Mastering Microsoft Excel 2016 - Basics - Online CPDUK Certified

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Mastering Microsoft Excel 2016 - Basics

Teacher -  Barbara Evers

Learner - Christina Tankersley

This online Mastering Microsoft Excel 2016 basics training course with the help of expert Barbara Evers will introduce you to Excel 2016 so that you acquire skills needed to use the functions and features of Microsoft Excel 2016

Course content

This online Mastering Microsoft Excel 2016 - Basics training course includes the following:

  • Unit 01: Intro
  • Unit 02: Selecting and navigating
  • Unit 03: Keyboard navigation and basic data entry
  • Unit 04: The ribbon
  • Unit 05: The quick access toolbar
  • Unit 06: Creating a new spreadsheet
  • Unit 07: Compatibility issues
  • Unit 08: Cell data & data types
  • Unit 09: Accessing help
  • Unit 10: Creating worksheet formulas
  • Unit 11: Insert functions
  • Unit 12: Re-using formulas and functions
  • Unit 13: Insert, delete, & adjust columns & rows
  • Unit 14: Find and replace
  • Unit 15: Use proofing and research tools
  • Unit 16: Apply text formats
  • Unit 17: Apply number formats
  • Unit 18: Align cell contents
  • Unit 19: Applying styles and themes
  • Unit 20: Conditional formatting
  • Unit 21: Creating and using templates  
  • Unit 22: Preview and print a notebook  
  • Unit 23: Page layout
  • Unit 24: Configure headers and footers 
  • Unit 25: Managing worksheets
  • Unit 26: View options
  • Unit  27: Managing workbook properties
  • Unit 28: Working with named ranges   
  • Unit 29: Using named ranges in formulas
  • Unit 30: Using specialised functions
  • Unit 31: Working with logical functions 
  • Unit 32: Displaying formulas
  • Unit 33: Nesting functions
  • Unit 34: Date and time functions
  • Unit 35: Text functions
  • Unit 36: Sorting data
  • Unit 37: Filtering data
  • Unit 38: Using database functions
  • Unit 39: Using subtotals
  • Unit 40: Create and modify tables
  • Unit 41: Manipulating table data
  • Unit 42: Conditional formatting rules
  • Unit 43: Using logical functions with Conditional Formatting
  • Unit 44: Creating charts
  • Unit 45: Modifying and formatting charts
  • Unit 46: Creating a dual-axis chart
  • Unit 47: Chart templates
  • Unit 48: Formatting shapes and objects
  • Unit 49: Creating a PivotTable
  • Unit 50: Analysing PivotTable data
  • Unit 51: Pivot charts
  • Unit 52: Slicers and timelines
  • Unit 53: Using links and external references
  • Unit 54: Using 3D references
  • Unit 55: Consolidating data
  • Unit 56: Using lookup functions - Part 1
  • Unit 57: Using Lookup Functions - Part 2
  • Unit 58: Tracing precedent and dependent cells
  • Unit 59: Watching and evaluating formulas
  • Unit 60: Comments and track changes
  • Unit 61: Comparing and merging workbooks
  • Unit 62: Accessibility checker
  • Unit 63: Protecting worksheets and workbooks
  • Unit 64: Applying data validation
  • Unit 65: Search for invalid data
  • Unit 66: Working with macros - Part 1
  • Unit 67: Working with macros - Part 2
  • Unit 68: Creating sparklines
  • Unit 69: 3D maps
  • Unit 70: Data tables
  • Unit 71: Using scenarios
  • Unit 72: Goal seek
  • Unit 73: Forecasting data trends 
  • Unit 74: Changing your display 
  • Unit 75: Importing delimited text files
  • Unit 76: Data Forms and form controls
  • Unit 77: Calculated fields and cube functions.

Who is the course for?

This online Mastering Microsoft Excel 2016 basics training course is suitable for anyone who wants to advance their understanding of Microsoft Excel 2016. These skills will improve the learner’s experience and employability opportunities.

                Course aims

                The aims of this Mastering Microsoft Excel 2016 basics eLearning course is to:

                • Impart practical skills on the use of Excel in modern business.
                • Help you understand how to create multi-layered  and interactive reports 
                • Assist you to come up with revealing answers to critical business questions 
                • Develop skills on the coming up with budget allocations as well as track expenditures.

                    Learning objectives

                    On completion of this Mastering Microsoft Excel 2016 basics e-learning course, the learner will be able to:

                    • Demonstrate how to navigate the ribbon
                    • Discuss the compatibility issues between Excel 2016 and older versions of Excel
                    • Explain the importance of named ranges
                    • Write nested functions on a spreadsheet
                    • Demonstrate advanced functions on a spreadsheet.
                    • Define and develop macros.

                                      Learning outcomes

                                      Once you have completed this online Mastering Microsoft Excel 2016 basics training course, the learner will be able to:

                                      • Create an interactive report on a spreadsheet.
                                      • Explain how to create easy-to-view charts and graphs on a spreadsheet.
                                      • Demonstrate how to use conditional formatting and sparklines to highlight data trends.
                                      • Define and develop macros on a created spreadsheet.

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