Microsoft Excel Intermediate Training Course Outline

Audience: This  Excel course is  designed for  users  with some experience working with Excel wanting to broaden their knowledge, our Excel Intermediate course focuses on unleashing the power of Excel formulas and functions to manipulate worksheet data and includes a brief guide to summarising data with filters, subtotals and tables.

Course Duration: 1 day

Course Availability: Monday – Saturday

Course Types: Group bookings, public courses, 1-2-1 sessions, bespoke tailored courses and office migrations.

Course Location: This Microsoft Excel Intermediate training course can be delivered either at our London training venue or at your offices. 

Tailored Course Content: Course content can be customised to meet your specific requirements, with scheduled dates to suit you.


At Course Completion

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Use Excel formulas confidently
  • Manipulate data with text functions
  • Use Logical and Lookup functions
  • Link Worksheets
  • Analyse Worksheet Data
  • Protect Excel documents
  • Save time formatting worksheets
  • Restrict data entry using rules and drop down lists

Course Outline

Module 1: Essential Formulas

  • Entering and copying formulas quickly and easily
  • Using Absolute references in formulas
  • Date calculations
  • TODAY, NOW and NETWORKDAY functions
  • Using named ranges in formulas

Module 2: Manipulating data with text formulas

  • Concatenation; joining data together
  • Fixing formula results using Paste as Values
  • Splitting data using Text to Columns
  • Changing case using UPPER, LOWER and PROPER
  • Extracting data using LEFT, RIGHT and MID
  • Dealing with space characters using LEN and TRIM
  • Using FlashFill to manipulate data

Module 3: Logical and Lookup Formulas

  • Aggregate data using the COUNTIFS and SUMIFS functions
  • IFERROR and IFNA functions for correcting error values
  • Using the IF function for decision making
  • AND, OR, XOR and NOT functions
  • VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP functions

Module 4: Linking Worksheets

  • Moving the cell pointer from one worksheet to another
  • Copying data from one worksheet to another
  • Entering formulas to link related worksheets
  • Linking Excel workbook files
  • Formatting multiple worksheets in one operation
  • Moving and copying worksheets

Module 5: Analysing Worksheet Data

  • What is a Table?
  • Tables or Ranges?
  • Sorting ranges and tables
  • Filtering lists and tables using AutoFilter
  • Adding Subtotals and nested Subtotals
  • Creating a Pivot Table report
  • Changing the summary function in a Pivot Table report
  • Use spreadsheet compare
  • 3D Maps (new)

Module 6: Protecting Excel documents

  • Locking and Unlocking cells
  • Worksheet protection
  • Workbook protection

Module 7: Save Time Formatting Worksheets

  • Excel styles
  • Modify Normal Style to format all the worksheet cells
  • Create custom number and date formats
  • Excel workbook template files
  • Creating and using Templates

Module 8: Data Validation

  • Restricting data entry for ranges using validation rules
  • Setting the input message and error alert
  • Creating drop down lists
, Microsoft Excel Intermediate Training Course
, Microsoft Excel Intermediate Training Course