Excel 2016 Expert Microsoft Office Specialist

Audience: On completion of the MOS 77-728 Excel 2016 Expert exam candidates will have an advanced understanding of the Excel environment and the ability to guide others to the proper use of the application’s features.

Successful Microsoft Excel 2016 Expert Certification exam candidates demonstrate an advanced understanding of Excel 2016 and are able to create, manage, and distribute professional spreadsheets for a variety of specialised purposes.  

Course Materials

All our Microsoft Office Specialist MOS training materials are published by  CCI Learning 

CCI Manuals 

Titles include Access 2016, Word 2016 Core, Word 2016 Expert, Excel 2016 Core, Excel 2016 Expert, Outlook 2016 Core and PowerPoint 2016 Core.

These manuals can either be purchased from ourselves as part of the official study MOS 2016 kit or you can buy the manual separately – you do not need to attend our courses to purchase these fantastic manuals.

Manuals for other Office versions are available – Office 2010, Office 2013, Office 2019 and Office 365

To purchase, please complete our order form – once your order has been received you will receive an order confirmation and invoice.


Vouchers: Our MOS exam vouchers includes a thirty day retake option.

Certification Guide: Spiral bound study manuals are Published by CCI Learning. Manual contents are separated into lessons, at completion of each lesson there is a summary and review questions.

Exam kit 77-728 Excel 2016 Expert includes an exam voucher with a  thirty day retake option, Excel Expert Certification Guide and Gmetrix test prep – read more

Vouchers and Exam Kits rates includes exam test centre fees

77-728 Excel 2016 Expert Exam Certification



Mouse MOS Test Venue

You will need to sit your exam at an authorised test centre. Mouse Training London is a Microsoft Office MOS test centre and we can schedule your exam seven days a week. We accept exam vouchers as purchased from us or other other suppliers.

For group bookings MOS testing is now available at your office, there is no need to attend our test centre.

77-728 Excel 2016 Expert Exam Course Outline

Accreditations Available: Microsoft Office Specialist & CPD 

Course Duration: 2/3 days, our three day course includes an option to sit the Excel Expert exam.

Course Types: Group bookings, public courses and 1-2-1 sessions

Course Location: This Microsoft Excel Specialist Expert exam 77-728 Excel 2016 Expert training course can be delivered either at our London training venue or at your offices.

Manage Workbooks 

  • Save a workbook as a template
  • Copy macros between workbooks
  • Reference data in another workbook
  • Reference data by using structured references
  • Enable macros in a workbook
  • Display hidden ribbon tabs

Manage Workbook Review

  • Restrict editing
  • Protect a worksheet
  • Configure formula calculation options
  • Protect workbook structure
  • Manage workbook versions
  • Encrypt a workbook with a password

Apply Custom Data Formats and Validation

  • Create custom number formats 
  • Populate cells by using advanced Fill Series options
  • Configure data validation

Apply Advanced Conditional Formatting and Filtering

  • Create custom conditional formatting rules
  • Create conditional formatting rules that use formulas
  • Manage conditional formatting rules

Create and Modify Custom Workbook Elements

  • Create custom colour formats
  • Create and modify cell styles
  • Create and modify custom themes
  • Create and modify simple macros
  • Insert and configure form controls

Prepare a Workbook for Internationalisation

  • Display data in multiple international formats
  • Apply international currency formats
  • Manage multiple options for Body and Heading fonts

Apply Functions in Formulas

  • Perform logical operations by using AND, OR, and NOT functions 
  • Perform logical operations by using nested functions
  • Perform statistical operations by using SUMIFS, AVERAGEIFS, and COUNTIFS functions

Look up data by using Functions

  • Look up data by using the VLOOKUP function
  • Look up data by using the HLOOKUP function
  • Look up data by using the MATCH function
  • Look up data by using the INDEX function

Apply Advanced Date and Time Functions

  • Reference the date and time by using the NOW and TODAY functions 
  • Serialise numbers by using date and time functions

Perform Data Analysis and Business Intelligence

  • Reference the date and time by using the NOW and TODAY functions
  • Import, transform, combine, display, and connect to data
  • Consolidate data
  • Perform what-if analysis by using Goal Seek and Scenario Manager
  • Use cube functions to get data out of the Excel data model
  • Calculate data by using financial functions

Troubleshoot Formulas

  • Trace precedents and dependents
  • Monitor cells and formulas by using the Watch Window
  • Validate formulas by using error checking rules
  • Evaluate formulas

Define Named Ranges and Objects

  • Name cells
  • Name data ranges
  • Name tables
  • Manage named ranges and objects

Create Advanced Charts

  • Add trendlines to charts 
  • Create dual-axis charts
  • Save a chart as a template

 Create and Manage Pivot Tables

  • Create Pivot Tables
  • Modify field selections and options
  • Create slicers
  • Group Pivot Table data
  • Reference data in a Pivot Table by using the GETPIVOTDATA function
  • Add calculated fields
  • Format data

Format and Modify Text by using Functions 

  • Format text by using RIGHT, LEFT, and MID functions
  • Format text by using UPPER, LOWER, and PROPER functions
  • Manipulate text by using the CONCATENATE function

Create and Manage Pivot Charts

  • Create Pivot Charts
  • Manipulate options in existing Pivot Charts
  • Apply styles to Pivot Charts
  • Drill down into Pivot Chart details








Further Accreditations – MOS Master

Microsoft Office Master 2016 holders masterfully use the basic and advanced features of Microsoft Office 2016 applications.

MOS 2016 Master is the highest MOS Certification.

Master candidates demonstrate a broader and deeper expertise of Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access or Outlook. They have achieved an elite certificate recognized and respected worldwide.

Office Specialist Master

Required Courses for Office 2016 Master


Excel 2016 Expert
Word 2016 Expert
PowerPoint 2016 Specialist

Optional Courses for Office 2016 Master – Choose 1

Outlook 2016 Specialist
Access 2016 Specialist