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  • Microsoft Excel 2013: Level 3 - Advanced

  • Course length:

    1.0 day

    Course Objective:

    You will automate some common Excel tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, troubleshoot errors, collaborate on worksheets, and share Excel data with other applications.

    Target Student:

    This course was designed for students desiring to gain the skills necessary to create macros, collaborate with others, audit and analyze worksheet data, incorporate multiple data sources, and import and export data.


    This course is one of a series of courseware titles that addresses Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification skill sets. The MOS and certification program is for individuals who use Microsoft's business desktop software and who seek recognition for their expertise with specific Microsoft Excel features.

    Course Objectives:

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
    • enhance productivity and efficiency by streamlining the workflow
    • collaborate with other workbook users
    • audit worksheets
    • analyze data
    • work with multiple workbooks
    • import and export data
    • integrate Excel data with the web
    • structure workbooks with XML.
  • Course Content

    Lesson 1: Streamlining Workflow

    1. Update Workbook Properties
    2. Create a Macro
    3. Edit a Macro
    4. Apply Conditional Formatting
    5. Add Data Validation Criteria

    Lesson 2: Collaborating with Other Users

    1. Protect Files
    2. Share a Workbook
    3. Set Revision Tracking
    4. Review Tracked Revisions
    5. Merge Workbooks
    6. Administer Digital Signatures
    7. Restrict Document Access

    Lesson 3: Auditing Worksheets

    1. Trace Cells
    2. Troubleshoot Invalid Data and Formula Errors
    3. Watch and Evaluate Formulas
    4. Create a Data List Outline

    Lesson 4: Analyzing Data

    1. Create a Trendline
    2. Create Sparklines
    3. Create Scenarios
    4. Perform a What-If Analysis
    5. Perform a Statistical Analysis with the Analysis ToolPak

    Lesson 5: Working with Multiple Workbooks

    1. Create a Workspace
    2. Consolidate Data
    3. Link Cells in Different Workbooks
    4. Edit Links

    Lesson 6: Importing and Exporting Data

    1. Export Excel Data
    2. Import a Delimited Text File

    Lesson 7: Integrating Excel Data with the Web

    1. Publish a Worksheet to the Web
    2. Import Data from the Web
    3. Create a Web Query

    Lesson 8: Structuring Workbooks with XML

    1. Develop XML Maps
    2. Import and Export XML Data