Advanced Excel: Beyond the Basics

Advanced Excel: Beyond the Basics | Orlando

About this class

In this class we will move beyond the basics of spreadsheet creation. Topics will include data manipulation/troubleshooting and advanced functions to summarize and analyze data having multiple attributes. We will also introduce Pivot Tables, advanced graphs, and macros. Class exercises will be utilized to facilitate understanding.


Students will learn how to effectively streamline and analyze data using some of the more advanced features of Excel.

Prereqs & Preparation

  • A basic understanding of the Excel spreadsheet layout and Pivot Tables

  • Common uses such as entering data into a blank spreadsheet and copying/pasting

  • An understanding of common functions such as SUM, IF, and VLOOKUP

  • Ability to create a graph from two or more sets of data points

Instructions for setting up the Developer tab for Macros:

    PC: File > Options > Customize Ribbon > check "Developer"
    Mac: Excel > Preferences > View > in Ribbon > check "Developer tab"

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