Excel 2010 Advanced

Prerequisites: Excel 2010 Intermediate

This ILT Series course, rated 5.0/5.0 in overall quality by ProCert Labs, builds on the skills and concepts taught in Excel 2010: Intermediate. Students will work with advanced formulas, as well as lookup functions such as VLOOKUP, MATCH, and INDEX. In addition, students will learn about data validation and database functions such as DSUM. They will learn how to import and export data, and how to query external databases. Finally, students will learn about the analytical features of Excel (such as Goal Seek and Solver), running and recording macros, SmartArt graphics, and conditional formatting with graphics.

This course will help students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist core-level exam for Excel 2010 (exam 77-882) and the Microsoft Office Specialist Expert exam for Excel 2010 (exam 77-888). For comprehensive certification training, students should complete the Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced courses for Excel 2010.


Class Content:

Unit 1: Logical and statistical functions
Topic A: Logical functions
Topic B: Math and statistical functions

Unit 2: Financial and date functions
Topic A: Financial functions
Topic B: Date and time functions
Topic C: Array formulas
Topic D: Displaying and printing formulas

Unit 3: Lookups and data tables
Topic A: Using lookup functions
Topic B: Using MATCH and INDEX
Topic C: Creating data tables

Unit 4: Advanced data management
Topic A: Validating cell entries
Topic B: Exploring database functions

Unit 5: Exporting and importing
Topic A: Exporting and importing text files
Topic B: Exporting and importing XML data
Topic C: Getting external data

Unit 6: Analytical tools
Topic A: Goal Seek and Solver
Topic B: The Analysis ToolPak
Topic C: Scenarios

Unit 7: Macros and custom functions
Topic A: Running and recording a macro
Topic B: Working with VBA code
Topic C: Creating functions