Excel 2007 Advanced

Prerequisites: Excel 2007 Intermediate

This ILT Series course, rated 4.9/5.0 in overall quality by ProCert Labs, builds on the skills and concepts taught in Excel 2007: 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 work with PivotTables and PivotCharts, 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, and sharing Excel data via the Web. Comes with CertBlaster exam prep software (download).

Designated as Approved Courseware for the Microsoft Certified Application Specialist program, this course will help students prepare for the Excel 2007 exam (77-602). For comprehensive certification training, students should complete Excel 2007: Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced.

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Class Content:

                         Unit 1:  Advanced functions

                               Topic A:  Logical functions

                               Topic B:  Math and statistical functions

                               Topic C:  Financial functions

                               Topic D:  Displaying and printing formulas

                         Unit 2:  Lookups and data tables

                               Topic A:  Using lookup functions

                               Topic B:  Using MATCH and INDEX

                               Topic C:  Creating data tables

                         Unit 3:  Advanced list management

                               Topic A:  Validating cell entries

                               Topic B:  Exploring database functions

                         Unit 4:  PivotTables and PivotCharts

                               Topic A:  Working with PivotTables

                               Topic B:  Rearranging PivotTables

                               Topic C:  Formatting PivotTables

                               Topic D:  PivotCharts

                         Unit 5:  Exporting and importing

                               Topic A:  Exporting and importing text files

                               Topic B:  Exporting and importing XML data

                               Topic C:  Querying external databases

                         Unit 6:  Analytical options

                               Topic A:  Goal Seek and Solver

                               Topic B:  The Analysis ToolPak

                               Topic C:  Scenarios

                               Topic D:  Views

                         Unit 7:  Macros and custom functions

                               Topic A:  Running and recording a macro

                               Topic B:  Working with VBA code

                               Topic C:  Creating functions

                         Unit 8:  Conditional formatting and SmartArt

                               Topic A:  Conditional formatting with graphics

                               Topic B:  SmartArt graphics