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APEX133 - Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Level 3

Your previous experience with Microsoft Excel has given you a solid foundation in working with this software. You can use Excel efficiently and effectively to solve problems for your business. In this course, you will learn about some of the more advanced features of Excel, including automating common tasks, auditing workbooks to avoid errors, sharing your data with other people, analyzing data, and using Excel data in other applications.

Beyond the basic features, Excel offers many advanced features that will help you create better, more accurate workbooks. There are also tools that allow you to share your work with other people.

This course can also be used to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Certification Exam. The appendix maps this course to the standards and objectives of this exam. There is also an assessment file to test your knowledge.

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Prerequisites


To ensure your success, you will need to have a comfort level with the basic skills of Excel like entering data, working with data, using functions, and working with formulas. To meet this prerequisite, you can take any one or more of the following Logical Operations courses:
  • Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013: Part 1
  • Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013: Part 2

Detailed Class Syllabus


Lesson 1: Automating Worksheet Functionality


Topic A: Update Workbook Properties
Topic B: Create and Edit a Macro
Topic C: Apply Conditional Formatting
Topic D: Add Data Validation Criteria

Lesson 2: Auditing Worksheets


Topic A: Trace Cells
Topic B: Troubleshoot Invalid Data and Formula Errors
Topic C: Watch and Evaluate Formulas
Topic D: Create a Data List Outline

Lesson 3: Analyzing and Presenting Data


Topic A: Create Sparklines
Topic B: Create Scenarios
Topic C: Perform a What-If Analysis
Topic D: Perform a Statistical Analysis with the Analysis ToolPak
Topic E: Create Interactive Data with Power View

Lesson 4: Working with Multiple Workbooks


Topic A: Consolidate Data
Topic B: Link Cells in Different Workbooks
Topic C: Merge Workbooks

Lesson 5: Exporting Excel Data


Topic A: Export Excel Data
Topic B: Import a Delimited Text File
Topic C: Integrate Excel Data with the Web
Topic D: Create a Web Query