Excel 2016: Mastering Excel 2016 – Advanced

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Picking up where the ’Intermediate’ course left off, this ’Mastering Excel 2016 – Advanced’ course will cover topics such as: Goal Seek, Macros, 3D References, and so much more! With nearly 3 hours of high-quality content, by the time you’ve completed this course, you’ll be a Microsoft Excel Master.

Length: 2 hrs 53 min

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If you’ve mastered Microsoft Excel 2016 then you have one of the most practical and valuable skill sets in all of modern business. A spreadsheet guru can work wonders – from organizing lists, to creating multi-layered, interactive reports, to revealing answers to business critical questions like ROI, budget allocations, tracking expenditures, and more. This course builds on your existing knowledge of Excel and teaches you how to use links, lookup functions, macros, data tables, and more.

Course Objectives:

  • Demonstrate advanced functions
  • Define and develop macros
  • Use links and external references
  • Summarize how to protect worksheets and workbooks

This is our most requested training course!  If you learn to use Excel 2016, you will start to see how useful it is in your life – from formatting your grocery list to calculating complex ROI values. If you are an experienced Excel user, let our Microsoft Certified Trainers Barbara Evers and Christina Tankersley walk you through some advanced tools that will expand the usefulness of your Microsoft Excel 2016, including:

  • Using Scenarios and Goal Seek
  • Working with Macros
  • Tracing Precedent and Dependent Cells
  • Comparing and Merging Workbooks
  • Using 3D References
  • Using Data Forms and Form Controls

Note: When combined with the Basics and Intermediate versions of this course, these cover all the objectives required in the Microsoft Office Specialist exam 77-727. Exam conducted separately from Total Training.

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  1. Using Links and External References
  2. Using 3D References
  3. Consolidating Data
  4. Using Lookup Functions, Part 1
  5. Using Lookup Functions, Part 2
  6. Tracing Precedent and Dependent Cells
  7. Watching and Evaluating Formulas
  8. Comments and Track Changes
  9. Comparing and Merging Workbooks
  10. Accessibility Checker
  11. Protecting Worksheets and Workbooks
  12. Applying Data Validation
  13. Search for Invalid Data
  14. Working with Macros, Part 1
  15. Working with Macros, Part 2
  16. Creating Sparklines
  17. 3D Maps
  18. Data Tables
  19. Using Scenarios
  20. Goal Seek
  21. Forecasting Data Trends
  22. Changing Your Display
  23. Importing Delimited Text Files
  24. Data Forms and Form Controls
  25. Calculated Fields and Cube Functions

Barbara EversIt doesn’t take long for people who meet Barbara Evers to recognize her talents in written and verbal communication. Tapping into this strength, Barbara has found success in many facets of her life. Her mission is to help others do the same professionally and personally.

Barbara received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Zoology and a Master of Arts in Professional Communication from Clemson University. She is an active member of the Association for Type International, and her certifications include:

  • Myers Briggs Type Indicator
  • Coaching Using Multiple Models
  • Global Corporate College (GCC)
  • Development Dimensions International (DDI)
  • Zig Ziglar
  • Achieve Global

Barbara has over twenty-five years’ experience in training and public speaking with an emphasis in Career Development. With a broad list of clients in the corporate, non-profit, and government arenas, she excels in teaching participants the skills and techniques that will advance their careers. Her educational and career pursuits have provided a diverse background for her to use in instructional design and in the classroom.  She draws from this experience to customize her materials and provide a valuable, interactive experience for each participant. Her areas of expertise include Communication, Customer Service, Management, and Leadership as well as software training.

Barbara lives in Greer, SC and is a published writer and the recipient of several writing awards, including a Pushcart Prize nomination. She writes for several blogs including two of her own and is an active member of South Carolina Writers Association and HubCity Writers.

For more information, visit her website, http://eversworks.com/ and her writing blog, https://aneclecticmuse.blogspot.com/.

Christina TankersleyChristina Tankersley has been involved with software education and project management since 1994. Her career includes working on software development and varying manufacturing projects, helping people understand the power of diverse thinking, and continue to learn tools to share with customers, students, and the population at large.

Her primary focus for instruction includes:

  • Project Management
  • Leadership
  • Microsoft Software
  • Herrmann Brain Dominance Index
  • Customer Relationship Management Tools
  • Business Analysis
  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library

She has a BS in Business from the University of Charleston, an MBA from North Greenville University, and certifications including Project Management Professional (PMP), Comptia A+, Comptia Certified Technical Trainer, and Microsoft Certified Trainer.

When not working or studying, she loves to travel, read, and spend time with friends and family.