Advanced MS Excel Training

Overview of Advanced MS Excel The Advanced Excel Training program is designed to help individuals develop advanced Excel skills that are essential for working with large data sets in data…

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Stalwart Learning

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24 Hours



Course Description

Overview of Advanced MS Excel

The Advanced Excel Training program is designed to help individuals develop advanced Excel skills that are essential for working with large data sets in data science. The course covers advanced Excel functions, such as PivotTables, Power Query, Power Pivot, advanced formulas, and data validation techniques. The program is designed for those who have a basic understanding of Excel and want to take their skills to the next level.

Throughout the program, participants will work on real-world projects and case studies to apply the skills they learn in a practical setting. They will also learn about the best practices for managing and analyzing large data sets using Excel.

Stalwart Learning is a key component of this training program. Our experienced instructors provide personalized guidance and feedback to help participants develop their skills and achieve their goals. Our training approach is focused on creating a supportive learning environment that fosters growth and development.

Upon completion of this program, participants will have the skills and knowledge to efficiently manage and analyze large data sets using Excel, making them better equipped to tackle the challenges of data science.


24 Hours

Module 1: Advanced Formatting Techniques
  • Customizing cell formats using formatting options
  • Applying conditional formatting for data visualization
  • Creating and modifying cell styles
  • Working with advanced formatting tools like Format Painter and Cell Styles
Module 2: Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Utilizing advanced functions for data analysis (e.g., IF, VLOOKUP, INDEX-MATCH)
  • Using pivot tables and pivot charts for data summarization and visualization
  • Creating dynamic charts and graphs with advanced formatting options
  • Applying data validation and validation rules for data integrity
Module 3: Advanced Formulas and Functions
  • Working with logical functions (e.g., IF, AND, OR)
  • Utilizing lookup and reference functions (e.g., VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX-MATCH)
  • Performing advanced calculations with mathematical and statistical functions
  • Exploring database functions for advanced data analysis
Module 4: Data Manipulation and Transformation
  • Combining data from multiple worksheets using consolidation techniques
  • Using advanced filtering and sorting options
  • Splitting and merging cells for data transformation
  • Removing duplicates and working with text-to-columns functionality
Module 5: Advanced Charting and Visualizations
  • Creating advanced charts (e.g., waterfall, radar, combination charts)
  • Adding trendlines and secondary axes to charts
  • Customizing chart elements and adding annotations
  • Creating dynamic dashboards with interactive visualizations
Module 6: Data Analysis with Pivot Tables
  • Building advanced pivot tables with multiple layers of fields
  • Applying slicers and timelines for interactive filtering
  • Grouping and summarizing data with calculated fields and items
  • Using pivot table options for advanced data analysis
Module 7: Data Automation with Macros
  • Introduction to Excel macros and the VBA editor
  • Recording and running macros for repetitive tasks
  • Editing and enhancing macros with VBA code
  • Assigning macros to buttons and creating custom shortcuts
Module 8: Data Validation and Protection
  • Applying data validation rules and custom error messages
  • Protecting worksheets and workbooks with passwords
  • Using advanced data protection techniques (e.g., worksheet-level protection, cell locking)
  • Sharing and collaborating on protected workbooks
Module 9: What-If Analysis and Scenario Manager
  • Utilizing goal seek for performing what-if analysis
  • Creating and managing scenarios with the Scenario Manager
  • Building data tables to perform multiple calculations at once
  • Using Solver tool for optimization and constraint-based analysis
Module 10: Advanced Excel Tips and Tricks
  • Time-saving shortcuts and productivity techniques
  • Advanced data import and export options
  • Creating custom views and working with multiple windows
  • Troubleshooting and error handling techniques

Note: The agenda can be customized to suit the specific needs and goals of the training program.