This course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Excel Level 2 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. Course manual comes with CertBlaster exam prep software (download).
This course will help students prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist core-level exam for Excel and the Microsoft Office Specialist Expert exam for Word . For comprehensive certification training, students should complete the Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced courses for Excel.
Unit 1: Logical and statistical functions
Unit 2: Financial and date functions
Unit 3: Lookups and data tables
Unit 4: Advanced data management
Unit 5: Exporting and importing
Unit 6: Analytical tools
Unit 7: Macros and custom functions
To ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge: