Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Microsoft Excel Intermediate

1 Day

This course is aimed at regular users of Excel who are familiar with the basics and who need to broaden their knowledge of Excel.


On completion of this course, attendees will be able to: create and apply formulas that include statistical, logical, lookup and date functions; apply formatting based on conditions; work across multiple sheets; write formulas to link sheets and workbooks; use a variety of tools to manage and extract data from lists; create a basic PivotTable to summarise data; create and modify charts.


Attendees should have attended our Excel Foundation course or have equivalent knowledge. Before attending this course, attendees must be confident with creating basic formulas (+-/*).


Courses are delivered in 2007, 2010, 2013, 2016.

What will I learn?
Introduction to Named Ranges
  • - Recap on absolute cell references (the use of the $ sign in formulas)
  • - Define Named Cell Ranges
  • - Edit and Delete Named Ranges
  • - Use Named Ranges in Formulae
Further Formulae and Functions
  • - Introduction to the IF function
  • - Introduction to the VLOOKUP function
  • - Calculate dates with NOW and TODAY functions
Work with Multiple Sheets and Workbooks
  • - Group and ungroup worksheets
  • - Organise windows
  • - Link formulas across worksheets and workbooks
  • - Edit links
Work with Data Lists
  • - Multi Criteria Sort and filter
  • - Use Find and Replace
  • - Work with the "Format as a table" feature
  • - Create automatic Subtotals
Introduction to Conditional Formatting
  • - Cell Rules
  • - Apply Top-Bottom Rules
  • - Apply Data bars, Gradient Fills, Icon Sets
Introduction to PivotTables
  • - Create a PivotTable from an Excel data list
  • - Add/remove/reorganise data fields
  • - View data in more detail
  • - Change how values are summarised
  • - Refresh data/change data source
  • - Filter PivotTable with Slicers
  • - Create and modify a Pivot Chart
  • - Create and modify charts such as Pie, Column & Line
  • - Format charts to enhance their presentation
  • - Print charts
Working with Sparklines
  • - Create, format and delete Sparklines
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