Excel 2013 Advanced

Your participants will learn how to use the advanced features of Excel 2013. This workshop is designed to get into the more advanced features of Excel 2013. Participants will be shown a practical way of learning with a hands-on and customizable approach. They will get a chance to experience some of the new features that are offered in Excel 2013.
Course Outline

Module One: Getting Started
• Housekeeping Items
• Pre-Assignment Review
• Workshop Objectives
• The Parking Lot
• Action Plan

Module Two: SmartArt and Objects
• Inserting SmartArt
• Editing the Diagram
• Adding Pictures
• Adding Text Boxes
• Drawing Shapes
• About the Contextual Tabs
• Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Auditing
• Tracing Precedent cells
• Tracing the Dependents of a Cell
• Displaying Formulas within the Sheet
• Adding, Displaying, Editing, and Removing Comments
• Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Creating Charts
• Using Recommended Charts
• Inserting a Chart
• Overview of the Chart Tools Tabs
• Understanding the Parts of a Chart
• Resizing and Moving the Chart
• Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Working with Charts
• Using Chart Elements
• Using Chart Styles and Colors
• Changing the Chart Style
• Using Chart Filters
• Working with Data Labels
• Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Creating Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
• Inserting a PivotTable using Excel Recommendations
• Choosing Fields and Grouping Data
• Overview of the Pivot Table Tools Tabs
• Changing the Data Displayed and Refreshing the PivotTable
• Creating a Pivot Chart from a Pivot Table or Data
• Some Real-life Examples
• Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Macros
• Displaying the Developer Tab
• Recording and Running Macros
• Changing the Security Level
• Customizing and Changing the Quick Access Toolbar
• Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Solving Formula Errors
• Using Named Ranges
• Understanding Formula Errors
• Using the Trace Errors Commands
• Using Error Checking
• Evaluating Formulas
• Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Using What If Analysis
• Using Goal Seek
• Using the Scenario manager
• Using a One Input Data Table
• Using a Two Input Data Table
• Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Managing Your Data
• Transposing Data from Rows to Columns
• Using the Text to Columns Feature
• Checking for Duplicates
• Creating Data Validation Rules
• Consolidating Data
• Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Grouping and Outlining Data
• Grouping Data
• Adding Subtotals
• Outlining Data
• Viewing Grouped and Outlined Data
• Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
• Words from the Wise
• Review of Parking Lot
• Lessons Learned
• Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations