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Microsoft Excel from A-Z

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Master pivot tables, formulas, macros, VBA, data analysis and learn how to land your first job as an Excel expert!

Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert course gives a comprehensive understanding of the Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert Course and escalates your skill for your dream career. Take a step forward in the right direction with this industry-standard and career-aligned course. Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert is designed by our expert instructors.

Guardian Academy is a CPD Accredited Premium Quality online education provider. We provide excellent quality online training and education to boost your digital and non-digital skills. Our dedicated happiness team ensures continuous customer support with this premium quality Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert course. Get your required help and answer all your queries throughout the comprehensive syllabus of this Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert course.

This premium online Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert course will ensure your professional skill development with international accreditation. All the topics and subtopics are organised scientifically considering the learner’s psychology & overall learning experience. All the modules for the Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert course are easily understandable, interactive, and bite-sized. You will have the privilege of learning at your own pace, anytime from anywhere, with any suitable device. You can access this Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert course and earn an internationally accredited certification from the Guardian Academy.

With this Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert programme, you can successfully upgrade & monetise your skills because this whole Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert course is designed & developed for both sophophile and skill diggers. Also, this Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert course is suitable for both part-time and full-time students and employees and can be completed at a pace that suits and synchronises your learning style and adaptability.

Moreover, Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert is developed by qualified industry experts and crammed with all the essential topics to give you a proper insight and understanding of Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert So that you can excel in your personal life or career.

The course covers 4 main areas:

1: INTRO TO EXCEL

This intro section gives you a full introduction to Microsoft Excel, the data analyst industry and marketplace, job opportunities and salaries, and the various Excel-related job roles.

  • Intro to Microsoft Excel
  • Excel Industry and Marketplace
  • Excel Job Opportunities
  • Getting Started with Excel
  • Excel Functions

2: INTERMEDIATE EXCEL

This section gives you a full introduction to the Intermediate Excel functions with hands-on step by step training.

  • Data Visualization
  • Datasets
  • Databases
  • Data Validation
  • PivotTables
  • Conditional Functions
  • Lookup Functions
  • Formulas, + more!

3: EXCEL MACROS & VBA

This section gives you a full introduction to the Excel Macros and VBA with hands-on step by step training.

  • VBA Language
  • VBA Code
  • VBA Loops
  • Macros
  • User Forms

4: STARTING AN EXCEL CAREER

This section gives you a full introduction to starting a career as an Excel Programmer with hands-on step by step training.

  • Creating a Resume
  • Freelancing + Freelance websites
  • How To Get Your 1st Client
  • Personal Branding
  • Importance of Having a Website
  • Networking

By the end of the course you’ll be a professional Excel programmer and confidently apply for jobs and feel good knowing that you have the skills and knowledge to back it up.

CPD

60 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Group

Curriculum

29
sections
156
lectures
13h 7m
total
    • 8: Resources 01:00
    • 9: Finding and Opening Excel 01:04
    • 10: Excel_s Start Screen 03:15
    • 11: Explaining the Excel Interface 02:43
    • 12: Excel Interface Cont 01:26
    • 13: Excel Workbook vs. Excel Worksheet 02:13
    • 14: Saving an Excel Doc 03:33
    • 15: Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar 02:15
    • 16: Customizing the Excel Ribbon 03:04
    • 17: Excel Shortcut Keys 01:43
    • 18: Creating Excel Labels 02:32
    • 19: Entering Numeric Data in Excel 03:25
    • 20: Formatting Date Values in Excel 05:19
    • 21: Building Basic Formulas in Excel 04:44
    • 22: Order of Operation 06:28
    • 23: Relative vs Absolute Cell References 07:23
    • 24: Excel Functions Explained 02:35
    • 25: The SUM Function 07:31
    • 26: The MIN and MAX Function 03:44
    • 27: The AVERAGE Function 02:01
    • 28: COUNT Functions 04:57
    • 29: Moving and Copying Data 06:45
    • 30: Insert and Delete Rows and Columns 05:04
    • 31: Adjusting the Width and Height of Cells 04:34
    • 32: Hiding and Unhiding Excel Rows and Columns 04:28
    • 33: Renaming Moving and Deleting Excel Worksheets 05:27
    • 34: Adding Protection to Specific Cells 04:24
    • 35: Protecting the Structure of a Workbook 02:11
    • 36: Adding a Workbook Password to Open File 02:10
    • 37: Formatting Fonts and Cell Background Color 04:55
    • 38: Adding Cell Borders 04:47
    • 39: Formatting Data Appropriately 05:21
    • 40: The Magic Behind Excel_s Format Painter 03:30
    • 41: Creating Styles for Formatting Efficiency 05:56
    • 42: Merging Cells 03:27
    • 43: The Power of Conditional Formatting 06:09
    • 44: Grab Users Attention using Illustrations 08:39
    • 45: Customizing Icons 04:41
    • 46: Create Compelling Graphics with SmartArt 05:36
    • 47: The Commonly Used Column Chart 02:46
    • 48: Changing the Chart Design 01:58
    • 49: Formatting Elements of a Chart 06:24
    • 50: Modifying the Data Type and Location of a Chart 06:06
    • 51: Little Slice of Pie Charts 05:12
    • 52: Print Preview Options 04:26
    • 53: Excels Page Layout View 06:36
    • 54: Printing a Specific Range of Cells 02:38
    • 55: Converting Spreadsheets to PDF Files 02:28
    • 56: Why Create an Excel Template 01:23
    • 57: How to Create an Excel Template 05:22
    • 58: How to Prepare Data for Analysis 04:01
    • 59: How to Sort Data in Excel 02:38
    • 60: Multi Level Sorting 02:34
    • 61: Custom Sorting Datasets in Excel 02:27
    • 62: Applying Filters to Datasets 04:44
    • 63: Creating Subtotals within a Dataset 05:39
    • 64: Converting Datasets into Tables 05:55
    • 65: Finding and Removing Duplicate Values 07:29
    • 66: The SUMIF Function 08:42
    • 67: The DSUM Function 07:47
    • 68: The DSUM Function Cont 07:06
    • 69: The SUBTOTAL Function 06:29
    • 70: What is Excel Data Validation 01:56
    • 71: Creating a Drop Down List with Data Validation 07:09
    • 72: Different Types of Data Validation 05:39
    • 73: Adding Custom Alerts to Data Validation 06:53
    • 74: Creating a Dynamic Drop Down List 03:09
    • 75: Dependent Drop Down List 08:39
    • 76: Creating an Excel Pivot Table 05:31
    • 77: Modifying Excel Pivot Tables 05:39
    • 78: Grouping Filtering PivotTable Data 06:30
    • 79: Drilling Down into PivotTable Data 02:00
    • 80: Creating PivotCharts and Slicers 08:00
    • 81: What is PowerPivot 03:46
    • 82: Activating the Excel PowerPivot AddIn 01:34
    • 83: Creating Relationships between Data Tables 06:22
    • 84: Using Data Models to Create PivotTables 04:31
    • 85: How to Create PowerPivot KPIs 08:26
    • 86: Excels IF Function 05:17
    • 87: IF AND Function 05:23
    • 88: IF OR Function 05:14
    • 89: Nesting Multiple IF Functions 07:24
    • 90: The COUNTIF Function 04:06
    • 91: Key Benefits of Using Named Ranges 04:11
    • 92: The VLOOKUP Fumction 09:00
    • 93: The Beauty of Excels IFERROR Function 03:56
    • 94: The HLOOKUP Function 06:21
    • 95: The INDEX Function 04:43
    • 96: The MATCH Function 04:56
    • 97: INDEX and MATCH Combined 05:08
    • 98: Two Way Lookup with INDEX and MATCH 04:10
    • 99: LEFT RIGHT MID Function 07:08
    • 100: Extracting Specific Text using LEN and SEARCH 12:44
    • 101: Combining Text with CONCATENATE 06:05
    • 102: Quick Tips and Other Text Based Functions 05:49
    • 103: Tracing Precedents and Dependents in Formulas 04:28
    • 104: Showing Formulas 01:53
    • 105: Grouping Data 02:42
    • 106: 3D Referencing in Formulas 05:04
    • 107: Utilizing the Watch Window in Excel 02:44
    • 108: How to Freeze Panes in Excel 02:56
    • 109: Excels Scenario Manager Tool 05:55
    • 110: Goal Seek in Excel 06:15
    • 111: Compare Results with Excel Data Tables 04:23
    • 112: Solver Tool 10:59
    • 113: The Power Behind Excel VBA 02:35
    • 114: A Look Inside the Visual Basic Editor 03:57
    • 115: Recording a Macro 09:11
    • 116: Saving and Opening a Macro Enabled Workbook 02:14
    • 117: Modules and Procedures 06:34
    • 118: Object Methods and Properties 05:59
    • 119: Excel VBA Variables 04:39
    • 120: Referencing a Range 13:30
    • 121: InputBox and MsgBox 05:33
    • 122: Using Variables in VBA Code 04:32
    • 123: If Then Else Statement 10:23
    • 124: Worksheet Functions inside VBA 07:32
    • 125: Creating User Defined Functions 09:19
    • 126: User Defined Functions within VBA Scripts 06:09
    • 127: Find Last Row of Data 05:46
    • 128: Find Last Column of Data 03:12
    • 129: With Statement 04:51
    • 130: Debugging and Error Handling 06:36
    • 131: Debugging and Error Handling Cont 06:45
    • 132: For Next Loop 09:12
    • 133: Do Until Loop 06:03
    • 134: For Each Loop 03:36
    • 135: Assigning Macros to Shapes 03:33
    • 136: Form Controls vs Active X Controls 07:50
    • 137: Workbook Events 02:54
    • 138: Worksheet Events 03:44
    • 139: Fun with VBA Events 06:55
    • 140: Creating an Excel UserForm 03:15
    • 141: Adding Controls to UserForms 10:00
    • 142: How to Show an UserForm 03:01
    • 143: Passing TextBox Values to Desired Cells 06:37
    • 144: Passing Option Buttons Values to Desired Cells 06:50
    • 145: UserForm ComboBoxes 08:08
    • 146: Clearing Values from UserForm Controls 03:06
    • 147: How to Close an UserForm 01:34
    • 148: UserForms and Protected Sheets 04:40
    • 149: Creating an Excel Resume 04:51
    • 150: Getting Started with Freelancing 06:16
    • 151: How to Become an Excel Freelancer 05:12
    • 152: Top Freelance Sites 05:12
    • 153: Getting Your First Client 07:45
    • 154: Personal Branding 06:47
    • 155: Networking Do’s and Don’ts 04:22
    • 156: Importance of Website 04:24

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Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert Course

In this practical Microsoft Excel, hands-on course our main objective is to give you the education not just to understand the ins and outs of Microsoft Excel, but also to learn exactly how to master pivot tables, formulas, macros, vba, data analysis, and how to land your first job as an Excel expert!

This course will fully prepare you for virtually any Excel related career path, including those that require advanced skills with this software. Once you complete the course, you’ll have access to the full functionality of Excel, and will know how to use all formulas, functions, and capabilities.

You’ll also learn about calculating depreciation, calculating interest, and even calculating EMI for loans, all by using Excel functions. The course also features information on INDEX and MATCH functions as well as using the CHOOSE formula, and how to create special charts.

Whether you are brand new to the world of Excel, or you have training and knowledge of the software and are looking to improve your skills, this masterclass will take you to the next level. By the time you finish the beginner, intermediate and advanced portions, you too will be an expert in Excel.

We understand that theory is important to build a solid foundation, we understand that theory alone isn’t going to get the job done so that’s why this course is packed with practical hands-on examples that you can follow step by step. Even if you already have some experience, or want to learn about the advanced features of Excel, this course is for you!

Together we’re going to give you the foundational education that you need to know not just on how to use Excel at an expert level, but also how to get paid for your newly developed skills.

Excel from A-Z Course Curriculum:

Microsoft Excel - Excel from A-Z Course Introduction

  • Microsoft Excel - Excel from A-Z Course Section Overview
  • Microsoft Excel - What is Microsoft Excel?
  • Microsoft Excel - Who This Course is For
  • Microsoft Excel - Microsoft Excel Marketplace
  • Microsoft Excel - Microsoft Excel Job Opportunities
  • Microsoft Excel - Microsoft Excel Job Types

Getting Started with Excel

  • Microsoft Excel - Finding & Opening Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Excel - Excel's Start Screen

Explaining the Excel Interface

  • Microsoft Excel - Excel Interface Continued
  • Microsoft Excel - Excel Workbook vs Excel Worksheet
  • Microsoft Excel - Saving & Opening Excel Documents
  • Microsoft Excel - Customizing the Excel Quick Access Toolbar
  • Microsoft Excel - Customizing the Excel Ribbon
  • Microsoft Excel - Excel Shortcut Keys

Values, Referencing and Formulas

  • Microsoft Excel - Creating Excel Labels
  • Microsoft Excel - Entering Numeric Values in Excel
  • Microsoft Excel - Formatting Date Values in Excel
  • Microsoft Excel - Building Basic Formulas in Excel
  • Microsoft Excel - Order of Operations
  • Microsoft Excel - Relative vs Absolute Cell References

Intro to Excel Functions

  • Microsoft Excel - Excel Functions Explained
  • Microsoft Excel - The SUM() Function
  • Microsoft Excel - The MIN() & MAX() Function
  • Microsoft Excel - The AVERAGE() Function
  • Microsoft Excel - COUNT() Functions

Adjusting Excel Worksheets

  • Microsoft Excel - Moving & Copying Data
  • Microsoft Excel - Insert & Delete Rows/Columns
  • Microsoft Excel - Adjusting the Width & Height of Cells
  • Microsoft Excel - Hiding and Unhiding Excel Rows and Columns
  • Microsoft Excel - Renaming, Moving & Deleting Excel Worksheets
  • Microsoft Excel - Adding Protection to Specific Cells
  • Microsoft Excel - Protecting the Structure of a Workbook
  • Microsoft Excel - Adding a Workbook Password to Open File


Visually Pleasing Cell Formatting

  • Microsoft Excel - Formatting Fonts and Cell Background Color
  • Microsoft Excel - Adding Cell Borders
  • Microsoft Excel - Formatting Data Appropriately
  • Microsoft Excel - The Magic behind Excel's Format Painter
  • Microsoft Excel - Creating Styles for Formatting Efficiency
  • Microsoft Excel - Merging Cells for a Cleaner Look
  • Microsoft Excel - The Power of Conditional Formatting

How to Insert Images and Shapes!

  • Microsoft Excel - Grab User’s Attention using Illustrations
  • Microsoft Excel - Customizing Icons
  • Microsoft Excel - Create Compelling Graphics with SmartArt

Visualize Data with Charts

  • Microsoft Excel - The Commonly used Column Chart
  • Microsoft Excel - Changing the Chart Design
  • Microsoft Excel - Formatting Elements of a Chart
  • Microsoft Excel - Modifying the Data, Type & Location of a Chart
  • Microsoft Excel - Little Slice of Pie Charts

Excel's Printing Options

  • Microsoft Excel - Print Preview Options
  • Microsoft Excel - Excel's Page Layout View
  • Microsoft Excel - Printing a Specific Range of Cells
  • Microsoft Excel - Converting Spreadsheets to PDF Files

Benefits of Using Excel Templates

  • Microsoft Excel - Why Create an Excel Template
  • Microsoft Excel - How to Create an Excel Template

Working with Excel Datasets

  • Microsoft Excel - How to Prepare Data for Analysis
  • Microsoft Excel - How to Sort Data in Excel
  • Microsoft Excel - Multi-Level Sorting
  • Microsoft Excel - Custom Sorting Datasets in Excel
  • Microsoft Excel - Applying Filters to Datasets
  • Microsoft Excel - Creating Subtotals within a Dataset
  • Microsoft Excel - Converting Datasets into Tables
  • Microsoft Excel - Finding & Removing Duplicate Values

Excel Database Functions

  • Microsoft Excel - The SUMIF() Function
  • Microsoft Excel - The DSUM() Function
  • Microsoft Excel - DSUM() Function Cont.
  • Microsoft Excel - The SUBTOTAL() Function

Excel Data Validation

  • Microsoft Excel - What is Excel Data Validation?
  • Microsoft Excel - Creating a Drop Down List with Data Validation
  • Microsoft Excel - Different Types of Excel Data Validation
  • Microsoft Excel - Adding Custom Alerts to Data Validation
  • Microsoft Excel - Creating a Dynamic Drop Down List
  • Microsoft Excel - Complex Validation: Dependent Drop Down List!

Excel PivotTables

  • Microsoft Excel - Creating an Excel Pivot Table
  • Microsoft Excel - Modifying Excel PivotTables
  • Microsoft Excel - Grouping & Filtering PivotTable Data
  • Microsoft Excel - Drilling Down into PivotTable Data
  • Microsoft Excel - Creating Pivot Charts & Utilizing Slicers

Excel's PowerPivot Add-In

  • Microsoft Excel - What is PowerPivot?
  • Microsoft Excel - Activating the Excel PowerPivot Add-In
  • Microsoft Excel - Creating Relationships between Data Tables
  • Microsoft Excel - Using Data Models to Create PivotTables
  • Microsoft Excel - How to Create PowerPivot KPI’s

Excel's Conditional Functions

  • Microsoft Excel - Excel’s IF() Function
  • Microsoft Excel - IF() Function with AND() Criteria
  • Microsoft Excel - IF() Function with OR() Criteria
  • Microsoft Excel - Nesting Multiple IF() Functions
  • Microsoft Excel - The COUNTIF() Function
  • Microsoft Excel - Key Benefits of Named Ranges

Excel's Lookup Functions

  • Microsoft Excel - VLOOKUP() Function
  • Microsoft Excel - The Beauty of Excel’s IFERROR() Function
  • Microsoft Excel - HLOOKUP() Function
  • Microsoft Excel - INDEX() Function
  • Microsoft Excel - MATCH() Function
  • Microsoft Excel - INDEX() and MATCH() Combined
  • Microsoft Excel - Two-Way Lookup with INDEX() and MATCH()

Text Based Functions in Excel

  • Microsoft Excel - LEFT(), RIGHT() and MID() Function
  • Microsoft Excel - Extracting Specific Text using LEN() & SEARCH()
  • Microsoft Excel - Combining Text with CONCATENATE()
  • Microsoft Excel - Quick Tips & Other Text Based Functions

Who is this course for?

Auditing Formulas & Custom Views in Excel

  • Microsoft Excel - Tracing Precedents & Dependents in Formulas
  • Microsoft Excel - Showing Formulas
  • Microsoft Excel - Grouping Data
  • Microsoft Excel - 3D Referencing in Formulas
  • Microsoft Excel - Utilizing the Watch Window in Excel
  • Microsoft Excel - How to Freeze Panes in Excel

Excel’s “What If?” Tools

  • Microsoft Excel - Excel’s Scenario Manager Tool
  • Microsoft Excel - Goal Seek in Excel
  • Microsoft Excel - Compare Results with Excel Data Tables
  • Microsoft Excel - Solver Tool

Welcome to Excel VBA!

  • Microsoft Excel - The Power Behind Excel VBA
  • Microsoft Excel - A Look Inside the Visual Basic Editor (VBE)
  • Microsoft Excel - Recording a Macro
  • Microsoft Excel - Saving & Opening a Macro-Enabled Workbook

The VBA Language

  • Microsoft Excel - Modules and Procedures
  • Microsoft Excel - Objects, Methods and Properties
  • Microsoft Excel - Excel VBA Variables

Writing VBA Code

  • Microsoft Excel - Referencing a Range
  • Microsoft Excel - InputBox & MsgBox
  • Microsoft Excel - Using Variables in VBA Code
  • Microsoft Excel - If Then Else Statement
  • Microsoft Excel - Worksheet Functions inside VBA
  • Microsoft Excel - Creating User Defined Functions
  • Microsoft Excel - User Defined Functions within VBA Scripts

Important VBA Tools and Logic

  • Microsoft Excel - Find Last Row of Data
  • Microsoft Excel - Find Last Column of Data
  • Microsoft Excel - With Statement
  • Microsoft Excel - Debugging & Error Handling
  • Microsoft Excel - Debugging & Error Handling Cont.

Excel VBA Loops

  • Microsoft Excel - For Next Loop
  • Microsoft Excel - Do Until Loop
  • Microsoft Excel - For Each Loop

Triggering Macros

  • Microsoft Excel - Assigning Macros to Shapes
  • Microsoft Excel - Form Controls vs ActiveX Controls
  • Microsoft Excel - Worksheet Events
  • Microsoft Excel - Workbook Events
  • Microsoft Excel - Fun with VBA Events!

Excel User Forms

  • Microsoft Excel - Creating an Excel UserForm
  • Microsoft Excel - Adding Controls to UserForms
  • Microsoft Excel - How to Show an UserForm
  • Microsoft Excel - Passing TextBox Values to Desired Cells
  • Microsoft Excel - Passing Option Buttons to Desired Cells
  • Microsoft Excel - UserForm ComboBoxes
  • Microsoft Excel - Clearing Values from UserForm Controls
  • Microsoft Excel - How to Close an UserForm
  • Microsoft Excel - UserForms and Protected Sheets

Starting a Career in Excel

  • Microsoft Excel - Creating an Excel Resume
  • Microsoft Excel - Getting Started with Freelancing
  • Microsoft Excel - How to Become an Excel Freelancer
  • Microsoft Excel - Top Freelance Websites
  • Microsoft Excel - How to Get Your First Client
  • Microsoft Excel - Personal Branding
  • Microsoft Excel - Networking Do's and Don'ts
  • Microsoft Excel - Importance of Having a Website

Who is this course for?

The Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert course is excellent for highly motivated learners who want to develop their personal and professional skills and train for the job they want! This Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert is also ideal for people endeavouring for in-depth knowledge on this topic and enjoys themselves to keep updated with the latest information and knowledge.

Enrol the Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert course today and escalate your professional skillset from the comfort of your home!

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Usually, there are no formal entry requirements for the Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert course. Enrollment is open to any enthusiastic learner!

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Studying the Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert course is designed to help you get the skill, knowledge, and the job of your dreams or even when it is about your desired promotion! For say promotion at your office or self-development, this Microsoft Excel from A-Z: Beginner To Expert course could be your guardian to go ahead towards your goal!

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