Microsoft Excel – Advanced Excel Formulas, Functions & Dashboards
Course Summary:

Elevate your Excel skills with Magna Skills' Advanced Excel Formulas, Functions & Dashboards course. Tailored for professionals and enthusiasts, this program delves into advanced Excel techniques, equipping participants with the tools to analyze data, automate processes, and craft compelling dashboards. With a focus on hands-on learning and real-world applications, this course is ideal for those seeking to maximize their Excel proficiency.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of the course, participants will:

  1. Master advanced Excel formulas and functions for complex data analysis.
  2. Learn techniques for data validation, conditional formatting, and data manipulation.
  3. Understand the power of PivotTables and PivotCharts for effective data summarization and visualization.
  4. Create dynamic and interactive dashboards to communicate insights effectively.
  5. Automate repetitive tasks with macros and VBA (Visual Basic for Applications).
  6. Gain proficiency in advanced data analysis tools and scenarios.
  7. Develop skills in troubleshooting and error handling in Excel.

Course Outline

Module 1: Advanced Formulas and Functions

  • Understanding Array Formulas
  • Nested Functions and Formula Auditing
  • Lookup and Reference Functions (INDEX, MATCH, VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP)
  • Text Functions for Data Manipulation
  • Date and Time Functions

Module 2: Data Analysis and Visualization

  • Data Validation Techniques
  • Advanced Conditional Formatting
  • Sorting and Filtering Data
  • Grouping and Outlining Data
  • Introduction to Power Query for Data Transformation

Module 3: PivotTables and PivotCharts

  • Creating PivotTables for Data Summarization
  • Formatting and Customizing PivotTables
  • PivotCharts for Visual Data Analysis
  • Slicers and Timelines for Dashboard Interactivity

Module 4: Dashboard Design and Creation

  • Principles of Effective Dashboard Design
  • Building Interactive Dashboards
  • Incorporating Charts and Graphs
  • Data Visualization Best Practices

Module 5: Automation with Macros and VBA

  • Introduction to Macros and the Macro Recorder
  • Writing and Editing VBA Code
  • Automating Tasks with Macros
  • Error Handling and Troubleshooting

Module 6: Advanced Data Analysis Tools

  • Goal Seek and Solver for What-If Analysis
  • Scenario Manager for Decision-Making
  • Data Tables and Consolidation

Final Project: Real-world Application Participants will apply the skills learned throughout the course to create a comprehensive Excel project, showcasing their ability to analyze data, build dynamic dashboards, and automate tasks.

Enroll in Magna Skills' Advanced Excel Formulas, Functions & Dashboards course to unlock the full potential of Excel and enhance your data analysis capabilities.