Microsoft Excel Advanced Training

Advanced Microsoft Excel Training Course Information

Microsoft Excel Advanced Training Course

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1 Day Excel Advanced Course | 1 delegate Ā£245.00 plus VAT
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Scheduled public courses are held at Preston, Liverpool, Manchester & London.

Closed tailored courses are available on your site for Ā£645.00 plus vat (up to 8 attendees).


This one-day instructor led course is designed to give delegates the ability to analyse data in a variety of ways. By the end of the course delegates will be able to use the built in Excel tools to compare data and create projections and also to understand and use the macro facility of Excel.

Course Objectives

  • Analyse data using pivot tables and charts
  • Develop solutions to ā€œWhat if?ā€ scenarios
  • Verify calculations and trace errors using the auditing facility
  • Automate routine tasks with macros


This course is designed for experienced Excel users who have completed the Excel Intermediate course or have equivalent knowledge. Delegates should already be able to create detailed worksheets using complex formulas and should also be familiar with absolute cell references and conditional functions.

Course Content

  • Review of Excel day to day features

Advanced Formulae

  • Partial absolute cell references
  • Applying data validation to cells with input text and error messages
  • Nesting OR & AND functions within IFs
  • Use of IFERROR function to remove #N/A from VLOOKUP results

Analytical Tools and Auditing

  • Using Goal seek and Solver
  • Creating Scenarios
  • Tracing Precedents/Dependents
  • Checking for errors

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  • Creating and rearranging pivot table
  • Adding multiple data values
  • Formatting pivot tables and creating Slicers
  • Creating pivot charts


  • Recording a simple macro
  • Editing a macro
  • Absolute/Relative macros
  • Assigning a macro to keyboard shortcut or button