Course 50449B: Useful Formulas & Functions (Microsoft Excel 2007 & 2010)

Type: Course
Audience(s):information workers
Technology:Excel
Level:200
This Revision:B
Delivery method:
Instructor-led (classroom)
Length:1 day
Language(s):English

First published:

11 June 2013
Overview
About this course
This 1 day course provides students with the knowledge and skills to the usage of useful formulas and functions in Microsoft Excel 2007 and Microsoft Excel 2010.
Audience profile
This course is intended for users of Microsoft Office Excel who want to learn about useful formulas and functions.
At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Apply Formula and Functions Basic
  • Statistical and Logical Functions
  • Lookup and Reference Formulas
  • Text Formulas
  • Date and Time Formulas
  • Array and Database Functions
  • Efficiency Tips
Course details
Course OutlineModule 1: Making Data Work For YouThis module explains how to understand and apply Excel basic formulas and functions.Lessons
  • Formula basics
  • Using cell references
  • Copy formula without changing cell reference
  • Transpose formula
  • Using nested functions
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand and apply formula basics
  • Use cell references
  • Copy formula without changing cell reference
  • Transpose formula using paste special
  • Use nested functions
Module 2: Statistical and Logical FunctionsThis module explains how to use logical functions including CountIf, Sumif, If, IsError.Lessons
  • Perform calculation using CountIF
  • Perform calculation using SumIF
  • Perform calculation using AverageA
  • Using IF function to prevent division by zero
  • Using IsError function to avoid error display
  • Creating multiple conditions using nested IF
  • Using logical function OR, And
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Perform calculation using CountIf, SumIf, AverageA
  • Use If function to prevent division by zero
  • Use IsError function to avoid error display
  • Create multiple conditions using nested IF
  • Use logical function OR, AND
Module 3: Lookup and Reference Formulas
This module explains how to apply and use lookup formulas including vlookup, hlookup, match and index.
Lessons
  • Use Vlookup to find specific data
  • Use Hlookup to find values in rows
  • Use Match and Index to retrieve data
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Use Vlookup to find specific data
  • Use Hlookup to find values in rows
  • Use Match and Index to retrieve data
Module 4: Text Formulas
This module explains how to apply Text formula to help change casing of text, append text and numerical value in excel spreadsheet.
Lessons
  • Changing case of text
  • Append text and numerical value
  • Convert imported text format into numbers
  • Break imported date field into individual columns
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Change case of text using Upper, Lower or Proper formula
  • Append text and numerical value
  • Convert imported text format into numbers
  • Break imported date field into individual columns
Module 5: Date and Time Formulas
This module explains how to make use of calculate the difference of two given Date fields and to perform calculation with Time fields.
Lessons
  • Perform addition to Date fields
  • Calculate difference between two Dates
  • Perform calculations with Time fields
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Perform addition and calculate difference between two dates
  • Perform calculations with Time fields
Module 6: Array and Database Functions
This module explains how to apply and use advance formula including Array, Frequency and Database functions.
Lessons
  • Using Array Formulas
  • Calculate the difference between Maximum and Minimum values
  • Using Frequency function to Count responses
  • Using Database functions DSum and DCount
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Use Array Formulas
  • Calculate the difference between Maximum and Minimum values in an Array
  • Use Frequency function to Count responses in tabulated data
  • Use Database functions DSum and DCount
Module 7: Efficiency Tips
This module discusses some useful Excel Tips including application of Data Validations and Auditing Tools.
Lessons
  • Shortening worksheets names
  • Protecting cells containing formulas
  • Using Data Validation
  • Displaying Formula syntax
  • Using Auditing Tools for errors checking
  • Tracing precedent and dependent
  • Adding comments to worksheet
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Understand the advantages of shortening worksheet names
  • Protect cells from amendments by others
  • Use Data validation to improve data entries
  • Use Auditing Tools for checking errors
  • Add useful notes by commenting worksheet
Prerequisites
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • A basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel
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