Course 50545A: Learn Microsoft Excel 2010 Step by Step, Level 2

Type:Course
Audience(s):information workers
Technology:Microsoft Excel
Level:100
This Revision:A
Delivery method:
Instructor-led (classroom)
Length:1 day
Language(s):English

First published:

17 June 2011
Overview
About this course
This one-day instructor-ledcourse shows students how to of perform calculations on data, locate and validate data, create styles and format data, filter data, reorder and summarize data, and combine data from multiple sources.
Audience profile
This course is intended for novice information workers who want to learn intermediate-level Excel 2010 skills.
At course completion
After completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Name groups of data.
  • Create formulas to calculate values.
  • Summarize data that meets specific conditions.
  • Find and correct errors in calculations.
  • Define styles.
  • Make numbers easier to read.
  • Change the appearance of data based on its value.
  • Limit data that appears on your screen.
  • Manipulate worksheet data.
  • Define valid sets of values for ranges of cells.
  • Sort worksheet data.
  • Organize data into levels.
  • Look up information in a worksheet.
  • Use workbooks as templates for other workbooks.
  • Link to data in other worksheets and workbooks.
  • Consolidate multiple sets of data into a single workbook.
  • Group multiple sets of data.
Course details
Course OutlineModule 1: Perform Calculations on Data
This module explains how to identify and name groups of cells that contain related data, create formulas to perform calculations on data, display messages when certain conditions of a formula are not met, and find the source of errors in a formula.
Lessons
  • Naming Groups of Data
  • Creating Formulas to Calculate Values
  • Summarizing Data That Meets Specific Conditions
  • Finding and Correcting Errors in Calculations
Lab : Naming Groups of DataLab : Creating Formulas to Calculate ValuesLab : Summarizing Data That Meets Specific ConditionsLab : Finding and Correcting Errors in Calculations
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Streamline references to groups of data on worksheets.
  • Create and correct formulas.
Module 2: Create Styles and Format Data
This module explains how to define and save formats to use again, apply formats to make numbers easier to read, and use conditional formatting to change the appearance of data.
Lessons
  • Defining Styles
  • Making Numbers Easier to Read
  • Changing the Appearance of Data Based on Its Value
Lab : Defining StylesLab : Making Numbers Easier to ReadLab : Changing the Appearance of Data Based on Its Value
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Create styles and apply them to data.
  • Make numbers easier to read.
  • Change data's appearance based on its value.
Module 3: Focus on Specific Data by Using Filters
This module explains how to create a filter to determine which data is shown in a worksheet, use Excel tools to manipulate data, and create validation rules to ensure the accuracy of data.
Lessons
  • Defining Valid Sets of Values for Ranges of Cells
  • Manipulating Worksheet Data
  • Limiting Data that Appears on Your Screen
Lab : Limiting Data that Appears on Your ScreenLab : Manipulating Worksheet DataLab : Defining Valid Sets of Values for Ranges of Cells
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Limit that data that appears on the screen.
  • Manipulate list data.
  • Create validation rules that limit data entry to appropriate values.
Module 4: Reorder and Summarize Data
This module explains how to reorder data in a worksheet, calculate subtotals, organize data in levels, and find specific information in a worksheet.
Lessons
  • Sorting Worksheet Data
  • Organizing Data into Levels
  • Looking Up Information in a Worksheet
Lab : Sorting Worksheet DataLab : Organizing Data into LevelsLab : Looking Up Information in a Worksheet
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Sort data using one or more criteria.
  • Calculate subtotals.
  • Organize data into levels.
  • Look up information in a spreadsheet.
Module 5: Combine Data from Multiple Sources
This module explains how to save a workbook as a template for similar workbooks, link to data in other worksheets and workbooks, consolidate the data from multiple worksheets into a single worksheet, and define a set of files as a workspace.
Lessons
  • Using Workbooks as Templates for Other Workbooks
  • Linking to Data in Other Worksheets and Workbooks
  • Consolidating Multiple Sets of Data into a Single Workbook
  • Grouping Multiple Sets of Data
Lab : Using Workbooks as Templates for Other WorkbooksLab : Linking to Data in Other Worksheets and WorkbooksLab : Consolidating Multiple Sets of Data into a Single WorkbookLab : Grouping Multiple Sets of Data
After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Use a workbook as a template for other workbooks.
  • Work with more than one set of data.
  • Link data in other workbooks.
  • Summarize multiple sets of data.
  • Group multiple workbooks.
Prerequisites
Before attending this course, students must have:
  • Basic computer knowledge, such as keyboard and mouse skills.
  • Basic file-management skills. The student should know how to navigate to folders and files on a computer running Windows 7.
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