Advanced Microsoft Excel

Advanced Microsoft Excel

Introduction:

Welcome to the Advanced Microsoft Excel course! This course is designed to take your Excel skills to the next level, empowering you to harness the full potential of this powerful tool. Whether you're an Excel enthusiast looking to deepen your understanding or a professional seeking to enhance your proficiency for workplace tasks, this course will equip you with the advanced techniques and strategies needed to excel in Excel. Throughout this course, you will delve into complex functions, data analysis methods, and automation tools to streamline your workflow and unlock new possibilities within Excel.


Course Objectives:

  1. Mastery of Advanced Functions: Learn how to leverage advanced functions such as VLOOKUP, INDEX-MATCH, and nested functions to manipulate and analyze data efficiently.
  2. Data Visualization Techniques: Explore advanced charting features and visualization techniques to present data in a clear, insightful manner.
  3. Advanced Data Analysis: Dive into advanced data analysis tools, including PivotTables, Power Query, and Power Pivot, to extract valuable insights from large datasets.
  4. Automation and Efficiency: Discover how to automate repetitive tasks using macros, VBA (Visual Basic for Applications), and Excel's built-in automation features.
  5. Collaboration and Integration: Explore methods for collaborating on Excel workbooks, sharing data, and integrating Excel with other Microsoft Office applications for seamless productivity.


Organization Benefits:

  1. Enhanced Efficiency: Participants will learn advanced techniques to streamline data analysis and automate repetitive tasks, leading to increased productivity and efficiency in day-to-day operations.
  2. Improved Decision-Making: By mastering advanced data analysis tools, participants will be better equipped to extract insights from data, enabling more informed decision-making.
  3. Standardization of Processes: Learning advanced Excel techniques will facilitate the standardization of processes across teams, leading to greater consistency and accuracy in data management and reporting.
  4. Cost Savings: By reducing manual effort through automation and improving data analysis capabilities, organizations can achieve cost savings and optimize resource allocation.
  5. Competitive Advantage: Equipping employees with advanced Excel skills gives organizations a competitive edge by enabling them to leverage Excel's full potential for data analysis, reporting, and decision support.



Target Participants:

 This course is ideal for professionals who already have a basic understanding of Excel and want to deepen their knowledge and skills. Target participants include business analysts, financial analysts, data analysts, project managers, and anyone else who regularly works with data in Excel and seeks to enhance their proficiency in advanced techniques.


Course Outline:

  1. Advanced Functions and Formulas
    • Nested functions and array formulas
    • Lookup and reference functions
    • Statistical and mathematical functions
    • Text functions and data manipulation techniques
    • Case Study: Analyzing sales data using advanced functions and formulas
  2. Data Visualization and Reporting
    • Advanced charting techniques
    • Dynamic charts and interactive dashboards
    • Conditional formatting and data bars
    • Sparklines and trendlines
    • Case Study: Creating interactive sales dashboards for management reporting
  3. Advanced Data Analysis with PivotTables
    • Creating PivotTables from multiple data sources
    • Grouping and summarizing data in PivotTables
    • Calculated fields and items
    • Slicers and timelines for data filtering
    • Case Study: Analyzing product sales data using PivotTables and PivotCharts
  4. Power Query for Data Transformation
    • Importing data from external sources
    • Transforming and cleaning data with Power Query
    • Merging and appending queries
    • Advanced data transformation techniques
    • Case Study: Cleaning and transforming sales data using Power Query
  5. Power Pivot for Advanced Data Modeling
    • Introduction to Power Pivot and Data Model
    • Creating relationships between tables
    • DAX (Data Analysis Expressions) formulas for advanced calculations
    • Measures and KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)
    • Case Study: Building a sales analysis model with Power Pivot
  6. Automation with Macros and VBA
    • Recording and editing macros
    • Introduction to VBA programming
    • Writing and executing VBA code
    • Automating repetitive tasks with macros
    • Case Study: Automating monthly reporting tasks with macros and VBA
  7. Collaboration and Integration
    • Sharing and protecting workbooks
    • Tracking changes and managing comments
    • Integrating Excel with other Office applications
    • Using Excel in a collaborative environment
    • Case Study: Collaborative budget planning using shared workbooks and Excel online.

 

Essential Information

 

  1. Our courses are customizable to suit the specific needs of participants.
  2. Participants are required to have proficiency in the English language.
  3. Our training sessions feature comprehensive guidance through presentations, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and collaborative group activities. Our facilitators boast extensive expertise, each with over a decade of experience.
  4. Upon fulfilling the training requirements, participants will receive a prestigious Global King Project Management certificate.
  5. Training sessions are conducted at various Global King Project Management Centers, including locations in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kigali, Dubai, Lagos, and others.
  6. Organizations sending more than two participants from the same entity are eligible for a generous 20% discount.
  7. The duration of our courses is adaptable, and the curriculum can be adjusted to accommodate any number of days.
  8. To ensure seamless preparation, payment is expected before the commencement of training, facilitated through the Global King Project Management account.
  9. For inquiries, reach out to us via email at [email protected] or by phone at +254 114 830 889.
  10. Additional amenities such as tablets and laptops are available upon request for an extra fee. The course fee for onsite training covers facilitation, training materials, two coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a certificate of successful completion. Participants are responsible for arranging and covering their travel expenses, including airport transfers, visa applications, dinners, health insurance, and any other personal expenses.

Course Date Duration Location Registration
01/04/2024 To 05/04/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
29/04/2024 To 03/05/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
27/05/2024 To 31/05/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
24/06/2024 To 28/06/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
22/07/2024 To 26/07/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
19/08/2024 To 23/08/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
16/09/2024 To 20/09/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
14/10/2024 To 18/10/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
11/11/2024 To 15/11/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya
09/12/2024 To 13/12/2024 5 Days Nairobi Kenya