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CPE: 8 hours
Prerequisites: Fundamental knowledge of Excel 2007 or newer version
Advanced prep: None
Who should attend: Excel users who want to learn best practices for working with spreadsheets
As spreadsheets continue to evolve, so too must your practices for creating, editing, and auditing them. In this program, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the best ways to work with Excel. The topics covered in this seminar include best practices associated with Excel spreadsheets in each of the following areas: creating and editing Excel workbooks, securing Excel workbooks, collaborating with others in Excel, and reporting on data contained in Excel.
Today’s best practices for Excel differ significantly from those used in the past and you will learn the best ways to work with Excel spreadsheets in this "must see CPE” program. Course materials include relevant examples to enhance your learning experience. Participate in this program to help ensure that you utilize Excel to its fullest potential.
Note: This course covers features in Excel found in versions 2007 and newer.
- List and describe critical spreadsheet design fundamentals
- Identify techniques used to minimize data input errors
- Discuss the advantages of using Excel’s Table feature as a foundational component of spreadsheets
- Describe and implement three different techniques for consolidating data
- Utilize various Excel features such as Go To Special to solve specific spreadsheet issues
- List and describe four techniques for sharing an Excel workbook and collaborating with others
- Identify and describe various techniques for auditing and error-checking Excel workbooks, including Trace Precedents, Trace Dependents, and Formula Auditing
- Discuss the advantages of working with Defined Names in Excel
- List and describe six techniques for securing Excel data