The goals of this advanced Excel course (Geneva, Zürich and Vaud) are:

To become proficient in search functions, database functions, the If function and nested formulas; to create advanced pivot tables; to customise the Excel environment; and to design macros.

Open to everyone.

Course requirements
Knowledge of pivot tables, proficiency in advanced calculation functions (the conditional, date and text functions).

Practical exercises
This Advanced Excel course, which is based on realistic simulation exercises and a comparison of different practices, will equip participants with techniques that can be used directly.

Programme for the advanced Excel course

  • Managing documents
  • Creating, modifying and saving an Excel document
  • Automatic saving
  • Choosing the destination directory
  • Entering data and calculation formulas
  • Entering, changing, correcting, copying and moving data
  • Creating calculation formulas: operators (+, -, *, /)
  • Using basic features: sum, average, count, conditional, etc.
  • Using relative and absolute references
  • Logical and search functions
  • DATE and TIME functions
  • Formatting
  • Formatting cells
  • Conditional formatting
  • Customising the number format
  • Printing documents
  • Print preview
  • Inserting a page break
  • Layout (orientation, headers, footers, etc.)
  • Managing headers
  • Charts
  • Chart wizard
  • Modifying and customising charts
  • Work group mode
  • Working on spreadsheets
  • Linking sheets
  • Linking workbooks
  • Data analysis
  • Using automatic filters
  • Sorting and subtotals
  • Elaborate filters
  • Pivot tables
  • Tools
  • Target value
  • The solver
  • Scenario manager
  • Recording macros
  • Macro recording
  • Assigning a button to a macro.
  • Running macros: keyboard shortcuts, toolbar, etc.

Course diploma / certificate

A certificate is obtained at the conclusion of the Advanced Excel course.

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