Excel 2021 Part 3 - 91-165 Course Outline

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Overview

Clearly, you use Excel a lot in your role. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be taking this course. By now, you’re already familiar with Microsoft® Office Excel® 2021, its functions and formulas, a lot of its features and functionality, and its powerful data analysis tools. You are likely called upon to analyze and report on data frequently, work in collaboration with others to deliver actionable organizational intelligence, and keep and maintain workbooks for all manner of purposes. At this level of use and collaboration, you have also likely encountered your fair share of issues and challenges. You’re too busy, though, to waste time scouring over workbooks to resolve issues or to perform repetitive, monotonous tasks. You need to know how to get Excel to do more for you so you can focus on what’s really important: staying ahead of the competition. That’s exactly what this course aims to help you do.

 

Audience Profile

This course is intended for students who are experienced Excel 2021 users and have a desire or need to advance their skills in working with some of the more advanced Excel features. Students will likely need to troubleshoot large, complex workbooks, automate repetitive tasks, engage in collaborative partnerships involving workbook data, construct complex Excel functions, and use those functions to perform rigorous analysis of extensive, complex datasets.

 

Prerequisites

To ensure success, students should have practical, real-world experience creating and analyzing datasets using Excel 2021. Specific tasks students should be able to perform include: creating formulas and using Excel functions; creating, sorting, and filtering datasets and tables; presenting data by using basic charts; creating and working with PivotTables, slicers, and PivotCharts; and customizing the Excel environment.

 

At Course Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to perform advanced data analysis, collaborate on workbooks with other users, and automate workbook functionality.

 

You will:

  • Work with multiple worksheets and workbooks.
  • Share and protect workbooks.
  • Automate workbook functionality.
  • Use Lookup functions, dynamic arrays, and formula auditing.
  • Forecast data.
  • Create sparklines and map data.

 

 

 

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks

Topic A: Use Links and External References

Topic B: Use 3-D References

Topic C: Consolidate Data



Lesson 2: Sharing and Protecting Workbooks

Topic A: Collaborate on a Workbook

Topic B: Protect Worksheets and Workbooks



Lesson 3: Automating Workbook Functionality

Topic A: Apply Data Validation

Topic B: Search for Invalid Data and Formulas with Errors

Topic C: Work with Macros



Lesson 4: Using Lookup Functions, Dynamic Arrays, and Formula Auditing

Topic A: Use Lookup Functions

Topic B: Use Dynamic Arrays and Dynamic Array Functions

Topic C: Trace Cells

Topic D: Watch and Evaluate Formulas



Lesson 5: Forecasting Data

Topic A: Determine Potential Outcomes Using Data Tables

Topic B: Determine Potential Outcomes Using Scenarios

Topic C: Use the Goal Seek Feature

Topic D: Forecast Data Trends



Lesson 6: Creating Sparklines and Mapping Data

Topic A: Create Sparklines

Topic B: Map Data



Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to Excel Associate (Office 365 and Office 2021): Exam MO-200



Appendix B: Mapping Course Content to Excel Expert (Office 365 and Office 2021): Exam MO-201



Appendix C: Microsoft® Excel® 2021 Common Keyboard Shortcuts



Appendix D: Cube Functions



Appendix E: Importing and Exporting Data



Appendix F: Internationalizing Workbooks



Appendix G: Working with Power Pivot



Appendix H: Advanced Customization Options



Appendix I: Working with Forms and Controls



Appendix J: Using Array Formulas