Excel 2013: Dashboards
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COURSE COST: $295.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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This course builds upon the foundational knowledge presented in the Excel 2013 Level 1 course and will help start you down the road to creating advanced workbooks and worksheets that you can use to create dashboards. The ability to analyze massive amounts of data, extract actionable intelligence from it, and present that information to decision makers is the cornerstone of driving a successful organization that is able to compete at a high level.

In this course, you will:
Create advanced formulas.
Automate workbook functionality.
Apply conditional logic.
Visualize data by using basic charts.
Implement advanced charting techniques.
Analyze data by using PivotTables, slicers, and PivotCharts.


This course is designed for students who already have foundational knowledge and skills in Excel and who wish to begin taking advantage of some of the higher-level functionality in Excel to summarize table data in Excel by using functions, charts, and pivot tables and display those elements in a dashboard format.

To ensure success, students will need to be familiar with using personal computers and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. Students should also be comfortable working in the Windows environment and be able to use Windows to manage information on their computers. Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: opening and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders


*Course cost listed does not include the cost of courseware (required) or lunch (optional). Please contact us at learn@vtec.org or 207-775-0244 for additional pricing information, or if you have any questions.
Course subject to minimum enrollment.


Module 1: Creating Advanced Formulas
Use Range Names in Formulas
Use Specialized Functions

Module 2: Automating Workbook Functionality
Apply Data Validation
Work with Forms and Controls

Module 3: Applying Conditional Logic
Use Lookup Functions
Combine Functions

Module 4: Visualizing Data with Basic Charts
Create Charts
Modify and Format Charts

Module 5: Advanced Charting Techniques
Use Advanced Chart Features
Create Sparklines

Module 6: Analyzing Data with PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts
Create a PivotTable
Analyze PivotTable Data
Present Data with PivotCharts
Filter Data by Using Slicers