Learn advanced excel functions to analyze large data

Learn how to use some advanced functions in excel to analyze and derive meaningful insights from large data set.
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  • Lectures 15
  • Length 1.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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Published 1/2016 English

Course Description

We have added more practice exercises for your learning. If you have any queries regarding the same, feel free to post on discussion board or email us.

What is this course about?

This course is about learning advanced excel functions to help analyze large data. This course teaches you how you can make flexible financial models, derive insights from large data set and summarize information from large data.

How is the course taught?

As with all our courses, we have followed an illustration based approach to teach these advanced excel functions. There are examples from practical situations that we leverage to teach all the advanced excel functions. We strongly recommend that you carry out the practical exercises along with the instructor so that we can have the same setup.

Why take this course?

This course is going to be very useful to you if you are financial analyst, job seeker in financial modeling roles or college students. This course has one of the richest content in helping somebody learn about advanced excel functions. We are confident if you sign up for the course, you can learn something very practical on how to apply advanced excel functions.

What functions are we going to learn?

We are going to learn about the following functions-

1) List

2) Offset

3) Sumproduct

4) Goal-seek

5) Index Match (3 dimensional data)

6) Pivot tables

7) Indirect

All functions are taught with some examples

How long will the course take?

The course is around an hour long but if you practice the exercises, it make take you around 3 hours to completely learn the entire course.

What are the requirements?

  • The students are expected to basic understanding of MS Excel and its interface. It is also recommended that you sign up for our other course titled: Basic excel functions to analyze large data.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • apply advanced excel functions to large data to derive meaningful insights and make flexible models.
  • Prepare for job interviews for technical questions on excel function and financial modelling

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for job seekers, current and prospective financial analyst and college students.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Section 1: Advanced excel functions to analyze large data
Download the excel template for the exercises
Understanding the list function
Understanding the offset function
Understanding the sumproduct function
Understanding goal seek functionality
Understanding index-match function
Understanding the pivot function
Understanding the indirect function

Now is the time to apply your learning of the previous lectures. Use the one or more of the above functions to solve this practice exercise.

Practice exercise 2
Practice exercise 3
Solutions to the practice exercises
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