Building Excel Formulas From Scratch

A step-by-step video series on how to build sophisticated excel formulas
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 2 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 4/2015 English

Course Description

A step-by-step video series that will help you get familiar with basics to intermediate concepts of Formula Building. Highly sophisticated Formulas can be built using Excel to get results most users might not even imagine. This course aims at helping students develop that logical thinking that would guide them in the right direction when it comes to Excel Formulas

The course starts with clarifying basics along with some Do's & Dont's while using Excel. It also spends some quality time to make students understands the power of Excel functions by themselves. It then moves ahead to teach how these functions can be used together to build Powerful Excel Formulas to derive some pretty complicated results.

I also touch base upon Array formulas, which is a pretty advanced concept.

In this course you will learn -

1) Usage of Excel functions

2) Basics of Building Formulas

3) Using functions to build complex Excel formulas

4) Array Formula Basics

5) Some helpful examples for hands on training along with other important Tips & tricks

The course contains easy to understand video lessons & other reading material and should take approximately 2 hours to finish. Easy to follow along with the help of exercise files that are provided with lessons wherever required for practice.

Those who have been using Excel and are looking learn some advanced stuff, this course will provide a good foundation to build upon.

What are you going to get from this course?
  • Have an understanding of Excel formulas
  • Will be able to build some complex formulas by the end of this course

What are the requirements?

  • Knowing the Basics Of Microsoft Excel

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand how Excel functions & formulas work
  • Develop a perspective for building complex formulas

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for students who have been using Excel for a while, but are stuck up with using some basic functions, and are now looking to deepen their knowledge with some intermediate level stuff should definitely take this course.
  • Students who have not used Excel previously or are not familiar with the basics of Excel, this course might not be the best fit.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Basics Of Excel

Introduction to the course


Various parts of an Excel workbook explained, along with clarification of concepts like the functions library etc.


Different types of Cell references explained

Section 2: Logical Functions & Error Handling

Understanding of Boolean Logic & basic Logical Functions


Learn some important error handling techniques

Section 3: Text Functions
1 question

Quiz On Different Types Of Cell References


Various types of Text Functions explained

Section 4: Lookup Functions

Learn how to use Lookup Functions

Section 5: Math and Stats Functions

Math and Stats Functions

Section 6: Date & Information Functions

Understand Date Calculations In Excel


Learn how Information Functions can be used

Section 7: Important Things To Know

Some important things you should know to work with Excel efficiently

1 question

Which one of the two functions is not case-sensitive?

Section 8: Building Formulas

Seperate 1st & Last Names


Vlookup with Dynamic Field Header


Match used with Index


Usage of Indirect Function Explained


Usage of SumIFs with 4 criteria


Learn how to use Search, Iserror & IF functions together to assign code


Learn how to use the Lookup functions and also how to use True's & False's


Index & Match used with Col_Num argument as 0


Count only unique names from a list of Duplicate names


Lean how to use sumproduct. Also understand usage of double negatives.

Value Of Boolean Expressions
1 question
Section 9: Array (CSE) Formulas

Max used with IF

Section 10: Conclusion

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Instructor Biography

Deep Dave, Microsoft Excel & VBA Teacher

Earning money by teaching Microsoft Excel was never my primary objective, but helping people get better at it certainly was. I started off teaching Excel because of my love for Excel. Watching people do things for hours which could possibly be done in seconds used to pain me, and I could not help it but to go and help them steer in the right direction. The joy on their faces after seeing what Excel was capable of was something that amazed me.

Today, teaching Excel is a very important part of my life. I have conducted many training sessions is various companies in India along with numerous one on one training sessions to train 500+ individuals and helped them get better at Excel.

This one being my first online course, I am looking forward to interacting with quite a few students here and there from different parts of the world and help them get better at Microsoft Excel.

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