How To Dominate Excel Formatting & Charting
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How To Dominate Excel Formatting & Charting

Former Top Strategy Consultant Reveals How to Master the #1 Skill Every Employer Wants, Almost Overnight
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Last updated 10/2018
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 article
  • 12 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • How to dominate Excel formatting & charting in less than 4 days
  • No theory, but 100% job-focused knowledge of Excel with lots of practical examples & shortcuts!
  • How to analyze and understand data, without the need for a complex mathematical background
  • Visualize data in a clear & appealing data, and gain a competitive advantage!
  • Shortcut Excel strategies that are uncommon in the everyday workplace yet incredibly useful and powerful!
  • Stand out from the crowd: Produce professional work like a McKinsey consultant
  • Excel strategies you won’t find in any book
  • Become comfortable with day-to-day operations, and dominate common Excel hurdles instantly
  • Become dramatically more productive and simplify your daily workflow by learning simple shortcuts to tackle virtually every formatting problem
  • … and much more!
Requirements
  • Excel 2003, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015 or 2016
  • Following the step-by-step instructions of this training
Description

Excel is a key skill for virtually every office employee today, but because the software provides what seems like an infinite number of functions, it can become confusing.

If you struggle with Excel, know that you're not alone. Even though Excel is designed to make your life easier, 82% of users report that Excel causes them stress.

This course is for you if you:

  • Struggle to find online tutorials that make using Excel formulas easy
  • Make mistakes in Excel and feel disappointed with the results
  • Become angry and frustrated because Excel actually reduces your productivity


Take The Best Seats In The House & Discover How To Succeed At The Modern Workplace With Excel:

  • Work in Excel in a simple yet professional way
  • Create Excel spreadsheets that are clear and uncluttered
  • Make elaborate charts that even average workers will understand


Content & Overview

First, we’ll cover the foundations of Excel formatting and charting. You’ll discover the basics of cells, data and charting, which includes a comprehensive tutorial on how to build charts.

Next comes how to format cells and data the McKinsey way. I’ll explain 8 Excel cell formats with practical examples and how to effectively navigate large data sheets. Plus, you’ll learn how to never lose overview by using five uncommon shortcut functions.

Moreover, I’ll show you step-by-step how to build a chart the McKinsey way and combine stacked column charts with normal column charts to enable advanced data labeling techniques.

Last but not least, I included three bonus tutorials covering freeze panes vs. split windows, techniques to show key data only and drop down menus.

By the time you complete this class, you’ll learn the renowned McKinsey way of formatting charts and tables, from basic to advanced.

This training is 100% job-focused and contains only practical knowledge of Excel to format data and charts. In contrast to books and 36-hour Excel courses, you won't waste your time with 500 irrelevant Excel features that you'll never use. Instead, you can put these new skills to use right away!
Who this course is for:
  • Beginner & intermediate Excel users
  • Skilled office workers who want to advance their career
Course content
Expand all 19 lectures 01:39:03
+ Getting Started
4 lectures 10:39

Welcome to our brand new course! I really appreciate your presence! In this training, you’ll learn Excel formatting secrets by top consultants in three easy steps!

Preview 03:47

In this short lesson, I’ll provide insights to advance your career with Excel. Are you ready? Let’s go!

Preview 01:12

In this lesson, you’ll discover what good data is and how it compares to average data. By understanding this, you will immediately improve the quality of your work.

Preview 01:23

Learn what good charts are and how they compare to average charts. By understanding this, you will immediately improve the quality of your work.

Preview 04:17
+ The Foundation
4 lectures 08:05

In this lesson, you’ll discover what a cell is, what to do with it and how a cell builds up an Excel spreadsheet!

What Is A Cell? - The Key Element Of Excel
00:45

Did you know that there are 3 types of data? Here’s how you can use these types in Excel!

What Is Data? - The Origin Of Awesome
04:06

Excel provides a wide range of possibilities to create charts. Let me show you chart essentials on how to build a chart with just a very few clicks.

What Is A Chart? - Your Means To Success
01:12

Do you know what formatting is, including Excel number and date formats? In this lesson, you’ll learn it!

What Is Formatting? - The Secret Sauce To Make You Look Awesome
02:02
+ McKinsey Cell And Data Formatting Secrets
3 lectures 35:51

Are you ready for McKinsey cell and data formatting secrets? In this lesson, you’ll learn 8 Excel cell formats explained with practical examples to make your data easily understandable.

Cell Formatting Secrets
04:52

Are you ready to learn conditional formatting secrets? Here’s how to do it including data bars, color scales, icon sets (directional, shapes, indicators, ratings), and a tutorial to create custom rules by using the conditional formatting rules manager.

Conditional Formatting Secrets
05:50

I’d like to show you McKinsey Data Formatting hacks that will help you converting your average data to superstar data in a comprehensive 20 step-by-step guideline and files to format a table the McKinsey way.

McKinsey Data Formatting Secrets
25:09
+ McKinsey Chart Formatting Secrets
4 lectures 28:23

In this lesson. you’ll discover McKinsey’s most used chart types and learn how to build them.

Chart Types
03:06

Are you ready to dramatically improve Excels standard charts? Here’s how to do it in a comprehensive step-by-step guideline and files to build a dynamic chart the McKinsey way: with secondary axis, invisible point label diagrams.

Chart Formatting And Design Essentials
16:03

Before I say goodbye, I’d like to show you McKinsey Chart Formatting Secrets that will help you to build amazing charts that almost no one else can build, combining stacked column chart with normal column charts to enable McKinsey data labelling techniques.

McKinsey Chart Formatting Secrets
06:50

Congratulations, you made it until the end of this training! Now it’s important that you don’t sit on what you just learned. Take action today!

Congratulations & Conclusion
02:24
+ Bonus Secrets
4 lectures 16:04

In this course, we didn’t cover how to work with freeze panes and split windows. However, I included a step-by-step practice tutorial on how to freeze panes and split windows vertically and horizontally.

Never Loose Overview On Your Data - Freeze Panes Vs. Split Windows
03:01

Before I say goodbye, I’d like to show you my best practice tutorial on hiding, unhiding, grouping data.

How To Show Only Key Data - Hiding, Unhiding, Grouping
04:35

Congratulations, you made it until the end of this training! As a final lesson, I want to share my best practice tutorial on how to work with data validations, a.k.a. drop down menus. Now it’s important that you don’t sit on what you just learned. Take action today!

Let Others Only Fill In Data You Want - Drop Down Menus
05:25

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03:03