Microsoft Excel Masterclass for Business Managers
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Microsoft Excel Masterclass for Business Managers

Microsoft Excel for Business - Excel Formulas and Functions, Excel Charts, Excel Analytics, Shortcuts & Excel Macros
4.4 (3,395 ratings)
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Last updated 7/2020
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This course includes
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • 18 articles
  • 41 downloadable resources
  • 1 Practice Test
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of all the essential Excel formulas
  • Become proficient in Excel data tools like Sorting, Filtering, Data validations and Data importing
  • Master Excel's most popular lookup functions such as Vlookup, Hlookup, Index and Match
  • Harness full potential of Excel by creating Pivot tables with slicers
  • Make great presentations using the Conditional and Table formatting options
  • Visually enchant viewers using Bar charts, Scatter Plots, Histograms, Waterfall charts etc.
  • Increase your efficiency by learning how to create and use important Excel shortcuts
  • Become competent in using advanced Analytics techniques in Excel such as Regression, Goal seek and Solver
  • Learn Automation techniques by using Macros
  • Explore fun and exciting use cases of Excel in our bonus videos
Requirements
  • You will need a PC with any version of Excel installed in it
Description

6 Reasons why you should choose this Excel course

  1. Carefully designed curriculum teaching you only the most used functionalities of Excel in business environment

  2. Concise - you can complete this course within one weekend

  3. Business related examples and case studies

  4. Ample practice exercises because Excel requires practice

  5. Downloadable resources

  6. Your queries will be responded by the Instructor himself

Start using Excel to its full potential to become proficient at your Excel tasks today!

Either you're new to Excel, or you've played around with it but want to get more comfortable with Excel's advanced features. Either way, this course will be great for you.

A Verifiable Certificate of Completion is presented to all students who undertake this Excel course.

Why should you choose this course?

This is a complete and concise tutorial on MS Excel which can be completed within 4 hours. We know that your time is important and hence we have created this fast paced course without wasting time on irrelevant Excel operations.

What makes us qualified to teach you?

The course is taught by Abhishek and Pukhraj. Instructors of the course have been teaching Data Science and Machine Learning for over a decade.

We are also the creators of some of the most popular online courses - with over 150,000 enrollments and thousands of 5-star reviews like these ones:

I had an awesome moment taking this course. It broaden my knowledge more on the power use of Excel as an analytical tools. Kudos to the instructor! - Sikiru

Very insightful, learning very nifty tricks and enough detail to make it stick in your mind. - Armand

Our Promise

Teaching our students is our job and we are committed to it. If you have any questions about the course content, practice sheet or anything related to any topic, you can always post a question in the course or send us a direct message.

Download Practice files, take Quizzes, and complete Assignments

With each lecture, there is a practice sheet attached for you to follow along. You can also take quizzes to check your understanding of concepts. Each section contains a practice assignment for you to practically implement your learning. Solution to Assignment is also shared so that you can review your performance.

What is covered in this course?

This course covers everything you need to crack Excel in the professional work place.

Below are the Excel course contents of this complete and concise course on Microsoft Excel:

  • Introduction - In this video, the structure and contents of the course are discussed.

  • Mathematical Functions - This lecture covers Mathematical formulas such as SUM, AVERAGE,RAND, MIN & MAX, SUMPRODUCT.

  • Textual Formulas - This Excel lecture covers Textual formulas such as TRIM, CONCATENATE, SUBSTITUTE, UPPER & LOWER, LENGTH, LEFT, RIGHT & MID

  • Logical Formulas - This lecture covers Logical formulas such as AND & OR, IF, COUNTIF, SUMIF

  • Date-time (Temporal) Formulas - This lecture covers Date-time related functions such as TODAY & NOW, DAY, MONTH & YEAR, DATEDIF & DAYS

  • Lookup Formulas - This Excel lecture covers Lookup formulas such as VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH

  • Data Tools - This lecture covers Data operating tools such as Data Sorting and Filtering, Data validation, Removing duplicates, Importing Data (Text-to-columns)

  • Formatting data and tables - This Excel lecture covers data formatting options such as coloring, changing font, alignments and table formatting options such as adding borders, having highlighted table headers, banded rows etc.

  • Pivot Tables - This Excel lecture covers Pivot tables end-to-end.

  • Charts - This Excel lecture covers charts such as, Bar/ Column chart, Line Chart, Scatter Plot, Pie & Doughnut charts, Statistical Chart - Histogram, Waterfall, Sparklines

  • Excel Shortcuts - This lecture will introduce you to some important shortcuts and teach you how to find out the shortcut for any particular excel operation.

  • Analytics in Excel - This Excel lecture covers the data analytics options available in Excel such as Regression, Solving linear programming problem (Minimization or Maximization problems), What-if (Goal Seek and Scenario Manager)

  • Macros - This lecture covers the process of recording a Macro, running a Macro and creating a button to run a Macro.

  • Bonus Lectures - Waterfall chart in Excel 2016 and previous versions of Excel, Infographics 1: Cool charts, Infographics 2: Cool charts

  • And so much more!

By the end of this course, your confidence in using Excel will soar. You'll have a thorough understanding of how to use Microsoft Excel for study or as a career opportunity.


Go ahead and click the enroll button, and I'll see you in lesson 1!


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FAQ's

Why learn Microsoft Excel?

1. Microsoft Excel helps solve Business Problems

2. Microsoft Excel helps you get stuff done

3. Microsoft Excel will make you better at your job (no matter what that is)

4. Microsoft Excel know-how can instantly increase your job prospects as well as your starting salary

How much time does it take to learn Microsoft Excel?

Microsoft Excel is easy but no one can determine the learning time it takes. It totally depends on you. The method we adopted to help you learn Microsoft Excel quickly starts from the basics and takes you to advanced level within hours. You can follow the same, but remember you can learn nothing without practicing it. Practice is the only way to learn Microsoft Excel quickly.

What are the steps I should follow to learn Microsoft Excel?

    1. Start learning from the basics of Microsoft Excel. The first 3 sections of the course cover the basics.

    2. Once done with the basic try your hands on advanced MS Excel. Next 7 sections cover Advanced Excel topics

    3. Next section will help you some cool new tricks of Microsoft Excel.

    4. Practice your learning on the exercise provided with every lecture.

What is the difference between basic and advanced level of Excel?

At Basic level of MS Excel a person

  1. Can build excel formulas using: SUM, IF, AVERAGE, COUNT, ROUND

  2. Is comfortable building excel formulas to manipulate text and dates

  3. Understands and can use the Filter and Sort feature of Microsoft Excel.

  4. Can create basic charts like Line chart, bar chart and pie chart

At Advanced level of MS Excel a person

  1. Can implement Excel LOOKUP Formulas like VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, Index and Match

  2. Can use conditional and logical formulas like IF, SUMIF, COUNTIF, OR, AND etc.

  3. Knows what a Pivot Table is and how to build one.

  4. Knows what an add-in is and how to install one.

  5. Can record a macro and use it later.

  6. Can successfully edit/modify simple recorded macros.

  7. Can create advanced charts like Waterfall chart and overlay chart in Microsoft Excel

  8. Can create solve analytics problem using excel solver.


Start working proficiently on Microsoft Excel and increase your office productivity.

The Authors of this course have several years of corporate experience and hence have curated the course material keeping in mind the requirement of Excel in today's corporate world.

Who this course is for:
  • Working Professionals beginning their Data journey
  • Anyone curious to master excel from beginner to Advanced in short span of time
  • Students about to join their first corporate job
Course content
Expand all 42 lectures 04:02:08
+ Introduction
2 lectures 04:26

Why Learn Excel? Since 80% of jobs require spreadsheet and word processing skills, it makes sense you've probably stumbled over Excel at one point in time. But the tool does a whole lot more than just produce a table of numbers — here are four reasons why you should learn Excel (and even if you think you're a pro, how you can dig a little deeper into the platform).

In this video, the structure and contents of the course are discussed. This will give you an idea of the course structure and what your are going to learn in this course. You can also skip lectures which you think you already know.


You are on lecture 1 of 30 lectures of Microsoft Excel course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016.

Complete this MS Excel crash course to get Microsoft Excel course certificate.

Preview 02:22

This lecture will help you to set you expectations from this excel course. You will learn what to expect and what not to except from this course. This will help to make decision about continuing with this course. We highly recommend that you watch this lecture carefully.

One advice before going forward, you can add bookmark in each video lecture. This will help to revisit any specific important section of this Excel Course.

Preview 02:04
+ Essential Formulas and Functions
10 lectures 34:26
Course Resources
00:04

This lecture covers Excel Mathematical formulas such as

  • SUM

  • AVERAGE

  • RAND

  • MIN & MAX

  • SUMPRODUCT

Excel formulas are most important part of MS Excel. Formulas are important in many jobs. In a recent survey we conducted about formulas, over 90% of respondents said that Excel formulas were "important", "very important", or "vital" to their job.

If you are a beginner, you must practice all the Mathematical Excel formulas we have mentioned in this lecture.

Mathematical Functions
06:50
Difference between RANK, RANK.AVG and RANK.EQ
00:33

Exercise 1


You are on lecture 4 of 30 lectures of Microsoft Excel course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016. Once you complete this advanced Excel training course using Excel 2016, you will be able to

  • Learn the most common Excel functions used in the Office

  • Handle complex advanced Excel formula with ease

  • Master advanced Excel lookup formulas VLOOKUP,HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH functions and many more

  • Master Microsoft Excel's one of the most popular tools, PivotTables

  • Improve your data representation skills by MS Excel Charts

  • Create professional reports by using Excel Conditional formatting

We recommend you to do all Excel exercises which are spread through this advanced Excel certification course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016.

Complete this MS Excel crash course to get Microsoft Excel course certificate.

Exercise 1/12: Mathematical Funtions
00:12

This lecture covers Excel Textual formulas such as

  • TRIM

  • CONCATENATE

  • SUBSTITUTE

  • UPPER & LOWER

  • LENGTH

  • LEFT, RIGHT & MID

Formulas are a powerful way to capture and save a working solution. They let you repeat the solution again whenever you like, always with perfect accuracy. They are far better than your faulty memory.

Even if you are an intermediate Excel user you must complete the lecture and solve exercise to get a solid understanding of excel Textual formulas.

Don't forget to take notes and add bookmarks during the lectures

Textual Functions
07:47
Exercise 2/12: Textual Functions
00:07
Quiz
1 question

This lecture covers Excel Logical formulas such as

  • AND & OR

  • IF

  • COUNTIF

  • SUMIF

Logical Formulas help you translate your vision into reality. Ever felt like you can explain what you want to do in plain English, but you have no idea how to do it in Excel? Logical Formulas let you build the analysis that's in your head.

Beginners will need some time to absorb Excel Logical functions. So I recommend you take play with different function to get a solid foundation for more advanced excel features.

Preview 11:23

Exercise 3


You are on lecture 8 of 30 lectures of Microsoft Excel course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016. Once you complete this advanced Excel training course using Excel 2016, you will be able to

  • Learn the most common Excel functions used in the Office

  • Handle complex advanced Excel formula with ease

  • Master advanced Excel lookup formulas VLOOKUP,HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH functions and many more

  • Master Microsoft Excel's one of the most popular tools, PivotTables

  • Improve your data representation skills by MS Excel Charts

  • Create professional reports by using Excel Conditional formatting

We recommend you to do all Excel exercises which are spread through this advanced Excel certification course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016.

Complete this MS Excel crash course to get Microsoft Excel course certificate.

Exercise 3/12: Logical Functions
00:13

This lecture covers Date-time related functions such as

  • TODAY & NOW

  • DAY, MONTH & YEAR

  • DATEDIF & DAYS

Date and time formats are very common in day to day business use. Skill with Temporal formulas allows you to deploy a full set of razor-sharp tools when solving problems which involves date and time formats. Without formula skills, you are forced to use a dull saw on every job, no matter how large or tedious.


Date-time (Temporal) Functions
07:07

Exercise 4


You have on lecture 10 of 30 lectures of Microsoft Excel course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016. Once you complete this advanced Excel training course using Excel 2016, you will be able to

  • Learn the most common Excel functions used in the Office

  • Handle complex advanced Excel formula with ease

  • Master advanced Excel lookup formulas VLOOKUP,HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH functions and many more

  • Master Microsoft Excel's one of the most popular tools, PivotTables

  • Improve your data representation skills by MS Excel Charts

  • Create professional reports by using Excel Conditional formatting

We recommend you to do all Excel exercises which are spread through this advanced Excel certification course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016.

Complete this MS Excel crash course to get Microsoft Excel course certificate.

Exercise 4/12: Date-Time Functions
00:09
Quiz
3 questions
+ Lookup Formulas
2 lectures 08:55

This lecture covers Lookup formulas such as

  • VLOOKUP

  • HLOOKUP

  • INDEX

  • MATCH

Lookup formulas are one of the most utilized excel functions. VLOOKUP refers to vertical lookup. You use this function when you have to find a value in the corresponding rows of a column. VLOOKUP is one of the most used Excel functions.

This formulas act as a measure to gauge knowledge of Excel users. Questions on these formulas are very common in interviews. So take notes and bookmark the video.


Lookup Functions
08:46

Exercise 5


You have on lecture 12 of 30 lectures of Microsoft Excel course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016. Once you complete this advanced Excel training course using Excel 2016, you will be able to

  • Learn the most common Excel functions used in the Office

  • Handle complex advanced Excel formula with ease

  • Master advanced Excel lookup formulas VLOOKUP,HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH functions and many more

  • Master Microsoft Excel's one of the most popular tools, PivotTables

  • Improve your data representation skills by MS Excel Charts

  • Create professional reports by using Excel Conditional formatting

We recommend you to do all Excel exercises which are spread through this advanced Excel certification course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016.

Complete this MS Excel crash course to get Microsoft Excel course certificate.

Exercise 5/12: Lookup Functions
00:09
+ Data Tools
2 lectures 19:19

This lecture covers Data operating tools such as

  • Data Sorting and Filtering

  • Data validation

  • Removing duplicates

  • Importing Data (Text-to-columns)

Today, data is everywhere. Local data is one of the most important things that a business needs to gather and analyze. Local data allows you to draw conclusions and make decisions on how to increase your profits. When you gather data, you want a program that will work with Project Management software like Clarity or SharePoint. These programs allow you to extract information in a variety of Excel formats, including .csv, .txt and .xlsx. Once this information is extracted, you can generate reports to help you gain insight on the local market. These insights will help you gain information on how to use local data to improve your business.

These data tools from excel helps you to analyze your data and gain insightful information from it.


Data Tools
19:07

Exercise 6


You have on lecture 14 of 30 lectures of Microsoft Excel course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016. Once you complete this advanced Excel training course using Excel 2016, you will be able to

  • Learn the most common Excel functions used in the Office

  • Handle complex advanced Excel formula with ease

  • Master advanced Excel lookup formulas VLOOKUP,HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH functions and many more

  • Master Microsoft Excel's one of the most popular tools, PivotTables

  • Improve your data representation skills by MS Excel Charts

  • Create professional reports by using Excel Conditional formatting

We recommend you to do all Excel exercises which are spread through this advanced Excel certification course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016.

Complete this MS Excel crash course to get Microsoft Excel course certificate.

Exercise 6/12: Data Tools
00:12
Quiz
2 questions
+ Formatting data and tables
2 lectures 18:09

This lecture covers data formatting options such as coloring, changing font, alignments and table formatting options such as adding borders, having highlighted table headers, banded rows etc.

Most Excel users know how to apply basic numeric and text formats. But users who push beyond the basics will create more readable and effective sheets. In addition, knowing how to apply just the right formatting to specific cells quickly and easily helps users work more efficiently.

Complete this MS Excel crash course to get Microsoft Excel course certificate.

Formatting data and tables
18:00

Exercise 7


You have on lecture 16 of 30 lectures of Microsoft Excel course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016. Once you complete this advanced Excel training course using Excel 2016, you will be able to

  • Learn the most common Excel functions used in the Office

  • Handle complex advanced Excel formula with ease

  • Master advanced Excel lookup formulas VLOOKUP,HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH functions and many more

  • Master Microsoft Excel's one of the most popular tools, PivotTables

  • Improve your data representation skills by MS Excel Charts

  • Create professional reports by using Excel Conditional formatting

We recommend you to do all Excel exercises which are spread through this advanced Excel certification course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016.

Complete this MS Excel crash course to get Microsoft Excel course certificate.

Exercise 7/12: Formatting
00:09
+ Pivot Tables
2 lectures 08:33

The pivot table feature is perhaps the most technologically sophisticated component in Excel. With only a few mouse clicks, you can slice and dice a data table in dozens of different ways and produce just about any type of summary you can think of.

This lecture Pivot tables demonstrate how easy it is to create powerful data summaries using pivot tables.

This is the most important lecture of this course.

Pivot Tables
08:25

Exercise 8


You have on lecture 18 of 30 lectures of Microsoft Excel course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016. Once you complete this advanced Excel training course using Excel 2016, you will be able to

  • Learn the most common Excel functions used in the Office

  • Handle complex advanced Excel formula with ease

  • Master advanced Excel lookup formulas VLOOKUP,HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH functions and many more

  • Master Microsoft Excel's one of the most popular tools, PivotTables

  • Improve your data representation skills by MS Excel Charts

  • Create professional reports by using Excel Conditional formatting

We recommend you to do all Excel exercises which are spread through this advanced Excel certification course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016.

Complete this MS Excel crash course to get Microsoft Excel course certificate.

Exercise 8/12: Pivot tables
00:08
+ Charts
3 lectures 22:10

This section covers Excel charts such as

  • Bar/ Column chart

  • Line Chart

  • Scatter Plot

  • Pie & Doughnut charts

  • Statistical Chart - Histogram

  • Waterfall

  • Sparklines

When most people think of Excel, they think of crunching rows and columns of numbers. But , Excel is no slouch when it comes to presenting data visually in the form of charts. In fact, Excel is probably the most commonly used software in the world for creating charts.

We recommend you to do all Excel exercises which are spread through this advanced Excel certification course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016.

Charts-Part 1
09:59

This section covers Excel charts such as

  • Bar/ Column chart

  • Line Chart

  • Scatter Plot

  • Pie & Doughnut charts

  • Statistical Chart - Histogram

  • Waterfall

  • Spartlines

When most people think of Excel, they think of crunching rows and columns of numbers. But , Excel is no slouch when it comes to presenting data visually in the form of charts. In fact, Excel is probably the most commonly used software in the world for creating charts.

We recommend you to do all Excel exercises which are spread through this advanced Excel certification course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016.

Charts-Part 2
12:00

Excel Exercise 9


You have on lecture 21 of 30 lectures of Microsoft Excel course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016. Once you complete this advanced Excel training course using Excel 2016, you will be able to

  • Learn the most common Excel functions used in the Office

  • Handle complex advanced Excel formula with ease

  • Master advanced Excel lookup formulas VLOOKUP,HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH functions and many more

  • Master Microsoft Excel's one of the most popular tools, PivotTables

  • Improve your data representation skills by MS Excel Charts

  • Create professional reports by using Excel Conditional formatting

We recommend you to do all Excel exercises which are spread through this advanced Excel certification course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016.

Complete this MS Excel crash course to get Microsoft Excel course certificate.

Exercise 9/12: Charts
00:11
Quiz
1 question
+ Named Ranges
2 lectures 15:42
Named Ranges
10:04
Indirect Functions
05:38
+ Excel Shortcuts
2 lectures 12:43

Many professionals use Microsoft Excel every day, whether it's to create a chart, analyze data, or run a report to present at the next team meeting. Creating reports like these in Excel is time-consuming enough. We spend a lot of time in selecting, navigating, formatting, and entering formulas for our data. Excel keyboard shortcuts help us get our work done faster.

In this lecture we will introduce you to some important shortcuts and teach you how to find out the shortcut for any particular excel operation.

Excel Shortcuts
12:33

Excel Exercise 10


You have on lecture 23 of 30 lectures of Microsoft Excel course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016. Once you complete this advanced Excel training course using Excel 2016, you will be able to

  • Learn the most common Excel functions used in the Office

  • Handle complex advanced Excel formula with ease

  • Master advanced Excel lookup formulas VLOOKUP,HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH functions and many more

  • Master Microsoft Excel's one of the most popular tools, PivotTables

  • Improve your data representation skills by MS Excel Charts

  • Create professional reports by using Excel Conditional formatting

We recommend you to do all Excel exercises which are spread through this advanced Excel certification course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016.

Complete this MS Excel crash course to get Microsoft Excel course certificate.

Exercise 10/12: Shortcuts
00:10
+ Analytics in Excel
2 lectures 15:59

Many people do not realize that Excel is more than a spreadsheet program. In fact, Excel is a problem-solving program. Although you can use it to generate traditional spreadsheets, the program can do so much more than that. Those who do not understand the complexity of this program will never be able to completely harness everything Excel has to offer.

This lecture we will covers the advanced excel features of data analytics such as

  • Regression

  • Solving linear programming problem (Minimization or Maximization problems)

  • What-if (Goal Seek and Scenario Manager)

Analytics in Excel
15:48

Excel Exercise 11


You have on lecture 25 of 30 lectures of Microsoft Excel course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016. Once you complete this advanced Excel training course using Excel 2016, you will be able to

  • Learn the most common Excel functions used in the Office

  • Handle complex advanced Excel formula with ease

  • Master advanced Excel lookup formulas VLOOKUP,HLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH functions and many more

  • Master Microsoft Excel's one of the most popular tools, PivotTables

  • Improve your data representation skills by MS Excel Charts

  • Create professional reports by using Excel Conditional formatting

We recommend you to do all Excel exercises which are spread through this advanced Excel certification course - Microsoft Excel Masterclass: Complete and Concise using Excel 2016.

Complete this MS Excel crash course to get Microsoft Excel course certificate.

Exercise 11/12: Analytics
00:11
Quiz
3 questions