Excel 2016 Course: Learn Excel Text Functions- Now With CC

Excel 2016 tutorial course- Learn Excel text functions. Course is full English caption enabled. Jan 2016 updated.
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  • Lectures 10
  • Length 43 mins
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English, captions
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Published 7/2015 English Closed captions available

Course Description

*Course updated January 2016- now with full English Closed Captions (subtitles!) and new Excel content added*

This bite size Udemy Excel 2016 course will show you how to use Excel string functions that are frequently used to perform operations on strings for everyday tasks such as cleaning data.

If you want to know how to use common Excel string functions then take this Udemy course.

You will learn how to extract text from strings, how to search within strings, how to replace characters in strings and much more.

Each lecture explains the Excel string function and gives examples. Excel is one of the most popular tools used today in businesses. Knowing how to use functions in it is necessary.

As with this and our other Udemy Excel courses by us (Mach 42 Productions), support is given via the discussion forums and all the Excel workbooks are provided. Remember these Excel skills are for life and will help you do better.

I look forward to seeing you on the other side!

What are the requirements?

  • Need to have Excel 2013 or Excel 2016
  • This course assumes the student has a working knowledge of Excel

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand how to use common string functions in Excel
  • Understand how combining string functions can be used to clean Excel data
  • Students will gain the foundations to go and apply these functions to their own Excel work

Who is the target audience?

  • Beginners to intermediate users of Excel
  • Analysts, particularly those on the data side who regularly clean data and need a refresher

What you get with this course?

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Lifetime access.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to this course

Excel 2016 string functions course overview

Benefits of being a student on this course
Section 2: Text functions used commonly in Excel part 1

Covers how to use the len() function

2 questions

Quiz on length of strings


This lecture shows you how to find and locate text within a string.

2 questions

Quiz on finding text


This lecture covers the search() function. This is very similar to the find() function but with 2 notable differences...

3 questions

Quiz on searching in Excel using the search() function

Section 3: Text functions used commonly in Excel part 2

This lecture covers a super handy way to extract characters from text

2 questions

Quiz on extracting text


This lecture covers how to remove excess spaces from strings

2 questions

Quiz on trimming text


Learn how to join strings/text together:)

2 questions

Quiz on joining text

Section 4: Wrap up section

This lecture wraps up the Excel course

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Mach 42 Productions, Excel Tutoring/Consulting Services

Our Udemy Excel courses have been developed to cover a wide range of needs for the Excel user. There is a course to suit everyone from beginners level to advanced. We provide all workbooks and full support via the discussion forums. Simply put our Excel courses use real life examples and not just theory to help you learn and improve yourself and give you proper skills you can use in your workplace.

Our Excel IT Consultant/Instructor Navin has been in the IT industry for approximately ten years. Recently featured nationwide in Costco Magazine, Navin has over 6 years experience as an Analyst. Having self-taught himself Microsoft Excel and VBA, he achieved MCAS (now known as Microsoft Office Specialist) certification in Excel in 2010. His work in Excel has been varied having worked on automating and streamlining reports to building and deploying real time dashboards to monitor performance.

During his time as an Analyst, he often assisted colleagues who needed problems solved in Excel. By relating the functions to use, to the context of their problem, his colleagues were able to grasp the concepts of what functions to use and in what context.

This spurned Navin's need to develop these range of Excel courses which to date have over 11,500 students enrolled. So please have a look at our range of fantastic courses and join us on our journey. You won't be disappointed.

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