Excel 2016 Course - Excel Spreadsheet Protection
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Excel 2016 Course - Excel Spreadsheet Protection

Excel 2016 tutorial course on protecting Excel spreadsheets. Learn how to password your work.
4.3 (3 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,522 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2016
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  • 32 mins on-demand video
  • 5 Articles
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Users will be able to confidently apply password protection to their workbooks, worksheets and workbook structure
  • Users will be able to choose a good password according to best practice
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  • Users should have a working knowledge of Excel
  • Users will need a copy of Excel 2007-2016

Do you love Excel? Do you want to protect your work? Then take this Excel 2016 course! This course is intended to help the Excel user in protecting your spreadsheet from average office users! No protection Excel method is 100% secure so the best defense is basically to combine more than one method.

Note this course will not teach you how to break passwords so please don't take this thinking it will. This short course will simply teach you how to use built in Excel features to protect your work.

This Excel bite size course will help you to understand better how to use certain types of protection and walk you through how to activate them. All support is provided via discussion forums and like all our Excel courses a full 30 day money back guarantee is given. So don't just make Excel spreadsheets..protect them now!

Who is the target audience?
  • Users wanting to feel confident they know how to protect their Excel work
  • Users wanting a short refresher on Excel security
  • Analysts who regularly send out spreadsheets and wish to protect their master sheets
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Curriculum For This Course
Introduction to Excel 2016 spreadsheet protection course
1 Lecture 03:12

Lecture introduces Excel course, aims of course and best ways to learn from this course

Preview 03:12
Passwording your worksheet
1 Lecture 06:52

This lecture shows you how to password a worksheet

Preview 06:52

Quiz on worksheets

Quiz on worksheets
2 questions
Passwording and unpasswording your workbook
3 Lectures 06:25

This lectures shows you how to add a password to an Excel workbook

Preview 04:14

Quick note on unpasswording lecture

Shows you how to take out your Excel password. Please note this is using the standard 'remove function' in Excel from the menu and does not cover how to break a password (sorry!)

How to unpassword your Excel workbook

Quiz on workbooks

Quiz on workbooks
2 questions
Protecting the workbook structure
1 Lecture 03:33

Protect the structure of a workbook in Excel

How to protect the structure of a workbook
Hiding sheets in Excel
1 Lecture 06:17

This lecture shows you how to hide a sheet in a workbook

Hiding Excel sheets from plain sight

Quiz on hiding sheets

Quiz on hiding sheets
2 questions
Passwording your VBA project
3 Lectures 05:26

This lecture covers how to password a VBA project

Passwording a VBA project

Quick note if you are thinking about passwording a VBA project

Note about a passworded VBA project

Hi all, just in case the Developer tab is missing and you prefer to access the VBA window like that, then this slide will show you how to add it.

Adding the VBA Developer tab
1 page

Quiz on VBA passwording

Quiz on VBA passwording
2 questions
Good password ethics
2 Lectures 01:17

Tips on choosing a good password for Excel

Choosing a good password

Use Excel 2013 onwards
End lecture
2 Lectures 02:25

Lecture wraps up course

Wrap up lecture

Bonus lecture to course

Bonus lecture
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