The Complete Excel 2013 Course for Beginners: Learn by Doing

The Drop-Dead Simple Method to Mastering Microsoft Excel 2013 and VBA, Without Books, in Less Time Than You Thought
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  • Length 23.5 hours
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2015 English

Course Description

Master the Ins and Outs of Microsoft Excel 2013 and Automate Repetitive Tasks

Contents and Overview

The course is designed for individuals and office professionals who need to master the capabilities of Microsoft Excel 2013. The course also includes advanced level training for individuals and professionals who are new to VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) and who are seeking practical ways to automate tasks in Microsoft Excel that are performed frequently.

Through 23 hours of video lectures and 3 quizzes, you'll learn the essentials with these 3 popular courses:

  • Excel 2013 Beginning/Intermediate: Create basic spreadsheets and use formulas for tracking expenses.
  • Excel 2013 Advanced: Learn complex formulas and perform data analysis on your organization's revenue and expense patterns.
  • VBA for Excel: Discover how to help automate time-consuming procedures in Excel.

When you complete this course, you'll be well on your way to becoming a master with Microsoft Excel 2013.

This bundle includes:

  1. 23 hours of video tutorials
  2. Over 130 individual video lectures
  3. Exercise files to practice what you've learned
  4. 3 optional quizzes with 100+ test questions
  5. Certificate of completion

Courses included with this Bundle:

Microsoft Excel 2013 Beginners/Intermediate Training

During this 10-hour Online Excel 2013 Training, you'll learn to create Excel spreadsheets with ease. Our expert instructor will show you Excel 2013 features to navigate you through the program. Starting with the basics, you'll discover how to enter and format data in the quickest manner possible. Next you'll be introduced to the power of Excel's functions and formulas to help you calculate data and derive useful information. To help you present it all in a visually appealing format, your instructor will then walk you through how to create sophisticated charts and graphs, and publish them online. Finally, you'll learn to analyze and review worksheets for data discrepancies so you can prevent problems before they arise.

Turn your long lists of numbers into slick, engaging visuals that bring data to life. Whether you need to create budgets, financial projections, invoices, calendars, schedules, or lists, our elaborate Excel 2013 Tutorial will give you the skills you need to stand out at work.

Learn Microsoft Excel 2013 – Advanced

Colorful charts, sleek graphs, and cutting-edge databases that offer insight into financial information are a breeze when you learn the secrets of creating sophisticated spreadsheets in our Learn Excel 2013 – Advanced course. That's because you'll get the tools you need to master Excel's powerful data functions in this information-packed 9-hour video training class.

Your expert instructor will kick the course off by leading you through graph and chart basics. Then, you'll explore Excel's array of detailed formatting tools and discover how to make these work for you when graphing and charting financial information. Next, you'll explore the roles played by trends, relationships, and differences in charts, and how to work with sparklines for data visualization and data bars. The course will also take you through detailed discussions of pivot tables, bubble charts, radar charts, and more.

Essential VBA Training for Excel - Automate Repetitive Tasks

Great for automating repetitive tasks and operations that you perform frequently, VBA is a powerful tool to increase your productivity.

The course is designed for individuals and professionals who are new to VBA and who are seeking practical ways to automate tasks in Microsoft Excel that are performed frequently.

Through 4 hours of video lectures, exercise files, and an optional quiz, you'll learn the essentials you need to know to create powerful macros using VBA for Excel.

Find out how to use the VBA editor, VBA syntax, keywords, and comments.

Discover how to define and manage variables, set up subroutines, and create functions.

Also, find out how to use input boxes and message boxes to interact with end users.

Learn practical methods for using macro errors to improve your VBA code.

When you complete this course, you'll be well on your way to using VBA macros in Excel to help you and others automate tasks and operations performed frequently.

What people are saying:

"I am now a business analyst and I attribute my promotion directly to your courses. I'm much more savvy and confident with Excel. Thanks Simon."- Daniel Venti

"Simon Sez IT is one of the best resources if you are looking for Microsoft Office tutorials."- Top Ten Reviews

"Generally I wouldn't find this type of course all that interesting. However, I have found in my current job search that it is a necessary part of my tech skill set in which to become proficient. So, I'm very appreciative that courses like this are offered, and taught by an extremely knowledgeable instructor, who explains lessons clearly and offers opportunities to practice the theme which he has just gone over. He was thorough, and not in the least bit condescending, which I can't say for instructors I have had in the past. So, thank you."- Mary Price

"This is a fantastic intro to the advanced operations in Excel 2013."- Terril Wright

"This is the one....Simon Sez IT has always been my favorite. Excellent contribution by the author. The lectures are informative and engaging. Style of teaching is enterprising."- Jay Dhruv

"The best beginners course out there. Very easy to follow, throughout and detailed explanation to each function and step shown in the process. Ideal learning curve for the total Excel newbie like me."- Daniel Salwerowicz

"Excellent course. I have some experience with Excel but this course really helped me know the functions available in it and how to use them. The instructor explains the subject very patiently and clearly so the student can follow along and master the details. Production quality was good."- Vikram Hegde

"Excellent course (VBA course). Absolutely helpful course designed to guide you step by step through basic and advanced VBA code. Very well structured. Instructor sounds calm and competent. Easy to follow the course if you take your time. Exercises are challenging and helpful. Can highly recommend taking this course."- Oliver

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What are the requirements?

  • Microsoft Excel 2013
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required before starting the advanced material and VBA course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Data entry, cell formatting, working with multiple worksheets and the “Ribbon” interface.
  • Tips for mouse and touch screen users.
  • Graphs and charts using templates or custom designs.
  • SkyDrive and other tools for sharing work.
  • Pivot tables and slicing.
  • Working with flash fill.
  • Bonus exercise files.
  • Working with dates and times
  • Averages, percentiles, and LINEST functions
  • Calculating depreciation
  • Inserting and formatting tables
  • Sparklines and data bars
  • Pivot charts
  • How to automate tasks and operations that you perform frequently.
  • How to set Excel up for VBA.
  • General syntax rules, what keywords are, and how to add comments.
  • What variables are, and how they relate to functions versus methods and subroutines.
  • How to specify different variables, including arrays, and how to manage them in code
  • How to use intellitext with variables, particularly those that are defined constants
  • What functions are, how they are used, and how to stage a scenario to complete
  • How functions return values
  • How to use input boxes and message boxes to interact with the user
  • The intricacies surrounding creating an array formula
  • How to use the application object to control the user experience
  • How to use the workbook and worksheet objects and how they function as data containers.
  • How to use errors to improve your code
  • How to use the name and names object to manage named ranges
  • General information about the PivotTable object and basic approaches to utilizing it

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone new to Microsoft Excel or upgrading from a previous version.
  • Those wanting to automate repetitive Excel tasks to improve productivity

What you get with this course?

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

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction to Excel 2013
Preview
09:12
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Article
Course exercise files
Article
What's New
07:31
Section 2: Using Touch
Overview of Principles
03:39
Section 3: Getting Started
Starting and Closing Excel; Workbook, Sheets, Cells, Rows, & Columns
11:20
Templates; Creating, Opening, and Saving a Workbook
10:54
Section 4: Help
Online, Offline, and Contextual Help
08:00
Section 5: Settings and Preferences
Excel Options
11:22
Section 6: The Ribbon and Toolbars
Ribbon Interface
Preview
15:00
Quick Access Toolbar
08:03
Mini Toolbar
02:58
Section 7: Backup and Recovery
Create Backup Option; Auto-Recover and Autosave
06:54
Section 8: Entering and Deleting Data
Entering Text and Numbers
15:15
Date Formats
15:57
Formatting Cells; Editing and Deleting Data
15:15
Fill
12:51
Flash Fill
05:08
Section 9: Formatting a Worksheet
Themes and Cell Styles
Preview
14:01
Inserting, Deleting, Hiding and Adjusting Rows and Columns
13:28
Wrap Text and Alignment
15:02
Merging Cells; Applying Themes and Styles
11:36
Borders
09:25
Section 10: Copy, Paste and Paste Special
Copy, Cut and Paste
17:06
Section 11: Proofing
Spell checking
11:57
Section 12: Managing Worksheets
Moving, Copying, Inserting, Deleting and Locking Sheets; Multiple Worksheets
14:51
Section 13: Comments
Inserting Comments
06:54
Section 14: Viewing and Printing
Workbook Views, Zoom and Freeze
11:18
Printing; Headers, Footers and Margins
12:57
Section 15: Formulas and Functions
Overview of Formulas and Functions
Preview
14:08
Cell References
14:50
Names
15:38
Finding Errors; New Excel Functions
14:13
Section 16: Working with Workbooks
Multiple Workbooks and Windows; Comparing Workbooks
10:39
Section 17: Find and Replace
Go to; Find and Replace Options
11:14
Section 18: Conditional Formatting
Applying, Clearing and Managing Rules
15:35
Section 19: Graphing and Charting
Chart Types; Chart Recommendation
13:35
Basic Formatting
14:41
Selecting Data, Positioning and Printing Charts
15:47
Section 20: File Types
Saving Workbooks; PDF and CSV Formats
11:21
Section 21: Managing Data
Sorting
09:06
Filtering
10:43
Tables
12:25
Section 22: Functions Case Study
VLOOKUP
12:58
Text Function
05:17
Date and Time Functions
05:32
Logical Functions
18:31
Section 23: Analyzing Data
Financial Analysis Case Study - Part 1
Preview
16:03
Financial Analysis Case Study - Part 2
09:23
Quick Analysis Tool
07:57
Section 24: Shapes and Pictures
Adding and Formatting Shapes, Picture, Clip Art, WordArt and SmartArt
14:27
Section 25: Sharing and Protecting
Protecting Worksheets
07:42
Protecting Workbooks
10:02
Sharing and SkyDrive
14:25
Section 26: More Backstage View Options
Trust Center; Export; Inspect Workbook
05:33
Section 27: Closing
Summary; More Help
05:33
Microsoft Excel 2013 Quiz
45 questions
Section 28: Excel Advanced: Introduction to Excel 2013 Advanced
Pre-requisites of Excel 2013 Advanced Course
09:55
Course exercise files
Article
Section 29: Excel Advanced: Functions
List of Functions; Common Types of Arguments; Basic Use of Functions
13:38
Advanced Aspects of Functions; Searching for a Function
11:00
Autosum
06:18
Section 30: Excel Advanced: Personal and Professional Financial Functions
Payment
Preview
12:48
Future Value
11:17
Principal Payment
12:02
Depreciations
13:25
Section 31: Excel Advanced: Date and Time Functions
Course Review
00:43
How Dates and Times are Stored
11:57
Dates and Times Calculation
12:45

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