Microsoft Office 365 – Excel Training Courses

As the commercial arm of Colchester Institute, CI Business Solutions offers a range of Microsoft Office 365 Excel Training Courses for groups of staff who require training. These courses can be adapted to suit your business needs and requirements, and can be delivered off-site on an in-company basis.

We are able to offer bespoke training to suit your needs. If you can’t see what your looking for on this page please contact us using the enquiry form below and we will work with you to put together a package of training.

Excel Introduction Course
Excel Introduction CourseOne Day Course
TopicExplanation
Recap of +, -, * and /Basic formulas
Basic FunctionsTo add, average, find highest values etc
Formatting NumbersTo add £ and decimal places etc
Fomatting cellsAdding colour etc
Using absolute cell referencingTo fix a cell reference
Formulae structuresAdding brackets etc to a formulae to make sure the outcome is what you want
Fill HandleTo copy text, numbers and formulas
Use the Format PainterTo copy formats from one cell to another
ChartsCreating a Chart
Excel Refresher Course
Excel Refresher CourseHalf Day Course
TopicExplanation
Recap of +, -, * and /Basic formulas
Basic FunctionsTo add, average, find highest values etc
Formatting NumbersTo add £ and decimal places etc
Fomatting cellsAdding colour etc
Using absolute cell referencingTo fix a cell reference
Formulae structuresAdding brackets etc to a formulae to make sure the outcome is what you want
Fill HandleTo copy text, numbers and formulas
Use the Format PainterTo copy formats from one cell to another
Course A - Templates Linking and working with more than one workbook
Course AHalf Day Course
TopicExplanation
GroupingAffecting several sheets at once
3D FormulasLinking several sheets together
Creating and workings with TemplatesTemplates are documents when you go straight to a blank new copy.
If you are going to Open it isn’t a Template you are using
Protecting WorkbooksThis allows you to protect a book, sheet or part of a sheet of your workbook
Linking WorkbooksFormulas across several formulas
Watch WindowView one worksheet from another
ConsolidateHow to consolidate several workbooks/sheets together using column/row headings
Course B - Further Formulae
Course BHalf Day Course
TopicExplanation
NamesUsing Names in Formulas
If StatementsAllows you to affect an outcome in one cell depending on another cells contact
LookupsCan you used to fill data or to find out information based on 1 piece of data
Date FunctionsTo work out date differences including holidays etc
Index and MatchCan be used to make If Statements and Lookups more flexible
Course D - Using Excel as a Database
Course DHalf Day Course
TopicExplanation
Formatting as a tableMakes a table more flexible
SortingThis can be used in more than the traditional ways
FilteringAdvanced Filtering can achieve more precise data
SubtotalsCan be used to find out the total of a subset of data
Data ValidationThis will stop people adding data you don’t want them to, also used to create drop down menus
Conditional FormattingThis will change the appearance of a cell – ie font colour, depending on the cell content
Using Views and Creating ReportsMakes creating a personalised table quick and easy
Pivot TablesExtracts information from a large amount of data to show trends and highlights

 

Course DFull Day Course
TopicExplanation
Formatting as a tableMakes a table more flexible
SortingThis can be used in more than the traditional ways
Filtering, inc advanced FilteringAdvanced Filtering can achieve more precise data
SubtotalsCan be used to find out the total of a subset of data
If StatementsAllows you to affect an outcome in one cell depending on another cells contact
LookupsCan you used to fill data or to find out information based on 1 piece of data
Data ValidationThis will stop people adding data you don’t want them to, also used to create drop down menus
Text to ColumnsExtracts data from one column into several columns
ConcatenationPuts more than one cell’s data into one cell
Conditional FormattingThis will change the appearance of a cell – ie font colour, depending on the cell content
Cleaning Downloaded dataMaking sure the data is in a correct format for the other features to work
Using Views and Creating ReportsMakes creating a personalised table quick and easy
Pivot TablesExtracts information from a large amount of data to show trends and highlights
Course E - Whatif Analysis
Course EHalf Day Course
TopicExplanation
Financial FunctionsAllows you to use compound interest – very useful function to demonstrate WhatIf analysis
Trends and ForecastingFormulas to predict what will happen in the future
Goal SeekWorks a formula backwards to say what you want the answer to be and ammends other data accordingly
ScenariosUsed to show the outcome of several different situations or scenarios
Data TablesAllows you to calculate  lots of variables in the same formula and shows results in a table
Excel Training Courses
LocationColchester
DurationFull Day or Half Day Workshops
Campus / Adult Skills CentreColchester Campus
Start DateThese courses run a number of times throughout the year.
Upcoming Dates:
5th October
27th October
14th November
24th November
6th December
12 December
PriceFull-Day Workshop: £190
Half-Day Workshop: £99

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