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Microsoft Excel Level III

Microsoft Excel allows users to create and manage spreadsheets to manipulate data used in personal finance, budget preparation, financial and investment analysis, business modeling, sales forecasting and other calculating and analytical applications.

This class is taught in Microsoft Office 2013. The UWM-SCE computer lab provides a hands-on learning environment that includes training from an instructor with real-world experience.

Instructor

Greg Patterson

Greg Patterson

Greg Patterson is president and CEO of Great Lakes Training and Consulting. As president, Greg has conducted training for many companies, including several Fortune 500 companies. Mr. Patterson has trained small and large companies within the Unites States and internationally. ... read more

Course Outline/Topics

Course Content Microsoft Excel Level III

Lesson 1: Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks Simultaneously

Use 3-D References
Use Links and External References
Consolidate Data

Lesson 2: Sharing and Protecting Workbooks

Collaborate on a Workbook
Protect Worksheets and Workbooks

Lesson 3: Automating Workbook Functionality

Apply Data Validation
Work with Forms and Controls
Work with Macros

Lesson 4: Applying Conditional Logic

Use Lookup Functions
Combine Functions
Use Formulas and Functions to Apply Conditional Formatting

Lesson 5: Auditing Worksheets

Trace Cells
Search for Invalid Data and Formulas with Errors
Watch and Evaluate Formulas

Lesson 6: Using Automated Analysis Tools

Determine Potential Outcomes Using Data Tables
Determine Potential Outcomes Using Scenarios
Use the Goal Seek Feature
Activate and Use the Solver Tool
Analyze Data with Analysis ToolPak Tools

Lesson 7: Presenting Your Data Visually

Use Advanced Chart Features
Create Sparklines

Prerequisites

Excel 2010/2013 – Level II (or equivalent experience)

Notes

Public courses on Microsoft Excel and Access are taught in Office 2013. If you are using Office 2010 – the functions and features you will learn are similar to 2013 and can be applied in the 2010 environment. If you would like group training on any MS Office 2010 programs, please contact Pam Nellen at nellenp@uwm.edu or 414-227-3208.

Testimonials

"Greg was very knowledgeable and made class enjoyable. I am definitely interested in taking another class with him. The skills that I learned throughout this class will help me at my workplace. I am very excited to share what I have learned today with my coworkers!"  —  Student, 2015

"I think this program was structured/tailored to equip us with tools we need to start solving some real-world problems. The instructor was ready to assist everyone to ensure they understood the material."  —  Student, 2014

All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.

Wed., Nov. 9

8:30am-4:30pm

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Greg Patterson

Fee: $249

CEUs: 0.7

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 5070-9263

Registration Deadline: Wed., Nov. 9

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Wed., Mar. 29, 2017

8:30am-4:30pm

Location: UWM School of Continuing Education

Instructor: Greg Patterson

Fee: $249

CEUs: 0.7

Enrollment Limit: 20

Program Number: 5070-9262

Registration Deadline: Wed., Mar. 29, 2017

Register Now