### Course Description

This Advanced Excel class is designed for everyday users of Excel, who want to take their skills to the next level. Advanced Excel training covers more intricate formulas, creating validations, writing macros, embedding other documents, and protecting your data in Excel. The class includes useful functions for various business applications, as well as how to combine these with other functions. Our instructors will be on hand to answer any questions you have and lead you to a thorough understanding of Excel at an advanced level, and you will learn in the comfort of one of our state of the art training centers.

### Training Class Goal

In the Advanced Excel class students will come from this class feeling confident using many of the advanced features within Microsoft Excel, including nested IF statements, VLookups, HLookups, macros, and validations. The primary focus of the Advanced Excel training course is on formulas, specifically functions, and how to nest them with other functions for more advanced automation. Tools for making your spreadsheets easier for others to use and view are also included. These include validations, custom views, protecting worksheets, and embedding other documents or spreadsheets within your workbook.

### PreRequisites

Students should have a firm understanding of Excel fundamentals, including formatting, navigation, basic formulas, and basic functions. Students should be comfortable with basic IF statements. This Advanced Excel class builds upon knowledge gained in the Basic and Intermediate Excel courses. Students should have a reasonable comfort level working in Excel at an intermediate proficiency before taking this course.

### Topics Covered

• Viewing available Excel functions
• Basic text functions
• Basic “IF” conditional formulas
• Nesting “IF” statements
• Concatenate and “IF” statements with concatenate
• ISBLANK Function
• COUNTBLANK Function
• Arrays
• Using name ranges in formulas
• Other classes covering Formulas and Functions

### Look Ups and Other Functions

• Lookups and Lookup functions
• HLookup
• VLookup
• Calculating days of the week
• Calculating number of weekdays from a date
• Calculating months between 2 dates
• SUMIF Function
• Other classes covering Lookups

### Data Views, Layouts, and Rules

• Transposing Data
• Validations for length and drop-down lists
• Custom Views

### Introduction to Macros

• Developer Tools
• Saving Macros
• Absolute vs Relative Macros
• Recording Macros
• Creating Macro buttons

• Editing and embedded object
• Protecting worksheets
• Locking cells
• Protecting a workbook

Advanced Excel training helps students learn new functions to enhance their spreadsheets, as well as tools to make their spreadsheets easier to share, with added automation. Mission Critical Training’s Advanced Excel class will give you a mastery of the functions of this important business application.

### Upcoming Classes

Aug 28 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Sep 10 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Sep 27 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Phoenix
Sep 27 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Oct 8 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Oct 22 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Phoenix
Oct 24 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Nov 7 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Nov 14 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Excel Advanced Phoenix
Nov 19 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Dec 5 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Dec 16 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Phoenix
Dec 17 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Jan 7 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Jan 23 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Feb 3 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Feb 20 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Mar 4 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Mar 18 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Mar 30 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Apr 15 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Apr 29 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
May 11 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
May 28 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Jun 10 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Jun 24 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Jul 9 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Jul 21 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Aug 4 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Aug 19 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Sep 1 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Sep 15 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Sep 30 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Oct 12 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Oct 28 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Nov 10 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Nov 23 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center
Dec 4 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Westminster
Dec 18 8:00 am - 12:00 pm Excel Advanced Tech Center

### Live & In-Person

All of the classes on this page are taught by live instructors who are present in the classroom.

• ### Class Retakes

Retake any public class up to 6 months after original class date....Read more

• ### Hands-on Learning

Interactive classes allow you to immediately try out new skills....Read more

• ### Live Training

Live instructors deliver our classes in an engaging and interactive way....Read more

• ### Small Class Sizes

Classes limited to 12 students for more individual attention....Read more