Excel 100x100

Excel Formulae and Functions  

By the end of the course, you will be introduced to Basic Formulas, use Statistical & Logical functions, use Lookup & Reference Formulas, add Date & Time Formulas and learn about Efficiency Tips. Delegates must be currently using Excel and must be comfortable creating basic formulas and functions in Excel, including the use of absolute and partial absolute cell references.  This is a very fast paced course, if you like to learn at a slower pace please consider one of our other Excel courses.

Course Dates:

27th Oct 2016 (spaces available)

1st Dec 2016 (spaces available)

13th Jan 2017 (spaces available)

10th Feb 2017 (spaces available)

17th Mar 2017 (spaces available)

18th Apr 2017 (spaces available)

24th May 2017 (spaces available)

23rd Jun 2017 (spaces available)

Course Length: 1 day

Course Costs:

Standard Price: £300 (+VAT)

Public Sector: £245 (+VAT)

Charity: £200 (+VAT)

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Course Location

Happy, Alie Street – view map & directions

Course Requirements

Delegates must be currently using Excel and must be comfortable creating basic formulas and functions in Excel, including the use of absolute and partial absolute cell references.

What You Will Learn

In particular you will be able to:

  • Fix formulas using Absolute Cell References ($)
  • Use logical functions, such as COUNTIF to count cells that meet a certain condition
  • Use HLOOKUP function to look up values in the top row of the table
  • Use the CONCATENATE Function to join separate fields, such as FirstName and LastName
  • Calculate the number of days between two dates
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Timetable

Session 1

Formulas & Functions Basic: Use Cell References; Copy a Formula without changing Cell References; Transpose a Formula; Copy & Paste Values; Quick Calculations.

Session 2

Nesting Functions; Statistical & Logical Functions: COUNTIF; SUMIF; AVERAGEA; IF; ISERROR; Nested IF.

Session 3

Lookup % Reference Formulas: VLOOKUP; HLOOKUP; Match & Index to Retrieve Data.

Session 4

Text Formulas: Change Case of Text; Join Text from Multiple Columns; Combine Text and Formatted Numbers; Convert Imported Text Format into Numbers; Break Imported Date Field into Individual Columns; Substitute Text; Extract a Name Field into Three Columns.

Session 5

Date & Time Formulas: Add a Number to Current Date to Get New Dates; Calculate a Period of Time Between Two dates; Perform Calculation with Time Fields.

Session 6

Array & Database Functions: Array Formulas; Calculate the Difference Between MAX and MIN Values in an Array; Find Value in List; Use Frequency Function to Count Responses; Analyse Data in a Database.


SMALL PRINT

The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Your Course Trainers

Darren Andrews

Darren Andrews

Darren manages the IT helpline, as well as training almost every IT course on the Happy computers programme. He has been with Happy for nearly 9 years.

Ed Lepre

Ed Lepre

Ed has been an IT trainer with Happy for nearly 11 years. His favourite package is Excel - which he trains to advanced level. He is also the new IT Helpline Manager (when he's not training).