Microsoft Excel 2003
Course Code: AD531

This is a course for experienced Excel users.  Learn how to use many advanced features and functions of the program, such as linking worksheets to a workbook, creating templates and pivot tables, and adding formulas to multiple workbooks.

After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Importing and Exporting Data to and from Excel

  • Use various functions including VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP

  • Create a workbook based on a template

  • Utilise different Protection options

  • Audit Workbooks

  • Create a Pivot Table and Pivot Chart

  • Link Multiple Workbooks through Formulas

  • Save Excel Workbooks in various Formats

  • Use DSum and DAverage functions

  • Use XML functions

What you will learn
Topics covered by this course include:

Advanced Data Entry & Formatting Techniques

  • Restricting Cell Entries

  • Applying Custom Number Formats

  • Applying Conditional Formatting

Naming Ranges

  • Defining a Range Name

  • Using a Range Name in a Formula

  • Selecting a Named Range

Using Advanced Functions

  • Using the VLOOKUP Function

  • Using the HLOOKUP Function

  • Using DSum and Daverage

Creating a Custom Workbook Template

  • Creating & Modifying a Template

  • Basing a New Workbook on a Custom Workbook Template

Auditing a Worksheet

  • Tracing Precedents & Dependents

  • Tracing Errors

  • Watch and Evaluate formulas

Linking Multiple Workbooks

  • Entering A Formula to Link Multiple Workbooks

  • Creating a Workspace

Filtering and Summarizing Worksheet Data

  • Adding Subtotals to a list

  • Applying an Advanced Filter to a list

  • Outlining a Worksheet

Analysing Data

  • Creating a Pivot Table and Pivot Chart

  • Creating and Displaying a Scenario

  • Using the Analysis ToolPak

  • Using Solver

Importing & Exporting Data

Working with Excel and other Excel Users

  • Tracking Changes

  • Sharing and Protecting Workbooks

  • Merging Revised copies of Workbooks

Additional Advanced Excel Features

  • Using the Consolidation Feature

  • Adding a Trendline to a Chart

  • Formate Chart and Graphics

  • Modify default settings

Working with XML

  • Saving an XML spreadsheet

  • Working with XML maps

  • Managing elements and attributes

  • XML view options


Course participants should have completed Excel 2003 Part 2 (or equivalent).

Dates and times
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