Microsoft Excel Academy

Microsoft Excel is a powerful tool essential for managing and presenting data in today’s working environment. In the Microsoft Excel Academy, you will gain the knowledge and skills to create and edit worksheets, use formulas and functions, analyze data, manipulate data and present summary information in a consumable and professional format.

Course Modules:

Module 1: Microsoft Excel Foundation

Module 2: Microsoft Excel Intermediate

Module 3: Microsoft Excel Advanced

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Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to create and develop Excel worksheets and workbooks in order to work with and analyze the data that is critical to the success of your organization, you will also be able to leverage the power of data analysis and presentation in order to make informed, intelligent organizational decisions. You will:

  • Work with Functions
  • Work with Lists
  • Analyze Data
  • Visualize Data with Charts.
  • Create advanced formulas.
  • Analyze Data with PivotTables and PivotCharts.

Certification Exams

  • Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) Excel 2016
  • Microsoft Office Expert (MOE) Excel 2016 (Part 1 and Part 2)

Microsoft Excel Foundation- Part 1

This course aims to provide students with a foundation for Excel knowledge and skills, which they can build upon to eventually become an expert in data manipulation.

Module Outline

1 – GETTING STARTED WITH MICROSOFT OFFICE EXCEL 2016

  • Navigate the Excel User Interface
  • Use Excel Commands
  • Create and Save a Basic Workbook
  • Enter Cell Data
  • Use Excel Help

2 – PERFORMING CALCULATIONS

  • Create Worksheet Formulas
  • Insert Functions
  • Reuse Formulas and Functions

3 – MODIFYING A WORKSHEET

  • Insert, Delete, and Adjust Cells, Columns, and Rows
  • Search for and Replace Data
  • Use Proofing and Research Tools

4 – FORMATTING A WORKSHEET

  • Apply Text Formats
  • Apply Number Formats
  • Align Cell Contents
  • Apply Styles and Themes
  • Apply Basic Conditional Formatting
  • Create and Use Templates

5 – PRINTING WORKBOOKS

  • Preview and Print a Workbook
  • Set Up the Page Layout
  • Configure Headers and Footers

6 – MANAGING WORKBOOKS

  • Manage Worksheets
  • Manage Workbook and Worksheet Views
  • Manage Workbook Properties

Microsoft Excel 2016 Intermediate – Part 2

This course builds upon the knowledge presented in the Microsoft® Office Excel® 2016: Part 1 course and helps start students down the road to creating advanced workbooks & worksheets that can help deepen their understanding.

Module Outline

1 – WORKING WITH FUNCTIONS

  • Work with Ranges
  • Use Specialized Functions
  • Work with Logical Functions
  • Work with Date & Time Functions
  • Work with Text Functions

2 – WORKING WITH LISTS

  • Sort Data
  • Filter Data
  • Query Data with Database Functions
  • Outline and Subtotal Data

3 – ANALYZING DATA

  • Create and Modify Tables
  • Apply Intermediate Conditional Formatting
  • Apply Advanced Conditional Formatting

4 – VISUALIZING DATA WITH CHARTS

  • Create Charts
  • Modify and Format Charts
  • Use Advanced Chart Features

5 – ANALYZING DATA WITH PIVOTTABLES AND PIVOTCHARTS

  • Create a PivotTable
  • Analyze PivotTable Data
  • Present Data with Pivot Charts
  • Filter Data by Using Timelines and Slicers

Microsoft Excel 2016 Advanced – Part 3

This course builds off the knowledge presented in the Microsoft® Office Excel® 2016: Parts 1 & 2 courses to help you get the most of your Excel experience. This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help students prep for the exam.

Module Outline

1 – WORKING WITH MULTIPLE WORKSHEETS & WORKBOOKS

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

2 – USING LOOKUP FORMULAS AND FORMULA AUDITING

  • Use Lookup Functions
  • Trace Cells
  • Watch and Evaluate Formulas

3 – SHARING AND PROTECTING WORKBOOKS

  • Collaborate on a Workbook
  • Protect Worksheets and Workbooks

4 – AUTOMATING WORKBOOK FUNCTIONALITY

  • Apply Data Validation
  • Search for Invalid Data and Formulas with Errors
  • Work with Macros

5 – CREATING SPARKLINES AND MAPPING DATA

  • Create Sparklines
  • Map Data

6 – FORECASTING DATA

  • Determine Potential Outcomes Using Data Tables
  • Determine Potential Outcomes Using Scenarios
  • Use the Goal Seek Feature
  • Forecasting Data Trends


  • Weekdays – 2 Months
  • Weekends – 4 Months