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Microsoft Excel 2013 - Advanced: Master Spreadsheets

Learn how to master spreadsheets with this free online Microsoft Excel advanced training course.

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This free online Microsoft Excel 2013 advanced training course will teach you how to use advanced functions and formulas in Excel, and supercharge your Excel skills. You will learn how to use functions and do statistical analysis of data in Excel. This course is aimed at learners with an existing understanding of Excel looking to multiply their spreadsheet productivity. Start this course today to take your spreadsheeting skills to the next level.
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In this online course Microsoft Excel 2013 - Advanced: Master Spreadsheets, learn about the advanced features and functions of Microsoft Excel 2013. The course starts by introducing you to the basic use of function and their arguments, along with how to find the one you want. Then you are taught about financial functions and how to use them, and about date and time functions.

Next the course talks about and demonstrates functions for statistical analysis of your data in Excel, moving to manipulating text with functions. Then the course will discuss how to use look up functions and apply logical operations into your functions. Finally, the course finishes by teaching you how to import data from external sources to your Excel spreadsheets and how-to convert a selection in a spreadsheet to a table.

If you are interested in a career in data analysis, or you are a business/IT professional looking to learn new skills, then this is the course for you. Knowing how to use Excel for data analytics is a key skill in many business and IT departments, and this free online course will take your spreadsheeting skills to the next level. So, start this course today and by the end of the week you will have learned how to use advanced functions and formulas to help you supercharge your Excel skills.

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Introduction to Advanced Excel 2013


Personal and Professional Financial Functions

Date and Time Functions

Statistical Functions for Description, Prediction and Interference

Text Functions

Lookup and Logical Functions

Connecting to External Data


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Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Discuss the use advanced functions and formulas in Excel
  • Illustrate a good understanding of financial functions
  • Identify how time and dates are stored and calculated
  • Discuss how to use statistical functions to perform regression and percentile calculations
  • Explain and understand how text functions work
  • Discuss detailed knowledge of logical functions
  • Recognize how to connect Excel with external data sources


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