Microsoft Excel 2016 Level 2

Students taking the Intermediate Excel course will work with large worksheets in Microsoft Excel 2016, and use multiple worksheets and workbooks efficiently. It will introduce them to more advanced formatting techniques, such as applying special number formats, using workbook styles and themes, adding backgrounds, and mimicking watermarks. In addition, students will learn how to create outlines and subtotals, and how to create and apply cell names. They will sort and filter data, and create and format tables. They will learn how to save workbooks as Web pages, how to insert and edit hyperlinks, and how to share workbooks via email. Students will learn how to audit worksheets for errors, how to protect worksheets, how to share and merge workbooks, and track changes in a workbook. Finally, students will customize the Excel environment, and create and modify custom templates.

Course Outline

Unit 1: Managing workbooks and worksheets

  • Topic A: Viewing large worksheets

  • Topic B: Printing large worksheets

  • Topic C: Working with multiple worksheets

  • Topic D: Linking worksheets with 3-D formulas

  • Topic E: Using multiple workbooks

  • Topic F: Linking workbooks


Unit 2: Advanced formatting

  • Topic A: Using special number formats

  • Topic B: Working with themes

  • Topic C: Other advanced formatting


Unit 3: Outlining and subtotals

  • Topic A: Outlining and consolidating data

  • Topic B: Creating subtotals


Unit 4: Cell and range names

  • Topic A: Creating and using names

  • Topic B: Managing names


Unit 5: Data structure and tables

  • Topic A: Sorting and filtering data

  • Topic B: Working with tables


Unit 6: Web and sharing features

  • Topic A: Saving workbooks as Web pages

  • Topic B: Using hyperlinks


Unit 7: Documenting and auditing

  • Topic A: Auditing features

  • Topic B: Comments in cells and workbooks

  • Topic C: Protection

  • Topic D: Workgroup collaboration


Unit 8: Application settings and templates

  • Topic A: Application settings

  • Topic B: Working with templates

Audience

​Students taking this course should be comfortable using a personal computer and Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, or preferably Windows 7. Students should have some experience using Microsoft Excel. Students will get the most out of this course if their goal is to become proficient in such tasks as consolidating data, using advanced chart formatting options, sorting and filtering data, using special formatting options, using templates, using error tracing features, protecting worksheets, and linking worksheets and workbooks.

Students taking this course should be familiar with personal computers and the use of a keyboard and a mouse. Furthermore, this course assumes that students have completed the following courses or have equivalent experience:

  • Windows 7: Basic

  • Excel 2016: Basic