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Excel Courses for Advanced Users

Advanced Excel training will help you to take your career to the next level

  • 12 November 2018
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When it comes to Microsoft Excel advanced courses there are a wide range of options to follow according to your expertise and focus. Paths such as pivot tables and lookups are the most popular ones and data analysis with Excel and SQL are even more advanced and can help you in your daily activities and reports. It doesn’t matter your industry and role; Excel advanced skills will make the difference in your career.

Increase Your Chances with Excel

Excel is considered the skill which can help you the most in your career. An IBM Partners study finds out that professionals who master Excel is more likely to increase their salaries 4 times than the average.

The report found out that 81% of businesses globally use Excel! A survey of several hundred knowledge workers suggests that we usually spend more than 10% of our working lives on spreadsheets. For those working in research and development or finance, it’s more like 30% or 2.5 hours a day, that's almost as much time as we spend exercising, for example.

Excel Courses for Advanced Users

At New Horizons Ireland we offer a wide range of Microsoft Excel courses. After completing our beginner training or if you have the basic Excel knowledge you can attend the below options:

Excel Functions Including Pivot Tables and Lookups

Designed for students who already have foundational knowledge and skills in Excel 2016 and who wish to begin taking advantage of some of the higher-level functionality in Excel to analyse and present data.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to leverage the power of data analysis and presentation in order to make informed, intelligent organizational decisions.

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Automating Excel with Macros and Analysis Tools

This course is for students desiring to gain skills necessary to create macros, collaborate with others, audit and analyse data, incorporate multiple data sources, and import data.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to enhance productivity and efficiency by streamlining workflow, collaborate with others, and audit and analyse data.

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Excel Courses For Professionals

If you already hold Excel skills and want to learn more specific stuff, we have plenty of options, such as Pivot Tables, Power Pivot, VBA, etc.

Excel: VBA Bootcamp

This course is intended for the experienced Excel users that want to gain knowledge of visual basic for applications (VBA).

Upon successful completion of this course, students will understand the programming environment of Visual Basic for applications and know how to create custom procedures and functions that can expand their ability to use Excel more effectively.

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Excel 2016/2019: Data Analysis with Pivot Tables

Being able to harness the power of PivotTable features & create Pivot Charts will help students gain an edge. Not only will students be able to summarize data to analyse, but they can organize the data in a way that can be meaningfully presented to others.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to use Excel advanced PivotTable functionality to analyze your raw data.

  • Participants will:
  • Prepare data for PivotTable reporting and create PivotTables from various data sources.
  • Analyze data by using PivotTables.
  • Work with PivotCharts.

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Excel 2016/2019: Data Analysis with Power Pivot

Excel provides Power Pivot to help students organize, manipulate, and report on their data in the best way possible. In this course, students gain a solid understanding of Power Pivot to maximize their effectiveness when analysing data.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to use Excel advanced PivotTable functionality to analyze your raw data.

  • Participants will:
  • Prepare data for PivotTable reporting and create PivotTables from various data sources.
  • Analyze data by using PivotTables.
  • Work with PivotCharts.

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Analysing Data with Excel

The main purpose of the course is to give students the ability to add BI techniques to Excel data analysis. The course goes beyond the capabilities of tables and charts and uses Pivot Charts, the Excel Data Model, and Power BI.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Explore and extend a classic Excel dashboard.
  • Explore and extend an Excel data model.
  • Pre-format and import a .CSV file.
  • Import data from a SQL Server database
  • Import data from a report.
  • Create measures using advanced DAX functions.
  • Create data visualizations in Excel.
  • Create a Power BI dashboard with Excel.

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Microsoft Excel Certification

Certified professional can raise their chances in the market. On average, Microsoft certified professionals earn 15% more than their uncertified peers. In a study group of 20 IT professionals who were provided with exam vouchers, 18 passed the exam. Five of the 18 have been recognised as leaders in their respective technical areas, and most have received a job promotion or are working on more interesting projects. The study was conducted by the Windows IT Pro.

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You can always talk to one of our Account Managers to discover which is the best path for you to achieve more in your career and unlock the best opportunities.

Not sure which Excel course is right for you?

Don't worry, we have just the solution. Our short quiz takes away all of the guess work. Simply click the link below, fill in your email and complete the short questionnaire, we will email you the results which will tell you which level is most appropriate for you.

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