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Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013: Part 2, 2nd Edition

Book Description

This book builds upon the foundational knowledge presented in Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013: Part 1 (Second Edition) and will help start you down the road to creating advanced workbooks and worksheets that can help deepen your understanding of organizational intelligence.

The ability to analyze massive amounts of data, extract actionable information from it, and present that information to decision makers is at the foundation of a successful organization that is able to compete at a high level. This book will show you how to leverage the power of data analysis and presentation in order to make informed, intelligent organizational decisions. You will customize the Excel environment; create advanced formulas; analyze data by using functions and conditional formatting; organize and analyze datasets and tables; visualize data by using basic charts; and analyze data by using PivotTables, slicers, and PivotCharts. Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013: Part 2 (Second Edition) also covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help students prepare for the Excel 2013 Exam and the Excel 2013 Expert Exam.

Table of Contents

  1. Notices
  2. About This Course
  3. Lesson 1: Customizing the Excel Environment
    1. Topic A: Configure Excel Options
    2. Topic B: Customize the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
    3. Topic C: Enable Excel Add-Ins
  4. Lesson 2: Creating Advanced Formulas
    1. Topic A: Use Range Names in Formulas
    2. Topic B: Use Specialized Functions
    3. Topic C: Use Array Formulas
  5. Lesson 3: Analyzing Data with Functions and Conditional Formatting
    1. Topic A: Analyze Data by Using Text and Logical Functions
    2. Topic B: Apply Advanced Conditional Formatting
  6. Lesson 4: Organizing and Analyzing Datasets and Tables
    1. Topic A: Create and Modify Tables
    2. Topic B: Sort Data
    3. Topic C: Filter Data
    4. Topic D: Use SUBTOTAL and Database Functions
  7. Lesson 5: Visualizing Data with Basic Charts
    1. Topic A: Create Charts
    2. Topic B: Modify and Format Charts
  8. Lesson 6: Analyzing Data with PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts
    1. Topic A: Create a PivotTable
    2. Topic B: Analyze PivotTable Data
    3. Topic C: Present Data with PivotCharts
    4. Topic D: Filter Data by Using Slicers
  9. Course Summary
  10. Appendix A: Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Exam 77-420
  11. Appendix B: Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Expert Exams 77–427 and 77-428
  12. Appendix C: Financial Functions
  13. Appendix D: Date and Time Functions
  14. Appendix E: Working with Graphical Objects
    1. Topic A: Insert Graphical Objects
    2. Topic B: Modify Graphical Objects
    3. Topic C: Work with SmartArt
  15. Lesson Labs
    1. Lesson Lab 2-1: Creating Advanced Formulas
    2. Lesson Lab 3-1: Analyzing Data with Functions and Conditional Formatting
    3. Lesson Lab 4-1: Organizing and Analyzing Datasets and Tables
    4. Lesson Lab 5-1: Visualizing Data with Basic Charts
    5. Lesson Lab 6-1: Analyzing Data with PivotTables and Slicers
  16. Glossary