Excel 2016: expert

Course Dates: 17/03/20 - 07/04/20
Time: 18:15 - 21:15
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Learn how to create dialogue boxes, combo boxes, spinners, drop down lists, user forms and macros. Ideal if you've undertaken our 'Excel: advanced' course, or if you have equivalent knowledge or experience.


What is the course about?

The course builds on the Excel Advanced course.

What will we cover?

An introduction to array formulas
Understanding Indirect Function
Use of Offset Function
Use of the Match and Index Functions
The Intersect operator in formula construction
Macros (including the macro button)
Combo boxes, spin control
Drop-down lists
Constructing a simple user form
Issues in spreadsheet design
Additional pivot table features, including the Slicer and how to query XML and Access data.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Achieve fluency with important selected Excel functions
Gain a strong working understanding of array formulas
Learn how to record and use basic Excel macros.
Acquire a deeper understanding of pivot table functionality.
Recognise some of the key issues in spreadsheet construction that facilitate the use of pivot tables.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should have completed the Excel Advanced course or have sound advanced knowledge of Excel. You should have some familiarity with pivot tables.If you have not done Excel Advanced please see the course outline to see that you are familiar with what was covered.

You should also be able to follow spoken and written instructions and be comfortable carrying out mathematical calculations.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Each student has their own computer.
Presentations will be made using computers, overhead screen and printed notes.
Step-by-step instruction, with demonstrations where appropriate, will help you grasp the concepts.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?


When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Excel: financial modelling, Introduction to VBA, data analysis with Power BI.

Tutor Biographies
Abbott Katz

Abbott Katz has instructed Excel at numerous corporate and university venues, on both sides of the Atlantic - and both sides of the Channel. A native New Yorker with a doctorate in sociology, Abbott has written two books on Excel (Apress), authored the www.spreadsheetjournalism.com blog, and designs spreadsheets in a consultative capacity. He offered a 5-session, Excel-driven Data Stories workshop last year at the Sciences Po University in Paris (in English!), and his work with the application has been cited by the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, the Freakonomics blog, and the spreadsheet expert Chandoo.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.

Book your place

Course Code: CEX18

Tue, eve, 17 Mar - 07 Apr '20

Duration: 4 sessions (over 4 weeks)

Full fee: £199.00
Senior fee: £199.00
Concession: £121.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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Any questions? computing@citylit.ac.uk
or call 020 7492 2515

Please note: we offer a wide variety of financial support to make courses affordable. For more information visit our online Help Center. You can also visit the Information, Advice and Guidance drop-in service, open from 12 – 6.45, Monday to Friday.