Microsoft Office Specialist: Expert (Office 365 and Office 2019): MO-201: Microsoft Excel Expert (Excel and Excel 2019)

  • 17 Courses | 11h 30m 29s
  • 3 Books | 33h 4m
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Acquire advanced knowledge of Office programs such as Excel and Word, as you prepare to earn a Microsoft Office Specialist: Expert (Office 365 and Office 2019) certification.

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Creating & Saving Workbooks

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Creating & Saving Workbooks
Create a new spreadsheet and workbook, with Excel 2019. During this course, you will begin by learning how to create and open a document, and then learn how to use document templates. This leads into how to manage worksheets, which are used in Excel to manage different sets of data within a workbook. Next, observe how to save your worksheet or workbook as an Excel version or pdf; and recover unsaved documents. Learn how to insert headers and footers, useful if you have additional information to insert into a spreadsheet. Examine how to set your print area; adjust your print page layout, and then print your document. Discover how to check for compatibility issues; edit your document properties; and check for personal information in your document. The course concludes by showing how to create an accessible document, and how to protect your document or restrict all access with a password.
15 videos | 1h 4m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Inserting & Manipulating Data
Delve into data manipulation techniques with Excel 2019 for Windows. In this course, learners can explore various ways to insert, edit, and manipulate data. Begin by learning how to select cells in order to apply changes to individual or multiple cells. Then learners will discover different ways of inserting, editing, and replacing data in a spreadsheet, and observe how to insert special characters. The course continues by demonstrating how to edit multiple worksheets simultaneously; delete items in a spreadsheet; and how to use the undo and redo actions. Explore how to create automatic data series; use the Flash Fill feature, and insert dropdown menus. Delve into configuring the spell check and autoCorrect options; transferring, and copying and pasting data. Complete this course by observing how to move data from one worksheet to another, and transpose a data range.
17 videos | 1h 3m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Using Basic Formulas
Put formulas to work with Excel 2019 for Windows. In this 12-video course, learners will observe how to work with formulas, including built-in formulas such as SUM and COUNT. You will begin by discovering how to insert a formula by using the function library, and then perform simple calculations within an individual cell. Explore how to use automated formulas in a table; create automated cumulative tools; and insert subtotals. Following on from this, you will learn how to count cells in a range by using different formulas, and then rank values, which is extremely useful if you want to find out where a particular value places on a list of data entries. The course also explores how to examine rounding a number, to round up or down your data values; use replacement formulas when you need to make changes; convert number types, and factorize the results of a division. Conclude the course by observing how to create random values.
12 videos | 51m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Sharing & Collaborating on a Document
Excel 2019 enables one to easily share documents via email or upload them to OneDrive and SharePoint for team collaboration. During this course, you will learn how to share your spreadsheet, or send it as a .xls or .pdf in Excel. You will learn how to set its editing permissions and send a link. Other topics include how to view your shared documents and save your Excel documents online with OneDrive, so that collaborators can check out a document to prevent others from working on it at the same time. Explore how to coordinate document modification to allow collaborators to make comments, and track document changes.
7 videos | 26m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Custom & Conditional Formatting
To customize data, you can use the built-in formats in Excel 2019, or you can use your own. In this 10-video course, learners will observe how to create custom formats for numbers, text, and date and time, as well as how to create and use conditional formatting. To begin, discover how to customize your number formats, formatting currency, percentages, and phone numbers for data values. Next, observe how to customize your text formats, changing the text format by adding or modifying a text element's appearance; create custom color formatting for data entries; and apply conditional custom formatting to data values. Delve into creating conditional format rules to enhance your data values display; use conditional formatting to highlight data in cells, rows, and columns; and use conditional formatting tools to analyze your data further. This leads into exploring advanced conditional formatting tools, and using these tools to find duplicate values or hide values. Conclude the course by discovering how to organize conditional formatting rules applied to a worksheet. 
10 videos | 47m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Finding & Grouping Data
Excel 2019 includes a number of methods for locating, displaying, and manipulating data entries. In this 8-video course, learners observe how to work with specific data using the Find and Replace tools, and manipulate data with the Group and Outline tools. Begin by learning how to find items in a worksheet, by using the Find tools to jump to locations in a worksheet and find items with basic search queries. Then learn how to use advanced Find tools to customize and refine search queries; the Selection tools to locate and select graphical objects in a worksheet; and the Replace tools to replace cell contents and formats. Next, examine how to use the Find and Replace tools when working specifically with formulas, and use the Freeze tools to change the view settings within a worksheet. Finally, observe how to group rows and columns in a worksheet and control their display, and use the Group tools to create Outlines in a worksheet.
8 videos | 35m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Referencing Data
Manipulating data in Excel begins with knowing how to reference cells. This involves using cell coordinates to extract the specified cells value. You can reference individual cells, a range of cells and entire columns and rows. In this 10-video course, you will discover absolute and relative cell references, by using data across multiple worksheets, and formula auditing in Excel 2019. Key concepts covered in this course include how to reference cells in your Excel worksheet; how to use data across multiple worksheets to reference data for formulas; and how to define absolute and relative cell references. Next, you will learn how to create named ranges to refer to data and facilitate calculations; how to use the Name Manager to visualize, edit, and delete existing named ranges; and how to perform calculations using constant values. Finally, learn how to use cell references indirectly; how to monitor data entries for changes and errors; how to activate and configure automatic updates; and how to use formula auditing tools to track data.
10 videos | 44m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Forecasting & Solving Problems
Discover how to go further with your Excel document through understanding potential formula errors, use intelligent data types, and set goals to reach targets as well as problem-solve with the Solver and Forecast tools offered by Excel 2019. Key concepts in this 7-video course include how to identify formula errors and to understand the wide range of formula error messages; how to check for and evaluate formulas in a workbook; and how to use formulas to estimate loan-related costs and help you estimate and managed repayments. Continue by learning how to use the Goal Seek tool to modify a data variable and reach a target value; how to use the Solver add-in to analyze constraints and variables and optimize data values; and how to insert a Forecast worksheet to display trends and predictions based on available historic data. Finally, observe how to use Data Tables to create what if, variable-based scenarios, and once created, learn to adjust the values and change the calculation options.
7 videos | 34m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Inserting PivotTables
Excel includes powerful tools to summarize, sort, count, and chart data. In this 11-video course, you will learn how to create, edit, and format pivot tables, sort, filter, and group data, and work with slicers and timelines. Key concepts covered in this course include how to create and insert a PivotTable; how to edit the source data and field setup in a PivotTable; how to use predefined styles and formatting tools to change the appearance of a PivotTable; and how to copy and move a PivotTable within a workbook. Next, learn how to use sort tools to change the display of data; how to use filter tools to show and hide data; and how to use label and value filters to analyze data. Finally, learn how to use group tools to sort and analyze related data and use a slicer to filter data; examine how to customize the behavior and appearance of a slicer; and observe how to customize the behavior and appearance of a slicer.
11 videos | 31m has Assessment available Badge Certification PMI PDU
Working with Data in PivotTables
Once your Excel PivotTables have been created, you will need to know how to manage and work with the data contained within. In this 8-video course, learners will learn how to analyze, calculate, collaborate, and more with Excel PivotTables. Key concepts covered in this course include how to use a PivotTable to find trends and drill into data, adding extra levels of detail and multiple value fields in a single table; how to use the Data Model to work with data from multiple tables; and how to import existing database tables into the Data Model and use them in a PivotTable. Next, learners will examine how to add Calculated fields that use already inserted data; how to use the Value field settings to work with values for comparison calculations; and how to see data from a PivotTable in a PivotChart then customize and format the PivotChart. Finally, because a PivotTable is highly customizable, you will observe how to configure and customize a PivotTable's display and control settings.
8 videos | 28m