MS EXCEL 2013 Basic - Advanced

Kenneth Bartolo
11 evenings
Course Level
Basic - Advanced
Certificate of Attendance




11 Evening sessions:  5.30pm – 8.00pm

Our trainer is an experienced MS EXCEL professional 

Refreshments and Course Notes included.

Valid towards CPE hours











What is it about?

The basic course will enable you to confidently manage worksheets and workbooks, enter data and be able to perform calculations by creating basic formulas. You will also be able to manipulate cell content, edit it, modify, format worksheets and workbooks. The Intermediate level training will enable you to work with advanced formulas, lists and illustrations and work with charts and advanced formatting including styles.  The Advanced course is a continuation of the basic and intermediate course. It will enable you to confidently manage worksheets and workbooks, enter data and be able to perform calculations by creating advanced formulas. You will also be able to use Apply Functions in formulas including the IF function in conjunction with other functions, utilizing the AND/OR functions. You will learn to create and manage Pivot Tables and create advanced chart elements. You will also get the feel of basic Macros. At the end of each lesson, there will be a practical exercise to ensure that the course objectives have been reached. 

This course is conducted in the 2013 version of the software. However, most of the functions and features are available in all versions from 2007 onwards.


Who is it for?

The Microsoft Excel 2013 Basic to Advanced course is ideal for individuals, whether students or professionals, who use Excel regularly in their work and would like to get the most out of this versatile programme. The course is aimed at all age groups and categories who wish to acquire new skills or improve their efficiency in the use of Excel.


What will I gain?

You will gain confidence in the efficient use of Excel features including learning to use formulas and functions, creating and modifying charts, converting, sorting, filtering and managing lists, inserting and modifying illustrations in a worksheet, and using conditional formatting and styles.



Course Overview


Basic Excel 2013 - Class Outline

Getting started with Excel 2013

Microsoft Excel 2013 Fundamentals

  • Exploring Microsoft Excel
  • Creating Workbook Files
  • Viewing Worksheets
  • Navigating Worksheets and Workbooks

Editing Worksheets

  • Creating Basic Formulas
  • Editing Text and Values    
  • Clearing, Moving, and Copying Cell Content
  • Modifying Worksheet Structure
  • Understanding Functions
  • Using Functions
  • Using Statistical Functions
  • Using Date and Time Functions

Formatting Worksheets

  • Formatting Cells and Cell Content
  • Formatting Worksheets
  • Preparing Worksheets for Printing
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Previewing and Printing Worksheets


Intermediate Excel 2013 - Class Outline

  • Advanced Formulas
  • Working with Lists   
  • Working with Illustrations
  • Visualizing Your Data
  • Working with Tables
  • Advanced Formatting   
  • Validation


Advanced Excel 2013 - Class Outline

  • Manage Workbook Changes
  • Prepare a Workbook for Review
  • Look Up Data with Functions: utilizing the LOOKUP function, utilizing the VLOOKUP function, utilizing the HLOOKUP function, utilizing the TRANSPOSE function AND/OR functions, utilizing nested functions, utilizing SUMIFS, AVERAGEIFS, and COUNTIFS functions
  • Apply Advanced Date and Time Functions
  • Create Advanced Chart Elements including adding trendlines to charts, creating dual axis charts,  creating custom chart templates, viewing chart animations
  • Utilising What If analysis tools including Goal Seek, utilizing the Scenario Manager, enabling iterative calculations,
  • Create and Manage PivotTables including creating new PivotTables, modifying field selections and options, creating a slicer, grouping records, utilizing calculated fields, formatting data
  • Applying Dynamic Validation lists, ToolTip and Error Messages
  • Create Scenarios including utilizing the watch window, consolidating data
  • Introduction to Macros - Record a Marco/Stop Recording



Next Sessions will be held on Wednesdays between 5:30pm – 8pm.


BASIC (4 Sessions)

31st January

7th February

14th February

21st February



7th March

14th March

21st March

28th March


ADVANCED (3 Sessions)


11th April

18th April



Basic - 4 sessions - 160 Euros

Intermediate - 4 sessions - 160 Euros

Advanced - 3 sessions - 140 Euros

All three - 11 sessions - 400 Euros


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