Microsoft Excel 2016 eLearning Bundle Course

Course Details:

Length: 9 courses

Access Length: 6 months

Price: $300/person (USD)

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Course Features:

Instant Access After Purchase

Lecture by Recorded Video

Stop and Start as Needed

Certificate of Completion

Software Lab Included?: Yes

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

Individuals and Groups
@ Your Location


Course Overview

Master Excel 2016: From Beginner to Data Powerhouse!

Unleash the full potential of Microsoft Office Excel 2016 and become a data analysis expert with this comprehensive 5-course bundle!

Elevate your skills in all key areas:

  • Beginner Fundamentals: Conquer the basics and build a solid foundation with user-friendly introductions, data entry mastery, and powerful formula skills.
  • Intermediate Level Up: Dive deeper into intricate formulas and functions, data manipulation techniques, advanced tables and charts, and PivotTables/PivotCharts.
  • Advanced Collaboration & Automation: Collaborate seamlessly, master task automation with macros, visualize data with Sparklines, and harness Excel's predictive power.
  • Data Analysis with PivotTables: Hone your data analysis skills with advanced PivotTable capabilities and create impactful PivotCharts for clear communication.
  • Power Pivot Mastery: Conquer Big Data! This 1-hour course unlocks the robust analytical capabilities of Power Pivot for efficient data organization, analysis, and reporting.

Benefits you'll gain:

  • Boost Efficiency & Productivity: Automate tasks, organize data seamlessly and analyze information like a pro.
  • Make Data-Driven Decisions: Gain actionable insights, craft impactful presentations, and drive successful outcomes.
  • Stand Out from the Crowd: Master advanced Excel skills and gain a competitive edge in any field.
  • Confidently Tackle Any Data Challenge: This bundle equips you for all needs, from basic spreadsheets to complex analysis.

Enroll now and embark on your Excel mastery journey!

Also Included - 4 Courses: An Essential Career Skills Pack with 4 courses in key areas for career management and growth, including Time Management, Digital Skills, Creativity and Soft Skills.

How It Works

This self-paced online course lets you learn independently at your own pace through Certstaffix Training's easy-to-use platform.

  • Learn at your own pace - Start and stop as it is convenient for you. Pick up where you left off.
  • Lecture utilizing video and recorded screenshots
  • 6-month subscription length
  • Instant Access After Purchase

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Course Notes

Important Course Information
Course Taught with: Desktop Version of Microsoft Excel 2016 for Windows ().
Versions that Can Attend: Microsoft Excel 2016 Desktop Version for Windows () or Macintosh (Mac) - iOS ().

Suggested Prerequisites

To ensure your success in this course, you should have end-user skills with any current version of Windows, including starting programs, switching between programs, locating saved files, closing programs, and using a browser to access websites. You can obtain this level of skills and knowledge by taking either the Windows 10 eLearning Bundle or the Windows 11 eLearning Bundle.

Target Audience

Individuals seeking comprehensive Excel 2016 mastery:

  • Professionals in any field: Those who use Excel daily and want to improve their efficiency and effectiveness with data analysis, collaboration, and automation.
  • Career-minded individuals: Professionals aiming to elevate their skills and gain a competitive edge by mastering advanced Excel capabilities.
  • Self-learners seeking data skills: Individuals motivated to develop robust data analysis abilities for personal or professional projects.
  • Students or recent graduates: Those looking to build a strong foundation in Excel for academic or future career success.

Users with varying skill levels:

  • Beginners: The bundle starts with fundamental skills, making it accessible for individuals without Excel experience.
  • Intermediate users: The bundle offers a progression path for those with basic Excel knowledge to hone their data manipulation, formula creation, and visualization skills.
  • Advanced users: The bundle provides deep dives into advanced collaboration tools, automation techniques, and robust data analysis tools like PivotTables and Power Pivot.
Key Features
  • Audio Narration
  • Video
  • Inline Activities
  • Supplemental Resources
  • Post-Assessment
  • Audio/Video/Course Text: American English.
  • Subtitles (Closed Caption): American English.
Course Duration
  • Microsoft Excel 2016 Bundle : 8 hrs 24 min
  • Essential Career Skills Pack: 2 hrs 23 min


Course Topics

Microsoft Office Excel 2016: Part 1 (Beginner) - 2 hrs 9 min

Unleash the full potential of Microsoft Office Excel 2016 with our foundational course, Excel 2016: Part 1 (Beginner). This empowering program takes you beyond the basics, guiding you through essential skills to create dynamic worksheets and effectively present data. Starting with a user-friendly interface introduction, you'll progress to proficient data entry and delve into formula mastery for simple yet powerful calculations. Understanding the crucial difference between relative and absolute cell references establishes a robust foundation for Excel proficiency. Explore diverse options for modifying and formatting worksheets, gaining insights into strategic conditional formatting for enhanced data readability.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • User-Friendly Interface Mastery: Acquaint yourself with the Excel interface for seamless navigation.
  • Dynamic Worksheet Creation: Learn to create dynamic worksheets for efficient data handling.
  • Formula Proficiency: Acquire the ability to create powerful calculations using Excel formulas.
  • Cell Reference Understanding: Gain a deep understanding of relative and absolute cell references.
  • Effective Data Presentation: Explore options for modifying and formatting worksheets for enhanced visual presentation.
  • Strategic Conditional Formatting: Learn the strategic application of conditional formatting for improved data readability.
  • Practical Worksheet Management: Acquire valuable tips for practical and efficient worksheet management.
  • Effortless Document Printing: Master hassle-free document printing techniques for professional outputs.
  • Comprehensive Excel Navigation: Equip yourself to navigate Excel effortlessly for enhanced productivity.
  • Foundational Excel Proficiency: Whether a novice or a professional, this course provides a comprehensive and accessible approach to elevate your spreadsheet capabilities.
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
Getting Started With Excel 2016
  • Navigate the Excel User Interface
  • Use Excel Commands
  • Create and Save a Basic Workbook
  • Enter Cell Data
  • Flash Fill and Auto Fill
  • Use Excel Help
  • Quiz 1 - Getting Started with Excel 2016
Performing Calculations
  • Create Worksheet Formulas
  • Insert Functions
  • Reuse Formulas and Functions
  • Quiz 2 - Performing Calculations
Modifying A Worksheet
  • Insert, Delete and Adjust Cells, Columns and Rows
  • Search for and Replace Data
  • Use Proofing and Research Tools
  • Check the Spelling in a Worksheet
  • Insights Task Pane
  • Quiz 3 - Modifying A Worksheet
Formatting A Worksheet
  • Apply Text Formats
  • Apply Number Formats
  • Align Cell Contents
  • Apply Cell Styles and Themes
  • Apply Basic Conditional Formatting
  • Create and Use Templates
  • Quiz 4 - Formatting A Worksheet
Printing Workbooks
  • Preview and Print a Workbook
  • Configure and Preview a Print Job
  • Set Up the Page Layout
  • Configure Headers and Footers
  • Quiz 5 - Printing Workbooks
Managing Workbooks
  • Manage Worksheets
  • Manage Workbook and Worksheet Views
  • Manage Workbook Properties
  • Quiz 6 - Managing Workbooks
Course Follow-Up


Microsoft Office Excel 2016: Part 2 (Intermediate) - 2 hrs 26 min

Elevate your Excel expertise with Microsoft Office Excel 2016: Part 2 (Intermediate), a course designed to build upon your foundational knowledge and unlock advanced functionalities. Gain a profound understanding of intricate formulas and functions, enabling you to extract essential insights from your data. Learn advanced data manipulation techniques, including sorting, filtering, and querying, to enhance the readability of your worksheets. Master the creation and manipulation of sophisticated tables and charts, adding depth to your data representation. Explore the versatility of PivotTables and PivotCharts for flexible data analysis and presentation. Uncover efficient data filtering with Timelines and Slicers, optimizing your data management skills.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Advanced Formulas and Functions: Develop proficiency in complex Excel formulas and functions for extracting crucial information from data.
  • Data Manipulation Mastery: Learn advanced techniques for sorting, filtering, and querying data to enhance worksheet readability.
  • Advanced Table and Chart Creation: Master creating and manipulating sophisticated tables and charts for visually impactful data representation.
  • PivotTable and PivotChart Expertise: Gain proficiency in creating and utilizing PivotTables and PivotCharts for flexible and dynamic data analysis.
  • Efficient Data Filtering Techniques: Discover helpful ways to filter data using Timelines and Slicers, streamlining data management processes.
  • Enhanced Data Analysis: Elevate your ability to analyze and interpret data effectively with advanced Excel functionalities.
  • Visual Data Presentation: Learn to present data with high flexibility through advanced charts, enhancing overall data visualization.
  • Optimized Data Management: Acquire skills to efficiently manage and manipulate data for increased productivity and workflow optimization.
  • Problem-Solving with Excel: Develop problem-solving skills by applying advanced Excel techniques to real-world scenarios and datasets.
  • Excel Proficiency Advancement: Strengthen your overall Excel proficiency, ensuring you can handle complex data tasks in professional environments.
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
Working With Functions
  • Work with Functions
  • Work with Ranges
  • Name and Edit Ranges
  • Use Defined Names in a Formula
  • Locate and Use Specialized Functions
  • Work with Logical Functions
  • IF Function
  • AND, OR, and NOT Function
  • Combine Functions
  • Functions Similar to the IF Function
  • Work with Date and Time Functions
  • TODAY, NOW, and DATE Functions
  • Work with Text Functions
  • LEFT, RIGHT, and MID Functions
  • FIND Function
  • Text to Columns Feature
  • CONCATENATE Function
  • UPPER, LOWER, and PROPER Functions
  • Quiz 1 - Working With Functions
Working With Lists
  • Sort Data
  • Filter Data
  • Query Data with Database Functions
  • Database Functions
  • Outline and Subtotal Data
  • Use Subtotals to Summarize Data
  • Quiz 2 - Working With Lists
Analyzing Data
  • Create and Modify Tables
  • Use Summary Functions in Tables
  • Apply Intermediate Conditional Formatting
  • Apply Advanced Conditional Formatting
  • Use Logical Functions to Apply Conditional Formatting
  • Quiz 3 - Analyzing Data
Visualizing Data with Charts
  • Create Charts
  • Modify and Format Charts
  • Use Advanced Chart Features
  • Create a Dual-Axis Chart
  • Create a Chart Template
  • Visualizing Data with Charts - Best Practice
  • Quiz 4 - Visualizing Data with Charts
Using PivotTables and PivotCharts
  • Create a PivotTable
  • Analyze PivotTable Data
  • Present Data with PivotCharts
  • Filter Data by Using Timelines and Slicers
  • Quiz 5 - Using PivotTables and PivotCharts
Course Follow-Up


Microsoft Office Excel 2016: Part 3 (Advanced) - 1 hr 37 min

Unlock advanced Excel proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel 2016: Part 3 (Expert). This course is designed to elevate your skills in collaborative work, task automation, and predictive analysis. Dive into advanced techniques for tracking, retrieving, and consolidating data across diverse worksheets or workbooks - master sophisticated auditing tools for precise data verification and formula evaluation to eliminate errors. Explore effective collaboration strategies while safeguarding document integrity. Enhance your macro proficiency for task automation and practice using Sparklines for impactful data visualization. Finally, harness Excel's predictive power to anticipate various potential outcomes. Enroll now to advance your Excel capabilities and become a collaboration, automation, and predictive analysis expert.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Advanced Data Management: Learn advanced techniques for tracking, retrieving, and consolidating data in different worksheets or workbooks.
  • Sophisticated Auditing: Master advanced auditing tools to ensure precise data verification and formula evaluation for error correction.
  • Effective Collaboration Strategies: Acquire skills to collaborate seamlessly with others while maintaining document integrity.
  • Macro Proficiency: Advance your understanding of macros to automate complex tasks and streamline workflows.
  • Impactful Data Visualization: Practice using Sparklines to create visually impactful representations of your data.
  • Predictive Analysis Skills: Utilize Excel's power to predict various potential outcomes based on advanced data analysis.
  • Enhanced Formula Evaluation: Learn how to evaluate formulas to correct errors and ensure the accuracy of your data.
  • Document Integrity Protection: Acquire techniques to protect the integrity of your documents during collaborative work.
  • Task Automation Mastery: Enhance your proficiency in automating complex tasks to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Advanced Collaborative Techniques: Develop advanced collaboration skills to work seamlessly with others on Excel projects.
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
Working With Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks
  • Use Links and External References
  • Use 3-D References
  • Consolidate Data
  • Quiz 1 - Working With Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks
Use Lookup Functions
  • Use Lookup Functions
  • Trace Precedent and Dependent Cells
  • Watch and Evaluate Formulas
  • Quiz 2 - Using Lookup Functions and Formula Auditing
Sharing and Protecting Workbooks
  • Collaborate on a Workbook
  • Compare and Merge Workbooks
  • Protect Worksheets and Workbooks
  • Quiz 3 - Sharing and Protecting Workbooks
Automating Workbook Functionality
  • Apply Data Validation
  • Search for Invalid Data and Formulas with Errors
  • Work with Macros
  • Edit a Macro
  • Quiz 4 - Automating Workbook Functionality
Creating Sparklines and Mapping Data
  • Create Sparklines
  • Map Data
  • Quiz 5 - Creating Sparklines and Mapping Data
Forecasting Data
  • Determine Potential Outcomes Using Data Tables
  • Determine Potential Outcomes Using Data Scenarios
  • Use the Goal Seek Feature
  • Forecast Data Trends
  • Quiz 6 - Forecasting Data
Course Follow-Up


Microsoft Office Excel 2016: Part 4 (Data Analysis with PivotTables) - 1 hr 12 min

Unlock the full potential of data analysis with our course on advanced Excel PivotTable and PivotChart features. While you may already possess basic skills in working with Excel and creating PivotTables, this course takes you to the next level. Learn to harness advanced PivotTable capabilities and master the creation of PivotCharts. Acquiring these skills provides a competitive edge, allowing you to summarize data for analysis and organize it in a meaningful way for impactful presentations. Empower yourself to make data-driven business decisions that lead to success for all stakeholders.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Navigate advanced PivotTable functions and layouts.
  • Harness calculated fields and slicers for dynamic data manipulation.
  • Master filtering techniques to pinpoint specific data segments.
  • Design impactful PivotCharts with custom formatting and interactivity.
  • Create compelling dashboards and reports for effective data communication.
  • Analyze trends and patterns to forecast future outcomes.
  • Gain deeper insights through advanced PivotTable calculations.
  • Collaborate effectively on data projects with shared workbooks.
  • Apply data storytelling techniques to present findings persuasively.
  • Boost your confidence and efficiency in working with large datasets.
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
Preparing Data and Creating Pivot Tables
  • Prepare Data
  • Create a PivotTable
  • Create a PivotTable from a Local Data Source
  • Create a PivotTable from Multiple Local Data Sources
  • Create a PivotTable from an External Data Sources
  • Quiz 1 - Preparing Data and Creating Pivot Tables
Analyzing Data by Using PivotTables
  • Summarize PivotTable Data
  • Organize PivotTable Data
  • Filter PivotTable Data
  • ormat a PivotTable
  • Refresh and Change PivotTable Data
  • Quiz 2 - Analyzing Data by Using PivotTables
Working with PivotCharts
  • Create a PivotChart
  • Manipulate PivotChart Data
  • Format a PivotChart
  • Quiz 3 - Working with PivotCharts
Course Follow-Up


Microsoft Office Excel 2016: Part 5 (Data Analysis with Power Pivot) - 1 hr

Unleash the full potential of data analysis with "Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Data Analysis with Power Pivot." This comprehensive course guides you through harnessing the robust analytical capabilities of Power Pivot to efficiently organize, analyze, and report on extensive datasets. Starting with enabling Power Pivot and navigating its interface, you'll delve into relational databases, honing data preparation skills by establishing relationships and creating hierarchies. Learn to craft impactful Power Pivot reports, incorporating calculations and critical performance indicators. Overcome challenges related to dates and time and master the creation of compelling comparison tables.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Enable Power Pivot and navigate the interface with ease.
  • Understand relational database concepts and build secure data connections.
  • Prepare data efficiently through relationships, hierarchies, and filtering.
  • Design Power Pivot reports with insightful calculations and key performance indicators.
  • Master handling dates and times for accurate data analysis and calculations.
  • Create comparison tables for effective data visualization and understanding.
  • Extract impactful insights from large datasets through advanced Power Pivot techniques.
  • Share and collaborate on data projects with enhanced efficiency.
  • Present data findings with clarity and persuasion for impactful communication.
  • Become a confident Power Pivot user, ready to tackle any data challenge.
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
Getting Started with Power Pivot
  • Enable and Navigate Power Pivot
  • Manage Data Relationships
  • Quiz 1 - Getting Started with Power Pivot
Visualizing Power Pivot Data
  • Create a Power Pivot Report
  • Create Calculations in Power Pivot
  • Quiz 2 - Visualizing Power Pivot Data
Working With Advanced Functionality in Power Pivot
  • Work with Dates & Time in Power Pivot - Part 1
  • Work with Dates & Time in Power Pivot - Part 2
  • Work with Dates & Time in Power Pivot - Part 3
  • Work with Dates & Time in Power Pivot - Part 4
  • Create a Comparison Table with Power Pivot
  • Quiz 3 - Working With Advanced Functionality in Power Pivot
Course Follow-Up



Essential Career Skills Pack

Productivity and Time Management

Course Duration - 30 min

It seems that there is never enough time in the day. But, since we all get the same 24 hours, why is it that some people achieve so much more with their time than others? This course will explain how to plan and prioritize tasks, so that we can make the most of the limited time we have. By using the time-management techniques in this course, you can improve your ability to function more effectively – even when time is tight and pressures are high. So, by the end of the course you will have the knowledge, skills and confidence to be an effective manager of your time.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Set your priorities to better manage your time
  • Improve your productivity by sharpening your focus and multitasking effectively
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
  • Productiity & Time Management
  • Prioritization
  • Getting Things Done
  • Procrastination
  • Multitasking & Focus
  • Summary


Basic Digital Skills

Course Duration - 13 min

With the rise of digital transformation and technology, having a basic digital literacy is essential for all types of jobs, regardless of the industry. To stay competitive and be successful in the workplace, enhancing your digital skills should be a top priority.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Recall the essential digital skills framework
  • Elaborate on the toolkit of essential digital skills
  • Identify how to develop or improve your digital skills
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
  • The Essential Digital Skills Framework
  • The Toolkit of Essential Digital Skills
  • Developing Digital Skills
  • Summary


4 Ways to Boost Creativity

Course Duration - 30 min

The digital economy is opening up ways for everyone to be creative. It doesn’t just mean being artistic – it’s more about ideas, solutions, alternatives, incremental improvements. Peter Quarry and Eve Ash discuss ways that mental capacity can be developed, perspectives changed, group power leveraged and making things actually happen.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Define creativity
  • Think outside the box
  • Develop the right mental attitude
  • Leverage the power of groups
  • Ensure managers make it happen
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
  • What is Creativity at Work?
  • Learn to Think Outside the box
  • Develop the Right Mental Capacity
  • Laverage the Power of Groups
  • Ensure Managers Make It Happen
  • Summary


The 11 Essential Career Soft Skills

Course Duration - 1 hr 10 min

Soft Skills are the traits, characteristics, habits, and skills needed to survive and thrive in the modern work world. Soft skills aren't usually taught in school, but you will learn them all here in this course. Are you someone that other people in your organization and industry like to work with, collaborate with and partner with? Are you seen as a valuable asset to any new project that comes along?

This soft skills training course will teach you how to develop the skills that can make the difference between a lackluster career that tops out at middle management versus one that lands you in the executive suite. Or to wherever you define career success. So many soft skills seem like common sense at first glance, but they are not commonly applied by most workers. This soft skills training course will give you an edge over your competitors. It will also make your job, your career and your life more rewarding and enjoyable.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Understand how to be a great communicator
  • Become a stronger listene
  • Appear professional to co-workers and bosses of all ages
  • Avoid common career blunders that often end careers
  • Manage expectations for bosses and colleagues
  • Position yourself for promotions
  • Make technology your asset, even if you are afraid of technology
  • Avoid the Not My Job Syndrome
  • Develop EQ to Match Your IQ
  • Develop leadership qualities
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
  • Introduction
  • The Soft Tech Savvy Way to Always Be Essential
  • Not My Job, And I Am Happy to Do It
  • You Can Become a Master Communicator
  • Feedback Video for The 11 Essential Career Soft Skills
  • Become a Leader Without the Title or Formal Authority
  • Your EQ Will Beat a Higher IQ
  • Building Your Winning Team
  • Make Every One of Your Seconds Count
  • Unleash Your Inner Anthony Robbins
  • Avoid Being Uncool
  • Clothes Can Still Make or Break Your Career
  • Conclusion The 11 Essential Career Soft Skills
  • Extra: Developing Your Career Secret Sauce


Related Microsoft Excel Information:

How Much Do Your Online Excel Classes Cost?

Our live online Excel class prices start at $275 per student. Group training discounts are available.

Excel eLearning courses cost $150 at the starting point per student. Group purchase discounts are available.

What Microsoft Excel Skills Should I Learn?

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What is Microsoft Excel and Why is it Important to Learn?

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What's the Best Way to Learn Excel for Beginners?

A: Learning the fundamentals of Excel can give employees the capability that they need to enter data into digital spreadsheets and process it quickly. The best online Excel classes teach the basics of the Excel spreadsheet program to analyze data and define what workbooks are and train employees on how to correctly use formulas and program features such as pivot tables. Investing in a live instructor online Excel class that can guide students through lessons is almost always the best way to learn Excel. At the end of a basic Excel course, students should be able to track numbers, input data and formulas (data calculations), sort through data, and create charts (data visualization).

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Is Excel Training and Certification Worth the Cost?

A: Business owners and employees who work with data and spreadsheets may find that attending an Excel course can sharpen skills, ensure data accuracy, and increase productivity in the workplace. Formal training can pay dividends, especially if a certification test, such as the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam, is taken. Investing in training can help employees prepare for the test as well as reduce or eliminate the need for exam retakes. Moreover, employees may consider training and certification a worthwhile investment in their careers, as the skill can be applicable to future jobs and even different industries.

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Are Intermediate and Advanced Excel Skills in Demand?

A: While basic knowledge of Excel can improve employees’ productivity and help them contribute to the overall health of a business, intermediate and advanced Excel skills can transform employees into indispensable assets to employers. Higher-level Excel skills are applicable across several different industries, and hiring managers are increasingly seeking applicants with in-depth knowledge of the software. Employees with even basic Excel proficiency enjoy significant pay bumps and rosier long-term career prospects. Business owners who hire employees with great Excel skills can find themselves relying on their quick analysis of business-related data to make important decisions.

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Which Excel Formula Should I Use When?

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What Are Advanced Excel Skills, and How Can I Learn Them Online?

A: When hiring managers talk about “advanced Excel,” they’re usually referring to Excel’s most complex features and functions and the higher-level skills that are required to use them. Employees with advanced Excel skills often occupy positions that require expert data analysis and organization, such as accountants and bookkeepers. To learn Excel advanced skills, you can enroll in online courses that offer training on how to work with common complex Excel features like VBA programming or PivotTables. Obtaining advanced Excel skills can often put you on the path to a promotion or help you stand out from a crowd of job applicants, and companies benefit from the greater efficiency that comes with having highly skilled workers.

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Why Is Microsoft Excel Important, and What’s the Best Way to Learn It?

A: Learning Excel is one of the best ways to increase your value as an employee. Aside from helping you to learn the skills necessary to successfully manage data, taking an Excel Microsoft Office Specialist certification course and earning this credential can result in a pay raise or a promotion. While many employees choose to learn Excel in an on-site classroom, others are increasingly turning to online Excel courses for instruction. The best online excel classes are structured, specialized, and built upon preexisting knowledge. High-quality training courses can cost hundreds of dollars, regardless of whether the classes are taken in person or online.

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What Excel Skills Do Employers Value, and How Can I Improve on Mine?

A: While many employers value advanced Excel skills, basic Excel knowledge can also be in demand, as long as those skills are relevant to the job that you’re performing. At a minimum, employers expect that employees understand the fundamentals of the software, including basic navigation, formulas, find and replace, and sorting and filtering. To improve your Excel skills and stand out as a candidate, brush up on the fundamentals by reviewing basic features and functions and practicing them within the program. For top-notch, quick instruction, enroll in professional Excel courses designed to improve your skills within only a few days.

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What Are the Benefits of Learning Excel, and How Can I Learn it Fast?

A: Professionals who rely on Excel to manage data may find that sharpening their Excel skills helps them to be more productive and efficient at organizing and analyzing data, performing complex calculations, and creating graphs and charts. Job-seekers with demonstrable Excel skills increase their attractiveness to employers, find it easier to make career transitions, and may even enjoy significant pay increases. To simplify and speed up your ability to learn Excel, determine which particular skills you need to effectively perform your job and sign up for an Excel course that builds upon your knowledge and covers these concepts.

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How Can I Learn Excel Quickly?

A: Learning Microsoft Office programs like Excel quickly will depend on your ability to identify which features and functions of the program you will need to use regularly to perform your job and focus on learning each while using good time-management skills. To further speed up the process of learning, you can take advantage of the software’s built-in shortcuts and workflow streamlining features. If you sign up for a reputable, instructor-led online Excel class, you can learn Excel skills in as little as one day.

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How Do Finance Professionals Learn and Use Excel?

A: Accountants and other finance professionals use Excel in a number of ways to keep track of a company or an individual's finances. Excel's features make budgeting, financial analysis, and forecasting as easy as clicking buttons. More granular tasks can include predicting sales, anticipating demand, understanding revenue, distributing resources, formulating financial plans, and setting financial targets. But to do all of that, finance professionals need to start by getting hands-on training in Excel. To learn how to use Excel most efficiently, employees should sign up for live, instructor-led courses.

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What Levels of Online Excel Classes Are Available?

A: [Instructor-led] - There are three levels of online Excel classes available: basic, intermediate, and advanced. Basic level 1 is for those who are new to Excel or need a refresher on the basics. Intermediate level 2 is for those who want to learn more about intermediate-level features and functions. Advanced level 3 is for those who want to take more advanced Excel training to learn more advanced formulas and functions. [eLearning] - There are three to five levels for online excel classes delivered by eLearning video tutorials. Both learning methods allow students to learn one of the most important Microsoft Office Suite programs.

What Topics Are Covered in Your Excel Training?

A: Popular topics covered in both our onsite and online Excel courses to learn Excel include, but are not limited to:

  • Advanced Formulas
  • Built in Functions
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Creating Charts
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Entry
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Calculations
  • Data Validation
  • Data Modeling
  • Excel Tables
  • External Databases
  • Pivot Tables
  • And many more important skills to learn the Excel program...

Who Uses Microsoft Excel?

A: Microsoft Excel is a versatile spreadsheet program used by professionals in a variety of industries. The program is widely used in business and finance to manage data, create charts & graphs for data visualization, analyze data with pivot tables and perform complex calculations. Additionally, Excel is used by financial analysts, business intelligence analysts, scientists, researchers, and students to organize and analyze data for tasks such as data modeling. With its many features and functions, Excel is a powerful tool used by professionals across many industries.

How To Learn Excel For Data Analysis?

A: Excel is a spreadsheet program used by professionals in a variety of industries for data management, analysis, and visualization. If you want to learn how to use Excel for data analysis, you can attend online Excel classes or take eLearning video tutorials that will teach you the basics and more complex tasks of the program (like pivot tables). As with any software, it's important to have a good foundation in the basics before moving on to more advanced concepts. Once you have a good understanding of the program, you can begin to learn how to use Excel for data analysis.

What Are Excel Pivot Tables?

A: Excel pivot tables are one of the most powerful features of Excel. They allow you to quickly and easily summarize data in a variety of ways. You can use pivot tables to create reports, analyze data, and make decisions.

Excel pivot tables are created by placing fields of data into specific areas called buckets. The data in each bucket is then summarized and displayed in a table. You can use the pivot table to see how the data changes based on the values in each bucket.

There are four main areas of a pivot table:

  1. The Filters area allows you to filter the data in the pivot table.
  2. The Columns area allows you to choose which columns of data to include in the pivot table.
  3. The Rows area allows you to choose which rows of data to include in the pivot table.
  4. The Values area allows you to choose how the data in the pivot table should be displayed.
How many hours does it take to learn Excel?

A: It depends on your level of expertise and how much time you are willing to dedicate to learning the program. If you are starting from scratch, it will take longer than if you already have some experience with spreadsheets and data entry. Generally speaking, you can expect to spend at least 10-20 hours learning the basics of Excel. However, becoming an expert can take much longer, sometimes hundreds of hours of practice.

What is basic Excel training?

A: Basic Excel training covers the fundamental skills and concepts needed to use this popular spreadsheet software effectively. Topics typically covered in a basic Excel training course include entering and editing data, creating formulas and functions, working with charts and graphs, and using various excel features such as pivot tables. Whether you're just getting started with Excel or looking to brush up on your skills, a basic Excel training course can help you get the most out of this powerful software.

How many days will it take to learn Excel?

A: Assuming you have a basic understanding of computers and how to use them, it should take you about 3-5 days to learn the basics of Excel. However, if you want to become an expert at using Excel, it will take much longer – months or even years of practice. Our Excel classes can fully train you on all of Excel's features. There are also plenty of resources available online and offline to help you learn Excel at your own pace. And once you get the hang of it, Excel can be an incredibly powerful tool for managing data and analyzing information.

What is the best way to learn Excel?

A: If you want to learn Excel, there are a few different ways you can go about it. You can attend an excel training course, either in person or online. You can also watch video tutorials or read books and articles on the subject. Whichever method you choose, make sure you start with the basics and work your way up to more advanced concepts. With a little patience and practice, you'll be an excel expert in no time!

What are the top Excel skills?

A: When it comes to Excel, there are a few key skills that can really help you get the most out of the program. Here are four of the top Excel skills that you should focus on developing:

Top Microsoft Excel Skills

1. Navigating the interface – One of the most important things you can do in Excel is to learn how to navigate the interface effectively. This means knowing how to find the right tools and features quickly and easily, without getting lost in the process.

2. Working with data – Another key skill is knowing how to work with data in Excel. This includes everything from inputting data correctly to performing calculations and analysis.

3. Creating charts and graphs – Visualizing data is a key part of working with Excel, and being able to create charts and graphs can be a huge help.

4. Automating tasks – Finally, learning how to automate tasks in Excel can save you a lot of time and effort in the long run. This could involve creating macros or using built-in features like pivot tables.

Developing these key skills will help you get the most out of Excel and make your work with the program much more efficient. Invest some time in learning and practicing these skills and you’ll be surprised at how much easier Excel can become.

Where Can I Take an Excel Class?

Microsoft Excel is more than just a spreadsheet program. It is a powerful tool that helps businesses and individuals manage, organize, analyze, and visualize data effectively. With its wide range of features and functionalities, it has become an essential software for many industries and professions. However, unlocking its full potential requires proper training and knowledge.

Why Excel Training is Important

Excel is a complex software with many functions and tools. Without proper training, users may only use a small fraction of its capabilities. This can lead to inefficient workflows, errors in data analysis, and missed opportunities for growth and development. With the right training, individuals can fully utilize the software's features to streamline processes, make data-driven decisions, and effectively communicate information. This not only saves time and effort but also improves overall productivity.

Excel Training Options

For individuals looking to enhance their Excel skills, there are various training options available. One of the most popular is in-person classes. These can be found by searching for "excel class near me" or "in person excel training near me". In-person classes allow for hands-on learning with an instructor, providing a more personalized and interactive experience. It also allows for networking with other Excel users and exchanging tips and tricks.

For those who prefer the flexibility of online learning, there are also many "excel training courses online". These courses offer self-paced learning, allowing individuals to learn at their own pace and schedule. They often come with video tutorials, practice exercises, and quizzes to ensure a comprehensive understanding of the software.

For businesses looking to train their employees, "onsite excel training" is a popular option. This involves bringing an instructor to the company's premises for personalized training tailored to the organization's needs. It allows for a more efficient and cost-effective approach compared to sending employees off-site for training.

Where to Find Excel Training

Excel training is widely available, with options for both in-person and online courses. To find "excel near me", a simple search on Google or other search engines can provide a list of nearby training options. Many training providers offer "excel training courses near me" that can be found through their websites or online directories.

Benefits of Instructor-Led Training

One of the most effective ways to learn Excel is through "instructor led excel training". This type of training allows for direct interaction with a knowledgeable instructor who can answer questions, provide real-life examples, and guide individuals through complex tasks. It also ensures that individuals receive a thorough understanding of the software, rather than just memorizing steps.

The Advantage of Onsite Training

For companies with multiple employees in need of Excel training, "excel on site training" offers several benefits. It allows for a customized curriculum that caters to the company's specific needs and processes. It also eliminates the travel costs and time associated with off-site training, allowing employees to continue working without disrupting workflows.

Why Choose Training Near Me

When searching for Excel training, it is important to consider the location of the training. "Excel training class near me" or "onsite excel training near me" options offer convenience and cost savings in terms of travel expenses. It also allows for a more personalized experience with instructors who may be familiar with local industries and business practices.


Excel training is crucial for individuals and businesses looking to harness the full potential of this powerful software. With various options available such as in-person, online, and onsite training, there is a suitable option for everyone. As the saying goes, "knowledge is power", and Excel training provides the knowledge needed to excel in today's data-driven world. So why wait? Start your Excel training journey today and unlock endless possibilities! So if you are looking for classes on excel near me or microsoft excel training courses near me then don't hesitate to take up one of these classes for excel near me today or simply search "excel training in person near me". You won't regret it! Let us help you take your skills to the next level and enhance your professional development with our industry-leading training.

Why Choose Certstaffix Training for Excel Courses?

Certstaffix Training offers a variety of options for individuals and organizations looking to improve their Excel skills. Our courses are designed to meet the needs of all levels, from beginners to advanced users. Whether you prefer live online instruction or self-paced eLearning, we have the best Excel courses available.

Types of Excel Courses:

1: Instructor-led Live Online Course

Our instructor-led live online Excel beginners course allows you to participate in a virtual classroom with your peers and an expert instructor. You will have the opportunity to interact, ask questions, and receive personalized attention. The course is structured to cover all the essential topics for beginners and provide hands-on practice through exercises and examples.

2: Instructor-led Onsite Course

For corporate groups or organizations looking to train multiple employees, our instructor-led onsite Excel certification course is a great option. We bring the training directly to your office and can customize the curriculum to meet your specific needs and goals. This is a cost-effective solution for companies that want to improve their team's Excel skills without having to travel.

3: Self-paced eLearning Course

Our self-paced eLearning course allows you to learn Excel at your own pace and on your own schedule. You will have access to online course content, videos, and practice exercises for a set amount of time. This is a great option for individuals who prefer a more flexible learning experience or for those who do not have access to physical training locations.

Features of Our Excel Trainings:

Live Excel Online Classes

With each live Excel class online, you can attend from anywhere with an internet connection. This option is great for individuals who want live instruction but cannot travel to a physical location. With an Excel online course, you will still have the opportunity to interact with the instructor and other students, just like in our face-to-face group classes held at corporate offices.

Self-Paced Excel Online Training

Our self-paced online Excel training is designed for those who prefer a self-directed learning experience. You will have access to online course content and videos for 6 months, with the option to replay and retake each course indefinitely during your 6 month access period.

Excel Software Classes

At Certstaffix Training, we provide hands-on training using real-world scenarios and examples. This allows you to not only learn the software but also understand how it can be applied in your specific industry or job role. Our Excel software classes will give you the skills and knowledge necessary to become proficient in Excel.

Online Courses for Excel

Online courses are becoming increasingly popular, and with Certstaffix Training's online Excel courses with certificate, you can gain valuable skills and a certification from the comfort of your own home. Our courses are designed to be engaging and interactive, providing you with the knowledge and tools to excel in your career.

Expert Instructors - Training for Excel

Our live Excel trainings are conducted by experienced instructors who have a deep understanding of the software and its application. They will guide you through each lesson and provide personalized support to ensure that you fully grasp the concepts. Our goal is to not only help you learn Excel but also build your confidence in using it.

Excel Certification & Digital Badges

Certstaffix Training offers a certificate of completion for all types of our Excel courses. For live Excel trainings, we also issue a digital badge upon class completion. This digital badge can be added to your resume and LinkedIn profile, showcasing your skills and proficiency in Excel to potential employers. It is a valuable asset that can help you stand out in the job market or advance in your current career.

Wrapping Up

Whether you are looking for online courses for Excel or in-person training, Certstaffix Training is the right option for you. Our courses are designed to be comprehensive, engaging, and practical, providing you with the skills and confidence needed to succeed in Excel. Enroll today and take your Excel skills to the next level! So why wait? Choose Certstaffix Training for all your Excel training needs. Our expert instructors and comprehensive courses will help you excel in your career. Sign up for our online or onsite classes today!

Where Can I Learn More About Excel?

Excel Blogs

Excel User Groups

Excel Online Forums

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Certstaffix Training provides Excel classes near me or online, depending on the number of students involved. We offer online courses for individual learners, as well as in person classes at your office for corporate groups. Our trainers are highly experienced professionals with the expertise necessary to help you gain a thorough understanding of Excel concepts and tools. With our courses available online for individuals or in person for corporate groups, it's easy to develop your Excel skills. Start learning today and see how Certstaffix Training can help you reach your goals.


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