084262: Microsoft® Office Excel 2003: Level 3 (1 Day)
You have used Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 to perform tasks such as running calculations on data and sorting and filtering numeric data. You would now like to automate some common tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, collaborate on worksheets with others, and share Excel data with other applications. In this course, you will do all of these things.
Course Objective: You will automate some common Excel tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, collaborate on worksheets with others, and share Excel data with other applications.
Target Student: This course was designed for students desiring to gain the skills necessary to create macros, collaborate with others, audit and analyze worksheet data, create PivotTables and PivotCharts, incorporate multiple data sources, and import and export data. In addition, the course is also for students desiring to prepare for the Microsoft Office Specialist exam in Excel 2003 or Module 2-Key Applications of the Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3) exam, and who already have knowledge of the basics of Excel, including how to create, edit, format, and print worksheets that include charts and sorted and filtered data.
Prerequisites: To ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following Element K courses or have equivalent knowledge:
- Microsoft® Office Excel 2003: Level 1
- Microsoft® Office Excel 2003: Level 2
Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
For this course, you will need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. Each computer will need the following minimum hardware components:
- A 233 MHz Pentium-class processor if you use Windows XP Professional as your operating system. 300 MHz is recommended.
- A 133 MHz Pentium-class processor if you use Windows 2000 Professional as your operating system.
- 128 MB of RAM.
- A 5 GB hard disk or larger if you use Windows XP Professional as your operating system. You should have at least 600 MB free hard-disk space available for the Office installation.
- A 3 GB hard disk or larger if you use Windows 2000 Professional as your operating system. You should have at least 600 MB free hard-disk space available for the Office installation.
- A floppy-disk drive.
- A mouse or other pointing device.
- An 800 x 600 resolution monitor.
- Network cards and cabling for local network access.
- Internet access (see your local network administrator).
- A printer (optional).
- A projection system to display the instructor's computer screen.
- Either Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1, or Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 3.
- Microsoft® Office Professional Edition 2003.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Customize workbooks.
- Collaborate with others using workbooks.
- Audit worksheets.
- Analyze data.
- Work with multiple workbooks.
- Import and export data.
- Structure workbooks with XML.
Lesson 1: Streamlining Workflow
Topic 1A: Create a Macro
Topic 1B: Edit a Macro
Topic 1C: Customize Access to Excel Commands
Topic 1D: Apply Conditional Formatting
Topic 1E: Add Data Validation Criteria
Topic 1F: Update a Workbook's Properties
Topic 1G: Modify Excel's Default Settings
Lesson 2: Collaborating with Others
Topic 2A: Protect Files
Topic 2B: Share a Workbook
Topic 2C: Set Revision Tracking
Topic 2D: Review Tracked Revisions
Topic 2E: Merge Workbooks
Topic 2F: Adjust Macro Settings
Topic 2G: Administer Digital Signatures
Lesson 3: Auditing Worksheets
Topic 3A: Trace Cell Precedents
Topic 3B: Trace Cell Dependents
Topic 3C: Locate Errors in Formulas
Topic 3D: Locate Invalid Data and Formulas
Topic 3E: Watch and Evaluate Formulas
Topic 3F: Group and Outline Data
Lesson 4: Analyzing Data
Topic 4A: Create a Trendline
Topic 4B: Create Scenarios
Topic 4C: Perform What-If Analysis
Topic 4D: Develop a PivotTable© Report
Topic 4E: Develop a PivotChart© Report
Topic 4F: Perform Statistical Analysis with the Analysis ToolPak
Lesson 5: Working with Multiple Workbooks
Topic 5A: Create a Workspace
Topic 5B: Consolidate Data
Topic 5C: Link Cells in Different Workbooks
Topic 5D: Edit Links
Lesson 6: Importing and Exporting Data
Topic 6A: Export to Microsoft Word
Topic 6B: Import a Word Table
Topic 6C: Import Text Files
Lesson 7: Structuring XML Workbooks
Topic 7A: Develop XML Maps
Topic 7B: Import, Add, and Export XML Data
Topic 7C: Manage XML Workbooks
Topic 7D: Apply XML View Options