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Spreadsheet software remains one of the most ubiquitous pieces of software used in workplaces across the world. Learning to confidently operate this software means adding a highly valuable asset to your employability portfolio. In the United States alone, millions of job advertisements requiring Excel skills are posted every day. Research by Burning Glass Technologies and Capital One shows that digitals skills lead to higher income and better employment opportunities at a time when digital skills job are growing much faster than non-digital jobs. In this second course of our Excel specialization Excel Skills for Business you will build on the strong foundations of the Essentials course. Intermediate Skills I will expand your Excel knowledge to new horizons. You are going to discover a whole range of skills and techniques that will become a standard component of your everyday use of Excel. In this course, you will build a solid layer of more advanced skills so you can manage large datasets and create meaningful reports. These key techniques and tools will allow you to add a sophisticated layer of automation and efficiency to your everyday tasks in Excel. Once again, we have brought together a great teaching team that will be with you every step of the way. Prashan and Nicky will guide you through each week (and I am even going to make a guest appearance in Week 5 to help you learn about my favourite tool in Excel - shh, no spoilers!). Work through each new challenge step-by-step and in no time you will surprise yourself by how far you have come. This time around, we are going to follow Uma's trials and tribulations as she is trying to find her feet in a new position in the fictitious company PushPin. For those of you who have done the Essentials course, you will already be familiar with the company. Working through her challenges which are all too common ones that we encounter everyday, will help you to more easily relate to the skills and techniques learned in each week and apply them to familiar and new contexts....
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Intermediate Level

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建议:6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week

完成时间大约为17 小时
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您将获得的技能

ConcatenationMicrosoft ExcelConsolizationPivot TablePivot Chart
Stacks
Globe

100% 在线课程

立即开始,按照自己的计划学习。
Calendar

可灵活调整截止日期

根据您的日程表重置截止日期。
Intermediate Level

中级

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建议:6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week

完成时间大约为17 小时
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1

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完成时间为 4 小时

Working with Multiple Worksheets & Workbooks

This module is all about working with multiple worksheets and workbooks. Learn how you can combine data, manage datasets and perform calculations across multiple sources. And don't forget the Toolbox with handy shortcuts and ninja tips....
Reading
8 个视频(共 37 分钟), 8 个阅读材料, 6 个测验
Video8 个视频
Week 1 Discussion4分钟
Practice Video: Multiple Worksheets6分钟
Practice Video: 3D Formulas5分钟
Practice Video: Linking Workbooks6分钟
Practice Video: Consolidating by Position5分钟
Practice Video: Consolidating by Category (Reference)3分钟
Week 1 Wrap-Up1分钟
Reading8 个阅读材料
Welcome to Excel Skills for Business: Intermediate I10分钟
Course Goals and Weekly Learning Objectives10分钟
Read me before you start: Quizzes and Navigation10分钟
Download the Week 1 workbooks5分钟
Read me before you start: Versions and regions10分钟
Week 1: Practice Challenge30分钟
Week 1: Advanced Practice Challenge30分钟
Keyboard Shortcuts, Excel Terminology and Ninja Tips30分钟
Quiz6 个练习
Multiple Worksheets10分钟
3D Formulas6分钟
Linking Workbooks8分钟
Consolidating by Position8分钟
Consolidating by Category (Reference)4分钟
Test your Skills: Working with Multiple Worksheets & Workbooks30分钟

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完成时间为 3 小时

Text and Date Functions

By the end of this module, you will be an expert in Date and Text functions. This module discusses ways you can extract information and manipulate data to fulfil specific business requirements....
Reading
8 个视频(共 31 分钟), 3 个阅读材料, 6 个测验
Video8 个视频
Week 2 Discussion5分钟
Practice Video: Combining Text (CONCAT, &)4分钟
Practice Video: Changing Text Case (UPPER, LOWER, PROPER)4分钟
Practice Video: Extracting Text (LEFT, MID, RIGHT)3分钟
Practice Video: Finding Text (FIND)5分钟
Practice Video: Date Calculations (NOW, TODAY, YEARFRAC)3分钟
Week 2 Wrap-Up1分钟
Reading3 个阅读材料
Download the Week 2 workbooks5分钟
Week 2: Practice Challenge30分钟
Keyboard Shortcuts, Excel Terminology and Ninja Tips30分钟
Quiz6 个练习
Combining Text (CONCAT, &)6分钟
Changing Text Case (UPPER, LOWER, PROPER)6分钟
Extracting Text (LEFT, MID, RIGHT)6分钟
Finding Text (FIND)8分钟
Date Calculations (NOW, TODAY, YEARFRAC)6分钟
Test your Skills: Text and Date Functions30分钟

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完成时间为 2 小时

Named Ranges

Learn how you can create, manage and apply Named Ranges to enhance your calculations....
Reading
8 个视频(共 31 分钟), 3 个阅读材料, 6 个测验
Video8 个视频
Week 3 Discussion2分钟
Practice Video: Introducing Named Ranges5分钟
Practice Video: Creating Named Ranges5分钟
Practice Video: Managing Named Ranges4分钟
Practice Video: Named Ranges in Formulas5分钟
Practice Video: Apply Names5分钟
Week 3 Wrap-Up1分钟
Reading3 个阅读材料
Download the Week 3 workbooks5分钟
Week 3: Practice Challenge20分钟
Keyboard Shortcuts, Terminology and Ninja Tips10分钟
Quiz6 个练习
Introducing Named Ranges12分钟
Creating Named Ranges10分钟
Managing Named Ranges10分钟
Named Ranges in Formulas6分钟
Apply Names8分钟
Test your Skills: Named Ranges30分钟

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完成时间为 3 小时

Summarising Data

Graduate to advanced formulas in this module. Learn how you can use functions like COUNTIFS to extract information from data, as well as generate graphical representations of it....
Reading
9 个视频(共 37 分钟), 3 个阅读材料, 7 个测验
Video9 个视频
Week 4 Discussion3分钟
Practice Video: COUNT functions4分钟
Practice Video: Counting with Criteria (COUNTIFS)5分钟
Practice Video: Adding with Criteria (SUMIFS)6分钟
Practice Video: Sparklines4分钟
Practice Video: Advanced Charting5分钟
Practice Video: Trendlines4分钟
Week 4 Wrap-Up1分钟
Reading3 个阅读材料
Download the Week 4 workbooks5分钟
Week 4: Practice Challenge20分钟
Keyboard Shortcuts, Excel Terminology and Ninja Tips30分钟
Quiz7 个练习
COUNT functions8分钟
Counting with Criteria (COUNTIFS)6分钟
Adding with Criteria (SUMIFS)8分钟
Sparklines6分钟
Advanced Charting6分钟
Trendlines10分钟
Test your Skills: Summarising Data30分钟
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创建者 JEAug 9th 2018

I found the following areas to be particularly useful to learn about:\n\nCombining and Changing Text\n\nExtracting and Finding Text\n\nNamed Ranges\n\nCOUNTIFS and SUMIFS\n\nTables and Pivot Tables

创建者 HBJul 26th 2018

I really liked the progression of this course! for an excel newbie at the start of Essentials course I am now; by end of Intermediate I, able to make dashboards and even forecast trends ! WOW!

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Dr Yvonne Breyer

Director, Learning and Teaching
Faculty of Business and Economics

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关于 Excel Skills for Business 专项课程

This specialization is intended for anyone who seeks to develop one of the most critical and fundamental digital skills today. Spreadsheet software remains one of the most ubiquitous pieces of software used in workplaces across the world. Learning to confidently operate this software means adding a highly valuable asset to your employability portfolio. In the United States alone, millions of job advertisements requiring Excel skills are posted every day. Research by Burning Glass Technologies and Capital One shows that digital skills lead to higher income and better employment opportunities. At a time when digital skills jobs are growing much faster than non-digital jobs, completing this specialization will position you way ahead of others. In this Specialization, learners develop advanced Excel Skills for Business. Upon completing the four courses in this Specialization, learners can design sophisticated spreadsheets, including professional dashboards, and perform complex calculations using advanced Excel features and techniques. Learners have acquired the skills to manage large datasets efficiently, extract meaningful information from datasets, present data and extract information effectively. In addition, learners have mastered the skills needed to validate data and prevent errors in spreadsheets, create automation, apply advanced formulas and conditional logic to help make decisions and create spreadsheets that help forecast and model data....
Excel Skills for Business

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  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • In this course, we are using Microsoft Excel 2016 (Office 365) on a Windows PC with all options set to default. The Office 365 version of Excel is the latest version at the time of writing and developing this course. If you have a different version of Excel or you are using a Mac, some tools and buttons will look different, they may be located in a different spot, or some might be missing altogether. If there are any major differences, we usually point them out during the practice videos. If you cannot find a tool that we mention, you can always ask in the forums or search the Internet. Most of the functionality we demonstrate is also available in other spreadsheet programs, although the interface will look different. Most other spreadsheet software can import and export files in the Microsoft Excel format. If you are not sure which version of Excel you are using, check the Microsoft support pages for help.

    If you cannot use Excel 2016 on a PC, you will be able to follow along with the videos, however, please note that some of the assessment tasks will require Excel. Where possible, we have designed assessment tasks so that users of older versions of Excel (such as 2013) can still solve them.

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