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Advanced Excel: Beyond the Basics

at General Assembly - Downtown

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$60 8 seats
Start Date:

Thu, Oct 31, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

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125 Summer St 13th Fl
Btwn Lincoln St & Fitzgerald Surface Rd
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
A computer will not be provided.
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Class Level: Advanced
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

What you'll learn in this excel class:

In this class, we will move beyond the basics of spreadsheet creation. Topics will include data manipulation/troubleshooting and advanced functions to summarize and analyze data having multiple attributes. 

We will also introduce using slicers with PivotTables, creating interactive charts and dashboards, and writing basic macros. Class exercises will be utilized to facilitate understanding.

Students will learn how to effectively streamline and analyze data using some of the more advanced features of Excel including:
  • Data Validation
  • Advanced Functions such as INDEX, MATCH, and SUMIFS
  • Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts
Prospective Topic List:
  • Review of intermediate functions (VLOOKUP, SUMIF, COUNTIF)
  • Date and Time
  • Data Validation (notably drop-down lists)
  • Advanced Functions (INDEX/MATCH, SUMIFS, COUNTIFS)
  • Array formulas
  • Using Slicers with PivotTables and PivotCharts
  • Creating a Dashboard
  • Introduction to Macros
Prereqs & Preparation
This is an advanced class. Please make sure you have attended GA's Excel at Excel: Getting Down the Basics Class or have a strong familiarity with intermediate functions (VLOOKUP).

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.


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