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Tue 30 Jun 2020
09:30 - 13:00


Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills


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Excel 2016: Functions

Tue 30 Jun 2020


Bookings for this course are placed on hold in response to the rapidly changing events due to COVID-19. The status of these courses will be reviewed towards the end of April 2020. See the University's COVID-19 page for up to date information.

This course covers some of the more challenging functions such as IF, SUMIFS and VLOOKUP. Not all chapters will be taught in full due to time constraints but are included for self-study.

Target audience
  • All current Cambridge University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
  • Good competency in Excel will be assumed
  • Attendance of Excel: Introduction or equivalent knowledge

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Tue 30 Jun   09:30 - 13:00 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Titan Teaching Room 2, New Museums Site map Lynn Foot
Topics covered
  • Logical functions (IF, AND, OR, NOT)
  • Lookup Functions (VLOOKUP)
  • Statistical functions (COUNT/COUNTA/COUNTIF, MODE/MEAN, STDEV/VAR)
  • Maths Functions (TRUNC/ROUND, SUMIF/SUMIFS)
  • Date and Time FUNCTIONS (NOW/TODAY, WEEKDAY/EOMONTH, calculating future dates)
  • Text functions (converting between cases, extracting part of a string)
Taught using

Excel 2016 on MCS Windows

  • The course will be taught using Excel 2016 on PCs but will also be suitable for Excel 2010/2016 users. Apple Mac users of Excel 2011 should also find it useful.
  • Anyone wishing to copy the course exercise files should bring a USB memory stick they can be downloaded
  • One half day session
  • Termly
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