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2024


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Excel 365: Analysing & Summarising Data (Live Online using MS Teams)
Prerequisites


Description

This is an essential course if you carry out data analysis in Excel. You will work with tools and learn new skills that saves time when analysing and summarising data and plotting this on Charts.

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

This hands-on course is a follow up from the Excel 365: For Beginners and Improvers course which comes in 2 forms:

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Target audience
  • All current Cambridge University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
Topics covered
  • Charts
  • Pivot Tables
  • Data Consolidation
  • What If Analysis using Scenarios
Objectives
  • At the completion of this course you should be able to:
  • Create Charts and add Chart Elements to them
  • Create a simple Pivot Table
  • Use the Data Consolidation feature to combine data from several worksheets into one
  • Work with basic Scenarios using Scenario Manager
Format
  • Presentation, demonstration and practical activities
System requirements
  • Installed Microsoft Teams app.
  • It is possible to join using Edge or Chrome but there is less functionality when using a browser.
  • Important: The instructor cannot troubleshoot access to Microsoft Teams on the day of the course. If you are in an institution that is managing their own Teams tenancy (CAMENT, JBS, medschl and some of the colleges) then you may not have access to the files or calendar used in the course. Please contact the instructor in advance to discuss this.
Taught using
  • Excel 365 on Microsoft Windows
Notes
  • The course will be taught using Excel 365 on PC but will also be suitable for Excel 2016/2019 users. Apple Mac users of Excel 365 should also find it useful.
  • Course files can be downloaded here
Duration
  • One session of two and a half hours (approximately)
Frequency
  • Termly
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