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Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills

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Excel 2016: Analysing and Summarising Data


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 hands-on course is a follow up from the Excel: Introduction course.

Target audience
  • All current Cambridge University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available

It is essential to be familiar with the basic features of Excel and concepts of spreadsheets, as covered on the Excel Introduction or Excel for Beginners courses or have the equivalent level of knowledge.

Topics covered
  • Charts
  • Pivot Tables/Techniques/Charts
  • Data Consolidation
  • What If Analysis through:
    • Scenarios
    • Goal Seek
    • Data Tables

Presentation, demonstrations and self-paced practicals

Taught using

Excel 2016 on MCS Windows

  • The course will be taught using Excel 2016 on PCs but will also be suitable for Excel 2010/2013 users. Macintosh users of Excel 2011/2016 should also find it useful
  • Anyone wishing to copy the course exercise files should bring a USB memory stick. Alternatively the files can be downloaded

One half day session

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