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Fri 7 Feb 2020
09:30 - 13:00

Venue: University Information Services, Titan Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site

Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills


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Excel 2016: Functions

Fri 7 Feb 2020


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 Fri 7 Feb   09:30 - 13:00 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Titan Teaching Room 1, New Museums Site map Simon Meaker
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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