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Thu 2 May 2024
09:30 - 13:00

Venue: University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1

Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills


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Excel 365: Functions (In Person Face to Face)

Thu 2 May 2024


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.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of our Live Online Excel: Functions course.

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

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Thu 2 May   09:30 - 13:00 09:30 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 1 map Lynn Foot,  Hazel Turton
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)
  • At the completion of this course you should be able to:
  • Create and use defined names in a workbook
  • Use logical functions to test whether a statement is true or false
  • Use a range of lookup and reference functions
  • Use a variety of statistical functions
  • Use maths functions to solve complex problems
  • Use the date and time functions to perform calculations
  • Use a range of text functions
  • Presentation, demonstration and practical activities
Taught using
  • Excel 365 on Windows
  • The course will be taught using Excel 365 on PCs but will also be suitable for Excel 2016/2019 users. Apple Mac users of Outlook should also find it useful.
  • Course files can be downloaded here
  • One half day session
  • Termly
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