Excel 2010 Dashboards

Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)

This course will help start you down the road to creating advanced workbooks and worksheets that you can use to create dashboards. The ability to analyze massive amounts of data, extract actionable intelligence from it, and present that information to decision makers is the cornerstone of driving a successful organization that is able to compete at a high level.

Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to create dashboards in Microsoft Office Excel 2010.  You will:
- Create advanced formulas.
- Automate workbook functionality.
- Apply conditional logic.
- Visualize data by using basic charts.
- Implement advanced charting techniques.
- Analyze data by using PivotTables, slicers, and PivotCharts

Target Student:
This course is designed for students who already have foundational knowledge and skills in Excel 2010 and who wish to begin taking advantage of some of the higher-level functionality in Excel to summarize table data in Excel by using functions, charts, and pivot tables and display those elements in a dashboard format.

Course Objectives:
Section 1: Creating Advanced Formulas
Use Range Names in Formulas
Use Specialized Functions

Section 2: Automating Workbook Functionality
Apply Data Validation
Work with Forms and Controls

Section 3: Applying Conditional Logic
Use Lookup Functions
Combine Functions

Section 4: Visualizing Data with Basic Charts
Create Charts
Modify and Format Charts

Section 5: Advanced Charting Techniques
Use Advanced Chart Features
Create Sparklines

Section 6: Analyzing Data with PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts
Create a PivotTable
Analyze PivotTable Data
Present Data with PivotCharts
Filter Data by Using Slicers