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Understanding Excel formulas is essential if you plan to create sophisticated and reliable spreadsheet solutions.

If you feel less than confident about how Excel formulas work, and how to create your own formulas from scratch, then this is the course your need! Essential Excel Formulas and Functions by G Com Solutions examines all of the key elements which go together to make up an Excel formula. The course uses real-world examples to illustrate how to build formulas that solve problems and give meaning to your data.

Here are just some of the techniques you will master:

  • You will learn how to create robust formulas which can safely be copied into thousands of rows.
  • You will gain an understanding of relative, mixed and absolute references; and when to use, and when not use, those pesky dollar signs.
  • You will learn how to use Excel’s text functions to clean up and modify data, prior to creating reports.
  • You will become familiar with the use of conditional functions to add power and flexibility to your Excel models.
  • And you will learn how to use lookup functions to pull in key information from other worksheets.

The course is held in Peterborough at the following address:

Pinnacle House
4-5 Newark Rd
PE1 5WS.

Course Outline

Building formulas

Entering and editing formulas, Understanding operator precedence, Copying and moving formulas, Understanding relative reference format, Understanding absolute reference format, Copying a formula without adjusting relative references , Displaying Worksheet Formulas , Working with range names in formulas , Pasting a name into a formula , Applying names to formulas, Understanding external references

Working with functions

Inserting functions, Supplying function arguments, Supplying range arguments, Inserting nested functions

Text functions

Converting text, LOWER(), UPPER(), PROPER(), Extracting a substring, LEFT(), RIGHT(), MID(), Concatenation, Creating customer account numbers

Logical functions

Using the IF() function, Working with nested IF()s, Using AND, OR and NOT

Lookup functions

Creating lookup tables, Using VLOOKUP() and HLOOKUP(), Using range lookups, Finding exact matches, Using the CHOOSE() function

Date and time functions

How Excel handles dates and times, Construction dates with the DATE() function, Extracting date elements with DAY(), MONTH(), and YEAR() , Isolating the day, month and year , Determining the day of the week, Calculating the tme between two dates using DATEDIF(), Calculating elapsed time , Creating time sheets

Maths functions

ROUND() and MROUND() , ROUNDDOWN() and ROUNDUP() , CEILING() and FLOOR() , EVEN() and ODD() , INT() and TRUNC() , Using RANDBETWEEN() to generate data, Using RANDBETWEEN() to generate date and time values

Database functions

How database functions work, Defining the Excel database, Defining the criteria area, Using AND and OR with your criteria, The DSUM() function, The DAVERAGE() function, The DCOUNT() function, DMIN() and DMAX(), The DGET() function

Dealing with errors

Understanding Excel error values, #DIV/0!, #NAME, #REF, #NULL!, #N/A, Using conditionals to anticipate error values, Using IFERROR(), Using the formula error checker, Auditing a worksheet, Tracing cell precedents and dependents, Evaluating formulas, Watching cell values

Do you have questions about Essential Excel Formulas & Functions? Contact G Com Solutions Limited

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Pinnacle House
4-5 Newark Rd
PE1 5WS Peterborough
United Kingdom


G Com Solutions Limited

G Com Solutions specialise in providing Microsoft Power BI training, as well as IT training on a variety of web technologies and computer software packages, especially those by Microsoft and Adobe. These software environments have become the standard for business, web and multimedia development since they empower companies to develop web solutions more quickly than ever.

Whether you need IT training as an IT specialist or as one of the many people who need computer training to improve their skills for career advancement, G Com Solutions courses can help you. 

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