Excel contains an endless amount of useful data tools to help you sift, sort, and present data. Explore some of these convenient tools including Lookup functions, Data Tables, Validating Cells, and tools for filtering data and creating charts and graphics, in this examination of Excel data tools. Some specific items to be covered include VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP functions, creating, managing, and manipulating data in tables, and setting up validation rules for cells in data sets to help reduce errors and speed up data entry.
Each LearnNowOnline training course is made up of Modules (typically an hour in length). Within each module there are Topics (typically 15-30 minutes each) and Subtopics (typically 2-5 minutes each). There is a Post Exam for each Module that must be passed with a score of 70% or higher to successfully and fully complete the course.
This course is designed for students with a base knowledge of Excel and want to learn higher-level skills to display data and perform functions. Students should know how to perform calculations, modify worksheets, format worksheets, print workbooks and manage workbooks.
Meet the expert
Sondra Nelson is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and has been teaching Microsoft Office for over 15 years. She has teaching and consulting experience with high school students, college students and corporate employees.
Time to complete
Lookups and Data Tables
Lookup Functions (08:49)
Data Tables (12:21)
Validating Cells (15:15)
Charting and Graphics (17:36)