Advanced Excel Formulas and Functions Course

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  • Date 09-08-2021 - 13-08-2021
Advanced Excel Formulas and Functions Course, Nairobi, Kenya
Training or Development Class Title
Advanced Excel Formulas and Functions Course
Event Type
Training or Development Class
Training or Development Class Date
09-08-2021 to 13-08-2021
Nairobi, Kenya
Organization Name / Organize By
Upskill Development Institute
Organizing/Related Departments
Upskill Training Department
Organization Type
Education Institution
Training or Development ClassCategory
Both (Technical & Non Technical)
Training or Development ClassLevel
All (State/Province/Region, National & International)
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Nairobi, Kenya

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The course focuses on those aspects that are important in everyday day operation of organization. Intermediate users will also benefit from this course as it covers the in-depth topics of Complex Charts, PivotTables, Pivot Charts and management Dashboards. The program explores an advanced approach t data validation and excel. Participants will be able to boost their excel reporting expertise as a result of this training program.



5 days


Who Should Attend?

Accountants, senior and junior accountants, business analysts, accounting and finance professionals, research professionals, marketing and sales, administrative staff, supervisors, general business professionals and staff from any function who need to learn and apply state-of-the-art techniques to their daily business reporting, reconciliations, and analysis.


Course Objectives

By the end of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand business analytics and its importance to business
  • Learn the functions of excel analytics
  • Learn the use of different datasets using slicers and pivotal tables
  • Understand solving of problems using Excel tools
  • Learn the application of statistical tools and concepts such as ANOVA and regression analysis using Excel
  • Use tables, and charts to represent the results
  • Learn the use of Power BI



5 Days


Who Should Attend

This course targets professionals who are utilizing Excel and want to learn more on reporting, preparation, and analysis. The course also targets individuals who want to learn about business analytics via the use of Advanced Excel.


Course Outline

Module 1: Logical Functions

  • Understanding Logical Functions
  • Using IF with Text
  • Using IF with Numbers
  • Nesting IF Functions
  • Using IFERROR
  • Using TRUE and FALSE
  • Using AND
  • Using OR
  • Using NOT

Module 2: Lookup Functions & Project Plan (Gantt Chart)

  • Understanding Data Lookup Functions
  • Using CHOOSE
  • Using VLOOKUP
  • Using VLOOKUP for Exact Matches
  • Using HLOOKUP
  • Using INDEX
  • Using Match
  • Understanding Reference Functions
  • Using ROW and ROWS
  • Using COLUMN and COLUMNS
  • Using ADDRESS
  • Using INDIRECT
  • Using OFFSET
  1. 3: What-If Analysis
  • Scenario Manager
  • Goal Seek
  • Data Table
  1. 4: Formula Auditing
  • Show formulas
  • Errors checking
  • Evaluate formula
  • Trace precedents
  • Trace dependents
  • Remove arrows
  1. 5: Solver
  • Understanding How Solver Works
  • Installing the Solver Add-In
  • Setting Solver Parameters
  • Adding Solver Constraints
  • Performing the Solver Operation
  • Running Solver Reports
  1. 6: Validating Data
  • Validating Data
  • Understanding Data Validation
  • Creating a Number Range Validation
  • Testing a Validation
  • Creating an Input Message
  • Creating an Error Message
  • Creating a Drop Down List
  • Using Formulas as Validation Criteria
  • Circling Invalid Data
  • Removing Invalid Circles
  • Copying Validation Settings
  1. 7: Data Consolidation
  • Understanding Data Consolidation
  • Consolidating Data with Identical Layouts
  • Creating a Linked Consolidation
  • Consolidating Data with Different Layouts
  • Consolidating Data Using the SUM Function
  1. 8: Pivot Tables & Dashboard Management
  • Understanding Pivot Tables
  • Recommended Pivot Tables
  • Creating Your Own PivotTable
  • Defining the PivotTable Structure
  • Filtering a PivotTable
  • Clearing a Report Filter
  • Switching PivotTable Fields
  • Formatting a PivotTable
  • Understanding Slicers
  • Creating Slicers
  • Inserting a Timeline Filter
  • Dashboard Management
  1. 9:  Time Series Sales Forecasting Using Advanced Excel
  • Understanding Time series concept
  • Historical sales data management
  • Historical data analysis
  • Time series plot
  • Understand trend components
  • The irregular component in time series
  • Design with graph quarterly time series forecasts
  1. 10: Introduction to Models in Excel
  • Definition
  • Keys Models and Use
  • Practical Exercises
  1. 11: Business Analytics using Excel
  • Solver Addin
  • Histogram
  • Goal Seek
  • Data Table
  • Scenario Manager
  • Descriptive Statistics
  1. 12: Statistical Analysis using Excel
  • Testing hypothesis
  • Covariance
  • Correlation
  • Regression
  1. 13: Excel VBA
  • MsgBox
  • VBA variables
  • Events
  • Array
  • VBA functions
  • Application Object
  1. 14: Power BI
  • Power Pivot
  • Power View
  • Power Query
  • Power Map
  1. Approach

This course will be delivered by our skilled trainers who have vast knowledge and experience as expert professionals in the fields. The course is taught in English and through a mix of theory, practical activities, group discussion and case studies. Course manuals and additional training materials will be provided to the participants upon completion of the training.

Tailor-Made Course

This course can also be tailor-made to meet organization requirement. For further inquiries, please contact us on: Email: [email protected] Tel: +254 721 331 808

Training Venue 

The training will be held at our Upskill Training Centre. We also offer training for a group (at a discount of 10% to 50%) at requested location all over the world. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, and buffet lunch.

Visa application, travel expenses, airport transfers, dinners, accommodation, insurance, and other personal expenses are catered by the participant


Participants will be issued with Upskill certificate upon completion of this course.

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Registration Fees
Registration Fees Details
Course fee: 1000 usd
Registration Ways
  Upskill Training Center, Nairobi Kenya 
Official Email ID
Danson Mwaniki

Upskill Training Center, Nairobi Kenya

[email protected]