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Excel – Creating Dashboards

Get more from Excel – learn to use Forms, Lookup Functions, Charts, PivotTables, and Slicers to turn data into answers

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Get more from Excel and learn to use Forms, Lookup Functions, Charts, PivotTables, and Slicers to turn data into answers


Crunching numbers is what Microsoft Excel does best – but how do you use those numbers to get the answers you need?  This course will show you how to use advanced Excel features to turn massive amounts of data into visual, customizable dashboards.

The ability to easily query and display information from your Excel data is a helpful tool for reporting and decision making, and this course will demonstrate five advanced Excel features (Forms, Lookup Functions, Charts, Pivot Tables, and Slicers) which will do just that.

If you are comfortable with the basics of Excel, let our Microsoft Certified Trainer Barbara Evers walk you through even more useful Excel topics and tools.


Topics covered include:

  • Using range names in formulas
  • Creating nested functions
  • Working with forms, form controls, and data validation
  • Using lookup functions
  • Combining multiple functions
  • Creating, modifying, and formatting charts
  • Using sparklines, trendlines, and dual-axis charts
  • Creating a Pivot Table and analyzing Pivot Table data
  • Presenting data with Pivot Charts
  • Filtering data with slicers


Over 2 hours of high-quality HD content in the “Uniquely Engaging”TM Bigger Brains Teacher-Learner style!

Course Contents:

Lesson Length
Creating Range Names 10:17
Using Defined Names in a Formula 4:17
Using Specialized Functions, Part 1 7:18
Using Specialized Functions, Part 2 11:58
Applying Data Validation 12:28
Using a Data Form 5:49
Adding Form Controls 9:26
Using Lookup Functions 11:39
Combining Functions 11:10
Creating a Chart 7:19
Formatting and Modifying Charts 13:56
Dual Axis Charts 5:38
Forecasting with Trend Lines 8:03
Creating Chart Templates 2:58
Creating Sparklines 7:18
Inserting Pivot Tables 9:47
Analyzing Pivot Table Data, Part 1 7:42
Analyzing Pivot Table Data, Part 2 8:36
Presenting Data with Pivot Charts 6:47
Filtering Data with Slicers 6:53

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