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Microsoft Excel: Data Management and Manipulation


This class is taught using Microsoft Excel 2010 on our lab PCs, but the content applies to Excel 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2016 for Windows. Material learned in this course may not apply to Excel for Mac.

Control data without data controlling you. Create and import databases and tables in Excel while handling multiple sorting and filtering tasks using a variety of criteria. Retrieve the information you need quickly and easily using multiple filters. Learn how to format tables and databases in a professional manner and master Excel’s terrific Name Box and Name Manager features. Separate data easily using the Text-to-Column feature and bring columns together using the CONCATENATE function.

After this class, you will be able to:

  • Sort and filter data using multiple criteria in order to get needed information with little effort
  • Download databases from other applications and servers
  • Create a data table or database avoiding common pitfalls
  • Format a professional and attractive table
  • Use the Name Box and Name Manager to efficiently navigate, print select, and add other functionality for your database and tables
  • Create the CONCATENATE function to bring columns together and VLOOKUP to bring data from one table into another
  • Employ Text to Columns to separate data from one column into multiple columns

Section: MS-EXCEL-MGMT (25AUG17)
Dates: Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 25, 2017 Time: 9:30 AM
Tuition: $185.00 Instructor: Greg Creech Register

    Lesson 1: Database Guidelines and Differences

  • Flat File Databases vs Relational Databases
  • Importing a Database from Access into Excel
  • Format as a Table

    Lesson 2: Name Box and Name Manager

  • Naming cells and tables in Excels
  • Using Names for referencing, selection, and values
  • Editing and reusing Names

    Lesson 3: Filters and Sorts

  • Using an Excel Database to manipulate data with filters and sorts
  • Filters – Top 10, Numbers, Text, and Date Filters
  • Using Custom Views to save your Filter and Database View
  • Using the AutoCalculation area of Excel based on filtered data
  • Sorting – One column sort and multiple sorting

    Lesson 4: Advance Filter

  • Creating an Advance Filter criteria area
  • Setting multiple criteria for a Filter
  • Using date ranges and wildcard characters for the filter

    Lesson 5: Database Functionality and Functions

  • Removing Duplicates
  • Combining columns using the CONCATENATE function
  • Separating columns using the Text to Columns feature
  • Exploring the VLOOKUP function for databases

Class Schedule

Date Times Meeting Type Location
08/25/2017 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM Classroom Executive Park

Additional Information

Final Enrollment:
Clock Hours: 3.0