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Microsoft Excel Tips, Tricks and Time Savers Level 2 (Advanced)
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What You'll Learn in Microsoft Excel Tips, Tricks and Time Savers Level 2 (Advanced)

Course Length:

6 hours (1 day)

Learning Objectives

In this Excel Tips, Tricks and Time Savers Level 2 training class you’ll learn some of the more advanced tips, including how to create multi-tiered data validation drop-down lists and how to increase the power of your IF statements with wildcards. This class also covers some useful Pivot Table tricks and how to make your conditional formatting more flexible with checkboxes and drop-down lists. Learn some useful charting tricks, including how to create charts with a keystroke and how to add creativity and readability by including pictures and smoothing out lines. You will even learn how to put together a Gantt chart in Excel! You will:


  • Create multi-tiered data validation lists
  • Make your IF statements more flexible and powerful with wildcards
  • Create Gantt charts in Excel
  • Learn 10 useful Pivot Table tricks
  • Generate a unique list with Advanced Filters
  • Use checkboxes and drop-down lists to make your conditional formatting more flexible
  • Insert and work with an Excel spreadsheet inside a Word document
  • Create custom date formats
  • Copy only the visible cells from subtotaled data
  • And much more…

Target Student

Intermediate to advanced users who would like to learn useful tips and tricks to enhance their user experience with Excel and increase their productivity. This class is for anyone who uses Excel regularly and would like to work faster and more efficiently.

Course Outline

  • Create Multi-Tiered Data Validation Lists
  • Make Your Conditional Formatting More Flexible with Checkboxes and Drop-Down Lists
  • Use Conditional Formatting to Compare Lists
  • Use Wildcards in Your IF Statements
  • Now That You Know How to Use CountIF, Let's Try SUMIF!
  • Create Charts with a Keystroke
  • Get Creative – Add Pictures to Your Charts
  • Gantt Charts in Excel!
  • Smooth Those Lines in Your Line Charts!
  • 10 Useful Pivot Table Tricks
  • Insert and Work with a Spreadsheet Inside Your Word Document
  • Copy Only Visible Cells from Your Subtotaled Data
  • Enter Data into Visible Cells Only in a Filtered List
  • Generate a Unique List Using Advanced Filters
  • Become More Efficient by Creating Autofill Lists
  • Create Custom Date Formats
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Microsoft Excel Tips, Tricks and Time Savers Level 2 (Advanced)

Upcoming Classes

All Public classes are held online
with a live instructor
Dates Price Qty
September 11, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$475.00 Online
December 10, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$475.00 Online
March 4, 2025
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$475.00 Online
July 17, 2025
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$475.00 Online
* Applicable taxes will be applied on checkout

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