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A comprehensive overview of COMP-102-Microsoft Office 2016 Excel Part 2, Course Bundle Package

Outline

About This Course
Course Prerequisites
Course Overview
Course Objectives
How To Use This Book
Lesson 1: Creating Advanced Formulas
TOPIC A: Apply Range Names
Range Names
Adding Range Names Using the Name Box
Adding Range Names Using the New Name Dialog Box
Editing a Range Name and Deleting a Range Name
Using Range Names in Formulas
Activity 1-1
TOPIC B: Use Specialized Functions
Function Categories
The Excel Function Reference
Function Syntax
Function Entry Dialog Boxes
Using Nested Functions
Automatic Workbook Calculations
Showing and Hiding Formulas
Enabling Iterative Calculations
Activity 1-2
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson 2: Analyzing Data with Logical and Lookup Functions
TOPIC A: Use Text Functions
Text Functions
The LEFT and RIGHT Functions
The MID Function
The LEN Function
The TRIM Function
The UPPER, LOWER, and PROPER Functions
The CONCATENATE Function
The TRANSPOSE Function
Activity 2-1
TOPIC B: Use Logical Functions
Logical Functions
Logical Operators
The AND Function
The OR Function
The IF Function
Activity 2-2
TOPIC C: Use Lookup Functions
Lookup Functions
The LOOKUP Function
The VLOOKUP Function
The HLOOKUP Function
Activity 2-3
TOPIC D: Use Date Functions
The TODAY Function
The NOW Function
Serializing Dates and Times with Functions
Activity 2-4
TOPIC E: Use Financial Functions
The IPMT Function
The PPMT Function
The NPV Function
The FV Function
Activity 2-5
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson 3: Organizing Worksheet Data with Tables
TOPIC A: Create and Modify Tables
Tables
Table Components
The Create Table Dialog Box
The Table Tools – Design Contextual Tab
Styles and Quick Style Sets
Customizing Row Display
Table Modification Options
Activity 3-1
TOPIC B: Sort and Filter Data
The Difference Between Sorting and Filtering
Sorting Data
Advanced Filtering
Filter Operators
Removing Duplicate Values
Activity 3-2
TOPIC C: Use Subtotal and Database Functions to Calculate Data
SUBTOTAL Functions
The Subtotal Dialog Box
Summary Functions in Tables
Database Functions
Activity 3-3
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson 4: Visualizing Data with Charts
TOPIC A: Create Charts
Charts
Chart Types
Chart Insertion Methods
Resizing and Moving the Chart
Adding Additional Data
Switching Between Rows and Columns
Activity 4-1
TOPIC B: Modify and Format Charts
The Difference Between Modifying and Formatting
Chart Elements
Minimize Extraneous Chart Elements
The Chart Tools Contextual Tabs
Formatting the Chart with a Style
Adding a Legend to the Chart
Activity 4-2
TOPIC C: Create a Trendline
Trendlines
Types of Trendlines
Adding a Trendline
The Format Trendline Task Pane
Activity 4-3
TOPIC D: Create Advanced Charts
Dual Axis Charts
Creating Custom Chart Templates
Viewing Chart Animations
Activity 4-4
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson 5: Analyzing Data with PivotTables, Slicers, and PivotCharts
TOPIC A: Create a PivotTable
PivotTables
Start with Questions, End with Structure
The Create PivotTable Dialog Box
The PivotTable Fields Pane
Summarize Data in a PivotTable
The “Show Values As” Functionality of a PivotTable
External Data
PowerPivot
PowerPivot Functions
Activity 5-1
TOPIC B: Filter Data by Using Slicers
Slicers
The Insert Slicers Dialog Box
Activity 5-2
TOPIC C: Analyze Data with PivotCharts
PivotCharts
Creating PivotCharts
Applying a Style to a PivotChart
Activity 5-3
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson 6: Inserting Graphics
TOPIC A: Insert and Modify Graphic Objects
Graphical Objects
Inserting Shapes
Inserting WordArt
Inserting Text Boxes
Inserting Images
The Picture Tools – Format Contextual Tab
The Drawing Tools – Format Contextual Tab
The SmartArt Tools Contextual Tabs
Activity 6-1
TOPIC B: Layer and Group Graphic Objects
Layering Objects
Grouping Objects
Positioning Objects
Activity 6-2
TOPIC C: Incorporate SmartArt
About SmartArt
The Choose a SmartArt Graphic Dialog Box
About the Text Pane
Activity 6-3
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson 7: Enhancing Workbooks
TOPIC A: Customize Workbooks
Comments
Hyperlinks
Watermarks
Background Pictures
Activity 7-1
TOPIC B: Manage Themes
About Themes
Customizing Themes
Activity 7-2
TOPIC C: Create and Use Templates
Templates
Template Types
Creating a Template
Modifying a Template
Activity 7-3
TOPIC D: Protect Files
Recovering Lost Data
The Changes Group
Worksheet and Workbook Protection
The Protect Worksheet Option
The Protect Workbook Option
Activity 7-4
TOPIC E: Preparing a Workbook for Multiple Audiences
Displaying Data in Multiple International Formats
Utilize International Symbols
Modifying Worksheets Using the Accessibility Checker
Managing Fonts
Activity 7-5
Summary
Review Questions
Lesson Labs
Lesson 1
Lesson Lab 1-1
Lesson 2
Lesson Lab 2-1
Lesson Lab 2-2
Lesson 3
Lesson Lab 3-1
Lesson 4
Lesson Lab 4-1
Lesson Lab 4-2
Lesson 5
Lesson Lab 5-1
Lesson Lab 5-2
Lesson 6
Lesson Lab 6-1
Lesson 7
Lesson Lab 7-1
Lesson Lab 7-2
Course Wrap-Up
Course Summary
Next Steps
Appendices
Keyboard Shortcut Quick Reference Sheet
Glossary
Index

Course Length

8 Weeks

Course Effort

2-3 Hours per Week

Total Course Hours

14

Languages

English

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed – DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

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  • Memory – 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems – Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers – Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems – Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.

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What happens if I do not have enough time to complete the course within the time frame provided?

If you don’t finish the course in the time frame, you will not receive a certification. The time frame allotted to complete each course has been based on each learner giving a concerted effort to complete the course, plus the number of hours it takes to learn the information and obtain the certification.  Therefore, the time frame for each course has been calculated to ensure successful completion of the course. However, if for some reason a learner is unable to complete the course, you will have to re-enroll in the course and you will be required to pay the course price in effect at the time of re-enrollment.

Once enrolled in the course, and I realize that I can’t complete the course can I get a refund?

There are NO REFUNDS once you enroll in a course. However, if you are suddenly deployed while pursuing a certification course, we will work with you to ensure you complete your studies.  Learners who need to delay their course for medical reasons, may be eligible to transfer their course(s) to a future term.  A medical withdrawal will be considered only if accompanied by:

A written verification and phone verification from a medical doctor stating the student cannot complete the course due to illness or disability.  Please not the doctor’s note must be in English to be considered.

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 Are there exams I will have to take in a course?

Yes, there are exams in each course to access your knowledge of the material. You will be required to pass those exams to successful complete the course. The type of exams you will take vary. They can range from multiple choice questions, essays, short answers, and/or video/audio submissions. If you diligently study and complete the assignments for each course, you will be prepared to pass the exams in the course(s).

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Once I provide an employer with the certification, am I guaranteed a job?

AGI does not provide direct job placement services after successfully completing a course. However, the certification you receive informs a potential employer that you have acquired the skills and knowledge to obtain employment, in most cases.  We recommend that learners conduct research on the job market to make sure you have the required job skills and expertise.

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Please do not assume that all courses that you take and successfully complete are eligible for CEU certification. If you are seeking CEU certification for a course, we strongly recommend that you contact your institution and establish eligibility for the courses you plan to take BEFORE you enroll in a course.  Although we provide you with a certificate for successfully completing a course, it is solely your responsibility to ensure that the course you enroll in and the certificate meets CEU requirements for your profession.