This program shows you how to work with databases in Microsoft Excel (using filtering, sorting and subtotals). It introduces PivotTables, Macros and Hyperlinks and teaches logical, lookup, reference and statistical functions. If you are experienced in designing and modifying spreadsheets, can write formulas and have worked with IF and VLOOKUP functions, this is for you.


This program introduces additional skills to develop your knowledge of Microsoft Excel by focusing on advanced functions and productivity tools. 

Program Content

  • Advanced functions 
    • Logical, Lookup and Reference, Statistical, Date and Time
  • Outlining 
    • Create and use outlines to summarise worksheet data
  • Database operations 
    • Autofilter and Advanced Filter 
    • Sort data 
    • Subtotal Command and Subtotal Function
  • PivotTables and PivotCharts
    • Create and manipulate PivotTables and PivotCharts
  • Macros 
    • Record and run Macros 
    • Add Toolbar buttons 
    • View the VBA code
  • Consolidate worksheet data 
    • Combine data from different worksheets
  • Hyperlinks 
    • Create Hyperlinks to files, web pages or to locations in the workbook.

Learning Outcomes

Participants should be able to:

  • Use advanced functions and productivity tools to assist in developing worksheets
  • Manipulate data lists using Outline, Autofilter and PivotTables
  • Use Consolidation to summarise and report results from multiple worksheets
  • Record repetitive tasks by creating Macros
  • Use Hyperlinks to move around worksheets.
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