Advanced Excel Formulas and Functions course
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Advanced Excel Formulas and Functions course

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The Advanced Excel Training is a comprehensive program designed to enhance participants' skills in Microsoft Excel beyond the basic level. This course is aimed at individuals who are already familiar with Excel and want to further develop their proficiency in using advanced features and functions. It provides participants with the knowledge and tools to effectively analyze data, automate tasks, and create sophisticated spreadsheets.


The main objective of the Advanced Excel Training is to equip participants with advanced Excel skills to increase productivity, streamline processes, and make informed business decisions. By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  1. Utilize advanced functions and formulas to perform complex calculations.
  2. Create dynamic and interactive spreadsheets using advanced data analysis tools.
  3. Design and automate professional-looking reports and dashboards.
  4. Streamline repetitive tasks using macros and VBA programming.
  5. Collaborate and share workbooks effectively.
  6. Apply advanced data validation techniques and protection methods.
  7. Utilize PivotTables and Power Pivot for data analysis and reporting.
  8. Explore advanced charting techniques to visualize data effectively.

Organization Benefits:

The Advanced Excel Training offers several benefits to organizations:

  1. Increased Efficiency: Participants will acquire advanced Excel skills that allow them to work more efficiently and effectively with large datasets, reducing manual effort and saving time.
  2. Improved Data Analysis: Enhanced knowledge of advanced functions, formulas, and data analysis tools will enable participants to extract valuable insights from complex data, leading to better decision-making.
  3. Streamlined Reporting: Participants will learn how to create professional reports and dashboards that summarize information visually, making it easier for stakeholders to understand and interpret data.
  4. Process Automation: The course covers automation techniques such as macros and VBA programming, enabling participants to automate repetitive tasks and improve workflow efficiency.
  5. Enhanced Collaboration: By learning effective workbook sharing and collaboration techniques, participants can collaborate seamlessly with colleagues, fostering teamwork and improving productivity.

Who Should Attend:

The Advanced Excel Training is ideal for professionals who have a basic understanding of Excel and want to enhance their skills to perform advanced data analysis, reporting, and automation. The course is particularly beneficial for:

  1. Business Analysts
  2. Financial Analysts
  3. Data Analysts
  4. Accountants
  5. Project Managers
  6. HR Professionals
  7. Operations Managers
  8. Sales and Marketing Professionals
  9. Anyone involved in data analysis and reporting


The course will be conducted over a period of 5 days, allowing participants to gain comprehensive knowledge and hands-on experience with advanced Excel formulas and functions. The duration can be adjusted based on specific requirements and the level of detail desired.

Course Outline:

  1. Advanced Formula Writing Techniques
    • Formula auditing and error handling.
    • Array formulas and advanced referencing.
    • Formula efficiency and optimization techniques.
  2. Lookup and Reference Functions
    • VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, and INDEX-MATCH functions.
    • INDIRECT and ADDRESS functions for dynamic referencing.
    • Advanced lookup techniques for complex data sets.
  3. Logical and Conditional Functions
    • IF, AND, OR, and NOT functions.
    • Nested IF statements and logical operators.
    • Advanced conditional formatting techniques.
  4. Statistical Functions
    • AVERAGE, MEDIAN, and MODE functions.
    • COUNT, COUNTIF, and COUNTIFS functions.
    • Statistical analysis using functions like STDEV, VAR, and CORREL.
  5. Date and Time Functions
    • DATE, TIME, and NOW functions.
    • Calculation and manipulation of dates and times.
    • Advanced time-related calculations and analysis.
  6. Text Functions
    • CONCATENATE, LEFT, RIGHT, and MID functions.
    • TEXT, PROPER, and UPPER/LOWER functions.
    • Advanced text manipulation and formatting techniques.
  7. Financial Functions
    • PMT, FV, NPV, and IRR functions.
    • Loan amortization and financial analysis.
    • Advanced financial calculations using Excel functions.
  8. Data Analysis Functions
    • SUMIF, SUMIFS, and SUMPRODUCT functions.
    • Advanced data analysis techniques using Excel functions.
  9. PivotTables and PivotCharts
    • Creating PivotTables and PivotCharts.
    • Customizing PivotTable layouts and designs.
    • Analyzing and summarizing data with PivotTables.
  10. Data Validation and Protection
    • Implementing data validation rules.
    • Protecting worksheets and workbooks.
    • Advanced data security and protection techniques.
  11. Advanced Data Sorting and Filtering
    • Sorting data using custom criteria.
    • Applying advanced filters and complex criteria.
    • Filtering data based on multiple conditions.
  12. Advanced Charting Techniques
    • Customizing chart elements and layouts.
    • Creating combination charts and secondary axes.
    • Advanced charting features and visualizations.
  13. Data Consolidation and External Data Sources
    • Consolidating data from multiple worksheets or workbooks.
    • Importing data from external sources (e.g., databases).
    • Linking and updating data from external sources.
  14. PivotTable Calculations and Analysis
    • Calculated fields and items in PivotTables.
    • Grouping and filtering data in PivotTables.
    • Performing advanced analysis using PivotTables.
  15.  PivotTables and Power Pivot
    • Creating PivotTables
    • Advanced PivotTable Options
    • Calculated Fields and Items
    • Power Pivot Introduction
    • DAX Functions
  16. Data Visualization with Power View and Power Map

·         Introduction to Power View

·         Creating Interactive Reports

·         Power Map Overview

·         Visualizing Geographic Data

  1. Macros and Automation
    • Recording and running macros in Excel.
    • Modifying and enhancing recorded macros.
    • Automation using VBA (Visual Basic for Applications).
  2. Advanced Data Analysis Tools
    • Using the Analysis ToolPak add-in.
    • Data analysis using regression, ANOVA, and t-tests.
    • Solver and Goal Seek for optimization and what-if analysis.
  3. Data Visualization Techniques
    • Conditional formatting for data visualization.
    • Sparklines and data bars for visual analysis.
    • Creating interactive dashboards using Excel features.
  4. Advanced Data Manipulation
    • Advanced filtering and data extraction techniques.
    • Text-to-columns and data cleansing.
    • Data consolidation and data transformation.
  5. Advanced Excel Functions
    • AGGREGATE, CONCAT, TEXTJOIN, and other advanced functions.
    • Database functions (DSUM, DGET, DCOUNT, etc.).
    • User-defined functions (UDFs) and their application.
  6. Advanced Excel Tips and Tricks
    • Efficiency shortcuts and time-saving techniques.
    • Customizing Excel settings for optimal productivity.
    • Advanced troubleshooting and error resolution.


General Notes

·         All our courses can be Tailor-made to participants' needs

·         The participant must be conversant in English

·         Presentations are well-guided, practical exercises, web-based tutorials, and group work. Our facilitators are experts with more than 10 years of experience.

·         Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with a Foscore development center certificate (FDC-K)

·         Training will be done at the Foscore development center (FDC-K) centers. We also offer inhouse and online training on the client schedule

·         Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

·         The course fee for onsite training includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, a buffet lunch, and a Certificate of successful completion of Training. Participants will be responsible for their own travel expenses and arrangements, airport transfers, visa application dinners, health/accident insurance, and other personal expenses.

·         Accommodation, pickup, freight booking, and Visa processing arrangement, are done on request, at discounted prices.

·         Tablet and Laptops are provided to participants on request as an add-on cost to the training fee.

·         One-year free Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

·         Register as a group of more than two and enjoy a discount of (10% to 50%)

·         Payment should be done before commence of the training or as agreed by the parties, to the FOSCORE DEVELOPMENT CENTER account, so as to enable us to prepare better for you.

·         For any inquiries reach us at or +254712260031






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