Excel Advanced (Level 3) Course Outline With Examples

Excel Advanced Features and Functions in 2020.

Learn Microsoft Office Excel Level 3 At Ease

There are Microsoft Office Excel functions and advanced formula that can be used for complex calculations. The functions are designed for easy lookup and formatting of large pool of data whereas the advanced excel formula are implemented to get new information from a given particular set of data —- such as;


Understanding Pivot Tables in Excel

  • Creating and using a pivot table
  • Filtering and sorting data within a pivot table
  • Automatically grouping data in a pivot table and renaming groups
  • Manually grouping data in a pivot table and renaming groups


  • One-input data tables
  • Two-input data tables


  • Creating a combined line and column chart
  • Adding a secondary axis to a chart
  • Changing the chart type for a particular data series
  • Adding a data series to a chart
  • Removing a data series from a chart
  • Re-positioning chart title
  • Re-positioning the chart legend
  • Moving and formatting chart data labels
  • Modifying chart axis scales
  • Formatting an axis to display using commas
  • Inserting images into chart columns
  • Inserting images to chart bars
  • Formatting the chart plot area using a picture
  • Formatting the chart area using a picture


  • Inserting a hyperlink
  • Editing a hyperlink
  • Removing a hyperlink


  • What is embedding and linking?
  • Linking data within a worksheet
  • Linking cells between worksheets within a workbook
  • Linking data between workbooks
  • Linking data from Excel to a Word document
  • Linking an Excel chart to a Word document
  • Updating, locking and breaking links


  • What is a delimited text file?
  • Importing a delimited text file


  • Sorting data by multiple columns at the same time
  • Applying a pre-installed custom sort
  • Creating a customized list and performing a custom sort
  • Removing a customised list
  • Using AutoFilter
  • Using AutoFilter to perform multiple queries
  • Top 10 AutoFilter
  • Removing all AutoFilters from a worksheet
  • Advanced filter criteria
  • Sub-totalling
  • Removing subtotals
  • Expanding and collapsing outline detail levels


  • Enabling or disabling the ‘track changes’ feature
  • Sharing, comparing and merging worksheets


  • Scenario manager
  • Scenario summary reports


Prevent invalid data entering in specific cells
Prevent invalid data entering in specific cells
How To Create Drop-down List in Excel
How to Create Dependent Drop-down Lists in Excel
Prevent invalid Product Codes or ID Numbers in Excel
Prevent Duplicate Entries in Excel
Reject Invalid Dates in ExcelExcel Data validation allow numbers only

  • Data validation – whole number
  • Data validation – decimal number
  • Data validation – list
  • Data validation – date
  • Data validation – time
  • Data validation – text length
  • Customising a validation input message and error alert
  • Removing data validation


  • Tracing precedent cells
  • Tracing dependent cells
  • Identifying cells with missing dependents
  • Showing all formulas in a worksheet, rather than the resulting values
  • Inserting and viewing comments
  • Editing and deleting comments
  • Showing and hiding comments


  • Macro to change the page set-up
  • Macro to apply a custom number format
  • Macro to format a cell range
  • Macro to insert fields into the header or footer
  • Assigning a macro to a button on the quick access toolbar
  • Deleting macros


Steps To Password Protect a Workbook in Excel
Protect and Unprotect Worksheet in Excel
How to Protect and Unprotect Workbook in Excel
Make Workbook Read-only in Excel

  • Adding ‘open’ password protection to a workbook
  • Adding ‘modify’ password protection to a workbook
  • Removing an ‘open’ password from a workbook
  • Removing a ‘modify’ password from a workbook
  • Password protecting cells and worksheets
  • Hiding formulas
  • Un-hiding formulas