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Excel Advanced for Government

Unleash the Power of Advanced Excel: Elevate your Skills for Government Professionals

8 & 15 May 2024

9:00 AM to 1:20 PM EST

Next intake: 8 & 15 May 2024 | 9:00 AM to 1:20 PM EST


This transformative adventure is tailored for intermediate users, delving into advanced automation, problem-solving, and data analysis techniques. Master the art of named ranges, weave data tales with automation sorcery using macros and VBA, and sculpt dynamic dashboards in a visual symphony. From complex lookup functions to the enchanting capabilities of Power Query, this course propels you into the Excel cosmos.

Secure your spot now to level up your Excel game and become a champion in government settings. Don’t just upgrade; embrace a training experience that’s both transformative and exhilarating!

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for heads, assistant directors, managers, and team leaders in charged with driving transformation change in all three levels of government including:
Project, Program and Operations
Data Scientists

Learning Outcomes

Wrangle complex data: Clean, organize, and analyze large datasets with named ranges, validation, and aggregation functions.
Automate workflows: Save time and increase productivity with macros and VBA, eliminating manual tasks.
Uncover insights: Perform advanced analysis using lookup functions and Power Pivot, identify patterns and trends.
Communicate effectively: Create clear reports and interactive dashboards with compelling visualizations.

Online Training

Excel Advanced for Government

Session details

  • Elevate your Excel skills with advanced features like named ranges, data validation, and aggregation functions.
  • Dive deep into the world of advanced lookup functions, macros, and VBA programming for efficient automation.
  • Master Power Query and Power Pivot for transformative data transformation, integration, and dynamic dashboards.
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Level: Advanced

Familiarity with the topic is required


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This course requires 1 credit.

Key Sessions

• Using the Name Box
• Create from Selection
• Name Manager and using named ranges in calculations

• Add simple validation
• Add validation that uses calculations
• Create automated drop-down lists

• Summarising data with COUNTIFS, SUMIFS & AVERAGIFS
• Aggregating with multiple criteria

• VLOOKUP (recap)
• INDIRECT & XLOOKUP (time & version permitting)

• Understand macros and macro security
• Record and run macros
• Edit macros and introduction to VBA

• What is Power Query and how to get data from other spreadsheets
• Create queries that pull data from a folder
• Perform simple transformations like adding and splitting columns
• Perform more complex transformations like unpivoting data

• Understand Power Pivot and Enable the Power Pivot Add-in
• Work with the Data Model and Define Relationships
• Create PivotTables from the Data Model
• Visualise data with Pivot Charts and Cube Functions
• Create interactive dashboards with Slicers

Meet Your Facilitator

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Salma Sultana

Data Storytelling and Visualization Expert and Excel Advanced Expert

Meet Salma Sultana, your seasoned guide through the world of data mastery. With 17 years of expertise, Salma has shaped major strategic decisions alongside C-Suite executives and managed multimillion-dollar acquisitions and mergers. Beyond her analytical prowess, she’s a dynamic trainer who’s conducted workshops and personalized sessions, bridging the gap between communication, data, and design. In her course, Salma focuses on teaching you the art of visualizing impactful data stories, building credibility in corporate spaces, and earning your seat at the big discussion table.

Join her transformative journey where Excel becomes your key to corporate influence.

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