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Microsoft Excel Dashboards
Microsoft Excel Dashboards
 

EXCEL DASHBOARDS

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A hands-on one-day course with free pre-course online skills testing
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Note: this Excel Dashboards course is CPD certified.
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This means that not only has it been rigorously assessed in terms of content and quality, but it comes with a FREE CPD Certification certificate, as well as an Activia diploma of completion.
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COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this one-day course

VERSIONS COVERED

This course covers 2010, 2013, 2016 and Office 365 versions

DURATION

This is a one-day training course structured into 7 modules

COURSE AIMS

This advanced one-day training course teaches delegates how to create interactive Excel dashboards, that update with the click of the Refresh button, or with a simple copy and paste of your new data into your spreadsheet.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Anyone with an advanced knowledge of Excel who wants to learn how to create dashboards which will enhance their spreadsheets with easily understood and interactive data displays.

Excel Dashboards provide insight, analysis and even alerts. They are interactive and dynamic, and have a wide range of applications, providing help with project management, customer service, KPI management, forecasting and so on.

They usually fit on one page, displaying key trends, comparisons and data in small graphs or tables. This makes them easy to read and digest the information.  They are also often interactive, which allows the user to filter data and switch views themselves.


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MODULE 1:  Introduction to Dashboards
Topics covered:
  • Overview of how dashboards are so useful
MODULE 2:  Inserting Graphics for a Dashboard
Topics covered:
  • Inserting a Simple Chart
  • Using Sparklines with Dashboards
  • Using Tables to Dynamically Link Charts & Lists
  • Linking Charts Across Worksheets
MODULE 3:  Specialist Functions and Formulas
Topics covered:
  • The OFFSET Function
  • Nested IF Statements Using the AND and OR Operators
  • VLOOKUPs
  • The MATCH Function
MODULE 4:  Dashboard Navigation
Topics covered:
  • Creating Bespoke Navigation Bars
  • Creating Dashboard Links
  • Using Named Objects
MODULE 5:  Preparing your Workbook's Layout and Structure
Topics covered:
  • Organising Data in Data Tables using IFs
  • Using Table Formulas to Make Dynamic Charts
  • Using More Table Formulas with Conditional Formatting
  • Using OFFSETs, VLOOKUPs and Name Range Lists
MODULE 6:  Using Excel Objects for Specialist Dashboard Views
Topics covered:
  • Adding a Data Bar into your Dashboard
  • Creating a Window Chart
  • Creating an Advanced Comparison Chart
  • Creating a Timeline Chart
MODULE 7:  Using Macros and VBA with Dashboards
Topics covered:
  • Looking at Macros and the Visual Basic Interface
  • Configuring Controls using Macros
  • Ironing out Minor Issues in your Dashboard with VBA
  • The Select Case

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MICROSOFT EXCEL DASHBOARDS COURSE

AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.6 out of 5  BASED ON 16 REVIEWS

Christopher Scott
, Nov 6 2019
"The trainer made it enjoyable to learn, better for my style of learning. "


 
Course rating of 5 stars
Simon Priest
, Oct 7 2019
"Good course especially as I was the only attendee so very personal training"


 
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Louise Snaith
, Sep 4 2019
"informative and useful"


 
Course rating of 4 stars
James Brown
, Aug 5 2019
"Was Brilliant, travelled from Newcastle to Manchester, it was worth every penny. Happy to be at work and using the skills I have learned on my course with Activia. Thank you so much, James."


 
Course rating of 5 stars
Samantha Hodson
, Sep 24 2018
"The trainer was great: he was very calm, friendly, approachable, explained everything well, assisted my colleague who had a limited knowledge of Excel."


 
Course rating of 5 stars
Victoria Steele
, Aug 20 2018
"Thanks to Tony, who was an excellent trainer. "


 
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Sandra Tucker
, Sep 21 2017
"Excellent course- thank you"


 
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Eva Pollard Svobodova
, Sep 18 2017
"Excellent trainer"


 
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Morag Robertson
, Jun 26 2017
"Jamies was helpful, professional and very knowlegible- I found the day both enjoyable and informative"


 
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Stephanie Roff
, Jun 22 2017
"excellent training once again simon is a great teacher"


 
Course rating of 5 stars

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MICROSOFT EXCEL DASHBOARDS

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All Activia excel dashboards training courses have been created, reviewed and developed to ensure up to date provision and constantly improving standards of content. Our Microsoft Excel training is interactive and classroom-based which maximises learning through the ability to ask questions and discuss specific issues.

Class Sizes

Maximum class size for Microsoft Excel courses is 8 delegates, which ensures that attendees get adequate time for personal attention from the instructor. At some of our centres, the maximum class size is 6 delegates.

Note that we never cancel our scheduled classes -- even if there are only one or two delegates -- so once you have booked, your place is assured.

For training at your offices, we can deliver classes of up to 10 delegates, though with bigger class sizes you must understand that there is less time for questions from delegates, and this may affect the quality of their experience.

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If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   Refreshments in the form of tea/coffee will be provided for morning and afternoon breaks, but please note that we do not provide lunch.   The timetable is as follows:

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TRAINING STARTS

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3:15

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WRAP UP

Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes are usually shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

For training at your offices, this itinerary can be varied by prior arrangement.

What you get

With every Microsoft Excel training course with Activia, you get a free workbook as well as downloadable exercises, which match the course content exactly, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge.

Every delegate on a Microsoft Excel course also gets an Activia Training Attendance Certificate.



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