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Microsoft Excel 2003: Level 3 - Training Classes in Houston


Microsoft® Office Excel® 2003: Level 3


Course Specifications:

Software: Microsoft® Office Excel 2003

Course Description:

You have used Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 to perform tasks such as running calculations on data and sorting and filtering numeric data. You would now like to automate some common tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, collaborate on worksheets with others, and share Excel data with other applications. In this course, you will do all of these things.

Course Objective: You will automate some common Excel tasks, apply advanced analysis techniques to more complex data sets, collaborate on worksheets with others, and share Excel data with other applications.

Target Student: This course was designed for students desiring to gain the skills necessary to create macros, collaborate with others, audit and analyze worksheet data, create PivotTables and PivotCharts, incorporate multiple data sources, and import and export data and for students who already have knowledge of the basics of Excel, including how to create, edit, format, and print worksheets that include charts and sorted and filtered data.

Prerequisites: To ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following  courses or have equivalent knowledge:

  • Microsoft® Office Excel 2003: Level 1
  • Microsoft® Office Excel 2003: Level 2

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-based Objectives:

  • Customize workbooks.
  • Collaborate with others using workbooks.
  • Audit worksheets.
  • Analyze data.
  • Work with multiple workbooks.
  • Import and export data.
  • Structure workbooks with XML.


Microsoft® Office Excel 2003: Level 3

Training Course Content

Lesson 1: Streamlining Workflow

Topic 1A: Create a Macro
Topic 1B: Run a Macro
Topic 1C: Customize Access to Excel Commands
Topic 1D: Update a Workbook's Settings
Topic 1E: Modify Excel's Default Settings
Topic 1F: Adjust Macro Settings

Lesson 2: Collaborating with Others

Topic 2A: Protect Workbooks, Sheets, Cells
Topic 2B: Share a Workbook
Topic 2C: Set Revision Tracking
Topic 2D: Review Tracked Revisions
Topic 2E: Merge Workbooks
Topic 2F: Additional Protection Items
Topic 2G: Add Data Validation Criteria

Lesson 3: Auditing Worksheets

Topic 3A: Trace Cell Precedents
Topic 3B: Trace Cell Dependents
Topic 3C: Locate Errors in Formulas
Topic 3D: Locate Invalid Data and Formulas
Topic 3E: Watch and Evaluate Formulas

Lesson 4: Analyzing Data

Topic 4A: Create a Trendline
Topic 4B: Create Scenarios
Topic 4C: Perform What-If Analysis
Topic 4D: Develop a PivotTable Report
Topic 4E: Develop a PivotChart Report
Topic 4F: Review Analysis ToolPak
Topic 4G: Group and Outline Data

Lesson 5: Working with Multiple Workbooks

Topic 5A: Create a Workspace
Topic 5B: Consolidate Data
Topic 5C: Link Cells in Different Workbooks
Topic 5D: Edit Links

Lesson 6: Importing and Exporting Data

Topic 6A: Export to Microsoft Word
Topic 6B: Import a Word Table
Topic 6C: Import Text Files

Lesson 7: Additional Features

Topic 7A: Formulas, Shortcuts, Tips and more.