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Duration: 1 day
Time: 9am to 6pm

What Will Be Taught For This Excel Data Manipulation Course?

In this course, the participant will be introduced to the methods and approaches important to many data analysis projects. It is organized into technical chapters that focus on getting the data in Excel, preparing data for critical reporting, protecting sensitive data and automating repetitive data.

Module 1. Getting your data into Excel
  • Importing Data from Access
  • Importing Data from Text Files
  • Changing External Data Range Properties
  • Importing Data from Other Applications
  • Removing the Query Definition
  • Importing Dynamic Data from the Web
  • Practice
Module 2. Highlight Your Critical Data
  • Applying Conditional Formats
  • Changing a Conditional Format
  • Adding a Conditional Format
  • Creating a Custom Conditional Format
  • Using Data Bars
  • Adding Sparkline
  • Practice
Module 3. Adding Names for frequently used data
  • Working with Range Names
  • Jumping to a Named Range
  • Assigning Names
  • Using Range Names in Formulas
  • Creating Range Names from Headings
  • Applying Range Names
  • Deleting Range Names
  • Using Range Names in 3-D Formulas
  • Creating 3-D Range Names
  • Using 3-D Range Names in Formulas
  • Practice
Module 4. Using Combination Charts to Present your Result
  • Adding and Removing Gridlines
  • Formatting Gridlines
  • Formatting an Axis
  • Changing the Axis Scaling
  • Formatting the Data Series
  • Adding Data from Different Worksheets
  • Using a Secondary Axis
  • Changing Data Series Chart Types
  • Adding a Trendline
  • Creating a Chart Template
  • Applying a Chart Template
  • Practice
Module 5. Adding Security to your data
  • Unlocking Cells in a Worksheet
  • Protecting a Worksheet
  • Unprotecting a Worksheet
  • Creating Allow-Editing Ranges
  • Deleting Allow-Editing Ranges
  • Assigning a Password
  • Opening a Password-protected File
  • Removing a Password
  • Practice
Module 6. Introduction to What-if Analysis
  • Using the Scenario Manager
  • Creating a Scenario
  • Displaying a Scenario
  • Editing a Scenario
  • Creating a Scenario Summary Report
  • Using Goal Seek
  • Practice
Module 7. Automating Repetitive task
  • Defining Macros
  • Running a Macro
  • Using a Shortcut Key
  • Opening the Visual Basic Editor Window
  • Using the Visual Basic Editor Window
  • Recording a Macro
  • Assigning a Shortcut Key
  • Deleting a Macro
  • Practice
Module 8. Add Interactivity to Your Worksheets
  • Using a Macro Button
  • Creating a Macro Button
  • Copying a Macro Button
  • Formatting a Macro Button
  • Moving/Sizing a Macro Button
  • Deleting a Macro Button
  • Adding a Macro to the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Changing a QAT Macro Button Image
  • Deleting a Macro Button from the QAT
  • Practice

Who Should Attend This Excel Data Manipulation Training?

Highly beneficial course for professionals such as Data Analysts, Managers and Executives who need to apply advanced analysis technique to larger and more complex data sets.


An understanding of MS Excel 2007/2010 basic level is required.

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Course Fee $400 $428


  1. 2 to 4 weeks’ written notice from start date of training - 50% of course fee for cancellation

  2. Less than 2 weeks’ written notice from start date of training - 100% of course fees for postponement or cancellation

  3. ST Electronics (e-Services) Pte Ltd reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or change the venue due to unforeseen circumstances.