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Microsoft Excel – Advanced Excel Formulas & Functions

Master 75+ MS Excel formulas and learn data analysis with a top Microsoft Excel & business intelligence instructor
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 9h 41m
Language: English
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It’s time to show Excel who’s boss. Whether you’re starting from square one or aspiring to become an absolute Excel power user, you’ve come to the right place.
This course will give you a deep understanding of the advanced Excel formulas and functions that transform Excel from a basic spreadsheet program into a dynamic and powerful analytics tool.
While most Excel courses focus on simply what each formula does, I teach through hands-on, contextual examples designed to showcase why these formulas are awesome and how they can be applied in a number of ways. I will not train you to regurgitate functions and formula syntax; I will teach you how to THINK like Excel.

By the end of the course you’ll be writing robust, elegant formulas from scratch, allowing you to:

•Easily build dynamic tools & Excel dashboards to filter, display and analyze your data
•Create your own formula-based Excel formatting rules
•Join datasets from multiple sources with XLOOKUP, INDEX & MATCH functions
•Manipulate dates, times, text, and arrays
•Automate tedious and time-consuming tasks using cell formulas and functions in Excel (no VBA required!)
•Pull real-time data from APIs directly into Excel (weather, stock quotes, directions, etc.)

We’ll dive into a broad range of Excel formulas & functions, including:

•Lookup/Reference functions
•Statistical functions
•Formula-based formatting
•Date & Time functions
•Logical operators
•Dynamic Array formulas
•Text functions
•Web scraping with WEBSERVICE & FILTERXML

I have a genuine passion for Excel that most people reserve for things like kittens, ice cream, and significant others. The only thing I love more than learning Excel is teaching it, and as the founder of Maven Analytics I’ve been lucky enough to teach Excel to 500,000+ students across 180+ countries. My teaching style is conversational, authentic and to the point, and I will always communicate complex concepts in a framework that is clear and easy to comprehend.
As a full-time analytics consultant and Excel instructor, I cut my teeth using Excel to solve real-world business problems and develop award-winning analytics & data visualization tools for Fortune 500 companies. If you care about creds, I’m a card-carrying MOS Certified Excel Expert and my work has been featured by Microsoft and the New York Times. Ok so I don’t actually carry the card, but you get the idea.
If you’re looking for the ONE course with all of the advanced Excel formulas and functions that you need to know to become an absolute Excel ninja, you’ve found it.
See you in the course!
-Chris (Founder, Maven Analytics)

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See why this is one of the TOP-RATED Excel courses on Udemy:
“One of the best Excel courses I’ve ever taken. You can see through his videos how passionate he is about Excel. Thanks for this awesome course, and count me in for the next ones!”
-Julio Garcia
“This is an exceptionally valuable course. The information is vital with examples of best practices from a true Excel expert. Chris Dutton can teach!”
-Barbara S.
“Chris Dutton is an EXPERT in Excel. He makes comprehensible to the student the complex (sometimes super-complex) nature of the formulas he uses. Everything that is written at the course description, although it may seem pure marketing and publicity at first glance, is indeed true. If I could rate it higher I definitively would. THANKS Chris!”
-Bruno Ricardo Silva Pinho

*NOTE: Full course includes downloadable resources and Excel project files, homework and course quizzes, lifetime access and a 30-day money-back guarantee. Most lectures compatible with Excel 2007, Excel 2010, Excel 2013, Excel 2016, Excel 2019 or Office 365.

You will learn

✓ Learn how to THINK like Excel, and write powerful and dynamic Excel formulas from scratch
✓ Automate, streamline, and completely revolutionize your workflow with Excel
✓ Master unique tips & techniques that you won’t find in ANY other course, guaranteed
✓ Explore fun, interactive, and highly effective demos from a best-selling Excel instructor
✓ Get LIFETIME access to project files, quizzes, homework exercises, and 1-on-1 expert support
✓ Write advanced conditional, text, date and lookup functions, including XLOOKUP & Dynamic Arrays


• Microsoft Excel 2013+ or Office 365 (Some features may not be available in earlier versions)
• Experience with Excel formulas is recommended, but not required (we’ll review the fundamentals)

This course is for

• Excel users who want to learn how to write advanced formulas from scratch
• Anyone hoping to expand their analytics skill set, work efficiently with data, and take their career to a new level
• Students looking for an engaging, hands-on, and highly interactive approach to Excel analytics training
• Excel users looking to build powerful analytical thinking and business intelligence skills
• Anyone looking to pursue a career in analytics, data science or business intelligence
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 9h 41m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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