Microsoft Excel (Intermediate)

Course Highlights

On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:

  • Review the basics
  • Custom Formatting
  • Use Templates
  • Data Validation
  • Navigating large Worksheets
  • Using more advanced formulae
  • Productivity features
  • Charts
  • Excel and the Internet
  • Using Autofilter

It is a practical hands- on course. Delegates are "learning by doing" with access to MS Project Software for the course duration.


MS Excel the popular spreadsheet from Microsoft.

This 1 day course is designed to increase users' knowledge of the features and functions within Excel and realize the advantages of using a powerful electronic spreadsheet.

The course is entirely 'hands on', so those attending will get practice in creating and modifying actual spreadsheets, enhancing them with charts. Joe O’Connor is a Certified Microsoft Master Instructor.

What's Included

Learn by doing – in additional to the formal presentations from Trigraph, attendees will benefit by using the MS Excel software itself on their own dedicated PC / Laptop. They will build their own Worksheets.

All of our trainers are highly skilled project management professionals with formal Microsoft Excel certification.

The training materials are fully owned by Trigraph which means we have full flexibility to tailor the content to suit particular client requirements.

Course Includes

Getting Started

  • Reviewing the Basics

Custom Formatting

  • Using Custom Formats
  • Using Conditional Formatting
  • Number Formatting eg ‘000

Using Templates

  • Creating Templates

Data Validation

  • Setting-up Data Validation / Drop Down Lists

Navigating Worksheets and Workbooks

  • Working with Large Sheets
  • Worksheet Linking

Using More Advanced Formulae

  • Preventing Rounding Errors
  • Conditional Formulae (IF, IfError, SumIf) / Financial Functions (PMT)

Productivity Features

  • Protecting the Worksheet
  • Hiding Data
  • Absolute Cell References


  • Creating Charts / Changing Chart Elements / Changing Chart Data
  • Combination Charts / Printing Charts / Inserting Logos / Manipulating Objects

Excel and the Internet

  • Creating Hyperlinks
  • Saving a Worksheet as a Web Page

Using AutoFilters

  • Selecting / Sorting/ Criteria Filters


It is assumed that you can bring your own laptop to the course with MS Excel installed.

Users with a basic understanding of MS Excel who want to consolidate and expand on their knowledge of the basic features in a short space of time.

A working knowledge of using PCs, Windows, gained from the workplace or by prior attendance on a course.

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