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How to Use Data Generated With Excel® for the Administrative Assistant

Organize, analyze, and manipulate data to understand and present organizational strengths and weaknesses.

Excel® is used by millions of people throughout the world. It has a ton of features for creating, manipulating, and analyzing data and is used by office workers of all types: scientists, financial analysts, realtors, programmers, and college and high school students. In short, practically everybody, regardless of profession or occupation. This topic is designed to provide you with vital tips that improve the efficiency of anybody using Excel® and covers those topics likely to be used by administrative assistants. A few basic tips will be offered, but the bulk of the information is devoted to those who are familiar with Excel® and use it frequently - intermediate level users.

Runtime: 74 minutes
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Agenda

Data Entry and Data Layout Tips

  • Use Tab, Enter, or Arrow Keys
  • Learn How Excel® Handles Dates and Times and the Best Way to Enter Them
  • Copy/Paste Shortcuts

Data Manipulation Tips

  • Hide and Unhide Columns and Rows
  • Move and Insert Column, Rows and Cells by Dragging
  • Drag Data to Convert Formulas to Results

Shortcut Keys and Mouse Tips - Most of These Effects Occur Instantly

  • Display a Worksheet's Formulas
  • Display a List of All Worksheets in the Current Workbook
  • And Many More

Simplify Formula Tasks

  • Use the Autosum Button or Its Keystroke Equivalent
  • Formula Auditing
  • Simple Use of the If Function
  • The VLOOKUP Function

Working Efficiently With Lists - Indispensable Data Management Tools

  • When and Why to Convert a List to a Table - Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Sorting Data
  • Filter - Hide the Data You Don't Want to See
  • PivotTables - a Quick Look

Visual Features - Add Flair and Pizzazz as You Provide the Big Picture

  • Charts or Sparklines
  • Add an Org Chart, a Shape, an Arrow, a Text Box
  • Conditional Formatting

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This course was last revised on January 23, 2019.

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  • ASAP PACE 0.1
     
  • This course is pre-approved through the American Society of Administrative Professionals (ASAP) for 0.1 CEU(s) towards your PACE Recertification.
     
  • IAAP 1.0
     
  • This course has been preapproved by the International Association of Administrative professionals for 1.0 recertification point(s).
     
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Dennis Taylor

Dennis Taylor

Taylor Associates

  • Founder of Taylor Associates
  • More than 20 years of experience working with Excel®
  • Taught thousands of classes and seminars throughout the United States and Canada
  • Presented more than 700 Excel® webinars and is the author or co-author of six books on spreadsheet software
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Product ID: 404735
Published 2019
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