Introduction  Intermediate  Advanced

Outlook 2010 Introduction

Days of training: 1


This ILT Series course teaches the basic functions and features of Excel 2010. After an introduction to spreadsheet terminology and Excel’s window components, students will learn how to use the Help system and navigate worksheets and workbooks. Then they will enter and edit text, values, formulas, and pictures, and they will save workbooks in various formats. Students will also move and copy data, learn about absolute and relative references, and work with ranges, rows, and columns. This course also covers simple functions, basic formatting techniques, and printing. Finally, students will create and modify charts, and learn how to manage large workbooks. Students will also work with basic charts, working with large and multiple worksheets and formatting with graphics, SmartArt graphics and screenshots.


Familiarity to PC and Windows; student should process skills such as how to power on and off a computer, use of a mouse, familiar with all drives on computer, know how to start programs, move and close windows, use menus and toolbars, how to open and save files and be able to work with folders.

Getting started

  • Topic A: Spreadsheet Terminology
  • Topic B: The Excel Environment
  • Topic C: Getting Help
  • Topic D: Navigating a Worksheet

Entering and editing data

  • Topic A: Entering and Editing Text and Values
  • Topic B: Entering and Editing Formulas
  • Topic C: Working with Pictures
  • Topic D: Saving and Updating Workbooks

Modifying a worksheet

  • Topic A: Moving and Copying Data
  • Topic B: Moving and Copying Formulas
  • Topic C: Absolute and Relative References
  • Topic D: Inserting and Deleting Ranges, Rows, and Columns

Using functions

  • Topic A: Entering Functions
  • Topic B: AutoSum
  • Topic C: Other Common Functions


  • Topic A: Text Formatting
  • Topic B: Row and Column Formatting
  • Topic C: Number Formatting
  • Topic D: Conditional Formatting
  • Topic E: Additional Formatting Options


  • Topic A: Preparing to Print
  • Topic B: Page Setup Options
  • Topic C: Printing Worksheets


  • Topic A: Chart Basics
  • Topic B: Formatting Charts

Managing large workbooks

  • Topic A: Viewing Large Worksheets
  • Topic B: Printing Large Worksheets
  • Topic C: Working with Multiple Worksheets

Graphics and screenshots

  • Topic A: Conditional formatting with graphics
  • Topic B: SmartArt graphics
  • Topic C: Screnshots


Excel 2010 Intermediate

Days of training: 2


This ILT Series course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Excel 2010: Basic. Students will learn how to use multiple worksheets and workbooks efficiently, and they will start working with more advanced formatting options including styles, themes, and backgrounds. They will also learn how to create outlines and subtotals, how to create and apply cell names, and how to work with tables. Students will save workbooks as Web pages, insert and edit hyperlinks, and learn to share workbooks by email. This course also covers advanced charting techniques, documenting and auditing features, changing application settings, using built-in templates and managing templates. Students will also learn to work with PivotTables, rearranging and formatting PivotTables and using PivotCharts.


To ensure successful completion of this course, we recommend that you first complete the Microsoft Excel Introduction class.

Using multiple worksheets and workbooks

  • Topic A: Using Multiple Workbooks
  • Topic B: Linking Worksheets with 3-D Formulas
  • Topic C: Linking Workbooks
  • Topic D: Managing Workbooks

Advanced formatting

  • Topic A: Using Special Number Formats
  • Topic B: Using Functions to Format Text
  • Topic C: Working with Styles
  • Topic D: Working with Themes
  • Topic E: Other Advanced Formatting

Outlining and subtotals

  • Topic A: Outlining and Consolidating Data
  • Topic B: Creating Subtotals

Cell and range names

  • Topic A: Creating and Using Names
  • Topic B: Managing Names


  • Topic A: Sorting and Filtering Data
  • Topic B: Advanced Filtering
  • Topic C: Working with Tables

Web and sharing features

  • Topic A: Saving Workbooks as Web Pages
  • Topic B: Using Hyperlinks
  • Topic C: Sharing Workbooks

Advanced charting

  • Topic A: Chart Formatting Options
  • Topic B: Combination Charts
  • Topic C: Graphical Elements

Documenting and auditing

  • Topic A: Auditing Features
  • Topic B: Comments in Cells and Workbooks
  • Topic C: Protection
  • Topic D: Workgroup Collaboration

Templates and settings

  • Topic A: Changing application settings
  • Topic B: Using built-in Template
  • Topic C: Creating and Managing Templates

PivotTables and PivotCharts

  • Topic A: Working with PivotTables
  • Topic B: Rearranging PivotTables
  • Topic C: Formatting PivotTables
  • Topic D: Using PivotCharts


Excel 2010 Advanced

Days of training: 1


This ILT Series course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Excel 2010: Intermediate. Students will work with logical and statistical functions, as well as lookup functions and data tables such as, MATCH, and INDEX. They will learn advanced data management, data validation and database functions. Students will learn about exporting and importing text files, XML data and getting external data, also about the analytical features of Excel (such as Goal Seek and Solver), Analysis ToolPak and scenarios. Finally they will learn running and recording macros, working with VBA code and creating functions.


To ensure successful completion of this course, we recommend that you first complete the Microsoft Excel Introduction and Intermediate class.

Logical and statistical

  • Topic A: Functions
  • Topic B: Logical Functions
  • Topic C: Math and Statistical Functions

Financial and date functions

  • Topic A: Financial functions
  • Topic B: Date and time functions
  • Topic C: Array formulas
  • Topic D: Displaying and printing formulas

Lookups and data tables

  • Topic A: Using Lookup Functions
  • Topic B: Using MATCH and INDEX
  • Topic C: Creating Data Tables

Advanced data management

  • Topic A: Validating Cell Entries
  • Topic B: Exploring Database Functions

Exporting and importing

  • Topic A: Exporting and Importing Text Files
  • Topic B: Exporting and Importing XML Data
  • Topic C: Getting External Data

Analytical tools

  • Topic A: Goal Seek and Solver
  • Topic B: The Analysis ToolPak
  • Topic C: Scenarios

Macros and custom functions

  • Topic A: Running and Recording a Macro
  • Topic B: Working with VBA Code
  • Topic C: Creating functions