Built in to Excel are over 450 functions - a potent set of power tools that simplifies certain kinds of formulas and gives you a huge number of computational possibilities. Many Excel functions provide extended analytical capabilities and open the door to more efficient use of Excel.
This session gives you perspective on what functions are available and explains (with extensive examples) how to use many of them, including: the IF function (with AND and OR), the powerful VLOOKUP function, selected Date, Statistical, Financial, and Mathematical functions, and the frequently overlooked Text functions. In addition, the powerful COUNTIF/SUMIF family of functions, as well as more recently introduced functions are also covered.
Why should you Attend: Working with formulas and functions in Excel is absolutely critical to building powerful financial and analytical worksheets and is the most important skill set for many Excel users.It's absolutely essential for Excel users who need to unleash the power of this software to learn more about Excel functions, formula concepts, and invaluable shortcuts. This session presents in-depth coverage of specific formulas and functions, as well as providing attendees with the perspective they need to understand the scope and depth of these critical Excel features.
All examples will be presented within the context of Excel worksheets based on real-life examples encountered over the past 20 years of Excel consulting and teaching experience.
With so many functions, it's no easy task to know which functions are available and which ones you might have overlooked. Numerous productivity tips, shortcuts, and accelerator tools will be presented throughout the session.
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