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K2's Mastering Advanced Excel Functions

Description:

With approximately 500 functions now available in Excel, it is easy to overlook some of the newer and more powerful tools available. But, if you do that, your productivity will suffer. In this session, you will learn how you can take advantage of many of Excel's more advanced features - some of which are new, and some of which are legacy - to elevate your productivity to higher levels.

In this session, you will learn about many of Excel's newer tools, including XLOOKUP, SUMIFS, SWITCH, and STOCKHISTORY. Also included in this session are discussions of advanced financial functions, such as IPMT and PPMT, and how to retrieve summarized data easily using GETPIVOTDATA and CUBEVALUE. Additionally, you will learn how to make sophisticated calculations easier with Dynamic Array formulas, how to harness the power of the AGGREGATE function, and how to create more accurate forecasts with Excel's FORECAST.ETS function. No matter your level of experience working with Excel, participating in this course is sure to help you work more efficiently and effectively in Excel.

Objectives:

 List examples of best practices for constructing formulas in Excel spreadsheets
 Identify situations in which each of the following functions might be useful: SUMIFS, SWITCH, and STOCKHISTORY
 Distinguish between the XLOOKUP function and legacy Excel functions such as VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX, and MATCH
 Cite examples of when using Dynamic Arrays would be useful
 Differentiate between Excel's AGGREGATE and SUBTOTAL functions
 Identify conditions in which the FORECAST.ETS function is preferable to the FORECAST function

Prerequisites:

Experienced Excel User

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