Microsoft Excel 2016 (365) Level III


This course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Excel 2016 (365) Level II. Students will work with linking, external references, and data consolidation techniques. Horizontal and vertical lookup functions will be covered in detail. The formula auditing sections will cover tracing errors in formulas. In addition, students will learn about data validation and database functions such as DSUM. Students will learn to collaborate on workbooks, protect worksheets and workbooks. Finally, students will learn about the analytical features of Excel such as Goal Seek, the Solver, data tables, and scenarios.


Excel 2016 (365) Level II or equivalent


Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks

  • Use Links and External References
  • Use 3-D References
  • Consolidate Data

Using Lookup Functions and Formula Auditing

  • Use Lookup Functions
  • Trace Cells
  • Watch and Evaluate Formulas

Sharing and Protecting Workbooks

  • Collaborate on a Workbook
  • Protect Worksheets and Workbooks

Automating Workbook Functionality

  • Apply Data Validation
  • Search for Invalid Data and Formulas with Errors
  • Work with Macros

Creating Sparklines and Mapping Data

  • Create Sparklines
  • Map Data

Forecasting Data

  • Determine Potential Outcomes Using Data Tables
  • Determine Potential Outcomes Using Scenarios
  • Use the Goal Seek Feature
  • Forecasting Data Trends