EXCEL – Intermediate level

Excel – Intermediate level

Prix normal
400.00 $
Prix réduit
400.00 $
Prix normal
Prix unitaire

This training course aims to get the learners to a sound Excel proficiency. As such, it is aimed towards the professionals who are already using Excel in their day-to-day work activities but want to get a deep understanding.

Format: This 6 hours training course aims to get the learners to a sound Excel proficiency. Training will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. with a one hour lunch break. A login link will be provided to you by email a few days before the event.


  • Functions
    • Efficiently using the F4 function to create powerful formulas
    • Using the F2 function to trace and understand the formulas in a worksheet
    • Using the SUMPROD function
    • Using the SUMPROD function
    • Using the SUMIF, COUNTIF and AVERAGEIF functions
    • Using the SUMIFS, COUNTIFS and AVERAGEIFS functions
    • Using the HLOOKUP and VLOOKUP functions
  • Introduction to formulas with embedded functions
    • Build embedded functions with VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP and MATCH functions
    • Build embedded functions with INDEX and MATCH functions
    • Build embedded functions with MIN and MAX functions
  • Defined names
    • Naming a single cell
    • Naming a whole row or column
    • Naming an array of cells
    • Naming an offset cell
    • Naming a hidden cell
    • Using the name manager
  • Data validation
    • Setting a basic data validation
    • Setting a data validation with messages to the users
    • Setting a data validation by using formulas
  • Functionalities
    • Efficient use of filtering and sorting
    • Grouping and ungrouping data, hiding and showing sheets
    • Using Excel windows
    • Using the goal seek functionality
    • Efficiently using the F5 function (go to)
  • Introduction to charts and pivot tables
    • Creating a basic chart
    • Creating a basic pivot table

Required material

Each learner must have access to a portable computer equipped with MS Excel 2007 or more for Windows, or MS Excel 2011 or more for Mac.


Sophie Marchand, M.Sc., CPA, CGA, MVP, holds a M.Sc. in corporate finance and the accounting accreditation CPA, CGA. Moreover, she is the sole Excel MVP in the Province of Québec and one of the two Data Platform MVP in Québec. She received the MVP designation from Microsoft. MVP stands for « Most Valuable Professional ». She has many years of experience as a corporate finance professional and she specializes in financial modeling and in business intelligence. She acts as a consultant, a trainer as well as a speaker.