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77-428 : MOS: Microsoft Excel 2013 Expert Part 2 (Course & Lab)

MOS: Microsoft Excel 2013 Expert Part 2 (Course & Lab)
ISBN : 978-1-61691-586-5
Gain hands-on expertise in MOS certification exam by 77-428 - MOS: Microsoft Excel 2013 Expert Part 1 course and performance based labs. Performance based labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training. MOS: Excel 2013 certification is an expert-level certification program designed to ensure proficiency in operating Excel 2013 of Office Professional Plus. 77-428 exam covers the expertise and knowledge required to create, manage, and distribute professional spreadsheets for a variety of specialised purposes and situations.


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Hands on Activities

Linking and Consolidating Worksheets

Protecting Your Work

  • Checking a workbook for compatibility issues
  • Adding a digital signature

Making Your Worksheets Error Free

  • Displaying formulas instead of values
  • Enabling the error checking rules for formulas
  • Evaluating and correcting a formula
  • Configuring error checking rules for formulas

Using Custom Number Formats

Using and Creating Templates

Creating Formulas That Count and Sum

  • Using multiple criteria in the COUNTIFS function
  • Using multiple criteria with the SUMIFS function

Performing Spreadsheet What-If Analysis

Analyzing Data Using Goal Seeking and Solver

Creating Formulas for Financial Applications

  • Configuring a calculation option for formulas

Introducing Pivot Tables

Analyzing Data with Pivot Tables

Exam Information

The MOS: Excel 2013 is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 77-428.

Professionals should be able to create, manage, and distribute professional spreadsheets for a variety of specialized purposes and situations, as well as customize their Excel environment to meet needs and enhance productivity.


Prepare for the following certifications

Career Prospects
  • Information Workers
  • Office Professionals
  • Accountants
  • Financial Analysts
  • Data Analysts
  • Commercial Bankers
  • Program/Project Managers
  • Sales Professionals

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Linking and Consolidating Worksheets

  • Linking Workbooks
  • Creating External Reference Formulas
  • Working with External Reference Formulas
  • Avoiding Potential Problems with External Reference Formulas
  • Consolidating Worksheets

Lesson 2: Protecting Your Work

  • Types of Protection
  • Protecting a Worksheet
  • Protecting a Workbook
  • VB Project Protection
  • Related Topics

Lesson 3: Making Your Worksheets Error Free

  • Finding and Correcting Formula Errors
  • Using Excel Auditing Tools
  • Searching and Replacing
  • Spell-Checking Your Worksheets
  • Using AutoCorrect

Lesson 4: Using Custom Number Formats

  • About Number Formatting
  • Creating a Custom Number Format
  • Custom Number Format Examples

Lesson 5: Using and Creating Templates

  • Exploring Excel Templates
  • Understanding Custom Excel Templates

Lesson 6: Creating Formulas That Count and Sum

  • Counting and Summing Worksheet Cells
  • Basic Counting Formulas
  • Advanced Counting Formulas
  • Summing Formulas
  • Conditional Sums Using a Single Criterion
  • Conditional Sums Using Multiple Criteria

Lesson 7: Performing Spreadsheet What-If Analysis

  • A What-If Example
  • Types of What-If Analysis

Lesson 8: Analyzing Data Using Goal Seeking and Solver

  • What-If Analysis, in Reverse
  • Single-Cell Goal Seeking
  • Introducing Solver
  • Solver Examples

Lesson 9: Creating Formulas for Financial Applications

  • The Time Value of Money
  • Loan Calculations
  • Investment Calculations
  • Depreciation Calculations

Lesson 10: Introducing Pivot Tables

  • About Pivot Tables
  • Creating a Pivot Table Automatically
  • Creating a Pivot Table Manually
  • More Pivot Table Examples
  • Learning More

Lesson 11: Analyzing Data with Pivot Tables

  • Working with Non-Numeric Data
  • Grouping Pivot Table Items
  • Creating a Frequency Distribution
  • Creating a Calculated Field or Calculated Item
  • Filtering Pivot Tables with Slicers
  • Filtering Pivot Tables with a Timeline
  • Referencing Cells within a Pivot Table
  • Creating Pivot Charts
  • Another Pivot Table Example
  • Producing a Report with a Pivot Table
  • Using the Data Model
  • Learning More about Pivot Tables

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