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Microsoft Excel Advanced COMP 2362

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

Course details

​​This instructor lead, hands-on course continues on from COMP 2010. Students must have prior knowledge and skills at using the basic and intermediate features of MS Excel before starting this Advanced MS Excel course. Participants start at an intermediate level and progress to expert in just 6 lessons while practicing how to create and manage a variety of meaningful spreadsheets. COMP 2362 focuses on the best practices, time saving techniques and how to use MS Excel to create to analyze, communicate and manage information. Lectures, lab exercises in class and assignments outside of class are used for an applied learning experience. Advanced topics include: consolidating data in multiple worksheets templates, dealing with error messages, solver and basic macros. Students who have not completed COMP 2010 should know subtotalling, pivot tables and pivot charts. Participants progress from intermediate to expert in just 6 weeks. This course is an elective in the Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS) Associate Certificate from BCIT Computing. By the end of this course, successful participants will be expert end users of MS Excel. This course is offered once a year in the Spring (April) term.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

1.5

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Analyze data using the What-If analysis functions: Goal Seek, Scenario Manager, Data Tables.
  • Analyze data using the Data Analysis Tools: Anova, Solver and Histograms.
  • Consolidate data and 3D formulas.
  • Apply data validation options.
  • Apply trace dependents, precedents and trace errors options.
  • Demonstrate finding and fixing formula errors.
  • Use imported data.
  • Use exported data.
  • Prepare, create and apply Templates and Styles.
  • Demonstrate basic Macro use.

Effective as of Winter 2022

Related Programs

Microsoft Excel Advanced (COMP 2362) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Information Systems (ACIS)
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  2. Computer Systems
    Diploma Part-time

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