Tables and Formulas with Excel [2020 Edition]

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Course Description

**** Updated Feb 2020 - This best selling Excel course has been updated ****

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In this course you will learn how to use a number of formulas that will help you get your work done with less effort, as well as how to leverage the benefits of Excel tables. You will also learn about using conditional formatting.

This course is lead by Ian Littlejohn - an international trainer, consultant and data analyst with over 125 000 enrollments & 100 000 students on Udemy. Ian specializes in teaching data analysis techniques, Excel Pivot Tables, Power Pivot, Microsoft Power BI, Google Data Studio & Amazon Quicksight & his courses average over 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Welcome to this course on Tables, Conditional Formatting and Excel formulas. This course is for all Excel users who want to take their Excel skills and capabilities to the next level.

This course will increase your productivity as you use tables, conditional formatting and formulas with ease in your Excel spreadsheets. The course is presented in an easy to follow step by step approach. The course also includes practical activities for you to practice the skills that you have been learnt on the course.

The course will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the following:


  1. How to create and format Tables

  2. How to easily filter data in text, numeric and date fields

  3. Easily Sum, Average, Count and use Max and Min in your tables

  4. Use Slicers to easily filter Table data

Conditional Formatting

  • How to apply conditional formatting rules

  • How to easily highlight the Top 10

  • Learn to use Data Bars and Color Scales

  • Learn to apply icons



  • Learn a range of Date formula such as Year, Month, WeekDay, NetWorkDays amd WorkDay

  • Learn Text formulas such as LEFT, MID, RIGHT and TRIM

  • Learn to use the IF formula to create powerful 'IF Then' logic

  • Learn the HLOOKUP and VLOOKUP

This course is presented in Excel 2013. A minimum of Excel 2007 is required to be able to work with the Tables, Conditional Formatting and some of the formula functions.

Expected Outcomes

  1. Easily create, manage and filter tables to answer key questions of your data
  2. Learn the IF, HLOOKUP, VLOOKUP and other functions for powerful capabilities
  3. Easily aggregate data in Tables using Sum, Count, Average, Max and Min
  4. Use Conditional Formatting to highlight data according to a range of conditions
  5. Learn to use Data Bars, Color Scales and Icons in Spreadsheets
  6. Use the SUMIF, COUNTIF and AVERAGEIF functions to easily calculate filtered data
  7. Use Date formulas to calculate time / date intelligence
  8. Use Text formulas to manipulate text entries