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Dashboards: Introduction

SquareOne Training, In Liverpool (+3 locations)
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Course description


Excel: Dashboards Introduction

For this course you are likely to be an intermediate user and looking to show your data in a graphical way.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Who Should Attend?

You are likely to be an intermediate user to attend this course and looking to show your data in a graphical way.

Course Objectives

Learn the power of Excel to create interactive dashboards.

Training Course Content


  • Overview of Excel Dashboards and what they can do for you
  • Designing Dashboards – considerations and tips

Creating dashboards using Excel functions

  • Logical functions
  • Statistical functions
  • Look up functions
  • Date functions
  • Text functions

Creating dashboards using Excel Defined Name ranges

  • Names: importance of names; name manager
  • Data validation

Creating dashboards using essential Excel tools

  • Conditional formatting
    • Conditional formatting basics
    • Conditional format manager
    • Data Bars, Heat Maps, Icon Sets
    • Tips and tricks
  • Excel Tables and Slicers
  • Charts and chart types
  • Advanced charting
  • Charts tips and tricks
  • Sparklines

Creating dashboards using Pivot Tables

  • Pivot tables –advanced filtering
  • Slicers
  • Timelines
  • Pivot Charts

Dashboard Workshops

  • Using Pivot Tables, Slicers and Timelines
  • Using Sparklines
  • Using Logical and Statistical functions
  • Using Data Validation, Date and Text functions
  • Incorporating Conditional Formatting
  • Connecting to Multiple Pivots and Charts with Slicers and Timelines

Why choose SquareOne Training

25 years' experience of delivering quality IT Training Services

All trainers Certified Microsoft Office Trainer (MOS) or higher

Public and in-house training throughout the UK


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28 Mar 2023

Waterfall was great

28 Mar 2023

it was great to learn about Developer Design

02 Feb 2023

Dashboards/Slicers/tables were useful


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