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Microsoft Office 2010, TechConnect: Excel Genius Class 4: Tables and Data Validation


Excel Genius is a new set of classes aimed at students who have taken the Beginner and Intermediate Excel courses, or who have good fundamental knowledge of Excel, and who would like to gain a deeper understanding of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application.  Each class will cover a topic in depth and then give students exercises that apply that knowledge to real world situations.

While we recommend that students take the classes in order, there are no attendance requirements, and students are welcome to repeat or skip classes as they choose.

Class 1: Logic Functions

Class 2: Conditional Stat Functions

Class 3: Charts and Sparklines

Class 4: Tables, Structured References, and Data Validation

Class 5: Pivot Tables

Class 6: Lookup Functions

Class 7: Importing Data, String Functions, and Goal Seek


Class Requirements:

Each Class will have its own set of specific requirements, but all classes will use the following skills:

  • Data Entry

  • Selecting Cells

  • Copy and Paste

  • Formatting Cells


Class 4 : Tables and Data Validation

This Class will cover how to build and edit Tables, and how to write structured references that make function writing easier and more flexible.  We will also cover data validation and build drop down lists in your spreadsheets.

Skills required:

  • Be able to Write functions

  • Understand Absolute vs Relative Cell References

  • Know how to navigate menu options in Excel


***Students will not be admitted to class more than 10 minutes after class begins.***

Registration is now closed for this event

More Info

  • Class Format: Hands on
  • Skill prerequisites: MS Excel 2010 for Beginners, Intermediate MS Excel
  • Audience: Adults, 50+, Adults