Intermediate Microsoft Excel 

If you’re looking for really great Intermediate Microsoft Excel training you’re in the right place.

Companies large and small choose us – why? Your own tailored, Intermediate Excel training course, at your own premises at the same price as a standard course from elsewhere.

The JMD Training difference is clear:

  • We come to you – your Intermediate Microsoft Excel training will be given on your site
  • You get to keep the manuals – Intermediate Microsoft Excel training manuals are provided as PDFs
  • We can train using your own Microsoft Excel workbooks
  • There will only be people from your company on your course
  • We offer a money-back guarantee if any delegates are not completely satisfied
  • The training date is around you, not us!
  • Our prices are astounding
  • We can assess all learners in advance for free
  • Our courses are never cancelled

For example, you may have been working on several Excel workbooks, but have now finished for the day. You want to close all open workbooks, saving the changes in each of them. With the workbooks open, hold down the Shift key and click the Close button at the top right of the Excel Title bar. A box appears asking whether you want to save changes to the active workbook. Click Yes To All to save changes to all workbooks and close them all.

Course TypeCost per day
1 to 1 training$495 + GST
2 to 3 delegate $895 + GST
4 to 5 delegates$1295 + GST
6 to 8 delegates$1595 + GST

Prices are PER DAY, and NOT per-person! E.g. if there’s 5 people on the course, you pay $1295 + GST.

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For further details, please fill in the contact form. If you are ready to book, please fill in the contact form with your first and second choice of date – if we cannot accommodate these dates we will arrange a mutually convenient date within 24 hours.

Course Objectives

On completion of the course delegates will have improved their skills in using Microsoft Excel. They will be able to:

  • Manipulate worksheets
  • Apply conditional formatting
  • Use various functions, including financial, logical and date/time functions
  • Manage Excel tables
  • Customise charts

How the course is run

This instructor-led course has a hands-on approach, with plenty of opportunity for delegates to practise the new skills they learn at the computer. 


Familiarity with the Windows environment, and a basic knowledge of Excel.


  • Data – naming cell ranges in a worksheet, the Name Manager, importing text files, using Paste Special options
  • Formatting – applying formatting to a cell range by the use of styles, creating custom number formats, using conditional formatting options


  • Inserting a new worksheet,
  • renaming a worksheet
  • deleting a worksheet
  • adding colour to worksheet tabs
  • formatting worksheet backgrounds
  • freezing row and/or column titles
  • splitting worksheet window into panes
  • freezing panes, hiding/unhiding rows and columns
  • hiding/unhiding worksheets, grouping and ungrouping worksheets


  • Linking data within a worksheet
  • between worksheets and between workbooks
  • link charts within a worksheet/between worksheets and between workbooks
  • linking to a word-processing documents
  • consolidating data in adjacent worksheets using a 3D sum function

Charts and Graphs

  • Changing angle of pie chart slices,
  • formatting chart axes numbers or text
  • re-positioning title, legend or data labels in a chart,
  • ‘exploding’ all the segments in a pie chart,
  • adding or deleting a data series in a chart,
  • modifying the chart type for a defined data series,
  • widening the gap between columns or bars in a 2D chart,
  • inserting an image in a 2D chart


  • Resizing the Formula Bar, Formula AutoComplete
  • Using date and time functions: TODAY, DAY, MONTH, YEAR
  • Using mathematical functions: SUMIF, SUMIFS, ROUND
  • Using text functions: PROPER, UPPER, LOWER, CONCATENATE
  • Converting text to columns
  • Using financial functions: FV, NPV, PMT, PV, RATE
  • Using lookup functions: IF, AND, OR, ISERROR
  • Using available database functions: DSUM, DMIN, DMAX and DCOUNT
  • Using nested functionsExcel tables
  • Creating an Excel table

Editing an Excel table

  • Table quick styles
  • Inserting and deleting rows and columns in tables
  • Sorting
  • Using the AutoFilter with tables
  • Totals
  • Removing duplicate rows from worksheets
  • Creating a dropdown list for table entry
  • Structured references
  • Manipulate worksheets
  • Apply conditional formatting
  • Use various functions, including financial, logical and date/time functions
  • Manage Excel tables
  • Customise charts
  • Use Excel in conjunction with other applicationsThe course is of one day’s duration.