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Essential Excel for Business
Analysts and Consultants?
Practical guide
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Excel is a powerful yet a bit overwhelming tool that every
business analyst and consultant will use extensively
>300 built-in
functions
Pivot Tables Visual Basic
Analytical Tool
Pack
Built-in
functionalities
3
I will show you want you should know to be effective using
80/20 rule. You will learn also how to use them effectively
~ 30 built-in
functions
Essential Pivot
Tables
Essential
Visual Basics
Essential
Analytical Tool
Pack
Essential built-
in
functionalities
4
If you follow my suggestion you will significantly improve
your speed of work in analyzing data with Excel
10 x Improved speed of working
 You will manage to reuse
significate share of your Excel
for new purposes
40%
 You can master or need things
in short time 1 week
5
This presentation will show you the most useful
side of Excel that you need to be a great and
efficient Business Analyst or Consultant. I will try
to achieve it in shortest possible time
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What I will show in this presentation is a part of extensive on-line
course where I show you in details how to do it in Excel
Click to check my course
Essential Excel for Business Analysts
and Consultants?
$45
$15
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I will talk about 8 different things in this presentation
Merging data from
different sources
Cleaning and unifying
data
IF and their
alternatives
Other useful
functions and
functionalities
Elements of Visual
Basic
Example of analysis
Being faster with
Excel
Pivot Tables
8
Below you can find the list of functions and functionalities that you
should master
Basic functions Financial / Mathematical Others
 SUMIF / SUMIFS
 COUNTIF / COUNTIFS
 HLOOKUP
 VLOOKUP
 MATCH
 SUMPRODUCT
 IF
 AND / OR
 IFERROR
 AVERAGEIF
 LEFT / RIGHT / MID
 FIND
 CONCATENATE
 YEAR / MONTH / DAY
 ROUND / ROUNDUP /
ROUNDDOWN
 TODAY
 VALUE
 WEEKDAY
 RAND / RANDBETWEEN
 MOD
 NPV
 IRR
 ABS
 MAX / MIN
 CORREL
 Pivot
 Slicer
 Relative addresses
 Formats
 Hyperlink
 Remove Duplicates
 Filters
 Sorting
 Data Validation
 Trace Dependents / Precedent
 Analysis Tool Pack
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Agenda
Merging data from
different sources
Cleaning and unifying
data
IF and their
alternatives
Other useful
functions and
functionalities
Elements of Visual
Basic
Example of analysis
Being faster with
Excel
Pivot Tables
10
How to merge data from
different sources
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You quite often have want to merge 2 data set or on the basis
of one data set assign categories to a second one
Merging data1
Assigning categories2
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In most cases you can merge data from 2 different data sets
(sheets) using VLOOKUP in combination with other function
VLOOKUP
Exact match
 Assigning 1-1. For example using this you can assign to
specific car his brand (from other table) on the basis of the
registration number as ID)
VLOOKUP
Approximate match
 Assigning on the basis of interval condition. For example
using this you can assign to all shops between 0 and 500 sq
m of space the category small
VLOOKUP
+ MATCH
 Assigning categories to data set on the bases of 2 criteria.
For example you can use it to show the probability of
startup failing depending on money invested and the
business model they are using
VLOOKUP
+ HLOOKUP
VLOOKUP
+ a list of all options
13
Which country your startup is based in?
How much money you have?
What business model you are after?
?
Marketplace
<300
Poland USA
>300
Poland USA
SaaS
<300
Poland USA
>300
Poland USA
For more criteria than 2 you have to create first a list of all possible
options and then assign to them the values. Below example for estimating
the probability of success for a startup
7% 16% 11% 20% 9% 12% 14% 15%
12
100
20
200
10
100 200 100 200 100 200
2010
112 212 122 222 111 211 121 221
What is the probability of success of
your startup?
Option number
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What we will talk about in this course
Merging data from
different sources
Cleaning and unifying
data
IF and their
alternatives
Other useful
functions and
functionalities
Elements of Visual
Basic
Example of analysis
Being faster with
Excel
Pivot Tables
15
How to clean and unify data?
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As a business analyst or consultant you will quite often get data that lack
consistency. There are number of problems you can face with cleaning
data. Below the most often occurring examples
Lack of assigned categories
Different Units
Joining 2 data points into 1
Dividing 1 data points into 2
 Warsaw Shopping Mall  Warsaw
Different Names  Warsaw Shopping Mall  Warsaw Shop Mall
 100 000 USD  100[‘000 USD]
 Asen  Gyczew  Asen Gyczew
&
&
 Asen Gyczew  Asen  Gyczew
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To tackle low quality an lack of consistency of data you have to use a
bunch of functions that operate on text as well as some built-in
functionalities of Excel that will make the cleaning process easier
SEARCH
LEFT
RIGHT
MID
CONCATENATE
LEN Filters
Ctrl + H
Remove
duplicates
IFERROR
VLOOKUP Pivot Table
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You should first make sure that the data you are working on are
consistent. This will help you speed up analyzes and make sure that you
are recommending the right actions
Get data
Clean and unify
data
Check and provide
data consistency
Analyze data Draw conclusions
Form
recommendations
 80% of the workload
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What we will talk about in this course
Merging data from
different sources
Cleaning and unifying
data
IF and their
alternatives
Other useful
functions and
functionalities
Elements of Visual
Basic
Example of analysis
Being faster with
Excel
Pivot Tables
20
How NOT to use IF function
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IF function is universal yet it is too complicated and time
consuming to be used in many situations
=IF(G6<=Target!D7;Target!E7;IF(AND(G6>Target
!C8;G6<=Target!D8);Target!E8;IF(AND(G6>Targ
et!C9;G6<=Target!D9);Target!E9;Target!E10)))
=VLOOKUP(G6;Target!C:E;3;1)
Example with IF function Example without IF function
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Luckily in most cases you can use shorter options to replace
the IF function
IF
Transform one category
into another one
VLOOKUP
Choice between
options
VLOOKUP / MIN / MAX
Avoid errors:
IFERROR
Check to which interval
certain KPI belongs
VLOOKUP
Numerous IF conditions
VLOOKUP + tricks
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I will show you how to replace it with other simpler functions
on using the motivation system of sales rep as an example
Bonus Target / Plan
Trainings
Activation of new
customers
24
What we will talk about in this course
Merging data from
different sources
Cleaning and unifying
data
IF and their
alternatives
Other useful
functions and
functionalities
Elements of Visual
Basic
Example of analysis
Being faster with
Excel
Pivot Tables
25
Other useful funtion
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There is bunch of useful functions and functionalities that you have to
master to speed up
INDIRECT
NPV, IRR
MOD
R1C1 reference
style
Grouping /
Ungrouping
Conditional
formatting
Regression
Histogram
Data Validation
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For more you can go to my extensive on-line course where I show you in
details how to do it in Excel
Click to check my course
Essential Excel for Business Analysts and
Consultants?
$45
$15
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Conditional Formatting
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Sometimes you want to see in more graphical way the data or
build a dashboard.
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There is built-in module in Excel that you can use to achieve this. Go to
Home > Conditional Formatting and pick one of the available templates
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Regression
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Sometimes you want to predict certain things using the
available data
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I nice way to find relation and create prediction is to use the
linear regression
𝑌𝑡 = 𝛼 + 𝛼1 𝑋𝑡 + 𝜀𝑡
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There may be situation that the thing we want to predict
depend on more than one variable
𝑌𝑡 = 𝛼0 + 𝛼1 𝑋1𝑡 + 𝛼2 𝑋2𝑡 + 𝛼3 𝑋3𝑡 + 𝜀𝑡
𝑋1
𝑋2
𝑋3
𝛼0
𝛼1
𝛼2
𝛼3
𝑌
35
I nice way to create prediction is to use the linear regression
Sales in the store
Size of the store
Located in
suburbs?
Located in towns
street?
Basic level of sales
Located in
shopping mall?
Is it a big city?
36
There is built-in module in Excel that you can use to do linear
regression. Go to Data > Data Analytics > Regression
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Histogram
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A good way to look at data on a general level is to create a histogram that
shows you the distribution of certain characteristics
0
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
2 000 3 000 4 000 5 000 More
Frequency
Bin
Histogram
Frequency
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There is built-in module in Excel that you can use to do
Histogram. Go to Data > Data Analytics > Histogram
40
What we will talk about in this course
Merging data from
different sources
Cleaning and unifying
data
IF and their
alternatives
Other useful
functions and
functionalities
Elements of Visual
Basic
Example of analysis
Being faster with
Excel
Pivot Tables
41
Pivot Tables and their
alternatives
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Pivot Tables enable you do to a lot of things
Pivot Tables
Fast analytics Filter things
Group big tables into
categories
Dashboards of KPIs
From general to specific
analyses
43
For some purposes can be replaced with other functions
Pivot Tables
COUNTIFS
SUMIFS
AVERAGEIFS
44
For more you can go to my extensive on-line course where I show you in
details how to do it in Excel
Click to check my course
Essential Excel for Business Analysts
and Consultants?
$45
$15
45
What we will talk about in this course
Merging data from
different sources
Cleaning and unifying
data
IF and their
alternatives
Other useful
functions and
functionalities
Elements of Visual
Basic
Example of analysis
Being faster with
Excel
Pivot Tables
46
Rules for Excel
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What rules should be used when building analysis in Excel
Usage of colors
Consistency between
sheets
Pyramid principle
1-source rule
Repetition of variables
Shortcuts
No mouse
Description
Data source
Master sheet
48
Ctrl + 1
 opens the table with formatting the cells
Ctrl + s
 saves the file
Ctrl + c
 uploads the cell for copying
Ctrl + v
 copies the value of the cell
Ctrl + z
 undoes a command
Ctrl + y
 Go forward with the command previously undone
Ctrl + b
 makes the text bold
Ctrl + u
 underlines the text
Below the most important shortcut that you should use on PC (1/3)
49
Ctrl + i
 makes the text italic
F2
 edits the given cell
F4
 enables to freeze the formula in the addresses
F9
 changes the cell formula into value
Ctrl + a
 select everything
Ctrl + f
 turns on the search box - you can look for a string
Ctrl + h
 replaces 1 string with another one
Ctrl + k
 inserts hyperlink
Below the most important shortcut that you should use on PC (2/3)
50
Below the most important shortcut that you should use on PC (3/3)
Shift + space and afterwards Ctrl + Shift + "+"  adds a new row
Shift + space and afterwards Ctrl + "-"  removes the row
Ctrl + space and afterwards Ctrl + Shift + "+"  adds a new column
Shift + space and afterwards Ctrl + "-"  removes the column
Ctrl + Shift + "+“  lets you add new columns or rows
You select the rows (i.e. Shift + Space and arrow down or up
to select the specific rows) and then Shift + Аlt + arrow Right
 group a bunch of rows
You select the rows (i.e. Shift + Space and arrow down or up
to select the specific rows and then Shift + Аlt + arrow Left
 ungroup a bunch of rows
You select the Columns (i.e. Ctrl + Space and arrow left or
right to select the specific columns) and then Shift + Аlt +
arrow Right
 group a bunch of columns
You select the Columns (i.e. Ctrl + Space and arrow left or
right to select the specific columns) and then Shift + Аlt +
arrow Left
 ungroup a bunch of columns
51
The most useful functions
Basic functions
Financial /
Mathematical
Others
 SUMIF / SUMIFS
 COUNTIF / COUNTIFS
 HLOOKUP
 VLOOKUP
 MATCH
 SUMPRODUCT
 IF
 AND / OR
 IFERROR
 AVERAGEIF
 LEFT / RIGHT / MID
 FIND
 CONCATENATE
 YEAR / MONTH / DAY
 ROUND / ROUNDUP /
ROUNDDOWN
 TODAY
 VALUE
 WEEKDAY
 RAND / RANDBETWEEN
 MOD
 NPV
 IRR
 ABS
 MAX / MIN
 CORREL
 Pivot
 Slicer
 Relative addresses
 Formats
 Hyperlink
 Remove Duplicates
 Filters
 Sorting
 Data Validation
 Trace Dependents / Precedent
 Analysis Tool Pack
52
What we will talk about in this course
Merging data from
different sources
Cleaning and unifying
data
IF and their
alternatives
Other useful
functions and
functionalities
Elements of Visual
Basic
Example of analysis
Being faster with
Excel
Pivot Tables
53
What kind of analysis you can
make using Excel?
54
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Essential Excel for Business Analysts and Consultants

  • 1. 1 Essential Excel for Business Analysts and Consultants? Practical guide
  • 2. 2 Excel is a powerful yet a bit overwhelming tool that every business analyst and consultant will use extensively >300 built-in functions Pivot Tables Visual Basic Analytical Tool Pack Built-in functionalities
  • 3. 3 I will show you want you should know to be effective using 80/20 rule. You will learn also how to use them effectively ~ 30 built-in functions Essential Pivot Tables Essential Visual Basics Essential Analytical Tool Pack Essential built- in functionalities
  • 4. 4 If you follow my suggestion you will significantly improve your speed of work in analyzing data with Excel 10 x Improved speed of working  You will manage to reuse significate share of your Excel for new purposes 40%  You can master or need things in short time 1 week
  • 5. 5 This presentation will show you the most useful side of Excel that you need to be a great and efficient Business Analyst or Consultant. I will try to achieve it in shortest possible time
  • 6. 6 What I will show in this presentation is a part of extensive on-line course where I show you in details how to do it in Excel Click to check my course Essential Excel for Business Analysts and Consultants? $45 $15
  • 7. 7 I will talk about 8 different things in this presentation Merging data from different sources Cleaning and unifying data IF and their alternatives Other useful functions and functionalities Elements of Visual Basic Example of analysis Being faster with Excel Pivot Tables
  • 8. 8 Below you can find the list of functions and functionalities that you should master Basic functions Financial / Mathematical Others  SUMIF / SUMIFS  COUNTIF / COUNTIFS  HLOOKUP  VLOOKUP  MATCH  SUMPRODUCT  IF  AND / OR  IFERROR  AVERAGEIF  LEFT / RIGHT / MID  FIND  CONCATENATE  YEAR / MONTH / DAY  ROUND / ROUNDUP / ROUNDDOWN  TODAY  VALUE  WEEKDAY  RAND / RANDBETWEEN  MOD  NPV  IRR  ABS  MAX / MIN  CORREL  Pivot  Slicer  Relative addresses  Formats  Hyperlink  Remove Duplicates  Filters  Sorting  Data Validation  Trace Dependents / Precedent  Analysis Tool Pack
  • 9. 9 Agenda Merging data from different sources Cleaning and unifying data IF and their alternatives Other useful functions and functionalities Elements of Visual Basic Example of analysis Being faster with Excel Pivot Tables
  • 10. 10 How to merge data from different sources
  • 11. 11 You quite often have want to merge 2 data set or on the basis of one data set assign categories to a second one Merging data1 Assigning categories2
  • 12. 12 In most cases you can merge data from 2 different data sets (sheets) using VLOOKUP in combination with other function VLOOKUP Exact match  Assigning 1-1. For example using this you can assign to specific car his brand (from other table) on the basis of the registration number as ID) VLOOKUP Approximate match  Assigning on the basis of interval condition. For example using this you can assign to all shops between 0 and 500 sq m of space the category small VLOOKUP + MATCH  Assigning categories to data set on the bases of 2 criteria. For example you can use it to show the probability of startup failing depending on money invested and the business model they are using VLOOKUP + HLOOKUP VLOOKUP + a list of all options
  • 13. 13 Which country your startup is based in? How much money you have? What business model you are after? ? Marketplace <300 Poland USA >300 Poland USA SaaS <300 Poland USA >300 Poland USA For more criteria than 2 you have to create first a list of all possible options and then assign to them the values. Below example for estimating the probability of success for a startup 7% 16% 11% 20% 9% 12% 14% 15% 12 100 20 200 10 100 200 100 200 100 200 2010 112 212 122 222 111 211 121 221 What is the probability of success of your startup? Option number
  • 14. 14 What we will talk about in this course Merging data from different sources Cleaning and unifying data IF and their alternatives Other useful functions and functionalities Elements of Visual Basic Example of analysis Being faster with Excel Pivot Tables
  • 15. 15 How to clean and unify data?
  • 16. 16 As a business analyst or consultant you will quite often get data that lack consistency. There are number of problems you can face with cleaning data. Below the most often occurring examples Lack of assigned categories Different Units Joining 2 data points into 1 Dividing 1 data points into 2  Warsaw Shopping Mall  Warsaw Different Names  Warsaw Shopping Mall  Warsaw Shop Mall  100 000 USD  100[‘000 USD]  Asen  Gyczew  Asen Gyczew & &  Asen Gyczew  Asen  Gyczew
  • 17. 17 To tackle low quality an lack of consistency of data you have to use a bunch of functions that operate on text as well as some built-in functionalities of Excel that will make the cleaning process easier SEARCH LEFT RIGHT MID CONCATENATE LEN Filters Ctrl + H Remove duplicates IFERROR VLOOKUP Pivot Table
  • 18. 18 You should first make sure that the data you are working on are consistent. This will help you speed up analyzes and make sure that you are recommending the right actions Get data Clean and unify data Check and provide data consistency Analyze data Draw conclusions Form recommendations  80% of the workload
  • 19. 19 What we will talk about in this course Merging data from different sources Cleaning and unifying data IF and their alternatives Other useful functions and functionalities Elements of Visual Basic Example of analysis Being faster with Excel Pivot Tables
  • 20. 20 How NOT to use IF function
  • 21. 21 IF function is universal yet it is too complicated and time consuming to be used in many situations =IF(G6<=Target!D7;Target!E7;IF(AND(G6>Target !C8;G6<=Target!D8);Target!E8;IF(AND(G6>Targ et!C9;G6<=Target!D9);Target!E9;Target!E10))) =VLOOKUP(G6;Target!C:E;3;1) Example with IF function Example without IF function
  • 22. 22 Luckily in most cases you can use shorter options to replace the IF function IF Transform one category into another one VLOOKUP Choice between options VLOOKUP / MIN / MAX Avoid errors: IFERROR Check to which interval certain KPI belongs VLOOKUP Numerous IF conditions VLOOKUP + tricks
  • 23. 23 I will show you how to replace it with other simpler functions on using the motivation system of sales rep as an example Bonus Target / Plan Trainings Activation of new customers
  • 24. 24 What we will talk about in this course Merging data from different sources Cleaning and unifying data IF and their alternatives Other useful functions and functionalities Elements of Visual Basic Example of analysis Being faster with Excel Pivot Tables
  • 26. 26 There is bunch of useful functions and functionalities that you have to master to speed up INDIRECT NPV, IRR MOD R1C1 reference style Grouping / Ungrouping Conditional formatting Regression Histogram Data Validation
  • 27. 27 For more you can go to my extensive on-line course where I show you in details how to do it in Excel Click to check my course Essential Excel for Business Analysts and Consultants? $45 $15
  • 29. 29 Sometimes you want to see in more graphical way the data or build a dashboard.
  • 30. 30 There is built-in module in Excel that you can use to achieve this. Go to Home > Conditional Formatting and pick one of the available templates
  • 32. 32 Sometimes you want to predict certain things using the available data
  • 33. 33 I nice way to find relation and create prediction is to use the linear regression 𝑌𝑡 = 𝛼 + 𝛼1 𝑋𝑡 + 𝜀𝑡
  • 34. 34 There may be situation that the thing we want to predict depend on more than one variable 𝑌𝑡 = 𝛼0 + 𝛼1 𝑋1𝑡 + 𝛼2 𝑋2𝑡 + 𝛼3 𝑋3𝑡 + 𝜀𝑡 𝑋1 𝑋2 𝑋3 𝛼0 𝛼1 𝛼2 𝛼3 𝑌
  • 35. 35 I nice way to create prediction is to use the linear regression Sales in the store Size of the store Located in suburbs? Located in towns street? Basic level of sales Located in shopping mall? Is it a big city?
  • 36. 36 There is built-in module in Excel that you can use to do linear regression. Go to Data > Data Analytics > Regression
  • 38. 38 A good way to look at data on a general level is to create a histogram that shows you the distribution of certain characteristics 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 2 000 3 000 4 000 5 000 More Frequency Bin Histogram Frequency
  • 39. 39 There is built-in module in Excel that you can use to do Histogram. Go to Data > Data Analytics > Histogram
  • 40. 40 What we will talk about in this course Merging data from different sources Cleaning and unifying data IF and their alternatives Other useful functions and functionalities Elements of Visual Basic Example of analysis Being faster with Excel Pivot Tables
  • 41. 41 Pivot Tables and their alternatives
  • 42. 42 Pivot Tables enable you do to a lot of things Pivot Tables Fast analytics Filter things Group big tables into categories Dashboards of KPIs From general to specific analyses
  • 43. 43 For some purposes can be replaced with other functions Pivot Tables COUNTIFS SUMIFS AVERAGEIFS
  • 44. 44 For more you can go to my extensive on-line course where I show you in details how to do it in Excel Click to check my course Essential Excel for Business Analysts and Consultants? $45 $15
  • 45. 45 What we will talk about in this course Merging data from different sources Cleaning and unifying data IF and their alternatives Other useful functions and functionalities Elements of Visual Basic Example of analysis Being faster with Excel Pivot Tables
  • 47. 47 What rules should be used when building analysis in Excel Usage of colors Consistency between sheets Pyramid principle 1-source rule Repetition of variables Shortcuts No mouse Description Data source Master sheet
  • 48. 48 Ctrl + 1  opens the table with formatting the cells Ctrl + s  saves the file Ctrl + c  uploads the cell for copying Ctrl + v  copies the value of the cell Ctrl + z  undoes a command Ctrl + y  Go forward with the command previously undone Ctrl + b  makes the text bold Ctrl + u  underlines the text Below the most important shortcut that you should use on PC (1/3)
  • 49. 49 Ctrl + i  makes the text italic F2  edits the given cell F4  enables to freeze the formula in the addresses F9  changes the cell formula into value Ctrl + a  select everything Ctrl + f  turns on the search box - you can look for a string Ctrl + h  replaces 1 string with another one Ctrl + k  inserts hyperlink Below the most important shortcut that you should use on PC (2/3)
  • 50. 50 Below the most important shortcut that you should use on PC (3/3) Shift + space and afterwards Ctrl + Shift + "+"  adds a new row Shift + space and afterwards Ctrl + "-"  removes the row Ctrl + space and afterwards Ctrl + Shift + "+"  adds a new column Shift + space and afterwards Ctrl + "-"  removes the column Ctrl + Shift + "+“  lets you add new columns or rows You select the rows (i.e. Shift + Space and arrow down or up to select the specific rows) and then Shift + Аlt + arrow Right  group a bunch of rows You select the rows (i.e. Shift + Space and arrow down or up to select the specific rows and then Shift + Аlt + arrow Left  ungroup a bunch of rows You select the Columns (i.e. Ctrl + Space and arrow left or right to select the specific columns) and then Shift + Аlt + arrow Right  group a bunch of columns You select the Columns (i.e. Ctrl + Space and arrow left or right to select the specific columns) and then Shift + Аlt + arrow Left  ungroup a bunch of columns
  • 51. 51 The most useful functions Basic functions Financial / Mathematical Others  SUMIF / SUMIFS  COUNTIF / COUNTIFS  HLOOKUP  VLOOKUP  MATCH  SUMPRODUCT  IF  AND / OR  IFERROR  AVERAGEIF  LEFT / RIGHT / MID  FIND  CONCATENATE  YEAR / MONTH / DAY  ROUND / ROUNDUP / ROUNDDOWN  TODAY  VALUE  WEEKDAY  RAND / RANDBETWEEN  MOD  NPV  IRR  ABS  MAX / MIN  CORREL  Pivot  Slicer  Relative addresses  Formats  Hyperlink  Remove Duplicates  Filters  Sorting  Data Validation  Trace Dependents / Precedent  Analysis Tool Pack
  • 52. 52 What we will talk about in this course Merging data from different sources Cleaning and unifying data IF and their alternatives Other useful functions and functionalities Elements of Visual Basic Example of analysis Being faster with Excel Pivot Tables
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