SelfStudy
Microsoft 365: Exploring Useful Excel Functions

Wednesday, May 1, 2024 – Wednesday, April 30, 2025


6.00CREDITSComputer Software and Applications
This course is a onelesson intermediate level course that guides you through using the Quick Analysis feature to quickly insert row and column totals and creating formulas using Financial, Date & Time, Math & Trig, Statistical, Lookup & Reference, Database, Text, and Logical functions. The functions covered in this course are the:
• IRR, NPV, FV, PV, PMT, SLN, SYD, and DB Financial functions;
• NOW, TODAY, DATE, MONTH, DAY, YEAR, TIME, HOUR, MINUTE, SECOND, WEEKDAY, and NETWORKDAYS Date & Time functions;
• SUM, RAND, SQRT, and ROUND Math & Trig functions;
• AVERAGE, MAX, MIN, COUNT, MEDIAN, MODE.SNGL, and LARGE Statistical functions;
• VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, and FORMULATEXT Lookup & Reference functions;
• DSUM, DCOUNT, DAVERAGE, DMIN, and DMAX Database functions;
• PROPER, SUBSTITUTE, and LOWER Text functions; and
• IF, AND, and IFNA Logical functions.
Objectives
 Identify multiple ways to create a formula using one or more functions
 Select Financial functions to calculate the internal rate of return, net present value, future value, present value, payment and depreciation
 Select Date & Time functions to insert date and time components
 Select Math & Trig functions to calculate the sum of a range of numbers; find a random number and the positive square root of a number; and round calculations to a specific number of places
 Select Statistical functions to find the average, maximum, minimum, count, median and mode of a range of numbers plus the top five numbers
 Select Lookup & Reference functions to find specific data and document worksheet formulas
 Select specific criteria and Database functions to calculate the sum, average, maximum value, minimum value and number of cells containing numbers in a database field
 Select Text functions to improve worksheet appearance
 Select Logical functions to perform calculations based on one or more tests
Highlights
 Multiple ways to create a formula using one or more functions
 Financial functions to calculate the internal rate of return, net present value, future value, present value, payment and depreciation
 Date & Time functions to insert date and time components
 Math & Trig functions to calculate the sum of a range of numbers; find a random number and the positive square root of a number; and round calculations to a specific number of places
 Statistical functions to find the average, maximum, minimum, count, median and mode of a range of numbers plus the top five numbers
 Lookup & Reference functions to find specific data and document worksheet formulas
 Specific criteria and Database functions to calculate the sum, average, maximum value, minimum value and number of cells containing numbers in a database field
 Text functions to improve worksheet appearance
 Logical functions to perform calculations based on one or more tests