August 23, 2017


Joy Knodel, General Manager Holiday Inn Mobile

8 Total CPE Credits


K2's Excel Best Practices

  • Instructor

    Mac McClelland

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completing this course, you should be able to:
  • List critical spreadsheet design fundamentals
  • Identify techniques used to minimize data input errors
  • Utilize Excel's Table feature as a foundational component of spreadsheets
  • Identify and implement three different techniques for consolidating data
  • Utilize various Excel features, such as Go To Special to solve specific spreadsheet issues
  • List and apply four techniques for sharing an Excel workbook and collaborating with others
  • Implement various techniques for auditing and error-checking Excel workbooks, including Trace Precedents, Trace Dependents, and Formula Auditing
  • Identify the advantages of working with Defined Names in Excel
  • List and apply six techniques for securing Excel data

Major Topics

  • Designing and constructing spreadsheets
  • Improving spreadsheet performance
  • Creating, auditing, and verifying formulas
  • Securing Excel data and workbooks
  • Collaborating and sharing in Excel
  • Reporting and communicating with Excel

CPE Credits Available

Total CPE
Computer Science

Things to Know About This Course

Course Level

  • Intermediate


Fundamental knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel 2007 or newer

Advanced Preparation


Intended Audience

Excel users who want to learn best practices for working with spreadsheets


K2 Enterprises

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