Training: Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) – Excel Expert



Demonstrate that you have the skills needed to get the most out of Excel by earning the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Excel Expert Certification. This certification demonstrates competency in creating, managing, and distributing professional spreadsheets for a variety of specialized purposes and situations. This training will prepare you to take the MO-201: Microsoft Excel 365 / 2019 Expert.

Participant profiles

  • Anyone in need to master the advanced functions offered by Excel software
  • Anyone who want to be certified Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Excel Expert


  • Manage workbook options and settings
  • Manage and format data
  • Create advanced formulas and macros
  • Manage advanced charts and tables


  • Participants should have already well-practiced on Office softwares

Course content

Module 1: Manage workbook options and settings

  • Manage workbooks
    • copy macros between workbooks
    • reference data in other workbooks
    • enable macros in a workbook
    • manage workbook versions
  • Prepare workbooks for collaboration
    • restrict editing
    • protect worksheets and cell ranges
    • protect workbook structure
    • configure formula calculation options
    • manage comments
  • Use and configure language options
    • configure editing and display languages
    • use language-specific features

Module 2: Manage and format data

  • Fill cells based on existing data
    • fill cells by using Flash Fill
    • fill cells by using advanced Fill Series options
  • Format and validate data
    • create custom number formats
    • configure data validation
    • group and ungroup data
    • calculate data by inserting subtotals and totals
    • remove duplicate records
  • Apply advanced conditional formatting and filtering
    • create custom conditional formatting rules
    • create conditional formatting rules that use formulas
    • manage conditional formatting rules

Module 3: Create advanced formulas and macros

  • Perform logical operations in formulas
    • perform logical operations by using nested functions including the IF(), IFS(), SWITCH(), SUMIF(), AVERAGEIF(), COUNTIF(), SUMIFS(), AVERAGEIFS(), COUNTIFS(), MAXIFS(), MINIFS(), AND(), OR(),  and NOT() functions
  • Look up data by using functions
    • look up data by using the VLOOKUP(), HLOOKUP(), MATCH(), and INDEX() functions
  • Use advanced date and time functions
    • reference date and time by using the NOW() and TODAY() functions
    • calculate dates by using the WEEKDAY() and WORKDAY() functions
  • Perform data analysis
    • summarize data from multiple ranges by using the Consolidate feature
    • perform what-if analysis by using Goal Seek and Scenario Manager
    • forecast data by using the AND(), IF(), and NPER() functions
    • calculate financial data by using the PMT() function
  • Troubleshoot formulas
    • trace precedence and dependence
    • monitor cells and formulas by using the Watch Window
    • validate formulas by using error checking rules
    • evaluate formulas
  • Create and modify simple macros
    • record simple macros
    • name simple macros
    • edit simple macros

Module 4: Manage advanced charts and tables

  • Create and modify advanced charts
    • create and modify dual axis charts
    • create and modify charts including Box & Whisker, Combo, Funnel, Histogram, Map, Sunburst, and Waterfall charts
  • Create and modify PivotTables
    • create PivotTables
    • modify field selections and options
    • create slicers
    • group PivotTable data
    • add calculated fields
    • format data
  • Create and modify PivotCharts
    • create PivotCharts
    • manipulate options in existing PivotCharts
    • apply styles to PivotCharts
    • drill down into PivotChart details


  • Digital courseware included

Lab / Exercises

  • Practical exercises will be given during and at the end of each module


  • This course prepares you to the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS): Excel Expert exam. If you wish to take this exam, please contact our secretariat who will let you know the cost of the exam and will take care of all the necessary administrative procedures for you

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Prix de l'inscription
CHF 1'800.-

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