Microsoft Excel Level 2: Executing Data Analysis and Visual Presentation *ONLINE*

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Develop one of the most critical and fundamental digital skills - Microsoft Excel. Excel is a powerful tool essential for managing and presenting work-related data. Participants will learn to create Microsoft Excel data tables, apply conditional formatting, use pivot tables, and create charts with impact. Through hands-on practice, participants' new skills will help them to present data in a clear and professional manner.    

Key learning outcomes

  • Conditional formatting  
  • Inserting graphics  
  • Inserting links, comments, text, and symbols   
  • Creating tables  
  • Naming tables 
  • Formatting tables  
  • Calculations in tables 
  • Defined Names 
  • Charts with impact  
  • Pivot tables  
  • Pivot table tools
  • Pivot charts  
  • Reviewing tools  

This course is part of the Mastering Microsoft Excel Program.

This course requires basic knowledge and experience with MS Excel. Participants must have a working understanding of the following:

  • How to open, save and print workbooks.
  • Formatting cell contents (i.e. font face, size, color)
  • Formatting cells (i.e. boarders, fill)
  • Formatting numbers (i.e. time, date, currency)
  • Basic MS Excel Operators
  • Knowledge of formula and functions

If you are unsure of your level of knowledge and experience with Excel as it pertains to this course, please use the Microsoft Excel Placement Self-Assessment to determine which level you should begin with. 

NOTE: This is an interactive session. Participants must have Microsoft Excel 2016, Microsoft Excel 365, (or compatible version) installed on their laptop.

Course Endorsements & Partnerships

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This course qualifies as credits toward the International Association of Business Communicators' (IABC) professional certifications.

When applying to sit for either the exam for Communications Management Professional (CMP)(R) or Strategic Communication Management Professional (SCMP)(R) or to apply for recertification, Gardiner Centre courses can be an integral part of your application package.

To learn more about this global standard certification, visit: To inquire about sitting for a certification exam, contact the local IABC NL chapter at, or visit:


This course qualifies for Professional Development Units (PDUs) as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI).

Each course has a specific qualifying factor for PDUs. See the table below for a specific PDU breakdown for this Gardiner Center program.

To learn more about PDUs and how to apply these credits to your active credential please see

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Continuing Education Contact Hours: 7 

Graduate Testimonials

"I didn't think it was possible to make learning excel fun and easy. the instructor was clear. Concise and has excellent teaching ability. Thank-you!"

"Kelly's willingness to go above and beyond was much appreciated. Too bad I didn't do this course two weeks ago... I could've saved myself some headache. I will definitely use this info in my future excel projects." - Mark Hawco, NL Hydro. 

"There were lots of good practice activities." - Fall 2022 Participant


Kelly Patey

Kelly Patey has been developing and delivering professional development training for over 15 years. She is an experienced facilitator in both the private and public sectors who specializes in leadership development, employee engagement and workplace wellness.

Kelly holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, a Master of Education in Counselling Psychology, and a Diploma in Applied Information Technology. She also holds numerous certifications including EQi 2.0, DISC, and Appreciation at Work.


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