LO-77-727-77-728 : Microsoft Office Excel 2016

Gain hands on expertise in Microsoft Office Specialist Excel 2016 exam by LO-Excel-2016 - Microsoft Office Excel 2016 course. The course focuses on the objectives covered in Microsoft Excel 2016 and Microsoft Excel 2016 Expert exams. The course helps in leveraging the power of data analysis and presentation in order to make informed, intelligent organizational decisions and also in working with functions, lists, analyzing data, visualizing data with charts and using PivotTables and PivotCharts. The Microsoft Office Specialist Excel 2016 certification exam is intended for information workers and brings performance-based format for better testing of the understanding and skills of IT professionals to use the Microsoft 2016 programs.
Microsoft Office Excel 2016
ISBN : 978-1-61691-980-1


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Microsoft Office Specialist 2016 exam validates the candidate's understanding of the Excel environment and the skill to deliver tasks without any help. The exam helps the candidates in demonstrating the correct application of the basic features of Excel 2016 by making and editing workbook with multiple sheets, and they use a graphic element to represent data visually for example, sales invoices, financial statements,professional-looking budgets, team performance charts, and data-entry logs. Along with this the successful candidates can create, manage, and distribute professional spreadsheets for a variety of specialized purposes and situations. They customize their Excel environments to meet project needs and to enhance productivity.

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What is the format of the exam?
Exams are mostly performance-based and conducted in a "live" or simulated environment.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
90 minutes
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(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam retake policy is as follows:

  • Retake vouchers can only be used to retake the same exam that was failed.
  • All vouchers must be used prior to their expiration dates, without exception.
  • Retake vouchers must be used within 30 days of the initial failed exam.
  • As of July 1, 2014, the retake policy changed to the following:
    • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score on an exam the first time, the candidate must wait 24 hours before retaking the exam.
    • If a candidate does not achieve a passing score the second time, the candidate must wait 48 hours before retaking the exam.
    • A two-day waiting period is imposed for each subsequent exam retake.
    • If a candidate achieves a passing score on an exam, the candidate may take it again.
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Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Office Excel 2016

  • TOPIC A: Navigate the Excel User Interface
  • TOPIC B: Use Excel Commands
  • TOPIC C: Create and Save a Basic Workbook
  • TOPIC D: Enter Cell Data
  • TOPIC E: Use Excel Help
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Performing Calculations

  • TOPIC A: Create Worksheet Formulas
  • TOPIC B: Insert Functions
  • TOPIC C: Reuse Formulas and Functions
  • Summary

Lesson 3: Modifying a Worksheet

  • TOPIC A: Insert, Delete, and Adjust Cells, Columns, and Rows
  • TOPIC B: Search for and Replace Data
  • TOPIC C: Use Proofing and Research Tools
  • Summary

Lesson 4: Formatting a Worksheet

  • TOPIC A: Apply Text Formats
  • TOPIC B: Apply Number Formats
  • TOPIC C: Align Cell Contents
  • TOPIC D: Apply Styles and Themes
  • TOPIC E: Apply Basic Conditional Formatting
  • TOPIC F: Create and Use Templates
  • Summary

Lesson 5: Printing Workbooks

  • TOPIC A: Preview and Print a Workbook
  • TOPIC B: Set Up the Page Layout
  • TOPIC C: Configure Headers and Footers
  • Summary

Lesson 6: Managing Workbooks

  • TOPIC A: Manage Worksheets
  • TOPIC B: Manage Workbook and Worksheet Views
  • TOPIC C: Manage Workbook Properties
  • Summary

Lesson 7: Appendix A: Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Exam 77-727

Lesson 8: Appendix B: Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Expert Exam 77-728

Lesson 9: Appendix C: Adding Borders and Colors to Worksheets

  • TOPIC A: Add Borders and Colors to Worksheets

Lesson 10: Appendix D: Basic Excel Customization

  • TOPIC A: Customize General Options and the Excel UI

Lesson 11: Mastery Builders

  • Mastery Builder 1-1: Creating and Saving a Workbook Activity
  • Mastery Builder 2-1: Creating and Reusing Formulas and Functions
  • Mastery Builder 3-1: Modifying a Worksheet
  • Mastery Builder 4-1: Formatting a Worksheet
  • Mastery Builder 5-1: Printing Workbooks
  • Mastery Builder 6-1: Managing Workbooks

Lesson 12: Working with Functions

  • TOPIC A: Work with Ranges
  • TOPIC B: Use Specialized Functions
  • TOPIC C: Work with Logical Functions
  • TOPIC D: Work with Date & Time Functions
  • TOPIC E: Work with Text Functions
  • Summary

Lesson 13: Working with Lists

  • TOPIC A: Sort Data
  • TOPIC B: Filter Data
  • TOPIC C: Query Data with Database Functions
  • TOPIC D: Outline and Subtotal Data
  • Summary

Lesson 14: Analyzing Data

  • TOPIC A: Create and Modify Tables
  • TOPIC B: Apply Intermediate Conditional Formatting
  • TOPIC C: Apply Advanced Conditional Formatting
  • Summary

Lesson 15: Visualizing Data with Charts

  • TOPIC A: Create Charts
  • TOPIC B: Modify and Format Charts
  • TOPIC C: Use Advanced Chart Features
  • Summary

Lesson 16: Using PivotTables and PivotCharts

  • TOPIC A: Create a PivotTable
  • TOPIC B: Analyze PivotTable Data
  • TOPIC C: Present Data with PivotCharts
  • TOPIC D: Filter Data by Using Timelines and Slicers
  • Summary

Lesson 17: Appendix A: Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Exam 77-727

Lesson 18: Appendix B: Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Expert Exam 77-728

Lesson 19: Appendix C: Financial Functions

Lesson 20: Appendix D: Working with Graphical Objects

  • TOPIC A: Insert Graphical Objects
  • TOPIC B: Modify Graphical Objects
  • TOPIC C: Work with SmartArt

Lesson 21: Appendix E: Using Array Formulas

  • TOPIC A: Use Array Formulas

Lesson 22: Mastery Builders

  • Mastery Builder 1-1: Working with Functions
  • Mastery Builder 2-1: Working with Lists
  • Mastery Builder 3-1: Analyzing Data
  • Mastery Builder 4-1: Visualizing Data with Charts
  • Mastery Builder 5-1: Using PivotTables and PivotCharts

Lesson 23: Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks

  • TOPIC A: Use Links and External References
  • TOPIC B: Use 3-D References
  • TOPIC C: Consolidate Data
  • Summary

Lesson 24: Using Lookup Functions and Formula Auditing

  • TOPIC A: Use Lookup Functions
  • TOPIC B: Trace Cells
  • TOPIC C: Watch and Evaluate Formulas
  • Summary

Lesson 25: Sharing and Protecting Workbooks

  • TOPIC A: Collaborate on a Workbook
  • TOPIC B: Protect Worksheets and Workbooks
  • Summary

Lesson 26: Automating Workbook Functionality

  • TOPIC A: Apply Data Validation
  • TOPIC B: Search for Invalid Data and Formulas with Errors
  • TOPIC C: Work with Macros
  • Summary

Lesson 27: Creating Sparklines and Mapping Data

  • TOPIC A: Create Sparklines
  • TOPIC B: Map Data
  • Summary

Lesson 28: Forecasting Data

  • TOPIC A: Determine Potential Outcomes Using Data Tables
  • TOPIC B: Determine Potential Outcomes Using Scenarios
  • TOPIC C: Use the Goal Seek Feature
  • TOPIC D: Forecasting Data Trends
  • Summary

Lesson 29: Appendix A: Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Exam 77-727

Lesson 30: Appendix B: Microsoft Office Excel 2016 Expert Exam 77-728

Lesson 31: Appendix C: Microsoft Excel 2016 Common Keyboard Shortcuts

Lesson 32: Appendix D: Cube Functions

Lesson 33: Appendix E: Importing and Exporting Data

  • TOPIC A: Import and Export Data

Lesson 34: Appendix F: Internationalizing Workbooks

  • TOPIC A: Internationalize Workbooks

Lesson 35: Appendix G: Working with Power Pivot

  • TOPIC A: Work with Power Pivot

Lesson 36: Appendix H: Advanced Customization Options

  • TOPIC A: Customize Advanced Options

Lesson 37: Appendix I: Working with Forms and Controls

  • TOPIC A: Work with Forms and Controls

Lesson 38: Mastery Builders

  • Mastery Builder 1-1: Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks
  • Mastery Builder 2-1: Using Lookup Functions and Formula Auditing
  • Mastery Builder 3-1: Sharing and Protecting Workbooks
  • Mastery Builder 4-1: Automating Workbook Functionality
  • Mastery Builder 5-1: Creating Sparklines and Mapping Data
  • Mastery Builder 6-1: Forecasting Data

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