MOS: Microsoft Excel 2013

Gain hands-on expertise in the Microsoft 77-420 certification exam with Microsoft Excel 2013 course. The course provides complete coverage of the 77-420 exam and gives knowledge of the essential components of Excel with practical examples that you can adapt to your own needs. It contains a good balance between the basics that every Excel user needs to know and more complex topics that will appeal to power users.

Here's what you will get

The MOS: Excel 2013 is a standalone certification from Microsoft with the exam code 77-420. This certification is targeted at professionals who can create and manage worksheets & workbooks with Microsoft Office Excel 2013 and may have experience with previous versions of Microsoft Office Excel. They can also perform tasks like creating tables, applying formulas and functions, creating charts & objects. This exam is an upgrade of Microsoft Office Excel 2010.

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What are the prerequisites for this exam? There are no technical pre-requisites for this certification.
Where do I take the exam? The Microsoft 77-420 exam is administered by Certiport at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam? The exam consists of performance-based questions. It is conducted in a live or simulated environment. MOS 2013 presents the candidate with a project to build, with tasks and steps that build on each other. For more information regarding improved exam format Click here.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 40-60 questions.
What is the exam's retake policy?

As of 1 July 2014, Microsoft's 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.
What is the validity of the certification? Microsoft Office Specialist has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes its policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 77-420, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Accountants
  • Data Analysts
  • Financial Analysts
  • Sales Professionals
  • Information Workers
  • Office Professionals
  • Commercial Bankers
  • Program/Project Managers

Here's what you will learn

  • Identifying What Excel Is Good For
  • Seeing What's New in Excel 2013
  • Understanding Workbooks and Worksheets
  • Moving Around a Worksheet
  • Using the Ribbon
  • Using Shortcut Menus
  • Customizing Your Quick Access Toolbar
  • Working with Dialog Boxes
  • Using Task Panes
  • Creating Your First Excel Workbook
  • Exploring Data Types
  • Entering Text and Values into Your Worksheets
  • Modifying Cell Contents
  • Applying Number Formatting
  • Learning the Fundamentals of Excel Worksheets
  • Controlling the Worksheet View
  • Working with Rows and Columns
  • Understanding Cells and Ranges
  • Copying or Moving Ranges
  • Using Names to Work with Ranges
  • What Is a Table?
  • Creating a Table
  • Changing the Look of a Table
  • Working with Tables
  • Getting to Know the Formatting Tools
  • Using Different Fonts to Format Your Worksheet
  • Changing Text Alignment
  • Using Colors and Shading
  • Adding Borders and Lines
  • Adding a Background Image to a Worksheet
  • Using Named Styles for Easier Formatting
  • Understanding Document Themes
  • Creating a New Workbook
  • Opening an Existing Workbook
  • Saving a Workbook
  • Organizing Your Files
  • Other Workbook Info Options
  • Excel File Compatibility
  • Exploring Excel Templates
  • Understanding Custom Excel Templates
  • Basic Printing
  • Changing Your Page View
  • Adjusting Common Page Setup Settings
  • Adding a Header or Footer to Your Reports
  • Copying Page Setup Settings across Sheets
  • Preventing Certain Cells from Being Printed
  • Preventing Objects from Being Printed
  • Creating Custom Views of Your Worksheet
  • Understanding Formula Basics
  • Entering Formulas into Your Worksheets
  • Editing Formulas
  • Using Cell References in Formulas
  • A Few Words about Text
  • Text Functions
  • Counting and Summing Worksheet Cells
  • Basic Counting Formulas
  • Advanced Counting Formulas
  • Summing Formulas
  • Conditional Sums Using a Single Criterion
  • Conditional Sums Using Multiple Criteria
  • What Is a Chart?
  • Understanding How Excel Handles Charts
  • Creating a Chart
  • Hands On: Creating and Customizing a Chart
  • Working with Charts
  • Understanding Chart Types
  • Learning More
  • Selecting Chart Elements
  • User Interface Choices for Modifying Chart Elements
  • Modifying the Chart Area
  • Modifying the Plot Area
  • Working with Titles in a Chart
  • Working with a Legend
  • Working with Gridlines
  • Modifying the Axes
  • Working with Data Series
  • About Conditional Formatting
  • Specifying Conditional Formatting
  • Conditional Formats That Use Graphics
  • Creating Formula-Based Rules
  • Working with Conditional Formats
  • Sparkline Types
  • Creating Sparklines
  • Customizing Sparklines
  • Specifying a Date Axis
  • Auto-Updating Sparklines
  • Displaying a Sparkline for a Dynamic Range
  • Using Shapes
  • Using SmartArt
  • Using WordArt
  • Working with Other Graphic Types
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Customizing the Ribbon
  • About Number Formatting
  • Creating a Custom Number Format
  • Custom Number Format Examples
  • About Data Validation
  • Specifying Validation Criteria
  • Types of ValidationCriteria You Can Apply
  • Creating a Drop-Down List
  • Using Formulas for Data Validation Rules
  • Understanding Cell References
  • Data Validation Formula Examples
  • Introducing Worksheet Outlines
  • Creating an Outline
  • Working with Outlines
  • Saving a Workbook on the Internet
  • Saving Workbooks in HTML Format
  • Opening an HTML File
  • Working with Hyperlinks
  • Importing Data
  • Exporting Data
  • Introducing VBA Macros
  • Displaying the Developer Tab
  • About Macro Security
  • Saving Workbooks That Contain Macros
  • Two Types of VBA Macros
  • Creating VBA Macros
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MOS: Microsoft Excel 2013
ISBN : 9781616915735
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