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Excel for Lawyers Tutorial Course

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Course Title: Mastering Excel Made Easy for Lawyers
Versions Covered: 2016 & 2013
Hours of Content: 2
Video Lessons: 13
Manuals: 1
Includes: Entire Excel Curriculum (10 hours, 199 lessons, 3 manuals)
Download/DVD: $50 |   
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Course Description

When it comes to Microsoft Office programs, law firms have unique needs. This Excel for lawyers tutorial course includes a CPE training module specific to the practice of law. You will learn how to effectively use legal templates, legal business functions (such as the Pv and Fv functions) and simple IOLTA management. In addition, you’ll receive our complete Excel curriculum. Learn Microsoft Excel with this comprehensive course from TeachUcomp, Inc. Mastering Excel Made Easy features 199 video lessons with over 10 hours of introductory through advanced instruction. Watch, listen and learn as your expert instructor guides you through each lesson step-by-step. During this media-rich learning experience, you will see each function performed just as if your instructor were there with you. Reinforce your learning with the text of our three printable classroom instruction manuals (Introductory, Intermediate and Advanced), additional images and practice exercises. You will learn how to effectively create and format spreadsheets, charts, pivot tables and much more.

Whether you are completely new to Excel or upgrading from an older version, this course will empower you with the knowledge and skills necessary to be a proficient user. We have incorporated years of classroom training experience and teaching techniques to develop an easy-to-use course that you can customize to meet your personal learning needs. Simply launch the easy-to-use interface, click to start a video lesson or open one of the manuals and you’re on your way to mastering Excel.

 

Course Syllabus & Sample Lessons

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To view samples of the instruction manuals in PDF, click here: Introductory Excel | Intermediate Excel | Advanced Excel | Excel for Lawyers

LEGAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM:
CHAPTER 1- Using Online Templates
Lesson 1.1- Downloading Templates from Office.com
Lesson 1.2- Saving a Template
Lesson 1.3- Creating New Workbooks from Saved Templates
CHAPTER 2- Legal Templates
Lesson 2.1- Chapter Overview
Lesson 2.2- Using the Law Firm Financial Analysis Worksheet free
Lesson 2.3- Using the Law Firm Project Tracker free
Lesson 2.4- Using the Law Firm Project Plan
CHAPTER 3- Legal Business Functions
Lesson 3.1- The Pv Function
Lesson 3.2- The Fv Function
Lesson 3.3- The IRR and XIRR Functions
CHAPTER 4- Simple IOLTA Management
Lesson 4.1- IOLTA Basics
Lesson 4.2- Using Excel for Simple IOLTA Management
Lesson 4.3- Using the Simple IOLTA Template
BONUS COMPLETE EXCEL CURRICULUM INCLUDED:
CHAPTER 1- Getting Acquainted with Excel
Lesson 1.1- About Excel free
Lesson 1.2- The Excel Environment free
Lesson 1.3- The Title Bar
Lesson 1.4- The Ribbon
Lesson 1.5- The “File” Tab and Backstage View
Lesson 1.6- Scroll Bars
Lesson 1.7- The Quick Access Toolbar
Lesson 1.8- Touch Mode
Lesson 1.9- The Formula Bar
Lesson 1.10- The Workbook Window
Lesson 1.11- The Status Bar
Lesson 1.12- The Workbook View Buttons
Lesson 1.13- The Zoom Slider
Lesson 1.14- The Mini Toolbar
Lesson 1.15- Keyboard Shortcuts
CHAPTER 2- File Management
Lesson 2.1- Creating New Workbooks free
Lesson 2.2- Saving Workbooks
Lesson 2.3- Closing Workbooks
Lesson 2.4- Opening Workbooks free
Lesson 2.5- Recovering Unsaved Workbooks
Lesson 2.6- Opening a Workbook in a New Window
Lesson 2.7- Arranging Open Workbook Windows
Lesson 2.8- Freeze Panes
Lesson 2.9- Split Panes
Lesson 2.10- Hiding and Unhiding Workbook Windows
Lesson 2.11- Comparing Open Workbooks
Lesson 2.12- Switching Open Workbooks
Lesson 2.13- Switching to Full Screen View
Lesson 2.14- Working With Excel File Formats
CHAPTER 3- Data Entry
Lesson 3.1- Selecting Cells free
Lesson 3.2- Entering Text into Cells free
Lesson 3.3- Entering Numbers into Cells free
Lesson 3.4- AutoComplete
Lesson 3.5- Pick from Drop-Down List
Lesson 3.6- Flash Fill
Lesson 3.7- Selecting Ranges
Lesson 3.8- Ranged Data Entry
Lesson 3.9- Using AutoFill
CHAPTER 4- Creating Formulas
Lesson 4.1- Ranged Formula Syntax free
Lesson 4.2- Simple Formula Syntax free
Lesson 4.3- Writing Formulas free
Lesson 4.4- Using AutoSum
Lesson 4.5- Inserting Functions
Lesson 4.6- Editing a Range
Lesson 4.7- Formula AutoCorrect
Lesson 4.8- AutoCalculate
Lesson 4.9- Function Compatibility
CHAPTER 5- Copying & Pasting Formulas
Lesson 5.1- Relative References and Absolute References
Lesson 5.2- Cutting, Copying, and Pasting Data
Lesson 5.3- AutoFilling Cells
Lesson 5.4- The Undo Button
Lesson 5.5- The Redo Button
CHAPTER 6- Columns & Rows
Lesson 6.1- Selecting Columns & Rows
Lesson 6.2- Adjusting Column Width and Row Height
Lesson 6.3- Hiding and Unhiding Columns and Rows
Lesson 6.4- Inserting and Deleting Columns and Rows
CHAPTER 7- Formatting Worksheets
Lesson 7.1- Formatting Cells
Lesson 7.2- The Format Cells Dialog Box
Lesson 7.3- Clearing All Formatting from Cells
Lesson 7.4- Copying All Formatting from Cells to Another Area
CHAPTER 8- Worksheet Tools
Lesson 8.1- Inserting and Deleting Worksheets
Lesson 8.2- Selecting Multiple Worksheets
Lesson 8.3- Navigating Worksheets
Lesson 8.4- Renaming Worksheets
Lesson 8.5- Coloring Worksheet Tabs
Lesson 8.6- Copying or Moving Worksheets
CHAPTER 9- Setting Worksheet Layout
Lesson 9.1- Using Page Break Preview
Lesson 9.2- Using The Page Layout View
Lesson 9.3- Opening the Page Setup Dialog Box
Lesson 9.4- Page Settings
Lesson 9.5- Setting Margins
Lesson 9.6- Creating Headers and Footers
Lesson 9.7- Sheet Settings
CHAPTER 10- Printing Worksheets
Lesson 10.1- Previewing and Printing Worksheets
CHAPTER 11- Helping Yourself
Lesson 11.1- Using Excel Help
Lesson 11.2- The Tell Me Bar- 2016 Only
Lesson 11.3- Smart Lookup and Insights- 2016 Only
CHAPTER 12- Creating 3D Formulas
Lesson 12.1- Creating 3D Formulas
Lesson 12.2- 3D Formula Syntax
Lesson 12.3- Creating 3D Range References
CHAPTER 13- Named Ranges
Lesson 13.1- Naming Ranges
Lesson 13.2- Creating Names from Headings
Lesson 13.3- Moving to a Named Range
Lesson 13.4- Using Named Ranges in Formulas
Lesson 13.5- Naming 3D Ranges
Lesson 13.6- Deleting Named Ranges
CHAPTER 14- Conditional Formatting and Cell Styles
Lesson 14.1- Conditional Formatting
Lesson 14.2- Finding Cells with Conditional Formatting
Lesson 14.3- Clearing Conditional Formatting
Lesson 14.4- Using Table and Cell Styles
CHAPTER 15- Paste Special
Lesson 15.1- Using Paste Special
Lesson 15.2- Pasting Linked Formulas
CHAPTER 16- Sharing Workbooks
Lesson 16.1- About Sharing Workbooks
Lesson 16.2- Simplified Workbook Sharing in Excel 2016
Lesson 16.3- Traditional Workbook Sharing
Lesson 16.4- Highlighting Changes
Lesson 16.5- Reviewing Changes
Lesson 16.6- Using Comments
Lesson 16.7- Compare and Merge Workbooks
CHAPTER 17- Auditing Worksheets
Lesson 17.1- Auditing Worksheets
Lesson 17.2- Tracing Precedent and Dependent Cells
Lesson 17.3- Tracing Errors
Lesson 17.4- Error Checking
Lesson 17.5- Using the Watch Window
Lesson 17.6- Cell Validation
CHAPTER 18- Outlining Worksheets
Lesson 18.1- Using Outlines
Lesson 18.2- Applying and Removing Outlines
CHAPTER 19- Consolidating Worksheets
Lesson 19.1- Consolidating Data
CHAPTER 20- Tables
Lesson 20.1- Creating a Table
Lesson 20.2- Adding and Editing Records
Lesson 20.3- Inserting Records and Fields
Lesson 20.4- Deleting Records and Fields
CHAPTER 21- Sorting Data
Lesson 21.1- Sorting Data
Lesson 21.2- Custom Sort Orders
CHAPTER 22- Filtering Data
Lesson 22.1- Using AutoFilters
Lesson 22.2- Using the Top 10 AutoFilter
Lesson 22.3- Applying a Custom AutoFilter
Lesson 22.4- Creating Advanced Filters
Lesson 22.5- Applying Multiple Criteria
Lesson 22.6- Using Complex Criteria
Lesson 22.7- Copying Filter Results to a New Location
Lesson 22.8- Using Database Functions
CHAPTER 23- What-If Analysis and Forecasts
Lesson 23.1- Using Data Tables
Lesson 23.2- Using Scenario Manager
Lesson 23.3- Using Goal Seek
Lesson 23.4- Forecast Sheets- 2016 Only
CHAPTER 24- Table-Related Functions
Lesson 24.1- The Hlookup and Vlookup Functions
Lesson 24.2- Using the IF, AND, and OR Functions
CHAPTER 25- Sparklines
Lesson 25.1- Inserting and Deleting Sparklines
Lesson 25.2- Modifying Sparklines
CHAPTER 26- Creating Charts In Excel
Lesson 26.1- Creating Charts
Lesson 26.2- Selecting Charts and Chart Elements
Lesson 26.3- Adding Chart Elements
Lesson 26.4- Moving and Resizing Charts
Lesson 26.5- Changing the Chart Type
Lesson 26.6- Changing the Data Range
Lesson 26.7- Switching Column and Row Data
Lesson 26.8- Choosing a Chart Layout
Lesson 26.9 Choosing a Chart Style
Lesson 26.10 Changing Color Schemes
Lesson 26.11- Printing Charts
Lesson 26.12- Deleting Charts
CHAPTER 27- Formatting Charts in Excel
Lesson 27.1- Formatting Chart Objects
Lesson 27.2- Inserting Objects into a Chart
Lesson 27.3- Formatting Axes
Lesson 27.4- Formatting Axis Titles
Lesson 27.5- Formatting a Chart Title
Lesson 27.6- Formatting Data Labels
Lesson 27.7- Formatting a Data Table
Lesson 27.8- Formatting Error Bars
Lesson 27.9- Formatting Gridlines
Lesson 27.10- Formatting a Legend
Lesson 27.11- Formatting Drop and High-Low Lines
Lesson 27.12- Formatting Trendlines
Lesson 27.13- Formatting Up/Down Bars
Lesson 27.14- Formatting the Chart and Plot Areas
Lesson 27.15- Naming Charts
Lesson 27.16- Applying Shape Styles
Lesson 27.17- Applying WordArt Styles
Lesson 27.18- Saving Custom Chart Templates
CHAPTER 28- Data Models
Lesson 28.1- Creating a Data Model from External Relational Data
Lesson 28.2- Creating a Data Model from Excel Tables
Lesson 28.3- Relating Tables in a Data Model
Lesson 28.4- Managing a Data Model
CHAPTER 29- PivotTables and PivotCharts
Lesson 29.1- Creating Recommended PivotTables
Lesson 29.2- Manually Creating a PivotTable
Lesson 29.3- Creating a PivotChart
Lesson 29.4- Manipulating a PivotTable or PivotChart
Lesson 29.5- Changing Calculated Value Fields
Lesson 29.6- Formatting PivotTables
Lesson 29.7- Formatting PivotCharts
Lesson 29.8- Setting PivotTable Options
Lesson 29.9- Sorting and Filtering Using Field Headers
CHAPTER 30- Power Pivot
Lesson 30.1- Starting Power Pivot
Lesson 30.2- Managing the Data Model
Lesson 30.3- Calculated Columns
Lesson 30.4- Measures
Lesson 30.5- Creating KPIs
Lesson 30.6- Creating and Managing Perspectives
Lesson 30.6- Power Pivot PivotTables and PivotCharts
CHAPTER 31- Power View
Lesson 31.1- Starting Power View
Lesson 31.2- Adding Report Visualizations
Lesson 31.3- Changing the Layout of Report Visualizations
Lesson 31.4- Using Undo and Redo in Power View
Lesson 31.5- Formatting the Power View Sheet
Lesson 31.6- Creating Multiples in a Chart
Lesson 31.7- Filtering Power View Using the Filter Area
Lesson 31.8- Cross-Filtering Visualizations
CHAPTER 32- Slicers and Timelines
Lesson 32.1- Inserting and Deleting Slicers
Lesson 32.2- Modifying Slicers
Lesson 32.3- Inserting and Deleting Timelines
Lesson 32.4- Modifying Timelines
CHAPTER 33- Security Features
Lesson 33.1- Unlocking Cells
Lesson 33.2- Worksheet Protection
Lesson 33.3- Workbook Protection
Lesson 33.4- Password Protecting Excel Files
CHAPTER 34- Making Macros
Lesson 34.1- Recording Macros
Lesson 34.2- Running and Deleting Recorded Macros
Lesson 34.3- The Personal Macro Workbook

Microsoft Excel for Lawyers Training Course Overview

Microsoft Excel is the most popular commercial spreadsheet software program on the market today. During this 12 hour Excel video training course, our expert instructor will show you how to effectively create and format spreadsheets, charts, pivot tables and much more. This Excel tutorial covers the same material as our three-day classroom training and was designed to provide a solid foundation in Excel and includes a CLE training module specific to the practice of law. You will learn how to effectively use legal templates, legal business functions (such as the Pv and Fv functions) and simple IOLTA management.

Course includes video lessons, printable instruction manuals, a practice exam with evaluative feedback (find out why your answers are right or wrong), your final exam submission, and a course certificate of completion.

At TeachUcomp, Inc., you choose how you want your Excel training delivered.

Online subscriptions offer the most flexibility and value. With online training, you can access your courses anytime and anywhere you have an internet connection (including all new releases and updates). Your subscription grants you instant access to ALL of our courses for one low price. There are no contracts and you can cancel at any time. You may choose between a monthly or annual plan.

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