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Surgent’s Microsoftr Excelr 365/Excelr 2019: Working with Formulas and Functions (SSTE313/22)

Event Description

This course guides you through creating, copying and pasting, reviewing, and correcting basic and complex formulas in Excel 2019 using step-by-step, hands-on activities.

Designed For

Users experienced with using Excel 2019 in the Windows 10 operating system environment or experienced Excel users switching from earlier versions of Excel.


  • Describe formula and function syntax and create basic formulas
  • Copy/paste and fill formulas
  • Enter formulas on grouped worksheets
  • Use multiple methods to build formulas
  • Apply conditional formatting to formulas’ results
  • Find and correct formula errors using a variety of tools, such as the Error Checking feature and Trace Error icon, the Formula Auditing tools, and the Watch Window

Major Subjects

  • Identify basic formula and function syntax
  • Recognize formulas pasted with relative references
  • Select status bar options and sum (AutoSum) for quick calculations
  • Recognize formulas pasted with mixed or absolute references
  • Identify formula results pasted as values
  • Select worksheets for grouping and entering formulas
  • Identify ways to link worksheets and workbooks with 3D formulas
  • Select the insert function button or buttons from the function library to insert functions in formulas
  • Recognize defined names as function arguments
  • Apply conditional formatting to formulas’ results
  • Identify and correct common errors using the trace error icon and the formula auditing tools
  • Identify and correct circular references
  • Select color-coded cell borders to correct a cell reference error in a formula
  • Identify how to step through a nested formula
  • Identify how to use the Watch Window and other tools to analyze, protect, and hide formulas


“Microsoftr Excelr 2019: Getting Started” or equivalent experience working with Excel 2019 in the Windows operating system environment