Microsoft Excel is one of the most commonly used programs in the world. Regardless of what field you are in, having a strong background in excel will make you a valuable asset. This lesson will teach you functions that have been the most useful to me in my professional life. These functions include VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables, and some other keyboard shortcuts that make everyday work easier. Below there are two attached files, one word and one excel, that will allow you to practice some essential excel skills.