Microsoft Excel Level 1 (Basic)

Switch version: 2010
Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
Excel 365 is a powerful program, beautifully designed so that you can simplify your use and analysis of large amounts of data.

Learning Objectives:
In this course, you will create, edit, display and print Excel Workbooks using new features and custom interface tools. You will:
  • Manage workbooks and access the help files
  • Use functions and formulas to calculate data, and sort and filter that data efficiently
  • Format text and worksheet cells
Target Student:
This course is for those who are new to Microsoft Excel 365 and want to gain confidence navigating the interface, using functions and formulas, and formatting their work in order to present it clearly.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Getting Started
Getting Started with Excel Online
Getting to Know Excel
Managing Workbooks
Getting Help in Excel Online

Section 2: Working with Data
A Closer Look at Formulas
Using Formulas and Functions
Working with Data
Working with Rows and Columns

Section 3: Formatting a Worksheet
Formatting Text
Formatting Cells
Aligning Cell Content
Using Find & Select Tools

Section 4: Finalizing Workbooks
Managing Worksheets (Part One)
Managing Worksheets (Part Two)
Changing View Options
Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
Excel 2019 builds on the new look and feel of the 2016 version, and includes the new ‘Tell Me’ feature as well as some new chart types that make it easier for new users to create, edit and display data quickly and easily. It is a powerful program, beautifully designed so that you can simplify your use and analysis of vast amounts of data.

Learning Objectives:
In this course, you will create, edit, display and print Excel Workbooks, using new features and custom interface tools. You will:
  • Enter, edit, and format data to create workbooks
  • Enter data using time-saving tools like Flash Fill and Autocomplete
  • Use functions and formulas to calculate data
  • Understand Relative and Absolute Cell References
  • Format worksheets and cells
  • Manage larger workbooks
  • Print workbooks
  • Customize the interface by changing ribbon display options and customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Target Student:
This course is for individuals who are new to Microsoft Excel 2019 and want to gain confidence navigating the interface, using functions and formulas to calculate data, and formatting their data in order to present it clearly.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Excel 2019
Identify the Elements of the Excel Interface
Create a Basic Worksheet
Use the Help System

Section 2: Performing Calculations
Create Formulas in a Worksheet
Insert Functions in a Worksheet
Reuse Formulas

Section 3: Modifying a Worksheet
Manipulate Data
Insert, Manipulate, and Delete Cells, Columns, and Rows
Search For and Replace Data
Spell Check a Worksheet

Section 4: Formatting a Worksheet
Modify Fonts
Add Borders and Colors to Cells
Apply Number Formats
Align Cell Contents
Apply Cell Styles

Section 5: Printing Workbook Contents
Define the Basic Page Layout for a Workbook
Refine the Page Layout and Apply Print Options

Section 6: Managing Large Workbooks
Format Worksheet Tabs
Manage Worksheets
Manage the View of Worksheets and Workbooks

Section 7: Customizing the Excel Environment
Customize General and Language Options
Customize the Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar
Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
Excel 2016 builds on the new look and feel of the 2013 version, and includes the new ‘Tell Me’ feature as well as some new chart types that make it easier for new users to create, edit and display data quickly and easily. It is a powerful program, beautifully designed so that you can simplify your use and analysis of vast amounts of data.

Learning Objectives:
In this course, you will create, edit, display and print Excel Workbooks, using new features and custom interface tools. You will:
  • Enter, edit, and format data to create workbooks
  • Enter data using time-saving tools like Flash Fill and Autocomplete
  • Use functions and formulas to calculate data
  • Understand Relative and Absolute Cell References
  • Format worksheets and cells
  • Manage larger workbooks
  • Print workbooks
  • Customize the interface by changing ribbon display options and customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Target Student:
This course is for individuals who are new to Microsoft Excel 2016 and want to gain confidence navigating the interface, using functions and formulas to calculate data, and formatting their data in order to present it clearly.

Course Outline:
Section 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Excel 2016
Identify the Elements of the Excel Interface
Create a Basic Worksheet
Use the Help System

Section 2: Performing Calculations
Create Formulas in a Worksheet
Insert Functions in a Worksheet
Reuse Formulas

Section 3: Modifying a Worksheet
Manipulate Data
Insert, Manipulate, and Delete Cells, Columns, and Rows
Search For and Replace Data
Spell Check a Worksheet

Section 4: Formatting a Worksheet
Modify Fonts
Add Borders and Colors to Cells
Apply Number Formats
Align Cell Contents
Apply Cell Styles

Section 5: Printing Workbook Contents
Define the Basic Page Layout for a Workbook
Refine the Page Layout and Apply Print Options

Section 6: Managing Large Workbooks
Format Worksheet Tabs
Manage Worksheets
Manage the View of Worksheets and Workbooks

Section 7: Customizing the Excel Environment
Customize General and Language Options
Customize the Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar
Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
Excel 2013 has a new look and feel designed to create professional look business results that generate informed decisions. It is a powerful program that can simplify vast amounts of data. New features such as Quick Analysis and Flash Fill make it easier for new users to create, edit and display data quickly and easily.

Learning Objectives:
In this course, you will create, edit, display and print Excel Workbooks, using new features and custom interface tools. You will:
  • Customize the Interface by Changing Ribbon Display Options and Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Enter Data Using Flash Fill and AutoComplete
  • Create Formulas Using AutoSum and Quick Analysis
  • Print Workbooks Using At-Your-Fingertip Print Features
  • Email Attached Excel Files Within Excel
Target Student:
This course is for individuals who are new to Microsoft Excel 2013.

Course Outline:
Section 1: The Basics
Getting Started
Signing In
Creating a New Workbook
Parts of a Workbook
Saving a Workbook
Opening a Workbook

Section 2: Customizing the Interface
Changing Ribbon Display Options
Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
Resetting Interface Changes

Section 3: Your First Workbook
Selecting Data
Entering and Deleting Data
Using Undo and Redo
Using Cut, Copy, and Paste

Section 4: Working with Data
Inserting Rows and Columns
Merging and Splitting Cells
Moving Cells
Using Paste Special
Using Find and Replace
Hiding and Unhiding Cells
Understanding Cell References and Formulas
Using Basic Formulas
Using Basic Functions

Section 5: Using Timesaving Tools
Using AutoFill
Using Flash Fill
Using AutoSum
Using AutoComplete
Using AutoCalculate

Section 6: Formatting Text
Changing the Font Face, Size, and Color
Applying Text Effects
Applying Borders and Fill
Using the Font Tab of the Format Cells Dialog
Clearing Formatting

Section 7: Formatting Your Data and Workbook
Wrapping Text
Changing the Size of Rows and Columns
Adjusting Cell Alignment
Changing Text Direction
Changing Number Format
Using Cell Styles
Inserting Page Breaks

Section 8: Viewing, Printing, and Sharing Your Workbook
Using Views
Printing a Workbook
E-Mailing a Workbook

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