Microsoft Excel: Introduction
Microsoft Excel Training Series | Level 1
Duration: 1 day
Microsoft® Excel® Versions: 2010 | 2013 | 2016 | 2019 | 365 (Windows)
Delivery Methods: Instructor-led classroom (ILC) | Virtual classroom (VC) on request
Course Dates: March 4, 2019 | April 3, 2019 | View schedule
Course Fee: $245 CDN per person + HST (bring your own device) or $295 CDN per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device)*
Note: Public scheduled dates for this course are delivered as live instructor-led classroom training.
During this hands-on course, novice users will learn core skills to work effectively with Microsoft Excel worksheets. Students will learn to enter and edit different types of data and to enter formulas using operators and functions. Various strategies will be used to format and edit worksheets and workbooks. Different print settings will be applied and then previewed. At the end of the day, students will also learn to create simple charts quickly and easily. Throughout this course, the instructor will include numerous tips, tricks and shortcuts. Each student will also receive a full course manual.
Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding and computer skills
Location and timing: Public scheduled courses are held in downtown Toronto and run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time).
Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information including savings for custom group training.
Related training: View all Microsoft Excel courses >
INCLUDED IN THIS COURSE
- Comprehensive course manual
- Keyboard shortcuts quick reference
- Sample and exercise files
- Refreshments (for classes conducted in Avantix Learning classrooms)
- Certificate of completion
- Follow-up email support
Working in the Microsoft Excel Environment
- Overview of the Ribbon and the Quick Access Toolbar
- Navigating quickly in a worksheet
- Selecting cells and cell ranges using different strategies and shortcuts
- Entering different types of data
- Resizing columns and rows quickly and easily
Managing Workbooks and Worksheets
- Creating a new Excel workbook
- Saving a workbook
- Naming worksheets
- Moving or copying worksheets
- Inserting and deleting rows and columns
- Inserting and deleting worksheets in a workbook
- Using various strategies and shortcuts to cut, copy and paste data
Formatting Cells, Rows and Columns
- Applying number formatting
- Changing font and size
- Changing alignment
- Applying borders and shading
Creating Basic Formulas
- Creating simple formulas using basic operators
- Changing data and viewing updated results
- Showing and hiding formulas
- Entering formulas using the common Excel functions SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, MAX and COUNT
Understanding Errors and Error Checking
- Types of errors
- Choosing error checking options
- Ignoring errors
Previewing and Printing
- Setting a print area
- Changing margins
- Adding headers and/or footers
- Previewing your final result
Creating a Simple Chart
- Creating a basic bar or column chart from data
- Formatting the chart
- Changing the underlying data and view the updated results in the chart
Register Now for a public course at our downtown Toronto location at 1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801 (Toronto Star Building), Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
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