Microsoft Excel: Introduction
Microsoft Excel Training Series | Level 1
Duration: 1 day (9 am – 4 pm)
Microsoft® Excel® Versions: 2013 | 2016 | 2019 | 2021 | 365 (Windows)
Delivery Methods (Instructor-led): In-person (Live classroom) | Virtual classroom
Course Dates: October 3, 2023 (Virtual classroom or In-person) | November 6, 2023 (Virtual classroom or In-person) | December 7, 2023 (Virtual classroom or In-person) | View schedule
Course Fee: $275 CAD per person + HST (Virtual classroom), $295 CAD per person + HST (Bring your own device for in-person courses) or $345 CAD per person + HST (Avantix Learning provides device for in-person courses)*
Timing: Public scheduled courses run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (Eastern Time).
Virtual classroom courses: Our instructor-led virtual classroom courses are delivered in a virtual classroom environment. Students will be sent a virtual classroom invitation prior to the course.
In-person classroom courses: Our instructor-led, live classroom (in-person) courses are held in downtown Toronto at 18 King Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Some courses are also held at an alternate downtown Toronto location.
Custom training: This course may be delivered at your site or ours as an instructor-led or virtual classroom solution. Contact us at email@example.com for more information including savings for custom group training.
This instructor-led Excel course, designed for beginners, is the best course to learn core skills to work effectively with this popular spreadsheet program. 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 edit, format and manage worksheets and workbooks. Students will learn best practices to print worksheets and workbooks, set up and filter data and create simple charts quickly and easily. During this popular hands-on course, students will practice their skills and have the opportunity to ask questions and interact with the instructor. Each student will also receive a full course manual with tips, tricks and shortcuts as well as sample and exercise files.
Prerequisite: Basic keyboarding and computer skills
Next course in this series: Microsoft Excel: Intermediate / Advanced
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
Getting Started with Filtering
- Working with lists or data sets
- Understanding field names and records
- Turning Filtering (AutoFiltering) on
- Filtering text, number and date fields
- Removing filtering
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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Our instructor-led courses are delivered in virtual classroom format or at our downtown Toronto location at 18 King Street East, Suite 1400, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (some in-person classroom courses may also be delivered at an alternate downtown Toronto location). Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you'd like to arrange custom instructor-led virtual classroom or onsite training on a date that's convenient for you.
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