This course is intended to help all novice computer users get up to speed with Excel quickly. We will cover different features of the interface, show users how to print, cover some simple scenarios, and cover the basics of formatting.
By the end of this course, users should be comfortable with creating a new spreadsheet, working with basic formulae, making a spreadsheet look professional and presentable, and saving and printing a spreadsheet.
This course assumes that the user understands the basics of using a Windows-based computer. Students should be comfortable using the keyboard, mouse, and Start menu. Understanding and experience with printing and using a web browser is an asset, but not required. No previous experience with other versions of Excel is necessary.
In this lesson, students will learn how to identify the elements of the Excel interface, create a basic worksheet, and use the help system.
This lesson covers how to create formulas in a worksheet, insert functions in a worksheet, and reuse formulas.
Next, students will learn how to manipulate data, as well as how to insert, manipulate, and delete cells, columns, and rows. Searching for and replacing data and how to spell check a worksheet are also discussed.
This lesson covers how to modify fonts, add borders and colors to cells, apply number formats, align cell contents, and apply cell styles.
In this lesson, students will learn how to define the basic page layout for a workbook, refine the page layout, and apply print options.
This lesson will teach students how to format worksheet tabs, manage worksheets, and manage the view of worksheets and workbooks.
In this final lesson, students will learn how to customize general, language, formula, proofing, and saving options. It also covers how to use Excel’s version control features, customize the ribbon and the Quick Access toolbar, enable add-ins, and customize advanced and Trust Center options.