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Course duration

(we will customise to your learning requirements and timeframe)

Target audience

This course is designed for those who need to know how to use Microsoft Excel. Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to produce reports, budgets, lists and perform other similar tasks.

Download the PDF Course Outline.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Create a basic worksheet by entering text and values
  • Work with cells and cell data by using a variety of moving and copying techniques
  • Perform calculations on data by using functions and formulas
  • Change the appearance of worksheet data by using a variety of formatting techniques
  • Use a variety of techniques to manipulate multiple worksheets in a workbook
  • Apply page display settings to prepare a worksheet for printing

Excel Orientation

  • Starting Excel
  • The Excel Screen
  • Excel Menus
  • Excel Toolbars
  • Understanding the Workbook
  • Moving Around a Worksheet
  • Selecting Cells
  • Selecting Text

Creating a New Workbook

  • Create a New Workbook
  • Entering Data
  • Manipulating Columns and Rows
  • Save a Workbook
  • Close a Workbook
  • Open a Workbook

Creating a Formula

  • What is a Formula
  • BODMAS Theory
  • Creating a Formula
  • AutoSum Function

Formatting a Worksheet

  • Changing the Appearance of Text
  • Undo Command
  • Borders and Shading
  • AutoFormat
  • Cut, Copy and Paste Text

Preparing to Print

  • Print Preview
  • Adjusting Page Settings
  • Header and Footer
  • Print a Worksheet