Microsoft Excel – Introduction to Microsoft Excel

overview

In this Introduction to Microsoft Excel  training class, students will create and edit basic worksheets and workbooks. This course is designed for students who want to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Excel  worksheets.

Audience Profile

This course is intended for students who have little or no familiarity with Microsoft Excel  or more experienced Excel users who want to learn the topics covered in this course in the  interface.

At Course Completion

  • Create basic worksheets using Microsoft Excel .
  • Perform calculations in an Excel worksheet.
  • Modify an Excel worksheet.
  • Modify the appearance of data within a worksheet.
  • Manage Excel workbooks.
  • Print the content of an Excel worksheet.
  • Learn how to use handy features new .

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Duration: 1 Day
Location: Cape Town & Johannesburg
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What you will learn

  • Create basic worksheets using Microsoft Excel .
  • Perform calculations in an Excel worksheet.
  • Modify an Excel worksheet.
  • Modify the appearance of data within a worksheet.
  • Manage Excel workbooks.
  • Print the content of an Excel worksheet.
  • Learn how to use handy features new .

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FULL COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1: Microsoft Office Basics

  1. Logging in to Microsoft 365
  2. Installing Applications
  3. Creating New Files and AutoSaving
  4. Protected View
  5. File Sharing
  6. File Collaboration
  7. Version History
  8. Getting Updates
  9. Mac Versions

Module 2:Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook

  1. Starting Microsoft Excel
  2. Creating a Workbook
  3. Saving a Workbook
  4. The Status Bar
  5. Adding and Deleting Worksheets
  6. Copying and Moving Worksheets
  7. View Options for the Worksheet
  8. Closing a Workbook
  9. Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook (Exercise)

Module 3:The Ribbon

  1. Tabs
  2. Groups and Commands
  3. Microsoft Search Box

Module 4:The Backstage View (The File Menu)

  1. Introduction to the Backstage View
  2. Opening a Workbook
  3. Open a Workbook (Exercise)
  4. New Workbooks and Excel Templates
  5. Select, Open, and Save a Template Agenda (Exercise)
  6. Printing Worksheets
  7. Print a Worksheet (Exercise)
  8. Personalizing Microsoft Office

Module 5:The Quick Access Toolbar

  1. Getting Started
  2. Adding Common Commands
  3. Adding Additional Commands with the Customize Dialog
  4. Adding Ribbon Commands or Groups
  5. Customize the Quick Access Toolbar (Exercise)

Module 6:Entering Data in Microsoft Excel Worksheets

  1. Entering Text
  2. Inserting and Deleting Cells
  3. Inserting Hyperlinks
  4. Inserting WordArt
  5. Using AutoComplete
  6. Entering Text and Using AutoComplete (Exercise)
  7. Entering Numbers and Dates
  8. Using the Fill Handle
  9. Entering Numbers and Dates (Exercise)

Module 7:Formatting Microsoft Excel Worksheets

  1. Selecting Ranges of Cells
  2. Hiding Worksheets
  3. Adding Color to Worksheet Tabs
  4. Adding Themes to Workbooks
  5. Customize a Workbook Using Tab Colors and Themes (Exercise)
  6. Adding a Watermark
  7. The Font Group
  8. Working with Font Group Commands (Exercise)
  9. The Alignment Group
  10. Working with Alignment Group Commands (Exercise)
  11. The Number Group
  12. Working with Number Group Commands (Exercise)

Module 8:Editing Worksheets

  1. Find
  2. Find and Replace
  3. Using Find and Replace (Exercise)
  4. Using the Clipboard
  5. Using the Clipboard (Exercise)
  6. Moving Columns / Rows

Module 9:Working with Rows and Columns

  1. Inserting and Deleting Rows, Columns, and Cells
  2. Transposing Rows and Columns
  3. Row Height and Column Width
  4. Hiding and Unhiding Rows and Columns
  5. Freezing Panes
  6. Working with Rows and Columns (Exercise)

Module 10:Using Formulas in Microsoft Excel

  1. Math Operators and the Order of Operations
  2. Entering Formulas
  3. AutoSum (and Other Common Auto-Formulas)
  4. Copying Formulas
  5. Relative, Absolute, and Mixed Cell References
  6. Working with Formulas (Exercise)

Module 11:Finalizing Microsoft Excel Worksheets

  1. Setting Margins
  2. Setting Page Orientation
  3. Setting the Print Area
  4. Print Scaling (Fit Sheet on One Page)
  5. Repeating Headings
  6. Headers and Footers
  7. Preparing to Print (Exercise)

Module 1: Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook

This module explains how to create workbooks in Microsoft Excel.

  • Starting Microsoft Excel
  • Creating a Workbook
  • Saving a Workbook
  • The Status Bar
  • Adding and Deleting Worksheets
  • Copying and Moving Worksheets
  • Changing the Order of Worksheets
  • Splitting the Worksheet Window
  • Closing a Workbook

Lab 1: Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook

  • Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook After completing this module, students will be able to:
  • Start Microsoft Excel.
  • Create a Microsoft Excel workbook.
  • Save a Microsoft Excel workbook.
  • Add and delete Microsoft Excel worksheets.
  • Copy and move worksheets.
  • Split the worksheet window.
  • Close a Microsoft Excel workbook.

Module 2: The Ribbon

  • The Ribbon
  • Tabs
  • Groups
  • Commands

Module 3: The Backstage View (The File Menu)

  • Introduction to the Backstage View
  • Opening a Document
  • New Documents and Word Templates
  • Configuring Documents to Print
  • Adding Your Name to Microsoft Word
  • Adding Values to Document Properties
  • Working with Autosaved Versions of Documents

Module 4: The Quick Access Toolbar

  • Adding Common Commands
  • Adding Additional Commands with the Customize Dialog Box
  • Adding Ribbon Commands and Groups

Module 5: Entering Data in Microsoft Excel Worksheets

  • Entering Text
  • Expand Data across Columns
  • Adding and Deleting Cells
  • Adding an Outline
  • Adding a Hyperlink
  • Add WordArt to a Worksheet
  • Using AutoComplete
  • Entering Numbers and Dates
  • Using the Fill Handle

Module 6: Formatting Microsoft Excel Worksheets

  • Hiding Worksheets
  • Adding Color to Worksheet Tabs
  • Adding Themes to Workbooks
  • Adding a Watermark
  • The Font Group
  • The Alignment Group
  • The Number Group

Module 7: Performing Calculations

  • Create Worksheet Formulas
  • Insert Functions
  • Reuse Formulas

Module 8: Working with Rows and Columns

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  • Inserting Rows and Columns
  • Deleting Rows and Columns
  • Transposing Rows and Columns
  • Setting Row Height and Column Width
  • Hiding and Unhiding Rows and Columns
  • Freezing Panes

Module 9: Editing Worksheets

  • Find
  • Find and Replace
  • Using the Clipboard
  • Managing Comments
  • Use Proofing and Research Tools

Module 10: Finalizing Microsoft Excel Worksheets

  • Setting Margins
  • Setting Page Orientation
  • Setting the Print Area
  • Print Scaling (Fit Sheet on One Page)
  • Printing Headings on Each Page/Repeating Headers and Footers
  • Headers and Footers

Module 11: Microsoft Excel Features that Were New in 2013

  • One Workbook Per Window Feature
  • Using Flash Fill

Module 12: Microsoft Excel Features New in 2016

  • Tell Me
  • Smart Lookup

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