Overview

Introduction to Microsoft Excel
PDT-ComDP-20

Introduction to Microsoft Excel (Level 1)

This workshop provides hands-on instruction to understand and utilize the basic concepts and skills needed to be productive when using Microsoft Excel.

Topic covered will include:

  • Fundamentals: Getting around and workbook basics
  • Creating Worksheets: Entering data, formulas, functions, moving and copying data, and reference types
  • Formatting: Text and number formatting, alignment, borders, highlighting, and styles and themes
  • Manipulating Data: Data entry shortcuts, paste options, inserting, deleting, and hiding
  • Output: Manipulating worksheet windows, print layouts and printing options
  • Templates: Downloading and using templates

All students will receive handouts and sample files to take home with them for continued practice.

Prerequisites: Students should be comfortable using a computer keyboard and mouse, but typing speed is not required.

This class is hands-on. Students must bring a laptop (and mouse) with MS Office 2010, 2013 or 2016 with them to class. Please ensure that Microsoft Excel is working properly and that your laptop has downloaded and incorporated the latest Windows updates prior to class.

What You Will Learn

PDT-ComDP-20

Introduction to Microsoft Excel (Level 1)

Workshop topics include:

Fundamentals

  • Getting around
  • Workbook basics

Creating Worksheets

  • Entering data
  • Formulas
  • Functions
  • Moving and copying data
  • Reference types

Formatting

  • Text formatting
  • Number formatting
  • Alignment
  • Boarders and highlighting
  • Styles and themes

Manipulating Data

  • Data entry shortcuts
  • Paste options
  • Inserting, deleting, and hiding

Output

  • Manipulating worksheet windows
  • Printing worksheets
  • Sharing workbooks

Settings and Templates

  • Workbook options and properties
  • Templates

Tools & Materials

PDT-ComDP-20

Introduction to Microsoft Excel (Level 1)

This class is hands-on. Students must bring a laptop (and mouse) with MS Office 2010, 2013 or 2016 with them to class. Please ensure that Microsoft Excel is working properly and that your laptop has downloaded and incorporated the latest Windows updates prior to class.

All students will receive a Microsoft Excel 2016: Level 1 workbook to use during class, and to take home with them for continued practice.

Instructor Bios

PDT-ComDP-20

Introduction to Microsoft Excel (Level 1)

  • Nancy Little

    Nancy has been working as a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2002.  She has extensive experience in classroom, corporate, custom, and individual trainings with Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, and Windows.  Nancy's students describe her as professional, patient, and knowledgeable.

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