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Have a large group that needs Excel classes? We can bring this course to you!
For more information, call Wendy Allard at 848-932-7651 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We also Offer Higher Level Excel Training!
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This Excel training workshop is designed for students looking to learn the basic essential features of Microsoft Office Excel worksheets.
By attending this class, attendees will learn how to create, edit, and save spreadsheets while gaining an understanding of basic formulas and functions.
Upon successful completion of this Microsoft Excel training course, students will be able to:
- Navigate the spreadsheet using keyboard and mouse
- Format text, numbers, rows, and columns
- Select cell ranges for moving or copying data
- Perform basic formulas and functions in an Excel spreadsheet
- Insert and format graphs
- Print the content of an Excel worksheet
- Save worksheets as PDF files
Students will also learn some timesaving tips and shortcuts to work more quickly and efficiently, and the instructor will set aside time to answer specific questions.
Computers will be provided for hands-on learning. Students will complete instructor-led practice exercises to reinforce new skills.
Note: Most of the skills taught in this class are applicable to 2010, 2013 and 2016 versions of Excel. Windows operating system is used for instruction in all Microsoft Office workshops.
A Rutgers NET ID is required to login into the computers for this course. Rutgers Employees must bring their NET ID and password to class. Non-affiliated participants should contact Wendy Allard at email@example.com to obtain a Rutgers NET ID.
Prerequisite: Basic understanding of Windows
Want to read more about what you'll learn in Excel Level 1 training? Click to view a detailed course agenda.
- Introduction to Excel
- What is Excel?
- Starting Excel and working with Excel
- What is a workbook vs. a worksheet?
- Working with your toolbars
- Using and searching help
- Working with Rows, Columns, and Cell Addresses
- Making changes by right clicking
- Selecting, formatting, merging, and deleting cells
- Formatting and merging multiple columns
- Using fill handle
- Format painter
- Basic math concepts
- Creating basic formulas
- Creating and Working with Charts
- Adding and creating charts
- Changing background and foreground colors
- Adding charts and changing the properties of charts
- Adding background and foreground color
- Formatting and Organizing the Workbook
- Using multiple worksheets within a workbook
- Moving and renaming worksheets within a workbook
- Adding hyperlinks to a spreadsheet
- Changing View and Printing the Workbook
- Using headers and footers
- Turning gridlines on/off
- Changing page orientation
- Setting margins
- Printing a workbook