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Excel 2013: Level 1

Available Dates: Jan 8, Feb 6, March 7, April 5, May 4, June 4
Class Length: 1 day
Cost: $199

Class Outline:

This course will familiarize students with spreadsheet terminology and the fundamental concepts of Microsoft Excel 2013, including identifying Excel window components, navigating worksheets, and downloading templates. In addition, students will learn the basics of entering and editing text, values, and formulas, and how to save workbooks in the native Excel format, as well as in other formats. They will learn how to move and copy data and formulas, how to determine absolute and relative references, and how to work with ranges, rows, and columns. Students will also learn how to use simple functions, and how to easily apply formatting techniques to worksheet data. They will create and modify charts, and work with graphics. Finally, they will review workbooks for spelling errors, modify page setup, and print worksheets.

Course Outline:
Unit 1: Getting started
Topic A: Spreadsheet terminology
Topic B: The Excel environment
Topic C: Navigating a worksheet
Topic D: Using a template

Unit 2: Entering and editing data
Topic A: Entering and editing text and values
Topic B: Entering and editing formulas
Topic C: Saving and updating workbooks

Unit 3: Modifying a worksheet
Topic A: Moving and copying data
Topic B: Moving, copying, and viewing formulas
Topic C: Absolute and relative references
Topic D: Inserting and deleting ranges, rows, and columns

Unit 4: Functions
Topic A: Entering functions
Topic B: AutoSum
Topic C: Other common functions

Unit 5: Formatting
Topic A: Text formatting
Topic B: Row and column formatting
Topic C: Number formatting
Topic D: Conditional formatting
Topic E: Additional formatting options

Unit 6: Charts
Topic A: Chart basics
Topic B: Formatting charts

Unit 7: Graphics
Topic A: Working with pictures
Topic B: Conditional formatting with graphics
Topic C: SmartArt graphics

Unit 8: Printing
Topic A: Preparing to print
Topic B: Page Setup options
Topic C: Printing worksheets