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Course Outline

01. Getting Started with Excel 2013

  • Using the menu system
  • The Quick Access Toolbar
  • The structure of a worksheet or workbook
  • Using the Formula bar
  • Using the Status bar
  • Navigation and mouse pointers
  • Shortcut menus and the Mini toolbar
  • Using the built-in help
  • Creating new files

02. Entering Data

  • Exploring data entry and editing techniques
  • Entering data with AutoFill
  • Working with dates and times
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Adding comments
  • Using Save or Save As

03. Creating Formulas and Functions

  • Creating simple formulas: Totals and averages
  • Copying a formula for adjacent cells
  • Calculating year-to-date profits
  • Creating a percentage-increase formula
  • Working with relative, absolute, and mixed references
  • Using SUM and AVERAGE
  • Using other common functions

04. Formatting

  • Exploring font styles and effects
  • Adjusting row heights and column widths
  • Working with alignment and Wrap Text
  • Designing borders
  • Exploring numeric and special formatting
  • Formatting numbers and dates
  • Conditional formatting
  • Creating and using tables
  • Inserting shapes, arrows, and other visual features

05. Adjusting Worksheet Layout and Data

  • Inserting and deleting rows and columns
  • Hiding and unhiding rows and columns
  • Moving, copying, and inserting data
  • Finding and replacing data

06. Printing

  • Exploring the Page Layout tab and view
  • Previewing page breaks
  • Working with Page Setup and printing controls

07. Introduction to Charting

  • Creating charts
  • Exploring chart types
  • Formatting charts
  • Working with axes, labels, gridlines, and other chart elements
  • Creating in-cell charts and sparklines

08. Adjusting Worksheet Views

  • Freezing and unfreezing panes
  • Splitting screens horizontally and vertically
  • Showing necessary information with the Outlining feature

09. Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks

  • Displaying multiple worksheets and workbooks
  • Renaming, inserting, and deleting sheets
  • Moving, copying, and grouping sheets
  • Using formulas to link worksheets and workbooks
  • Locating and maintaining links

10. IF, VLOOKUP, and Power Functions

  • Using IF functions and relational operators
  • Getting approximate table data with the V LOOKUP function
  • Getting exact table data with the V LOOKUP function
  • Using the COUNTIF family of functions

11. Security and Sharing

  • Unlocking cells and protecting worksheets
  • Protecting workbooks
  • Assigning passwords to workbooks
  • Sharing workbooks
  • Tracking changes

12. Database Features

  • Sorting data
  • Inserting subtotals in a sorted list
  • Using filters
  • Splitting data into multiple columns
  • Removing duplicate records

13. PivotTables

  • Creating PivotTables
  • Manipulating PivotTable data
  • Grouping by data, time, and other factors
  • Using slicers to clarify and manipulate fields
  • Using PivotCharts

14. Introduction to Macros

  • Definition and examples
  • Creating a simple macro
  • Running a macro

Skills Learned

After completing this online training course, students will be able to:

  • How to enter and work with data
  • Creating formulas, using SUM and AVERAGE
  • How to format font and utilize conditional formatting
  • Adding and subtracting columns and rows
  • Chart creation, formatting, and elements
  • How to adjust the view of the worksheet
  • How to use multiple worksheets
  • VLOOKUP and Power functions
  • How to protect worksheets and unlock cells
  • Create PivotTables
  • Manipulating PivotTable data
  • Creating and running a simple macro