Microsoft Excel for Beginners

Hours: 16 / Access Length: 5 Weeks / Delivery: Monthly, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $275.00

Course Overview:

This class will give you a working knowledge of electronic spreadsheets, what they are and how to use them. You will be able to create and format Excel spreadsheets that include charts and multiple worksheets. You will be able to create and execute formulas and use the Excel functions. A copy of Microsoft Office is needed to complete this course. A 30 day trial of Office is available.

ATTENTION: This course has a strict start and end date.  When a student enrolls into this course, they will need to work with one of our Training Assessment Managers (TAMs) to choose a start date before they can be enrolled in their course.

Course Outline:

  • Students will learn the purpose of using spreadsheets for business as well as personal use.
  • Students will create and modify workbooks and customize the program window.
  • Students will learn to quickly enter, edit and move data as well as proof it and organize it using tables.
  • Students will learn to use formulas and functions as well as dress up the appearance of their spreadsheets.
  • Students will learn to filter, manipulate, sort, subtotal and look up list data.
  • Students will use Microsoft Excel to create a final project, using what they have learned in class.

All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **