Course Code: GES875
Learn the basic functionalities of Microsoft Excel and what types of projects to use the program for. You'll understand how to create worksheets and input a variety of data.
Focus on formatting. During this section of the course, you'll use basic formulas, work with rows and columns, and learn how to edit and finalize Excel spreadsheets.
Continue on to learning intermediate Excel formulas. Work with lists and illustrations, and understand how to create a worthwhile data visualization.
Continue on to advanced formatting techniques. You'll learn how to present information in Excel in a clear, concise way.
In this final module of the course, you'll learn how to use pivot tables, audit worksheets, and use data tools. You'll also cover how to collaborate with others while using Excel.
Finish the course by learning about recording and using macros, and looking over new Excel features.
Tracy Berry has been a senior graphic designer/programmer, instructor, and consultant since 1993 and has developed hundreds of logos, marketing materials, websites, and multimedia solutions for customers worldwide. She was also involved in several large corporate software rollouts. She has helped many organizations optimize and streamline data solutions. She teaches both onsite and online courses and has her CTT (Certified Technical Trainer) certification. Tracy specializes in teaching graphics, desktop publishing, web design, and reporting/productivity applications.
There are no prerequisites prior to taking this course.
The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online. Manuals are included as downloadable PDFs throughout the course.
Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.
Yes, you will be prepared for the Microsoft Office Specialist Certification Exams 77-727 and 77-728 (Excel) and you will receive exam vouchers after successful completion of the course and financial obligation.
This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.
This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.
The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.
You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via email) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.
Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive exam vouchers for the Microsoft Certification Exams 77-727 and 77-728 (Excel).
This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.
This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more about financial assistance.
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The Microsoft Excel 2016 Certification Training class was easy to follow with excellent teaching videos to learn from and plenty of practice exercises to learn on in each section."
This class is great for users new to Excel and for users who use Excel in their daily activities. The content is well written and presented in a clear and concise manner. The exercises provide great opportunities to apply the course material in an easy to understand format complete with before and after videos to explain the concept and the solution. At the conclusion, the user will have a much better understanding of Excel along with resource materials that can be referenced at any point along their journey through Excel moving forward."
This is a great class for those starting in Excel or who could use further training. I was already proficient in Excel, but this helped me learn more than I already knew. Great class!"
This online class is very informative and covers most everything you need to know about Excel 2016."
I thought learning Excel would be difficult, but this class made it easy!"
Being able to log in on your own time makes this class perfect for the working parent. Easy to work with, easy to do, and easy to understand the material with the readings and videos!"
I would suggest this course to anyone looking to learn new skills or receive specialized certifications for their work."
I already had a pretty good understanding of Excel, but this course deepened my understanding and helped me learn new, easier ways to do tasks in Excel."
I liked that there were written as well as video presentations showing the solutions. The visual examples of how or when to use a feature helped me understand what I was learning and it sparked my imagination of what I could do with it."
This class helped me move to another level in my job and gave me the knowledge to succeed."