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.
I. Introduction to Microsoft Excel
A. Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook
B. The Ribbon
C. The Backstage View (The File Menu)
D. Entering Data in Microsoft Excel Worksheets
E. Formatting Microsoft Excel Worksheets
F. Using Formulas in Microsoft Excel
G. Working with Rows and Columns
H. Editing Worksheets
I. Finalizing Microsoft Excel Worksheets
J. Microsoft Excel Features that Were New in 2013
K. Features New in 2016
L. Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016 Exam
II. Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016
A. Advanced Formulas
B. Working with Lists
C. Working with Illustrations
D. Visualizing Your Data
E. Working with Tables
F. Advanced Formatting
G. Microsoft Excel Features that Were New in 2013
H. Features New in 2016
I. Intermediate Microsoft Excel 2016 Exam
III. Advanced Microsoft Excel 2016
A. Using Pivot Tables
B. Auditing Worksheets
C. Data Tools
D. Working with Others
E. Recording and Using Macros
F. Random Useful Items
G. Microsoft Excel Features that Were New in 2013
H. Advanced Microsoft Excel 2016 Exam
IV. Microsoft Excel Final Exam
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.
Microsoft is a global leader in software development and technology solutions. Microsoft programs such as Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint are used both at home and at work. Microsoft provides certifications in these programs that range from beginner to expert level, helping professionals realize their full potential. Whether you want to learn a single program or the entire Office Suite, completing a Microsoft-certified course is the first step.
This training was excellent! If you are new to Excel, don't be intimidated about the information. If anything, you will discover how the tools will make your work, business and home life easier!"
Very useful web training classes that are easy to understand."
Presentations were excellent."
Ed2Go is a great way to gain knowledge and training on topics that can be helpful in the professional workplace. It is extremely convenient since it is a self paced environment."
Quick, efficient and VERY informational."
No matter your learning type, this course will provide multiple opportunities to grasp the material presented! You can't lose with this one."
I thought learning Excel would be difficult, but this class made it easy!"
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 e-mail) 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.
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