Microsoft Excel - Basic

by Ken Puls

2h 05m

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Overview

New to Excel or need a refresher? This online course is designed to give you a solid foundation in the basics of Excel.

Supports Excel for Windows 2010, 2013, 2016. Also available: Excel Basic for Mac.


Syllabus

The Ribbon5m 33s

Identify the terminology and elements of the Ribbon.

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The Work Surface5m 42s

Recognize the main terms used to describe Excel’s work canvas. 

Navigation5m 24s

Utilize the keyboard or mouse to select cells and ranges in a spreadsheet.

First File5m 26s

Create your first Excel file, enter data and create a table.

Formatting5m 33s

Format cells by selecting fonts and color fills to make information more attractive.

Basic Math5m 15s

Utilize basic mathematics including multiplication and division in Excel.

Formula Anatomy5m 58s

Understanding Excel Formula Anatomy

Cell Referencing5m 56s

Learn about working with absolute and relative cell referencing, and techniques for copying formulas.

Function Anatomy6m 00s

Use to understand the anatomy of Excel functions, and what their components mean.

Math Functions5m 52s

Learn basic math functions including SUM, ROUND and SUBTOTAL.

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Basic Statistics4m 09s

Learn basic statistical functions including COUNT, COUNTA, AVERAGE, MAX, MIN, MEDIAN and MODE.

Logic Functions5m 26s

Learn to build standalone logical IF functions, and make them more complex by nesting AND and OR within them.

Text Functions5m 56s

Learn to break apart text with the LEFT, RIGHT, MID, FIND and SEARCH functions, and to combine text with the & character.

Conditional Math5m 20s

Learn to use SUMIF, COUNTIF and SUMPRODUCT to add cells only when certain conditions are met.

External Links5m 57s

Learn about creating and updating external links, and about the potential dangers of external links in Excel.

Sorting4m 15s

Learn to sort data in Excel by a single column or by multiple columns.

Filtering5m 21s

Learn to filter Excel data for specific words, dates, and apply multiple filters to a single data table.

Contiguous Data5m 30s

Learn tricks for consolidating your data so it's vertically contiguous (without blank rows) – for Tables, PivotTables and Charts.

Cell Formatting4m 37s

Learn to work with the Format Cells dialog to apply text rotation and borders, and to center data across multiple cells.

Building Column Charts5m 27s

Learn how to create an effective column chart by reducing ink and 'noise' that distract from the main messages.

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Building Bar Charts5m 04s

How to create an effective bar chart by reducing ink and noise that distract from the story.

Building Pie Charts4m 57s

Learn how to build an effective pie chart, and when you should and shouldn’t use them.

Building Line Charts5m 23s

How to create an effective line chart through careful manipulation of chart elements to enhance its story telling ability.

Comments5m 00s

Learn about creating, reviewing and printing Excel comments.


Description

In 24 engaging lessons you will learn how to use math, statistical, logic and text functions, organize data by sorting and filtering, effectively present your data in several chart formats and more.

Whether you use Excel for work or study, these tutorials will start you on your journey to becoming an Excel Ninja! Learn more about how a GoSkills Excel certification can boost your career.

The course is Microsoft Excel 2010, 2013 and 2016 compliant. Videos are recorded in Microsoft Excel 2016 and 2013 for PC, and where the user interface is significantly different, Excel 2010 videos are provided too.

If you've used Excel before, try our Advanced course. And if you'd like to know everything - from beginner to advanced lessons, then the complete course is for you!

Once enrolled, our friendly support team and tutors are here to help with any course related inquiries.


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Accreditations and approvals

CPD - The CPD Certification Service.

Reviews539

Well presented and articulated by Mr. Ken Puls!

— Derek Donati

This course is very detailed and easy to learn.

— Viviane Diabate

It was good, it's been 10 years since I have used Excel and I was surprised to see how much has changed.

— Anna Maria Pecoraro

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