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Microsoft Excel - The Essentials (EXLL1)

  • Length 1 day
  • Price  NZD 435 exc GST
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Why study this course

Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft's powerful spreadsheeting application.

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What you’ll learn

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Open Microsoft Excel and identify the components of the Excel interface; identify spreadsheet areas and terminology; create and save a workbook; navigate worksheets; and enter and edit text and values

  • Create simple mathematical formulas; move and copy formulas using AutoFill and use Paste Link; view formulas in a spreadsheet; work with relative and absolute references; and use the SUM function, AutoSum, and other common functions to perform calculations in a worksheet

  • Modify a worksheet by inserting and deleting ranges, rows, and columns; find and replace text and data; check spelling and use the other research and proofing tools

  • Format text, cells, rows, and columns; apply colour and borders; format numbers; apply conditional formats; use the Format Painter; and create and use templates

  • Preview and print a worksheet; set page orientation and margins; create and format headers and footers; and print gridlines

  • Manage worksheets by inserting, renaming, deleting, moving and copying sheets; navigate Excel views and set workbook properties

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Who is the course for?

This course is intended for students who wish to gain a foundational understanding of Microsoft Excel. You'll use Excel to create spreadsheets and workbooks containing values and formulas that can be used to store, manipulate, and share data.

Course subjects

Getting started in Microsoft Excel

  • Spreadsheet terminology

  • The Excel environment

  • Navigating a worksheet

  • Using a template

Entering and editing data

  • Entering and editing text and values

  • Entering and editing formulas

  • Saving and updating workbooks

Modifying a worksheet

  • Moving and copying data

  • Moving, copying, and viewing formulas

  • Absolute and relative references

  • Inserting and deleting ranges, rows, and columns


  • Entering functions

  • AutoSum

  • Other common functions



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