Discover Excel and become confident in using spreadsheets

This course assumes you've never worked with Microsoft Excel in your life, or you are upgrading from a previous version. Your professional trainer will start you at the very beginning: installing the program, creating your first workbook, and entering data. Before you know it, you'll be using Excel like a pro, including its advanced functions. You will have the expertise you need to impress the boss at work. You can also use this essential application to accomplish all kinds of tasks for your personal life or business.

What you will learn from this course

  • Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook

  • Navigating Workbooks

  • Using the Ribbon

  • Entering Data in Worksheets

  • Working with rows, columns and cells

  • Using Formulas in Microsoft Excel

  • Formatting in Excel, including formatting cells and numbers

  • Creating charts and graphs

  • The Backstage View

  • The Quick Access Toolbar


  • Exercises

    Hands-on activities enabling learners to practice what is learned in the course.

  • Self-paced learning

    You will have access to the course material 24/7, allowing you to learn at your own pace.

  • Support

    Our team will help resolve any issues that may occur during and after the course.

Your course includes

  • 7 hours of live Instructor-led training

  • Practical Exercises

  • Certificate of Achievement

  • Lifetime access to self-paced learning

  • Course Material

Who this course is for

This course is designed for those who are new to Excel and who are using Excel 2019 or Excel 365 editions.

Course Outline

  • 1

    Lesson 1: Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook

    • Starting Microsoft Excel
    • Creating a Workbook
    • Saving a Workbook
    • The Status Bar
    • Adding and Deleting Worksheets
    • Copying and Moving Worksheets
    • Changing the Order of Worksheets
    • Closing a Workbook
    • Exercise 1: Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook
  • 2

    Lesson 2: The Ribbon

    • Tabs
    • Groups
    • Commands
    • Exercise 2: Exploring the Ribbon
  • 3

    Lesson 3: The Backstage View (The File Menu)

    • Introduction to the Backstage View
    • Opening a Workbook
    • New Workbooks and Excel Templates
    • Exercise 4: Select, Open and Save a Template Agenda
    • Printing Worksheets
    • Exercise 5: Print a Worksheet
    • Adding Your Name to Microsoft Excel
    • Adding a Theme to Microsoft Excel
  • 4

    Lesson 4: The Quick Access Toolbar

    • Adding Common Commands
    • Adding Additional Commands with the Customize Dialog Box
    • Adding Ribbon Commands or Groups
    • Placement
    • Exercise 6: Customize the Quick Access Toolbar
  • 5

    Lesson 5: Entering Data in Microsoft Excel Worksheets

    • Entering Text
    • Adding and Deleting Cells
    • Adding a Hyperlink
    • Add WordArt to a Worksheet
    • Using AutoComplete
    • Exercise 7: Entering Text and Using AutoComplete
    • Entering Numbers and Dates
    • Using the Fill Handle
    • Exercise 8: Entering Numbers and Dates
  • 6

    Lesson 6: Formatting Microsoft Excel Worksheets

    • Selecting Range of Cells
    • Hiding Worksheets
    • Adding Color to Worksheet Tabs
    • Adding Themes to Workbooks
    • Exercise 9: Customize a Workbook Using Tab Colors and Themes
    • Adding a Watermark
    • The Font Group
    • Exercise 10: Working with Font Group Commands
    • The Alignment Group
    • Exercise 11: Working with Alignment Group Commands
    • The Number Group
    • Exercise 12: Working with Number Group Commands
  • 7

    Lesson 7: Using Formulas in Microsoft Excel

    • Math Operators and the Order of Operations
    • Entering Formulas
    • AutoSum (and Other Common Auto-Formulas)
    • Copying Formulas and Functions
    • Relative, Absolute, and Mixed Cell References
    • Exercise 13: Working with Formulas
  • 8

    Lesson 8: Working with Rows and Columns

    • Inserting Rows and Columns
    • Deleting Rows and Columns
    • Transposing Rows and Columns
    • Setting Row Height and Column Width
    • Hiding and Unhiding Rows and Columns
    • Splitting the Worksheet Window
    • Freezing Panes
    • Exercise 14: Working with Rows and Columns
  • 9

    Lesson 9: Editing Worksheets

    • Find
    • Find and Replace
    • Exercise 15: Using Find and Replace
    • Using the Clipboard
    • Exercise 16: Using the Clipboard
    • Exercise 17: Using Format Painter
    • Managing Comments
    • Smart Lookup
  • 10

    Lesson 10: Finalizing Microsoft Excel Worksheets

    • Setting Margins
    • Setting Page Orientation
    • Setting the Print Area
    • Print Scaling (Fit Sheet on One Page)
    • Printing Headings on Each Page/Repeating Headers and Footers
    • Headers and Footers
    • Exercise 18: Preparing to Print


  • What if I have questions after I complete the course?

    We will address queries during and after the course.

  • How soon after enrolling will I get access to the content?

    The LMS access will be available instantly, and you will be able to access the all of the course information, activities, and lesson labs.

  • Is the course material accessible to the students even after the course training is over?

    You will have lifetime access to the course material.

  • What are the payment options?

    Payments can be made using any major credit card and a receipt will be issued to you automatically via email.