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Excel Getting Started


Learn the terminology and capabilities of Excel . Learn how to create and work with workbooks, enter data, and create simple calculations.

Prerequisite Skills

Comfortable with the Windows environment.

Course Description

Do you want to learn the basics of using an electronic spreadsheet? Do you want to learn to input data and add rows and columns? Do you want to do simple calculations? Do you want to be able to create, edit, print, save, and open spreadsheets?

Attend this course if you want to:

  • Understand how Excel can save you time.

  • Understand Excel terminology.

  • Move around in an Excel worksheet.

  • Enter information into cells.

  • Open an existing workbook.

  • Insert or delete rows and columns.

  • Perform calculations.

  • Automatically sum a range of cells.

  • Save a workbook to your hard drive or a network drive.

  • Close a workbook.

  • Create a new workbook.

  • Preview and print a workbook.

  • Sort information alphabetically or numerically.

  • Move and copy data.

  • Undo an action.

  • Zoom in on worksheet data.

  • Use online Help to find answers to your Excel questions.

Class Length

90 minutes

Delivery Options

  • Virtual classroom - public
    ($70 per student; check times and register here)

  • Virtual classroom - private (up to ten people from the same organization)
    ($480 per class; contact us for more details)

  • On-site instructor-led
    (Contact us for details)




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