Microsoft Excel for Office 365 (Desktop or Online) – Part 1

Microsoft Excel for Office 365

Duration: 1 day (8hours)

Level: Foundational 

Organizations the world over rely on information to make sound decisions regarding all manner of affairs. But with the amount of available
data growing on a daily basis, the ability to make sense of all of that data is becoming more and more challenging. Fortunately, this is where the
power of Microsoft Excel can help. Excel can help you organize, calculate, analyze, revise, update, and present your data in ways that will help
the decision makers in your organization steer you in the right direction. It will also make these tasks much easier for you to accomplish, and in
much less time, than if you used traditional pen-and-paper methods or non-specialized software. This course aims to provide you with a
foundation for Excel knowledge and skills.

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to create and develop Excel worksheets and workbooks in order to work with and
analyze the data that is critical to the success of your organization.
You will:
Get started with Microsoft Excel.
Perform calculations.
Modify a worksheet.
Format a worksheet.
Print workbooks.
Manage workbooks.

This course is intended for students who wish to gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft Excel for Office 365 that is necessary to
create and work with electronic spreadsheets.


To ensure success, students will need to be familiar with using personal computers and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse.
Students should also be comfortable working in the Windows 10 environment and be able to use Windows 10 to manage information on their
computers. Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: opening and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and
managing files and folders. To obtain this level of skill and knowledge, you can take either one of the following courses: Using Microsoft
Windows 10 Microsoft Windows 10: Transition from Windows 7

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  • Live Online Classroom – Online Instructor Led
  • Self-Paced Video

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1. Getting Started with Excel
Topic A- Navigate the Excel User Interface
Topic B- Use Excel Commands
Topic C- Create and Save a Basic Workbook
Topic D- Excel Online
Topic E- Enter Cell Data
Topic F- Use Excel Help

2. Performing Calculations
Topic A- Create Worksheet Formulas
Topic B- Insert Functions
Topic C- Reuse Formulas and Functions

3. Modifying a Worksheet
Topic A- Insert, Delete, and Adjust Cells, Columns, and Rows
Topic B- Search for and Replace Data
Topic C- Use Proofing and Research Tools

4. Formatting a Worksheet
Topic A- Apply Text Formats
Topic B- Apply Number Formats
Topic C- Align Cell Contents
Topic D- Apply Colors, Borders, and Styles
Topic E- Apply Basic Conditional Formatting
Topic F- Create and Use Templates

5. Printing Workbooks
Topic A- Preview and Print a Workbook
Topic B- Set Up the Page Layout
Topic C- Configure Headers and Footers

6. Managing Workbooks
Topic A- Manage Worksheets
Topic B- Manage Workbook and Worksheet Views
Topic C- Manage Workbook Properties