Introduction to Excel: Beginning the journey to spreadsheet mastery

Discover the essential tools needed to further develop your learning in Excel and become proficient at creating spreadsheets.

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Location and date:
Online On-Demand Event

Creating effective spreadsheets comes down to having a solid handle on Excel. You can strengthen your expertise in this essential accounting software with Introduction to Excel: Beginning the journey to spreadsheet mastery.

This online course provides an overview of the Excel 2010 user interface, and explains areas you should understand long before you start working with formulas and power techniques. The resulting knowledge will enhance your accounting practice and allow you to better serve your clients or organization.

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3 CPD hour(s)
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You will learn about:

  • the Excel user interface
  • entering, copying, pasting and clearing data
  • formatting data and copying formats to other cells
  • key windows and Excel keyboard shortcuts
  • formatting any document to print as desired

Who should attend?

  • advanced Excel users
  • IT professionals
  • business intelligence educators
  • consultants
  • financial analysts

More Details:

Session Descriptions


Excel user interface
• What We Will Cover
• The Excel User Interface
• The Work Surfaces
• Ribbons and Menus
• Customizing the Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar — Part 1
• Customizing the Ribbon and Quick Access Toolbar — Part 2
• Keyboard Navigation
• Keyboard Shortcuts
• Other Visual Elements
• What Have We Done

Basic navigation in excel
• Navigational Keyboard Shortcuts
• Selecting Ranges
• Entering and Clearing Data — Part 1
• Entering and Clearing Data — Part 2
• What Have We Done

Worksheet manipulation
• Data Relocation
• Manipulating Worksheet Structure
• Hiding Data
• What Have We Done

• Formatting Elements
• Number Formatting
• Text Alignment Options
• Changing Fonts
• Borders
• Cell Fills
• Copying Formats
• What Have We Done

Page layout and printing
• Basic Printing Setup
• Fitting Print Jobs to Specific Pages
• Advanced Print Job Setup
• Creating Custom Headers and Footers
• Other Sharing Methods and Creating PDF’s
• What Have We Done

Excel options
• General Excel Options
• Locating Excel Options and Add-Ins
• What Have We Done

• In Review
• Conclusion
• Final Quiz


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