Introduction to MS Excel

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Tuition fees per individual£150*
Future course datesSpring dates to be announced in mid-February 2021


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*If you're a student or staff different fees apply. Please visit our Software Training area for specific information.

Who's the course for?

Learn the basics or brush up on your current knowledge of Excel with this course. Delivered in a workshop-style, it'll give you a fundamental starting point for using Microsoft Excel. You'll begin to understand Excel features and functions and start harnessing the power of this programme to make your work easier.

The course will cover use of Excel on both PC and MAC depending on which you use. You'll also get an idea of Microsoft Excel's place in Office365 so you can use it effectively in conjunction with Microsoft's other programmes.

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What you'll learn

  • Understand the layout and main features and options of Excel
  • How to construct and use simple functions and formulas
  • Creating basic spreadsheets
  • Creating simple budget sheets
  • How to present data and use formatting styles
  • Differences between Excel on different operating systems
  • How Excel fits into the Microsoft Office 365 Suite