Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013 Training

Course Overview

In this Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013 training class, students will create and edit basic worksheets and workbooks. This course is designed for students who want to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft Excel 2013 worksheets.

Course Goals

  • Create basic worksheets using Microsoft Excel 2013.
  • Perform calculations in an Excel worksheet.
  • Modify an Excel worksheet.
  • Modify the appearance of data within a worksheet.
  • Manage Excel workbooks.
  • Print the content of an Excel worksheet.

Course Outline

  1. Creating a Microsoft Excel Workbook
    • Starting Microsoft Excel
    • Creating a Workbook
    • Saving a Workbook
    • The Status Bar
    • Adding and Deleting Worksheets
    • Closing a Workbook
  2. The Ribbon
    • Tabs
    • Groups
    • Commands
  3. The Backstage View (The File Menu)
    • Introduction to the Backstage View
    • Opening a Workbook
    • New Workbooks and Excel Templates
    • Printing Worksheets
    • Getting Help
    • Adding Your Name to Microsoft Excel
  4. The Quick Access Toolbar
    • Adding Common Commands
    • Adding Additional Commands with the Customize Dialog Box
    • Adding Ribbon Commands or Groups
    • Placement
  5. Entering Data in Microsoft Excel Worksheets
    • Entering Text
    • Using AutoComplete
    • Entering Numbers and Dates
    • Using the Fill Handle
  6. Formatting Microsoft Excel Worksheets
    • Selecting Ranges of Cells
    • The Font Group
    • The Alignment Group
    • The Number Group
  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 and Absolute Cell References
  8. Working with Rows and Columns
    • Inserting Rows and Columns
    • Deleting Rows and Columns
    • Setting Row Height and Column Width
    • Hiding and Unhiding Rows and Columns
    • Freezing Panes
  9. Editing Worksheets
    • Find
    • Find and Replace
    • Using the Clipboard
  10. Finalizing Microsoft Excel Worksheets
    • Setting Margins
    • Setting Page Orientation
    • Setting the Print Area
    • Print Scaling (Fit Sheet on One Page)
    • Headers and Footers