MS Excel (2016, 2019, 365) – Level 1 (P249)

Effective Techniques to Manage Information with Excel (2016, 2019, 365)

This course will be delivered as a live, instructor-led session online – click here.

Microsoft Excel (2016, 2019, 365) is the preferred spreadsheet software for many individuals and businesses to manage their data and reporting. Yet most are only using 20% of the features of this powerful productivity tool.

In this one-day workshop, you will learn the basics of creating, modifying, formatting and printing worksheets. You will learn to use basic formulas and functions and manage large workbooks to analyze and understand data.

This is a one-day workshop in Ottawa.

Space is still available for all course dates listed, unless otherwise noted.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this seminar, you will be able to:

  • Work with Excel to enter and manage data
  • Set up tables, sort data and work with row and column totals
  • Calculate using Excel formulas
  • Modify, format and print worksheets

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Workshop Topics

Creating a Basic Worksheet

  • Navigate and select in Excel
  • Customize the interface

Performing Calculations

  • Create basic formulas
  • Calculate with functions
  • Copy formulas and functions

Modifying a Worksheet

  • Manipulate data
  • Insert and delete cells, columns, rows
  • Search for data

Formatting a Worksheet

  • Modifying a worksheet’s appearance: fonts, borders, colours
  • Column width and row height
  • Apply number formats
  • Cell styles

Printing Workbook Contents

  • Print workbook contents
  • Setting print options and page breaks

Managing Large Workbooks

  • Format worksheet tabs
  • Manage worksheets

Who Should Attend This Course?

Anyone who has an interest in learning the productivity software MS Excel for analyzing and making sense of large amounts of data.

Does This Course Address Your Competency Development Needs?

This training workshop addresses:

• Achievement / Results Orientation
• Computer and Digital Technology
• Document Use
• Planning / Organizing
• Working with Data and Numbers