Excel 2010 - Beginner

3 Hours, 46 Minutes


Delivery Method

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Course Overview

This course is designed to teach students the fundamentals of Excel. Specifically, you will understand how to create, save, enter data, and print spreadsheets in addition to learning how to create formulas and use functions to calculate in Excel. You will learn how to format spreadsheets, manipulate columns and rows, add headers and footers, and use page setup options to prepare them for printing. You will also learn how to handle large worksheets or multiple workbooks.

Course Objectives

Getting Started, Basic Worksheet Skills, Creating Formulas, Editing a Workbook, Formatting the Worksheet, Working with Large Worksheets or Multiple Workbooks, Using Protection and Comment Boxes, Printing and Page Setup

Course Prerequisites

The recommended pre-requisite for this course is Basic Microsoft Windows training or equivalent experience.


1 - Introduction

  • Introduction

2 - Getting Started

  • Three Primary Functions of Excel
  • Spreadsheet Terminology
  • Overview of the Excel Screen
  • Navigating a Worksheet
  • Using Zoom

3 - Basic Worksheet Skills

  • Creating a New Workbook
  • Entering Data
  • Selecting a Range
  • Selecting Columns, Rows, and Non-Contiguous Cells
  • Using Worksheets
  • Using AutoFill
  • Deleting a Worksheet
  • Saving a Workbook

4 - Creating Formulas

  • Entering a Simple Formula
  • Using Cell Addresses in a Formula
  • Using Simple Functions - SUM
  • Using AutoFill with Formulas
  • Using AutoSum
  • Inserting Functions AVERAGE, MAX, MIN, and COUNT
  • Working with Date Arithmetic
  • Date and Currency Formatting
  • Using Clear All
  • Relative vs. Absolute Cell Addressing
  • AutoCalculate

5 - Editing a Workbook

  • Deleting a Range
  • Using Undo and Redo
  • Using Cut, Copy, and Paste
  • Using Paste Options
  • Using the Clipboard Task Pane
  • Using Find and Replace

6 - Formatting the Worksheet

  • Inserting and Deleting Columns and Rows
  • Adjusting Column Widths and Row Heights
  • Hiding Rows and Columns
  • Changing Numeric Formats
  • Using the Format Cells Dialog Box
  • Changing Text Formats
  • Aligning Data
  • Using Borders and Shading
  • Using the Format Painter
  • Using Cell Styles
  • Creating New Cell Styles
  • Modifying Cell Styles
  • Using Themes

7 - Working with Large Worksheets or Multiple Workbooks

  • Using the Zoom Feature
  • Splitting the Window
  • Freezing and Unfreezing Panes
  • Tiling Multiple Workbooks
  • Synchronous Scrolling
  • Hiding, Maximizing, and Closing Windows

8 - Using Protection and Comment Boxes

  • Adding, Hiding, and Deleting Comments
  • Locking and Unlocking Cell Ranges

9 - Printing and Page Setup

  • Using Page Break Preview
  • Using Print Preview
  • Changing the Orientation
  • Changing the Margins
  • Adding Headers and Footers
  • Setting Sheet Options
  • Setting Print Titles
  • Working With Print Areas
  • Using the Page Layout Tab

10 - Conclusion

  • Course Recap

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