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Microsoft Excel Introduction
Microsoft Excel Introduction
 

EXCEL INTRODUCTION

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A hands-on one-day course with free e-learning revision after your training and pre-course online skills testing. Free bespoke course design is also available for private classes if the content needs to be adjusted
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Note: this Excel Introduction course is CPD certified.
It is available as either a classroom course with online revision, or an online course.
This means that not only has it been rigorously assessed in terms of content and quality, but it comes with a FREE CPD Certification certificate, as well as an Activia diploma of completion.
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COURSE OUTLINE

Full details of modules and topics covered in this one-day course

VERSIONS COVERED

This course covers 2010, 2013, 2016 and Office 365 versions

Blended learning
FREE E-LEARNING REVISION

Note: Free e-learning revision is available with this course: 12 months of access for each delegate on scheduled public (open) classes and standard on-site/private classes (not available for bespoke courses) .

DURATION

This is a one-day training course structured into 6 modules

COURSE AIMS

This intensive one-day training course is designed to let users get to grips with the main features of Microsoft Office Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016, including a thorough treatment of the new 'Ribbon' interface, originally introduced with Excel 2007. It is entirely 'hands on', so those attending will get practice in creating and modifying actual spreadsheets.

TARGET AUDIENCE

The course is intended for new users of Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016 who want to become productive in the shortest possible time. Delegates should be proficient in using a PC with the Microsoft Windows operating system, but no prior experience with Excel is required.

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MODULE 1:  Getting Started with Microsoft Excel
Learning outcomes:
Starting Excel and some of its basic navigation and help controls.
Topics covered:
  • Starting Out
  • About Workbooks
  • Exploring your Workbook
  • Getting Help with Excel
MODULE 2:  The Excel Interface
Learning outcomes:
A look at the Ribbon interface and the different tabs and options the Ribbon offers.
Topics covered:
  • The Quick Access Toolbar and File Menu
  • The Home Tab
  • The Insert Tab
  • The Page Layout Tab
  • The Formulas Tab
  • The Data Tab
  • The Review Tab
MODULE 3:  Microsoft Excel Basics
Learning outcomes:
Identify and Use Cells, Columns, Rows, Workbooks to enter and manage data.
Topics covered:
  • Working with Excel
  • Moving your Data
  • Basic Excel Features
  • Smart Tags and Options Buttons
  • Editing Tools
MODULE 4:  Editing your Workbook
Learning outcomes:
Understanding formatting features and enhancing a workbook's overall appearance and using Conditional Formatting.
Topics covered:
  • Cell Formatting
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Enhancing a Worksheet’s Appearance
MODULE 5:  Printing and Viewing your Workbook
Learning outcomes:
Exploring Excel's printing and viewing options enhancing your ability to print and work with your data effectively.
Topics covered:
  • Using the View Tab
  • Managing a Single Window
  • Managing Multiple Windows
  • Printing your Workbook
  • Print Page Layout options
MODULE 6:  Working with Charts in Excel
Learning outcomes:
Introducing charts within Excel and explain how to create basic charts to help convey your data with.
Topics covered:
  • Using Recommended and Standard Charts
  • Chart Elements
  • Chart Tools - Design & Format

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MICROSOFT EXCEL INTRODUCTION COURSE

AVERAGE REVIEW: 4.7 out of 5  BASED ON 320 REVIEWS

Aneesa Khoda
, Feb 3 2020
"Overall trainer (Jermaine) was very patient and knowledgeable and made every effort to make the course interactive. We were a small group of 3 and he helped with all of our individual queries."


 
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Leah Farmer
, Jan 27 2020
"Anne the trainer was fantastic! so patient and brilliant! she made the day fun and enjoyable. "


 
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Michelle Howarth
, Jul 16 2019
"Was well managed and presented"


 
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, Jun 25 2019
"Trainer was very good and very welcoming"


 
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, Apr 10 2019
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, Apr 10 2019
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, Apr 10 2019
"Excellent trainer. Very patient and helpful."


 
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, Mar 11 2019
"The trainer was very kind, knowledgeable and ready to help. Excellent. "


 
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, Feb 25 2019
"enjoyed the course and it was very well delivered by the tutur"


 
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, Feb 18 2019
"My thanks to the Tutor for his excellent presentation and in dealing well with uneven background of participants in IT/ excel and for providing individual support when I needed it."


 
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MORE INFORMATION FOR
MICROSOFT EXCEL INTRODUCTION

Blended learning
FREE Online Revision

With our latest Microsoft Excel courses, you get free online revision for a full 12 months after your class so you can reinforce the knowledge you have gained.

Access is simple: go to www.activia.co.uk/login/ and log in using your email address.   This will give you free access to our e-learning revision modules.

Note: These have been developed and written exclusively by Activia to maximise effectiveness, by matching the online content exactly to what you cover in class.   We hope you have fun, on the day of the course and with honing your knowledge afterwards!

General Information

All Activia introduction to excel courses have been created, reviewed and developed to ensure up to date provision and constantly improving standards of content. Our Microsoft Excel training is interactive and classroom-based which maximises learning through the ability to ask questions and discuss specific issues.

Class Sizes

Maximum class size for Microsoft Excel courses is 8 delegates, which ensures that attendees get adequate time for personal attention from the instructor. At some of our centres, the maximum class size is 6 delegates.

Note that we never cancel our scheduled classes -- even if there are only one or two delegates -- so once you have booked, your place is assured.

Larger Class Sizes for Excel Introduction

On our Public courses, you will always benefit from our small maximum class sizes of 8 delegates. In fact, the actual class size is often less.

However, if you want training for larger groups at your offices, we can deliver exactly the same content (though with a little less interactivity) for classes of up to 18 delegates, provided they have their own PCs or laptops. You will still have the exercises to download, and the same access to free e-learning revision, after the course.

These "large class" courses are a great choice if you need to get a lot of people trained in a short space of time, and the cost per delegate allows you to get more people upskilled within a limited budget.

[Note: Bespoke options are not available for these courses.]

If you would like to find out more, please get in touch to discuss.

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What happens on the day

If you are coming to our centre, dress code is smart casual.   Refreshments in the form of tea/coffee will be provided for morning and afternoon breaks, but please note that we do not provide lunch.   The timetable is as follows:

9:15

ARRIVAL TIME

9:30

TRAINING STARTS

11:00

MID-MORNING BREAK



1:00

ONE HOUR LUNCH BREAK

3:15

MID-AFTERNOON BREAK

4:30

WRAP UP

Note: break times can vary according to the needs of the training, and course duration for smaller class sizes are usually shorter because fewer delegates have fewer questions !

For training at your offices, this itinerary can be varied by prior arrangement.

What you get

With every Microsoft Excel training course with Activia, you get a free workbook as well as downloadable exercises, which match the course content exactly, so you can review and revise afterwards to reinforce your knowledge. With all courses, you are also given 12 months access to free online revision which will further help you to reinforce the lessons you have learned.

Every delegate on a Microsoft Excel course also gets an Activia Training Attendance Certificate.



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