MS Excel Level I, ITI-080
This course teaches the basic features and functions of Excel 2013. After an introduction to spreadsheet terminology and Excel's window components, learn how to use the Help system and navigate worksheets and workbooks. Then, learn how to enter and edit text, values, formulas, pictures, and save workbooks in various formats. Work with absolute and relative references, and work with ranges, rows, and columns. This course also covers simple functions, basic formatting techniques, and printing. Finally, create and modify charts. This course follows the curriculum for the Microsoft Office Specialist core-level for Excel 2013 (exam 77-420) and the Microsoft Office Specialist Expert for Excel 2013 (exams 77-427 & 428). For comprehensive certification training, students should complete MS Excel Levels I, II, III.
Prerequisites: Computer Basic and Working with Windows or File Management Skills or equivalent experience.
Textbook: Please bring your textbook to the first class session. See MC Bookstores for more information on your textbook; bring to first class along with a USB Flash Drive/memory stick (at least 512 MB).
Course Objectives: After completing this course, students will know how to:
- Recognize spreadsheet terminology; start Microsoft Excel and identify the components of the Excel interface; create a new workbook; open an existing workbook; navigate worksheets.
- Enter and edit text, values, and formulas; use AutoFill; review the order of operations; save and update a workbook; and save a workbook in different file formats.
- Move and copy data and formulas; use the Office Clipboard; use Paste Link; view formulas; work with relative and absolute references; and insert and delete ranges, rows and columns.
- Use SUM function, AutoSum, and the AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, COUNT, and COUNTA functions to perform calculations in a worksheet.
- Format and merge cells; apply number and color styles; use the Format Painter tool and setup conditional format rules.
- Create, format, modify, and print charts based on worksheet data; work with various chart elements; and apply chart types and chart styles.
- Insert and modify a picture and SmartArt graphics; and represent data graphically.
- Check spelling; find and replace text and data; preview and print a worksheet; set page orientation and margins; create and format headers and footers; and print gridlines.
Classroom Hours: 12