MS Excel Level I, ITI-080
Course Description for Summer 2014 (click here for Fall 2014 description): This course teaches the basic functions and features of Excel 2010. Learn to edit text, values, formulas, and pictures. Move and copy data, learn about 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, and learn how to manage large workbooks.
This course follows the curriculum for the Microsoft Office Specialist core-level exam for Excel 2010 (exam 77-882) and the Microsoft Office Specialist Expert exam for Excel 2010 (exam 77-888). For comprehensive certification training, students should complete MS Excel Level I, II, III. Course manual comes with CertBlaster exam prep software (download).
Prerequisites: Computer Basics and Working with Windows 7 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).
Classroom Hours: 12
- Table Of Contents:
Unit 1: Getting started
Topic A: Spreadsheet terminology
Topic B: The Excel environment
Topic C: Getting help
Topic D: Navigating a worksheet
Unit 2: Entering and editing data
Topic A: Entering and editing text and values
Topic B: Entering and editing formulas
Topic C: Working with pictures
Topic D: Saving and updating workbooks
Unit 3: Modifying a worksheet
Topic A: Moving and copying data
Topic B: Moving and copying formulas
Topic C: Absolute and relative references
Topic D: Inserting and deleting ranges, rows, and columns
Unit 4: Using functions
Topic A: Entering functions
Topic B: AutoSum
Topic C: Other common functions
Unit 5: Formatting
Topic A: Text formatting
Topic B: Row and column formatting
Topic C: Number formatting
Topic D: Conditional formatting
Topic E: Additional formatting options
Unit 6: Printing
Topic A: Preparing to print
Topic B: Page Setup options
Topic C: Printing worksheets
Unit 7: Charts
Topic A: Chart basics
Topic B: Formatting charts
Unit 8: Managing large workbooks
Topic A: Viewing large worksheets
Topic B: Printing large worksheets
Topic C: Working with multiple worksheets
Unit 9: Graphics and screenshots
Topic A: Conditional formatting with graphics
Topic B: SmartArt graphics
Topic C: Screenshots
- Course Desctiption for MS Excel Level I, Fall 2014
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.