Excel Introduction:

Work effectively with Excel learning shortcuts, quick and clever ways to enter data saving time. Understand and create basic formulas and charts.

Course Outline Excel Introduction 1 Day

Who is it for?

The course is suitable for those with little or no prior knowledge of Microsoft Excel and focuses on the basics of creating spreadsheets including entering and editing data, formatting spreadsheets, basic formulae, functions and charts.


Delegates should have a basic knowledge of computers and working in a Windows environment.

Workbook Creation
A first look at Microsoft Excel:
  • Understanding the Screen layout
  • Opening, Closing & Saving data
Editing Features
Working with Sheets:
  • Enter & Edit Data
  • Insert and delete columns and rows
  • Cut/Copy & Paste
  • Page setup
  • Printing
  • autofill
Formatting Text and Numbers:
  • Font Formatting
  • Borders and Shading
  • Number Formatting
Formulae and Functions:
  • Basic calculations
  • Order of Precedence
  • Functions
  • Absolute Referencing
Creating and Editing Charts:
  • Basic Charting
  • Formatting Charts

Tags: Microsoft Excel, Software

About the Trainers

Qualifications - European Computing Driving License (ECDL) Microsoft Office Specialists (MOS) Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS), Microsoft Certified Applications Specialist (MCAS), 2 of our trainers have taken the Institute of Learning Management Train the Trainer Master Class Award. Every trainer has a minimum of 5 years training experience.


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