Excel 2013 Beginners Guide - Build A Business Spreadsheet

Discover How To Use The Basic Functions of Excel 2013 and Create a Spreadsheet for a Dry Cleaning Business From Scratch
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  • Lectures 12
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Course Updated 7 July 2016

Why are 50,804 students wanting me to mentor them in 42 Udemy courses?50,804 students have started learning from me since August 7th 2015. Shouldn't you find out why?

Are you wanting to get some experience with Microsoft Excel 2013? Does it seem quite difficult to use?

In this course you will start from the absolute basics to create a spreadsheet with some simple functions and a lovely look and feel.

You will be able to learn how to open, save and close Excel files and know how to save the files in a spot you can find files in easily.

Then you will be given a tour of the overall Excel 2013 landscape and menu ribbons. You will learn how Excel 2013 has a fantastic menu command structure and how all the functions are grouped together in a very orderly fashion.

You will discover how to:

  • Add and edit data
  • Format text
  • Add borders and manipulate colors
  • Use AutoFill to populate your spreadsheet
  • Use Formulas like addition, subtraction and Sum Totals

All this will be done from scratch and you will see a completed spreadsheet at the end for an example Dry Cleaning business.

After this course, you will be quite familiar with some of the basics of using Microsoft Excel 2013.

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What are the requirements?

  • Notebook or Journal to Take Lots of Notes
  • Open Mind and Willingness to Implement

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Open, Close and Save Files
  • Learn Simple Navigation of The Excel Landscape
  • Understand The Excel Ribbon and Menu Commands
  • Add and Edit Data
  • Format Text
  • Use AutoFill Confidently
  • Understand How To Use Borders and Colors
  • Learn Basic Formulas To Create a Simple Spreadsheet for a Dry Cleaning Business Example

Who is the target audience?

  • This Is Not For Anyone Already Experienced With Microsoft Excel 2013
  • Anyone Wanting To Learn Excel - This is a BEGINNERS Course
  • Anyone Wanting a Refresher in Using Microsoft Excel 2013

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction and Welcome
Section 2: Before You Begin Working With Excel ...
Saving Files in Excel 2013 - Learn This or You Will Find it a Costly Exercise
Closing Files in Excel 2013 - Learn How To Close Files Effectively
Opening Files in Excel 2013
Navigation of The Excel 2013 Landscape
Section 3: Building The Dry Cleaning Spreadsheet Example
Menu Ribbon Explained
Adding and Editing Data
Basic Text Formatting
Editing Text and Introduction to AutoFill
Adding Borders, Editing Colors and Editing Data
Introduction To Formulas - Lets Build This Spreadsheet
Section 4: Bonus Material
How I Increased My Salary By 34.5% in My First Job in My First Year

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Nikhil Parekh, Teaching 74,634 Students in 46 Courses, Celebrity Advisor

Teaching 46 courses with 74,634 students from 176 countries including United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Morocco, Canada, Poland, India, Egypt, Malaysia and Indonesia

I assist many of my clients, ranging from small/medium businesses to INC 500 corporations to multimillion dollar businesses (and even billion dollar businesses), by guiding them to achieve tremendous growth in revenue and profits utilizing my social media user engagement strategies, mobile applications and proprietary tools.

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