Microsoft Excel 2013 Basics

A complete beginner to intermediate guide to learning Microsoft Excel 2013.
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  • Lectures 10
  • Contents Video: 3 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2013 English

Course Description

Welcome to Microsoft Excel 2013! This course will provide you with the basics of the software and quickly take you on a journey to becoming a proficient intermediate user of the program.

Course topics include:

* Microsoft Excel Basics
* Changing the Appearance of a Worksheet
* Organizing the Worksheet
* Entering Worksheet Formulas
* Using Functions
* Enhancing a Worksheet
* Working with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks
* Working with Charts

I have successfully taught thousands of students how to apply Microsoft Excel in the classroom and in real life simulations. If they can learn and apply it... so can you!

What are the requirements?

  • A working computer!

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Identify the parts of a worksheet
  • Select cells and enter data in a worksheet
  • Change column widths and row heights
  • Change the appearance of cells using fonts, font sizes, font styles, colors, and borders
  • Use the Format Painter to copy formatting from one cell to another
  • Apply and clear cell styles
  • Find and replace cell contents
  • Copy and move data in a worksheet
  • Use the drag-and-drop method and Auto Fill options to add data to cells
  • Insert and delete rows, columns, and cells
  • Freeze panes in a worksheet
  • Split a worksheet window
  • Insert headers and footers in a worksheet
  • Enter and edit formulas
  • Distinguish between relative, absolute, and mixed cell references
  • Use the Sum button to add values in a range
  • Preview a calculation
  • Display formulas instead of results in a worksheet
  • Manually calculate formulas
  • Identify the parts of a function
  • Enter formulas with functions
  • Use functions to solve mathematical, statistical, and financial problems
  • Use logical functions to make decisions with worksheet data
  • Use functions to insert times and dates in a worksheet
  • Use text functions to format and display cell contents
  • Sort and filter data in a worksheet
  • Apply conditional formatting to highlight data
  • Hide worksheet columns and rows
  • Insert a shape, SmartArt graphic, picture, and screenshot in a worksheet
  • Use a template to create a new workbook
  • Insert a hyperlink in a worksheet
  • Save a workbook in a different file format
  • Insert, edit, and delete comments in a worksheet
  • Use the Research task pane.
  • Move between worksheets in a workbook
  • Rename worksheets and change the sheet tab color
  • Reposition, hide and unhide, and insert and delete worksheets
  • Create cell references to other worksheets
  • Create 3-D references
  • Print all or part of a workbook
  • Arrange multiple workbooks in the program window
  • Move and copy worksheets between workbooks
  • Identify the types of charts you can create in Excel
  • Create an embedded chart in a worksheet and move a chart to a chart sheet
  • Update a data source
  • Choose a chart layout and style
  • Create a 3-D chart
  • Display and hide chart elements
  • Format and modify a chart
  • Create sparklines

What is the target audience?

  • Business Professionals
  • Self Employed Professionals
  • Students

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Microsoft Excel 2013 Basics!!
Course Introduction
Preview
09:26
19:37

Lesson 1 Objectives:

Define the terms spreadsheet and worksheet.

Identify the parts of a worksheet.

Move the active cell in a worksheet.

Select cells and enter data in a worksheet.

Edit and replace data in cells.

Zoom and preview a worksheet.

20:02

Lesson 2 Objectives:

Change column widths and row heights.

Position data within a cell by aligning, wrapping, rotating, and indenting.

Change the appearance of cells using fonts, font sizes, font styles, colors, and borders.

Designate the number format used for data stored in a cell.

Use the Format Painter to copy formatting from one cell to another.

Apply and clear cell styles.

20:30

Lesson 3 Objectives:

Copy and move data in a worksheet.

Use the drag-and-drop method and Auto Fill options to add data to cells.

Insert and delete rows, columns, and cells.

Freeze panes in a worksheet.

Split a worksheet window.

Insert headers and footers in a worksheet.

24:19

Lesson 4 Objectives:

Enter and edit formulas.

Distinguish between relative, absolute, and mixed cell references.

Use the point-and-click method to enter formulas.

Use the Sum button to add values in a range.

Preview a calculation.

Display formulas instead of results in a worksheet.

Manually calculate formulas.

24:01

Lesson 5 Objectives:

Identify the parts of a function.

Enter formulas with functions.

Use functions to solve mathematical problems.

Use functions to solve statistical problems.

Use functions to solve financial problems.

Use logical functions to make decisions with worksheet data.

Use functions to insert times and dates in a worksheet.

Use text functions to format and display cell contents.

26:38

Lesson 6 Objectives:

Sort and filter data in a worksheet.

Apply conditional formatting to highlight data.

Hide worksheet columns and rows.

Insert a shape and SmartArt graphic in a worksheet.

Insert a hyperlink in a worksheet.

Insert, edit, and delete comments in a worksheet.

16:59

Lesson 7 Objectives:

Move between worksheets in a workbook.

Rename worksheets and change the sheet tab color.

Reposition, hide and unhide, and insert and delete worksheets.

Create cell references to other worksheets.

Create 3-D references.

Arrange multiple workbooks in the program window.

Move and copy worksheets between workbooks.

18:53

Lesson 8 Objectives:

Identify the types of charts you can create in Excel.

Create an embedded chart in a worksheet and move a chart to a chart sheet.

Update a data source.

Choose a chart layout and style.

Create a 3-D chart.

Display and hide chart elements.

Format and modify a chart.

Create sparklines.

Course Wrap Up!
04:23

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Instructor Biography

Sally Davidson, The Software Teacher

Hello! I'm "The Software Teacher", Sally Davidson and I'd like to welcome you to my classes!

I've been a teacher in the Indiana public school system for eighteen years and have instructed grades six, seven, and eight on the basics of computer applications, digital video productions, and keyboarding.

I hold a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.

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