Excel Basics Training – Part 1

Join us for part 1 of our Excel Basics training taught by Microsoft Certified Master Instructor, Rob Mendell. Don’t miss this opportunity to polish your Excel skills. This training will cover topics from launch, basic navigation, and theory definitions to formula fundamentals, basic cell formatting, and data entry. Real life examples and projects from our industry will be incorporated in this training.

 

Date: Wednesday, March 6 , 2024
Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm
Location: via Zoom

 

Program Outline:

  • Launch, etc.
    • Launch, open, save, save as, close, exit
  • Definitions
    • Cell, Column, Row, Worksheet, Workbook
  • Basic navigation
    • Zoom
    • First cell, Last cell, Name box, etc.
  • Theory & Definitions:
    What can go in an Excel cell / An approach to setting up workbooks

    • Data
    • Label
    • Formula
  • Enter and Edit
    • Enter information into a cell
    • Edit a cell
  • Formula Fundamentals
    • Basic math with + – * / operators
    • The SUM function and AutoSum
    • F2 opens the formula to edit it in the cell
    • The AVERAGE function
    • The Fill Handle (copy by dragging the black plus-sign cursor)
  • Basic cell formatting
    • Font, Number, Alignment, Border, Fill
  • Data entry
    • Wrap Text
    • ALT+ENTER
    • CTRL+’
    • ‘ (apostrophe) to maintain formatting
  • Combining all the above to create a simple spreadsheet
    • Format Cell, Column, Row, Worksheet (name and tab color)
    • Center Across Selection (better than Merge & Center)
  • More with Formulas
    • Relative and absolute references – dollar signs in formula cell references (F4 as a toggle)
    • Precedence (a/k/a Order of Operations) – parentheses in formulas

 

About Rob Mendell:

Microsoft Office Trainer and Consultant Rob MendellRob Mendell is an Independent Contractor and a Microsoft Certified Master Instructor for Microsoft Office, providing training and support for end-users. Rob also designs and develops bespoke software solutions inside Microsoft Office by programming in VBA (Visual Basic for Applications): macros, automation templates, and fully customized dialog boxes. Since 1993, He has trained and supported individuals and groups of all sizes, and developed a myriad of robust solutions in the world’s most ubiquitous business software: Microsoft Office. Rob has worked with NECA (National Electrical Contractors Association) and WC&C (Association of Wall-Ceiling & Carpentry Industries), government agencies, healthcare facilities, over 100 law firms, companies in a wide variety of businesses, and individuals.

 

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