Microsoft® Excel® Getting Started - webinar outline

This webinar can also be delivered as a half day hands-on face-to-face session, either in-house at your offices or at our premises.

Microsoft Excel is a widely used, powerful spreadsheet package. The primary objective of this 90-minute Getting Started webinar is to introduce you to the basic operations of Excel.

What's included

  • 90-minute webinar including time for Q&As.
  • Self-study pack containing exercises and files to practise what you've learned at your own pace in your own time.
  • 30-minute one-to-one follow-up session, providing answers and solutions to your everyday tasks.
  • A month support on the topics covered.

By the end of the webinar you will be competent with the following skills:

Getting Started

  • what is Excel? starting Excel, the Excel application window
  • using the Excel menu system, using the Excel toolbars
  • displaying help information
  • resetting the working folder
  • exiting from Excel

Modifying an existing worksheet

  • moving the cell pointer, changing data in a worksheet
  • reversing an edit operation, saving a workbook
  • finding and replacing a specific entry in a worksheet
  • adding data to a worksheet
  • entering a formula into a worksheet
  • adjusting column width in a worksheet

Building a new worksheet

  • opening a new workbook

Using worksheet shortcuts

  • using autofill
  • copying, moving and clearing cell entries
  • using autosum
  • inserting and deleting rows and columns
  • inserting and deleting a range of cells

Enhancing worksheet appearance

  • working in edit mode
  • adjusting row height in a worksheet, realigning cell entries
  • resetting the font of cell entries and numeric format of cell entries
  • adding a border and shading to a worksheet
  • using autoformat

Enhancing printed output

  • changing the page setup of a worksheet
  • previewing a worksheet
  • printing selected worksheet entries

This webinar outline is a guide. All our courses can be tailored to customer requirements.

Target audience
This webinar is aimed at new or recent users of Excel.

Assumed knowledge
Delegates should be familiar with the Windows operating system, either from attending a Windows Introduction Course or knowledge gained from their own experience. No knowledge of Excel is required.