Excel I Basics

Learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.

Instructor: D. Rogers
Computer Lab, Room 311

Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.

You will learn to:
  •         Identify and navigate the basic features and elements of the Microsoft Excel window.
  •         Build a simple budget spreadsheet, using data entry and cell navigation skills.
  •         Format and edit spreadsheet data, using common and unique formatting features.
  •         Create simple formulas.
  •         Use the AutoSum feature.
  •         Explore the Insert Function feature for all other mathematical operations available in Excel.
  •         Engage the Chart Gallery to create a chart based on the simple budget database created in class.
Please bring your own flash drive to save class documents or send them to your email account.