Excel I Basics

Computer ClassesLibrary Express

Excel I Basics

Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 5:30 p.m.

In this two-hour class, you will learn the basic features of the Microsoft Excel spreadsheet environment that are frequently used for calculation and data entry functions in the workplace. 

Seats are limited to 12 participants and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please arrive a half-hour early to sign in for a seat at one of the 12 workstations.

Instructor: R. Arthur
Library Express
1990 K St. NW
Computer Lab - Room 102

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
  • Engage and perform the AutoSum function, using both the window feature and a keyboard shortcut
  • 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