Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel and how to use spreadsheets to be more organised and effective at work with this Excel short course for beginners.
Discover the best Excel shortcuts and tips and tricks from the outset from an expert facilitator as they take you through everything you need to know to start using Microsoft Excel with confidence.
This one-day class is the perfect start to the world of Excel. You’ll learn how to set up Microsoft Excel, navigate workbooks and save and close documents, how to make basic spreadsheets and select and format ranges of cells. You’ll also practice basic Excel formulas and learn how to use functions like SUM, AVERAGE and COUNT to make quick calculations.
These basic Excel skills can be used to create budgets, graphs, lists, simple reports and more to complete a range of tasks in the workplace efficiently.
Who should attend?
Anyone who wants to increase their digital literacy and start using Microsoft Excel to perform basic tasks in the workplace.
Recommended: We recommend participants follow this course up with the Microsoft Excel Intermediate short course.
Note: this course is taught on a Windows PC platform and is therefore suitable for Windows PC users only. This course is not suitable for Mac OS users.
Face-to-face, Live online, workplace
(unless stated, Swinburne Professional courses do not attract GST)
“This course exceeded my expectations by far. Our facilitator was so professional, a great teacher and very patient. Great examples were used during the course too.”
Short Course Outline - Microsoft Excel Introduction
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Swinburne Live Online Short Courses and Qualifications
Our Live Online training is delivered to you live, providing similar interactions as face to face training with the benefits of remote access. The training is delivered through video conferencing and discussion board platforms. Workshops are broken into interactive video sessions, including presentations and distribution of materials and discussion board based activities.
Our Live Online delivery
Our Live Online delivery is a dynamic, engaging and interactive way to learn remotely. It’s just like face to face but with the added benefits of digital technology. Your facilitator will present in real-time, and you will be able to participate in group discussions and collaborate on exercises and group activities using our interactive platforms.