IT Microsoft Excel Fundamentals

Course Code: MSE1FND



1 Day(s)

Course Type

Public or Private

Max Delegates


Delivery Style


An ideal introduction to Microsoft Excel

Excel has long been a popular choice for creating spreadsheets, analysing data and creating graphical representations of information. There are few things in life more impressive than a properly formatted and presented spreadsheet, so if you want to dazzle colleagues with your workbook wizardry or automate a process you repeat every day then this is the course for you! This course can be run using Excel 2010, 2013 or 2016. Please discuss your version requirements with us when booking.

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Who is this course for

Anyone that manages, stores or looks at data as part of their role.

Purpose of the course

This course will introduce you to Excel and give you the skills to use the program every day.

You will learn how to

Create and customise workbooks in Excel
Use Excel as a day to day user
Present data graphically


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Benefits for you as an individual

An in depth knowledge of Excel is useful for any role in an organisation and can make day to day data management quicker and easier.

Benefits for your organisation

This course will enable delegates to format and present data in easier to understand ways.

Welcome to Excel

  • Workbooks and Worksheets
  • File types
  • Spreadsheet navigation

Excel Interface

  • The Quick Access Toolbar
  • Excel Ribbon
  • Overview of Tabs
  • Command groups

Excel Basics

  • Labels
  • Printing
  • Autosum and Autofill
  • Copy/Cut/Paste
  • Introduction to Formulae

Workbook Formatting

  • Modification of cells and cell data
  • Styles and borders
  • Chart creation and modification
  • Cell referencing

Functions and Formulae

  • Mathematical operators
  • Error checking
  • Nested functions
  • Array formulae


  • Creation and formatting
  • Sort and filter
  • Excel as a database

Data as a Graphic

  • SmartArt
  • Symbols
  • Add and edit shapes
  • Sparkline

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