Microsoft Excel Essentials


Primary Topics Covered:

  • Screen layout and terminology
  • Using Excel Mouse Pointers
  • Relative vs Absolute References
  • Order of Operations
  • Formulas & Functions

This six-hour course covers Microsoft Excel essentials including screen components, ribbon, tabs, groups and commands, and identifies a variety of tricks to make you a more efficient user, including how to use the four mouse pointers and the many right-click shortcut menus. In this interactive class, you’ll build a spreadsheet, enter and modify your data, refine it with easy formatting, save it and print it. The course covers using Relative cell references and Absolute cell references, as well as a thorough understanding of the Order of Operations. Even if you’ve used Excel for years, you will learn dozens of tips to help you work more efficiently and effectively.

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Course: TECH 301-00
Term: 2172
Section Number: 3
Schedule Number: 2172TECH3013
Instructor(s): Diana Adams
Location: Redfield Campus, Redfield Campus RM 110
Dates: May 23, 2017 (Tue., 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Units: Non-Credit
Contact Hours: 6.0 Contact Hours
Notes: ATTENTION INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED USERS: If you enroll in the Excel Essentials course and determine within the first three hours that your skills are too advanced for the class, you may transfer to the Excel Intermediate course with no extra fee. For information, please contact Amy Ginder, (775) 784-4759. Fee includes tuition and course materials. Parking at Redfield is free.
Required Fees: Price