Excel 2010: Essentials

Excel 2010: Essentials

$39.99

Total Run Time: 7.2 hrs

This Excel training series is for anyone who wants to know Excel in a non-intimidating, soup-to-nuts manner. If you've never used Excel, this is your starting point. No prior experience is necessary. If you've used Excel but never had formal training, this course will fill in the gaps so it all makes sense and so you are efficient and accurate. If you've used previous versions of Excel (prior to Office 2007), then there are a lot of features and changes you need to be aware of to fully utilize this software.

Highlights

  1. Break down Excel into its component parts to make it more manageable and less overwhelming
  2. Use common, understandable names to replace confusing cell references
  3. Apply traditional formatting, create custom formats and apply formatting that automatically changes based on conditions you designate
  4. Truly understand how formulas and functions work, no matter how seemingly simple or complex
  5. Learn the Commandments of Excel Usage™ to ensure your work is efficient and accurate
  6. Embrace the power of tables to sort, filter and manage data more easily
  7. Create charts with just one click

 

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Description

In this Excel 2010: Essentials course, we take you from start to finish including: entering data, configuring workbooks, working with calculations, applying regular and conditional formatting, creating custom formats, using names, leveraging the power of tables and charts, and outputting your work. These are the skills every Excel user needs to know no matter how new or how experienced he or she may be!

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Course outline

Chapter 1: GETTING COMFORTABLE WITH EXCEL (51 min)

  1. Introducing Excel
  2. Recognizing Interface Features Unique to Excel
  3. Understanding Workbook Structure
  4. Navigating through Workbooks
  5. Making Workbook Selections
Chapter 2: THE BASICS OF DATA (41 min)

  1. Entering Text
  2. Entering Dates & Numbers
  3. Editing Cell Entries
  4. Copying & Moving Data
  5. Filling a Series
Chapter 3: MANAGING WORKBOOK STRUCTURE (28 min)

  1. Modifying Workbook & Worksheet Structure
  2. Resizing Worksheet Elements
  3. Hiding Workbook Components
Chapter 4: CREATING FORMULAS (33 min)

  1. Excel Calculations 101
  2. Entering Formulas
  3. Enforcing Absolute Referencing
  4. Controlling Calculation Options
Chapter 5: THE BASICS OF FUNCTIONS (26 min)

  1. The Foundation of Functions
  2. Using AutoSum & the Formulas Tab
  3. Using Function AutoComplete
Chapter 6: WHAT’S IN A NAME? (43 min)

  1. Creating Named Cells
  2. Defining Names
  3. Creating Names from Selections
  4. Creating Named Formulas
  5. Using Names as References
  6. Managing & Displaying Names
Chapter 7: MAKING DATA LOOK GOOD (74 min)

  1. Applying Basic Formatting
  2. Formatting Numbers
  3. Exploring the Format Cells Dialog Box
  4. Dening Custom Formats
  5. Creating & Applying Cell Styles
  6. Conditional Formatting
  7. Applying & Editing Conditional Formatting Rules
Chapter 8 A PICTURE IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS (38 min)

  1. Getting In-Cell Summaries with Sparklines
  2. Creating Charts
  3. Modifying Chart Design
  4. Working with Chart Layout & Format
  5. Saving & Using a Chart Template
Chapter 9 THE SIMPLICITY OF TABLES (54 min)

  1. Converting Data Ranges to Tables
  2. Modifying Table Formatting
  3. Working with Table Records
  4. Using Table Calculations
  5. Sorting Data
  6. Creating Custom Lists
  7. Filtering Data
Chapter 10 MANAGING THE EXCEL ENVIRONMENT (20 min)

  1. Configuring Excel Options
  2. Adjusting the View
  3. Controlling Excel Windows
Chapter 11 PREPARING FILES FOR DISTRIBUTION (23 min)

  1. Print Area, Print Titles & Sheet Options
  2. Renaming Sheets & Adding Headers/Footers
  3. Printing Worksheets
  4. Credits

Presenter Info

Erin A. Olsen

 Erin A. Olsen has been spreading her enthusiasm and vision for the power of desktop technology since 1994 to more than 37,000 people in seven countries. Since founding PCKeys Technology Solutions, she has authored more than 36 CBT titles, developed hundreds of courses and effectively presented to thousands. When Erin started her technology career, the PC was fairly new. Windows 3.1 was just coming out so she had to find ways to explain this new technical environment in terms non-technical people could understand. Her illustrations and explanations did and continue to do so today in fundamental to advanced topics. Erin combines her formal education in information technology and education with an emphasis in instructional design and technology (B.I.T., M.Ed.), with her technical expertise, real-world experience and understanding of adult learning to present these technical topics in an easy-to-understand, easy-to-apply and fun manner using relatable examples and analogies. Erin’s unique combination of personality and skills allow her to provide an enhanced learning experience for all that is effective, engaging and memorable.