Quick Look Course Summary:Excel 2007 Essentials Course
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  • Length: 1 day(s)

  • Price: 1 Person R 3,982.50 EX VAT 3 Person R 2,509.17 EX VAT 10 Person R 1,795.98 EX VAT

  • Certification Type: Non-Accredited

  • Locations & Venues: Off-site or in-house. We train in all major city centres throughout South Africa.

Excel 2007 Essentials Course: Introduction

Our essentials course for users who need to be able to use and understand EXCEL 2007, this course will teach participants all the advanced features and functions and also show you how 2007 is compatible with later versions.

Excel 2007 Essentials Course :Course Outline

You get your first look at Excel and all you see are little blocks, rows upon rows and column upon column. You feel something beginning in the pit of your stomach and you remonstrate with yourself: You are sure you have bitten off more than you can chew this time. Stop. Breathe slowly. Relax – it’s not half as intimidating as you initially think. Welcome to the workshop on Excel 2007 – Essentials. Excel is a spreadsheet application, this is where you would create, maintain and manage your household budget. In a working environment excel can be used across the board from human resources to accounting and credit control. Excel is used to analyse numbers, keep track of data and present information in a spreadsheet. As this is the Essentials workshop we strongly advise participants to attend the Advanced workshop on Excel 2007 for a fully rounded learning experience. As always, this is a practical workshop where participants will practice what they learn on computers, we also provide learners with a pre workshop review form to enable the trainer to see what functions of excel students are already using and what aspects they wish to learn or know more about. Excel 2007 has a new interface and larger worksheet and workbook sizes. It also has powerful tools to help you format your data into usable information. Some of the objectives of the Essentials workshop are: To differentiate between worksheets, workbooks, rows, columns and cells; enter values and labels; use and copy formulas; learn the basic functions and format text and numbers. If you have used Excel before, you will notice the change in the interface, all the menus and toolbars have been replaced with a ribbon interface, each tab on the ribbon contain selections, commands and features. The screen tip provides information about the selection. A worksheet is a collection of cells, text, data and calculations are entered into these cells. TIP: Choosing the proper format to save your file: Click the Office button and then select Save As. To save in Excel format, choose Excel workshop, if you need the file to be accessible in previous formats, choose Excel 97-2003 Workbook. Use Control + S to quick save and to save as a PDF, add the PDF add-in and save. Our workshop begins with learning how to create a worksheet and enter data. Worksheets are created with a purpose, usually for numbers. Sometimes text is entered and a useful command for text to keep the column alignment is to wrap the text. We take a moment to explain the new format as well. Most of the workshop focuses on building formulas which is the backbone of Excel, we will also teach participants to edit and copy formulas. The next part of the workshop focuses on using the functions of Excel and students will learn the basic Excel functions. We end off our workshop with some time saving tools and formatting.

1. Setting Up a Workbook
Creating Workbooks
Terminology
Excel Environment
Customising Quick Access Toolbar
Creating a New Workbook
Entering Data into Workbook
Saving a workbook
Open a workbook
Zoom
Insert a new worksheet
Renaming a new worksheet
Changing the tab colour of worksheet
Rearranging the order of worksheets
Move or Copy worksheets
Hide or Unhide Worksheets
Switch windows

Modifying Workbooks and Worksheets
Changing column widths and row heights
Insert Columns or Rows
Delete Columns or Rows
Hide or Unhide columns or rows
Insert Cells
Moving Data by dragging

Customising Excel 2010
Arranging multiple workbook windows.
Customising the ribbon
Minimising the ribbon

2. Working with Data and Excel Tables
Entering Data
Copy, Cut and Paste
Pick from drop down list
Find and Replace data
Spell Check
Thesaurus
Defining an Excel Table
Format as table
Table design
Basic Formulas
How to create a basic formula
Operators
Copy formula down
Absolute cell reference
Basic Functions
Insert a function
Autosum, sum, min, max and average

3. Changing Workbook Appearance
Format Cells
Changing Font, Font size and Font Colour
Borders
Bolt, Italic and Underline
Fill Colour
Themes
Format Numbers as percentage, currency and general
Insert a Picture
Picture Styles, remove background, picture effects
Insert Background

4. Printing
Inserting Headers and Footers
Print Preview
Page Setup
Page break preview
Print active worksheets
Print entire workbook
Print Selection
Print titles
Set Print area
Centre data on page

Excel 2007 Essentials Course: Course Duration

1 day/s

Who should attend: Excel 2007 Essentials Course

This course is intended for novice users of Microsoft Excel.

**Quote does not include Any Exam Fees (if applicable)

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