Microsoft Excel 2013 – Basic

Course Code: ASKEB3

Course Objective – Microsoft Excel 2013 – Basic

Microsoft Excel 2013 - Basic
Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet program that allows quick and accurate numerical calculations and helps make data look sharp and professional. The uses for Excel are limitless: businesses use Excel for creating financial reports, scientists use Excel for statistical analysis, and families use Excel to help manage their investment portfolios.

Microsoft Excel 2013 has gone through a major redesign from 2010 or earlier. Much of the program’s functionality is the same, but a completely new user interface and many new features have been added to make using Excel more efficient.

The newly added features include:

  • Customizable Ribbon
  • Backstage View
  • Workbook Management
  • Paste with Live Preview
  • More Themes and Styles
  • Improved Picture-Editing Tools
  • Accessibility Checker
  • Language Tools
  • Better Conditional Formatting
  • Improved Charts
  • Improved PivotTables
  • Improved Functions
  • Improved Filtering
  • Equations in text boxes

In completion of this course, you may further build on your Excel knowledge by registering for Microsoft Excel 2013 – Intermediate

  • Course Dates and Venue

    Course Duration: 2 day (16 hours): 9:00am – 5:00pm

    Microsoft Excel 2013 - BasicThe JTC Summit
    Mountbatten Square

    September 2015

  • Program Fundamentals

    • Understanding the Excel Program Screen
    • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

    Getting Started with Worksheets

    • Selecting a Cell Range and Entering Data in a Cell Range
    • Overview of Formulas and Cell References
    • Entering Formulas & With Multiple Operators
    • AutoFill and Options
    • Referencing External Data

    Editing a Worksheet

    • Copying and Moving Cells
    • Check Spelling
    • Using and Customizing AutoCorrect
    • Insert &Delete Cells, Rows, and Columns
    • Finding and Replacing Content & Formats
    • Adding Comments to Cells

    Formatting a Worksheet

    • Formatting Text & Values
    • Adjusting Row Height and Column Width
    • Cell Alignment, Borders & Colors
    • Copying Formatting
    • Apply, Remove, Create & Modify Cell Styles
    • Applying Conditional Formatting

    Managing Workbooks and Print layout

    • Insert, Delete, Rename, Move & Copy Worksheets
    • Splitting and Freezing a Window
    • Working with Multiple Workbook Windows
    • Creating Headers and Footers
    • Set Print Area and Print Titles
    • Adjusting Paper Size and Print Scale
    • Protecting a Workbook and Worksheets

    Working with Data Ranges

    • Sorting by One Column
    • Sorting by Colors or Icons
    • Sorting by Multiple Columns
    • Filtering Data

    Introduction to Charts

    • Choosing and Selecting the Source Data
    • Choosing the Right Chart
    • Changing Chart Layout and Style
    • Changing Chart Type
  • Microsoft Excel 2013 is suited for beginners with basic knowledge of computer and windows. Individuals who would like to ascertain the skills on storing and retrieving numeric data are encouraged to take up Microsoft Excel 2013 – Basic course. In addition, with the skills on Excel spreadsheet, it will help individuals to do his or her reports more efficiently and accurately.

    User: This course is most suitable for Account Executive, Admin Executive, and HR personnel who deals with number reporting. It allows them to managed worksheets, creates charts, does calculations to manage reports such as inventory listing, payrolls, invoices, payment and product pricing.

  • “Learning how to plot bar charts and the different graphs. Exercises at the end of the course were the most useful part of the course. The Trainer, Alaster is very patient and he gives a clear explanation of the topics that he has taught. He is also well-prepared and competent to teach the course” – (19-20 Oct 2017)

    “Presentation good, clear and precise.” – Yeo Peng Teck Peter; NEA, North East RO (03-04 Aug 2017)

    “I’ve learned a lot from this course, especially ‘security’. The trainer was very experienced and patient. Very helpful. “ – Zainal Bin Mohamed Nani; NEA, North West RO (03-04 Aug 2017)

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