Microsoft Excel 2016 – Basic

Course Code: ASKEB6

Microsoft Excel 2016 – Basic

Microsoft Excel 2016 Basic course is suitable for someone who is new to this application or needs a structured training. Excel is a powerful spreadsheet program that allows quick and accurate numerical calculations and helps make data look sharp and professional. Why is it so important to learn Excel? It is because almost every organisation across all industries are using the Excel to boost productivity and improve quality of work. Many different job roles require some knowledge Excel as this is an industry standard software now.

The uses for Excel are limitless: businesses use Excel for creating financial reports, manufacturing plant use Excel for statistical analysis on the inventory, and families use Excel to help manage their family expenses or investment portfolios. Hence, Excel is a surviving skills needed for everyone in the working world now.

Microsoft Excel 2016 - Basic

Some of the topics includes :-

  • Use of Autofill and Autofill option
  • Enter Formulas such as Sum, Count, Average, Min and Max
  • Understand the use of Absolute and Relative References
  • Finding and Replacing Content & Formats
  • Managing of worksheets
  • Protection of Workbook, Worksheets and Files
  • Use of Window views to view multiple work files
  • Use of Freeze panes to view long records
  • Apply Conditional Formatting
  • Managing Page setup and Printing
  • Sorting and Filtering
  • Introduction to create simple charts

This course is designed for participants who want to gain the necessary skills to kick-start with the use of Spreadsheet. In completion of this course, you may want to further build on knowledge by attending 2 days of Microsoft Excel 2016 – Intermediate course.

If you are looking for highly funded WSQ Skillsfuture Approved Spreadsheet course, you may want to attend 16hrs – ICDL Perform Spreadsheet Functions.

SDF Subsidy & Skillsfuture credit eligible.

  • Course Dates and Venue

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

    Microsoft Excel 2016 - BasicJTC Summit12-1309-1017-1807-0804-0504-05
    Mountbatten Square08-0916-1714-1511-1201-0201-02

    September 2015

  • Program Fundamentals

    • Starting Excel 2016
    • Understanding the Excel Program Screen
    • Giving Commands
    • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
    • Using Command Shortcuts
    • Creating a New Workbook
    • Open, Save & Close a Workbook
    • Using Help & Exiting Excel

    Getting Started with Worksheets

    • Navigating a Worksheet
    • Entering Labels and Values
    • Selecting a Cell Range and Entering Data in a Cell Range
    • Entering Content Automatically
    • Overview of Formulas and Cell References
    • Entering Formulas
    • Formulas with Multiple Operators
    • Referencing External Data

    Editing a Worksheet

    • Editing Cell Contents
    • Copying and Moving Cells
    • Controlling How Cell Are Moved or Copied
    • Collecting Items to Move or Copy
    • Checking Spelling
    • Using and Customizing AutoCorrect
    • Insert Cells, Rows, and Columns
    • Delete Cells, Rows, and Columns
    • Using Undo and Redo
    • Finding and Replacing Content
    • Finding and Replacing Formatting
    • Adding Comments to Cells

    Formatting a Worksheet

    • Formatting Text
    • Formatting Values
    • Adjusting Row Height and Column Width
    • Working with Cell Alignment
    • Adding Cell Borders and Background Colors
    • Copying Formatting
    • Applying and Removing Cell Styles
    • Creating and Modifying Cell Styles
    • Using Document Themes
    • Applying Conditional Formatting

    Managing Workbooks and Print layout

    • Using Workbook Views
    • Select & Switch Between Worksheets
    • Insert & Delete Worksheets
    • Rename, Move & Copy Worksheets
    • Splitting and Freezing a Window
    • Working with Multiple Workbook Windows
    • Creating Headers and Footers
    • Hiding Rows, Columns, Worksheets
    • Previewing & Printings a Worksheet
    • Setting the Print Area
    • Adjusting Page Margins and Orientation
    • Adding Print Titles, Gridlines, Headings
    • Adjusting Paper Size and Print Scale
    • Printing a Selection, Multiple Worksheets, and Workbooks
    • Creating a Template
    • Protecting a Workbook
    • Protecting 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 2016 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 2016 – 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: Individuals who are required to do data entry, and to keep collective data.

  • “Trainer Alaster is cooperative and approachable.” – (19-20 Oct 2017)

    “Everything is good – I have learned a lot.Trainer Alaster is very patient. He answered to all my questions with steps.” – (17-18 Aug 2017)

    “Gain knowledge. Learn more function on Excel. Go extra mile to teach extra function.” – (17-18 Aug 2017)

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$353.10 per participant (Inc. GST)

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