Microsoft Excel: Spreadsheet Basics

This is a basic/intermediate level course for those who are mainly self-taught users of Excel and would like to improve their skills and become more proficient users.

Skills introduced:

  • Workbooks/Worksheets
    • Navigating
    • Auto-fill
    • Entering and editing cells
    • Naming cells and ranges
    • Moving and copying worksheets
    • Hiding data
    • Number formatting
    • Protecting worksheets/workbooks
  • Excel Tables
    • Creating
    • Sorting and filtering
    • Adding data
    • Themes and styles
    • Referenced formula
  • Data Validation Lists
    • Allows users to determine and limit what data can be entered in cells
  • Conditional Formatting
    • Allows cells to be automatically formatted (e.g. colour of text/cell etc.) if they meet certain criteria set by the user (e.g. over or under a set value, top 10 values etc.)
  • Formulas
    • AutoSum
    • Absolute and relative references
    • Sum(ifs)
    • Sum
    • Counta
    • Count
    • Min
    • Max
    • Average

Attendees must bring their own laptops (not Tablets) with full Microsoft Excel, version 2010 or higher.  To check version, open a spreadsheet, click on File then Account.  
Please inform the training provider if you will be bringing a Mac laptop.

This workshop is interactive and attendees will gain hands-on experience.  Raw data to work with and useful summary notes will be provided.

Limited spaces to ensure student-centred learning.

Read about the trainer here

Register to attend below.

For more information, contact Julia at,
or call 06 759 9080

Wednesday, 24th February, 2021
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
TSB Hub Hawera
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