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Microsoft Excel – Beginners

Course details

Start Date

6 September 2021

CPD Points

4

Cost

£195

Length

Half day (09:00-13:00)

Location

GTA University Centre

Course Overview

This half-day course is designed to assist those wishing to learn the basic functions of Microsoft Excel. You will learn how to create calculations and graphs, as well as getting to grips with formatting.

Course Content

  • Introduction to Spreadsheets
  • The Excel Workspace
  • Formatting, copying and moving Worksheets and formatting cells, rows and columns
  • Simple arithmetic calculations including working with percentages
  • Creating and editing basic formulas using logical operators i.e. +, -, / and *
  • Inputting data and automatic formatting and functionality
  • Moving and copying Data
  • Understanding a 'series' of data and Autofill function
  • Understanding how a formula is entered and constructed
  • Formatting numbers, text and cells
  • Using the =SUM() and =ROUND() functions
  • Understanding Print and Print Preview, scaling output and how to set and clear a Print Area


Course Benefits

This course will equip you with a sound beginners level knowledge of Excel and is the first of our Excel series, the others being Excel Intermediate, Excel Advanced and Excel – An Introduction to Macros and VBA (Visual Basic).

Next Steps

If you would like to book a place on this course please click on the ‘Book Course’ button to the right of this page and login or register for a user account to complete your booking(s). Any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected] or call us on 01481 721555.

If no date is scheduled for this course at the present time please click on the ‘Register Interest’ button and login or register for a user account so that we can add you to our course interest register. This register allows us to contact our tutors and finalise dates for a course as soon as we have a few people who have expressed their interest, so the more delegates who register their interest, the sooner we can schedule a particular course.

Course Tutor

  • Jacqui Ward

    Jacqui Ward is the proprietor and trainer of JW Training, specialising in providing Microsoft application training and business consultancy.

    Jacqui is a qualified PRINCE 2 Project Manager and freelance computer software trainer with over 25 years’ experience both in Guernsey and the UK. She has delivered packaged and bespoke training on a corporate, group or one-to-one basis for a variety of major financial companies, the States of Guernsey, Guernsey Electricity and quarterly Excel sessions for the GTA to name just a few.
    In previous roles Jacqui has worked as both a marketing director for an international merchant bank and as an IT business solutions manager. Delegate feedback is consistently high, emphasising Jacqui’s ability to draw on her vast experience to deliver training which is targeted on user requirements in her relaxed, friendly and focused style.

Testimonials

    Jacqui was friendly, approachable and knowledgeable.

    Rachel B

Jacqui was friendly, approachable and knowledgeable.

Rachel B

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