Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2013
Course Number: 897814
Course Code: Online
Note: This course is not suitable for Macintosh users, users of older versions of Microsoft Excel, or users of OpenOffice. “Starter Version” and “Web App” versions of Microsoft Excel 2013 will not work with the full version of Excel taught in this course.
Do you work with numbers? Then you need to master Microsoft Excel 2013—and this is the place to do it. Even “non-techie” beginners will find it easy to learn Excel in this fun, step-by-step online course. These lessons will teach you dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. You’ll also learn the secrets behind writing powerful mathematical formulas and discover how to use the function wizard to quickly and automatically calculate statistics, loan payments, future value, and more. In addition, you’ll get tips on sorting and analyzing data, designing custom charts and graphs, creating three-dimensional workbooks, building links between files, endowing your worksheets with decision-making capabilities, and automating frequently-repeated tasks with macros and buttons. This informative course covers the new Quick Analysis, Flash Fill, and charting capabilities available in Excel 2013. By the time you’re done, you’ll be using this vital Office 2013 application like a pro.
*A new section of each course starts monthly. All courses run for six weeks, with a two-week grace period at the end. Two lessons are released each week for the six-week duration of the course. You do not have to be present when lessons are released. You will have access to all lessons until the course ends.*
Microsoft Windows 7 or Microsoft Windows 8; Microsoft Excel 2013 or Microsoft Office 2013 are acceptable.
A free 30-day trial of Office 365 Home Premium may be available at (http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/try/). Then, a subscription can be purchased for as little as $9.99 per month. Please be sure to install the software on your computer before the course begins. You will need Internet access, e-mail, and the Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari, or Mozilla Firefox Web browser, and the Adobe Flash and PDF plug-ins (two free and simple downloads you obtain at http://www.adobe.com/downloads by clicking Get Adobe Flash Player and Get Adobe Reader).