To sign up for this course, you are required to have already taken the prerequisite classes, or be proficient in the material they cover (as described below).
In order to fairly provide the best training to other students, the instructor may not be able to spend time covering material from previous classes beyond a basic refresher.
By signing up for this class, you agree that you are already familiar with the following:
Microsoft Office Excel 2010: Level 2
This course builds on the skills and concepts taught in Excel 2010: Level 1. Students will learn how to use multiple worksheets and workbooks efficiently, and they will start working with more advanced formatting options including styles, themes, and backgrounds. They will also learn how to create outlines and subtotals, how to create and apply cell names, and how to work with tables. Students will save workbooks as Web pages, insert and edit hyperlinks, and learn to share workbooks by email. This course also covers advanced charting techniques, use of trendlines and sparklines, worksheet auditing and protection, file sharing and merging, and workbook templates. Finally, students will learn to work with PivotTables and PivotCharts.
Microsoft Office Excel 2010: Level 1
This course teaches the basic functions and features of Excel 2010. After an introduction to spreadsheet terminology and Excel's window components, students will learn how to use the Help system and navigate worksheets and workbooks. Then they will enter and edit text, values, formulas, and pictures, and they will save workbooks in various formats. Students will also move and copy data, learn about absolute and relative references, and work with ranges, rows, and columns. This course also covers simple functions, basic formatting techniques, and printing. Finally, students will create and modify charts, and learn how to manage large workbooks.
Students enrolling into Basic Excel should have experience with Windows 7 Operating System environment OR have taken Computer Foundations and Introducing Windows. It is strongly suggested to have taken Word 2010: Level 1 before Excel to gain familiarity with the Office ribbon and basic commands of the Office interface.
If you feel that your current level of training does not meet these requirements, we urge you to sign up for Microsoft Office Excel 2010: Level 2
, Microsoft Office Excel 2010: Level 1
, and/or our Computer Foundations
Students must be 16 or older to attend. First consideration given to Louisiana residents.