Prerequisite: General knowledge and experience with computers is suggested, but not required.
This course is designed for people who have limited knowledge of Microsoft Excel. Students will begin the course with an introduction to Excel – a spreadsheet building application that will enable the user to create spreadsheets for personal and business use. Students will cover introductory topics, such as changing the appearance of and organizing a worksheet. Students will also cover how to work with multiple worksheets, borders and shading to enhance information, build a chart successfully, use filtering and sorting tools, and much more. This will be accomplished through hands-on instructions, followed by projects which will be given during class time to reinforce understanding of all concepts. (Students should purchase and bring a flash drive, if they would like to save their work to bring home, a USB flash drive, 4 GB will do. Approximate cost is about $10 and can be found at Staples, WalMart, etc.)Required Text: Microsoft Excel 2013 Simplified, by Paul McFedries, Wiley Publishing, Inc. - ISBN 978-1-118-50542-7 (New or Used) Class is limited to 12 students. 3 weeks/9 hours