Spreadsheets Course

This Spreadsheet course covers the essential topics relating to using a spreadsheet application for everyday use. It's suitable for complete beginners. 

By the end of this course you will be able to work with spreadsheets and save them in different file formats. Use the Help facility. Enter data into cells and use good practice in creating lists. Select, copy, sort and move and delete data. Copy, move, delete and rename worksheets. Create mathematical and logical formulas. Format numbers. Choose create and format charts. Lastly you will learn how to adjust page settings before committing to printing. 

Estimated Course duration is 2 - 3 hours. Each lesson take on average 3-5 minutes to complete.

Course Content

Using the Application

MS Excel Environment
Backstage View
Creating New Workbooks
Opening and Closing Workbooks
Saving and Updating Workbooks
Saving Workbooks as Templates
File Formats
Switching between Workbooks
Available Help Functions


Entering Text and Values
Selecting Ranges
Using Undo/Redo
Searching and Replacing Content
Sorting Cell Ranges
Copying and Moving Cell Contents

Managing Worksheets

Inserting Columns and Rows
Deleting Columns and Rows
Modifying Columns and Rows
Modifying Worksheets
Freezing Panes

Formulas and Functions

Order of Calculation
Creating Formulas
Relative and Absolute Cell Referencing
Sum Function
Average Function
Min and Max Functions
Count Function
Round Function
IF Function


Formatting Numbers
Formatting Font Size and Type
Cell Contents Formatting
Format Painter
Text Wrapping
Aligning Cell Contents
Cell Content Orientation
Merging Cells


Creating Column Charts
Creating Bar Charts
Creating Line Charts
Creating Pie Charts
Editing Charts
Formatting Charts

Prepare Outputs

Page Setup
Headers and Footers
Print Set-Up
Previewing and Printing
Printing Workbooks
Printing Selected Ranges