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SAT Saturday Class
  • February 7
    1 day, 8:00 AM PST - 3:30 PM PST
    Presented by Chris Murphy
    Online via Zoom
    $350.00 per person
  • March 4
    1 day, 8:00 AM PST - 3:30 PM PST
    Presented by Michel Wakim
    Online via Zoom
    $350.00 per person
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This course provides the basic concepts and skills to start being productive with Microsoft Excel: How to create, save, share, and print worksheets that contain various kinds of calculations and formatting.

Excel Essentials

  • Identifying Parts of the Screen
  • The Ribbon
  • Opening/Creating a Workbook
  • Selection Techniques
  • Entering Data
  • Quickly Adjusting Column Width
  • Finishing a Workbook

Performing Basic Calculations

  • Creating Simple Formulas
  • Using Functions - SUM, AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, COUNT
  • Learning Function Syntax with PMT
  • Using the AutoSum Button
  • Editing Data on the Worksheet
  • Clearing the Contents from a Cell or Range
  • Defining Relative, Mixed, and Absolute References
  • Copying Formulas

Managing the Worksheet

  • Navigating in a Worksheet
  • Changing the Worksheet Structure
  • Deleting Cells, Rows, and Columns

Formatting a Worksheet

  • Moving and Copying Data
  • Using AutoFill
  • Changing the Appearance of Data
  • Changing Row Height
  • Formatting Numbers, Text, and Dates

Adding Enhancements

  • Aligning Data in Cells
  • Merging and Centering Cells
  • Rotating and Indenting Text
  • Adding Borders and Shading
  • Adding Graphic Elements

Printing a Worksheet/Workbook

  • Printing the Worksheet
  • Working with Headers and Footers
  • Using Advanced Printing Techniques
  • Aligning the Printout
  • Fitting a Document onto a Desired Number of Pages
  • Working with Page Breaks
  • Repeat Title Rows on Each Page


The course assumes you know how to use a computer and that you're familiar with Microsoft Windows. It does not assume that you've used a different version of Excel or another spreadsheet program before. 

Who should attend?

Those who want to accomplish basic workplace tasks in Excel, or if you want to have a solid foundation for continuing on to become an Excel expert.