Excel Beginning 1: Your First Worksheets

at Accelerate Computer Training - Long Beach

Course Details
$119 4 seats left
Start Date:
Long Beach, Other Suburbs/Cities
200 Pine Ave Ste 280
Btwn E 3rd St & E Broadway
Long Beach, California 90802
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 5
Teacher: Tim Jones

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this excel class:

This three-hour session for Windows and Mac users introduces you to Excel’s interface and fundamental capabilities. By the end of the session, you will be easily getting around in Excel’s Ribbon-based interface, able to enter and edit labels, values and dates, extend series of dates and months, cut and paste entries, insert and delete cells and sheets, and set print attributes like headers and footers, print area and print titles.

Course Outline

Introduction to Excel:

  • what can I do with Excel?
  • learning the Ribbon-based interface
  • selecting cells in a worksheet
  • controlling your view of a worksheet
  • zooming and switching views
  • closing a workbook and exiting Excel

Making Entries:

  • creating a new workbook
  • entering labels and values
  • switching between worksheets
  • entering dates and months
  • extending a series of dates or months
  • editing and clearing entries
  • undoing mistakes
  • moving and copying entries

Performing Calculations:

  • using the SUM function
  • using the Average function
  • writing a custom math formula
  • performing math with dates
  • referencing cells on other worksheets
  • duplicating formulas into neighboring cells
  • absolute vs. relative referencing
  • changing referencing style

Audience: This class is ideally suited for people with at least basic computing skills, such as using a mouse and opening and closing windows. Typing skills are helpful, but no spreadsheet experience is required.

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Refund Policy

Note: This provider has a temporary cancellation policy for COVID-19 related cancellations which is as follows:

Cancellations made 3 or more days in advance will receive a full credit for a rescheduled date with this provider   


Original cancellation policy (non-COVID-19):

You may cancel or reschedule a class registration at least seven days prior to the class without incurring any penalty. After seven days, we may charge a penalty of up to 100% of the registration cost.


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Do we bring our own laptops and excel should be installed?
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Hi Anita! Computers are provided for this course. Hope this helps.
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Reviews of Classes at Accelerate Computer Training (32)

(32 Reviews)
Excel Beginning 1: Your First Worksheets
Reviewed by Suzie K. on 8/16/2021
This class was amazing!! I loved this class. The instructor, Tim, is incredible, very knowledgeable, and very easy to understand. After the session, I felt so confident, and I did my own expense report myself. I will definitely recommend this class to anyone looking for training courses!!
Excel Beginning 1: Your First Worksheets
Reviewed by Claudia S. on 3/2/2020
Class was great, nice office and Sue was very informative and patient. Loved the class, thank you so much!
Excel Beginning 1: Your First Worksheets
Reviewed by Anonymous on 2/23/2019
Great teacher, great glass, excellent facilities
Excel Beginning 1: Your First Worksheets
Reviewed by Claire G. on 7/27/2018
Excel Beginning 1: Your First Worksheets
Reviewed by Dixie D. on 9/29/2017
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