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Excel Intermediate 1: Simple Formulas

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$129 4 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Jun 14, 8:00am - 11:00am Pacific Time

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Live Online via webmeeting
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Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 5
System Requirements:

You will need a reliable Internet connection as well as a computer or device with which you can access your virtual class. We recommend you arrive to class 5-10 minutes early to ensure you're able to set up your device and connection.

Class Delivery:

From your location live via webmeeting.

Teacher: Sue Smith

What you'll learn in this excel class:

This three-hour session for Windows and Mac users teaches you how to write formulas in Excel. You will perform calculations using functions like SUM, AVERAGE, write arithmetic formulas by hand, parse text strings with the LEFT, MID, RIGHT and SEARCH functions, and perform calculations on dates. You will use HLOOKUP and VLOOKUP to retrieve data based on matching values, and also learn when and why to use absolute referencing (like $A$4) when duplicating formulas.


This class is ideally suited for people with basic Excel skills, either from taking our Excel Beginning 1 and 2 classes or using Excel regularly for three months or more.


Using Simple Functions

  • writing formulas to sum or average values
  • writing simple arithmetic formulas
  • LEFT, MID, RIGHT and SEARCH to extract text

Math with Dates

  • understand how dates are stored
  • calculate future dates
  • calculate difference between two dates
  • using date functions like EDATE and EOMONTH

Lookup Functions

  • HLOOKUP function
  • VLOOKUP function

Copying Formulas

  • duplicate formulas into neighboring cells
  • understand relative vs. absolute referencing
  • changing referencing style
  • create and use named ranges in formulas

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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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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