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Microsoft Excel 2016 Introduction

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You will create and edit basic Microsoft Excel 2016 / 365 worksheets and workbooks.
Target Audience
This course is designed for those who wish to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format and print basic Microsoft Excel 2016 / 365 worksheets.
This course is suitable for users of Microsoft Excel 2016 or 365 subscription editions.

Learning Objectives

  • Get started with Excel 2016 / 365
  • Create a basic worksheet
  • Modify a workbook
  • Use formulas and functions
  • Format an Excel worksheet
  • Manage worksheets and workbooks
  • Set up printing options


  • Use a mouse

  • Type and use a keyboard

  • Navigate through Windows files and folders

  • Work with windows - minimise, maximise, open and close

Course Content

Module 1: Getting Started with Excel 2016

• Excel and the Excel Environment

• Navigate and Select in Worksheets

• Create a Basic Workbook

• Open, Save and Close Workbooks

• Use Microsoft Help

Module 2: Modifying a Workbook

• Cut, Copy and Paste Commands

• Flash Fill

• AutoFill Options

• Find and Replace

• Spelling

• Undo and Redo

• Insert and Delete Options

• Column Width and Row Height

• Hide and Unhide Options

Module 3: Using Formulas and Functions

• Create Relative Formulas

• AutoCalculate

• Insert Functions

• Use AutoSum

• Copy Formulas

• Create Absolute Formulas

Module 4: Formatting an Excel Worksheet

• Font Group

• Add Borders and Fill Colours

• Cell Alignment

• Number Formatting

• Cell Styles and Galleries

Module 5: Managing Worksheets and Workbooks

• Manage Worksheets

• Freeze Rows and Columns

• View Options for Worksheets and Workbooks

Module 6: Printing Options

• Print Preview

• Print Worksheets and Workbooks

• Page Setup

• Print Titles

• Page Layout View

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