Microsoft Excel Introductory

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet programme which supports the creation of financial, statistical and other reports using formulae and functions.

What You Study

Microsoft Excel is enormously powerful and flexible and has a reputation as the most widely used spreadsheet application. Very few users venture beyond the basics and therefore do not exploit the benefits of this formidable application.

Microsoft Excel can be delivered to introductory, intermediate and advanced level. Each level is scheduled into a 1-day programme which is trainer led.

This course will cover the following topics:

Introductory Level:

  • Understand the principles of a Worksheet and Workbook
  • Create, edit, save and retrieve spreadsheets
  • Copy and move data
  • Construct formulae and use functions
  • Format text and numbers

Intermediate Level:

  • Link formulae and use more functions
  • Work with multiple worksheets and workbooks
  • Consolidate data
  • Create and customise charts
  • Create hyperlinks

Advanced Level:

  • Use the Group feature
  • Protect workbooks, worksheets, cell ranges, add/remove a password
  • Understand, apply, modify, create styles
  • Use linking formulas
  • Understand and use data consolidation
  • Use advanced functions
  • Understand, manage and create a scenario manager

As well as being open to any individual, this course can be delivered:

  • to meet individual company requirements
  • to company housestyles and templates
  • within company premises
  • specifically to a group or team of staff

Duration and Attendance

This one day short course is delivered at Carnegie Conference Centre.


£185 per level

Includes all course materials, refreshments and a 2 course lunch.

Entry Requirements

As a working knowledge of the full range of ICT packages is becoming a core competence within any workforce, this programme would be suitable for anyone who works with or manipulates data at any level within an organisation

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