Basic Excel

Excel with Business

Programme Description

Basic Excel

Excel with Business



This online course contains four hours of basic Excel training split across-22 modules. If you’re new to Excel or have limited knowledge of Excel, this course is for you.

In this course you will learn:

  • Data entry
  • Text and number formats
  • Basic mathematical functions (SUM, AVERAGE)
  • Editing skills, including Flash Fill
  • Basic data analysis skills through sorting and filtering.
  • Printing spreadsheets

Already know some of those things? No problem, this course uses Filtered technology to strip away any Microsoft Excel content you may already have. This makes it easier and quicker for you to learn parts of Excel that are most relevant to you.

Version: Excel 2013 used in examples but applicable across all PC Excel versions

If you are not 100% happy with your EwB course, you have 30 days to exchange or refund.


Section 1: Basic Skills
  • Unit 1.1 - Excel Introduction
  • Unit 1.2 - The Excel Interface
  • Unit 1.3 - Accessing and Saving Files
  • Unit 1.4 - Read and Enter Data
Section 2: Efficiency of Use
  • Unit 2.1 - Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Unit 2.2 - Editing
Section 3: Data Analysis
  • Unit 3.1 - Basic Arithmetic
  • Unit 3.2 - Sorting and Filtering
Section 4: Presentation
  • Unit 4.1 - Setup and Printing

About the author

Simon Hurst, Accountant

Simon Hurst is a Chartered Accountant and has been involved in computer software for 26 years during which he has provided a wide range of training services to professionals of all levels. His expertise lies in all the main Microsoft applications: Access, Word, PowerPoint and Excel, about which he speaks frequently at conferences. He is also a prolific writer and published Excel author, contributing Excel articles to many websites and publications.

Simon has been running hands-on Excel training courses for over 20 years, dealing with all aspects of Excel from basic competence to advanced data analysis. He is able to bring these years of practical experience to our Advanced Excel course, ensuring that the course explains advanced concepts clearly and concisely, and with real, practical applications and even the occasional joke.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 9, 2017
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