Microsoft Excel - Getting Started with Spreadsheet


Microsoft Excel - Getting Started with Spreadsheet

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Discover in this course, the latest version of Microsoft Excel. Make your job easier with value formatting features and table management. Some features will save you a significant amount of time in using this data management tool.

Session Theme: Microsoft Excel

Target Audience: Users who want to learn the basics of using a spreadsheet tool

Startup Level: Beginner

Prerequisite: Master independently the basic uses of computer navigation and the uses of your computer

Means and Methods:

  • The session is carried out remotely with a virtual classroom tool
  • Live interaction with a trainer enabling participants to ask questions
  • Additional videos can complete the course

Objectives: At the end of this course you will be able to create simple data tables using formulas with a quick layout


  • Learn how to use Microsoft Excel spreadsheet tool
  • Identify the positioning of the tool: What is it used for?

Course Outline:

  • Microsoft Excel, what is the purpose?
  • Interface and vocabulary
  • Managing workbook sheets
  • Navigating a document
  • Autoformatting
  • Customizing options and views
  • Print and save

Context Elements:

It is no longer quite common to introduce Microsoft's flagship tool that is the Excel spreadsheet, but the table processing solution has continued to evolve over the years.

Through an advanced search for the uses of the tool, Microsoft has made the interface more accessible and the functionalities even richer. For a simple table as for an exploitation of large data,  Microsoft Excel has kept  its computational, processing and formatting capabilities advanced.

As much as the interface makes it easy to find its landmarks, such as the formula bar, the gridlines of columns and rows as well as the tabs, the logic of the navigation ribbon has been redesigned to be more logical:  from left to right, you will find the categories of features that are from the most used to the least used.

To familiarize yourself with this tool is to guarantee a maintenance of efficiency in the basic uses of Microsoft Excel, while discovering how to save time!