Microsoft Excel 2010: Basic

This instructor-led course teaches the basic functions and features of Excel 2010. After an introduction to spreadsheet terminology and Excel's window components, course covers how to use the Help system and navigate worksheets and workbooks. Course demonstrates how to enter and edit text, values, formulas, and pictures, and save workbooks in various formats. The course covers subjects such as how to move and copy data, learn about absolute and relative references, and work with ranges, rows, and columns. This course also covers simple functions, basic formatting techniques, and printing.You will explore how to create and modify charts, and learn how to manage large workbooks.

Margaret Saunders

msaunders 214x160Margaret received an Associate Degree from Howard College and a BBA from Texas Tech University.  She worked part-time throughout college and full-time as secretary to the Chief Accountant of the City of Lubbock for one year.  She then taught  business classes at Estacado High School in Lubbock and at Sam Houston High School in Arlington.  While living in California, she taught business classes at Heald Business College and then at Odessa College upon returning to Texas.  She got her Master's Degree from UTPB in Counseling. She finished her teaching career at Robert E. Lee High School in Midland--retiring from there in 2004.  She began teaching Microsoft Office classes for the Continuing Ed and Workforce Training Departments at Midland College in the Fall of 2004. In addition to teaching at Midland College, she also works part-time as a Data Specialist at the ATC.

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  • Unit 1: Getting started
    • Topic A: Spreadsheet terminology
    • Topic B: The Excel environment
    • Topic C: Getting help
    • Topic D: Navigating a worksheet
  • Unit 2: Entering and editing data
    • Topic A: Entering and editing text and values
    • Topic B: Entering and editing formulas
    • Topic C: Working with pictures
    • Topic D: Saving and updating workbooks
  • Unit 3: Modifying a worksheet
    • Topic A: Moving and copying data
    • Topic B: Moving and copying formulas
    • Topic C: Absolute and relative references
    • Topic D: Inserting and deleting ranges, rows, and columns
  • Unit 4: Using functions 
    • Topic A: Entering functions
    • Topic B: AutoSum
    • Topic C: Other common functions
  • Unit 5: Formatting 
    • Topic A: Text formatting 
    • Topic B: Row and column formatting 
    • Topic C: Number formatting 
    • Topic D: Conditional formatting
    • Topic E: Additional formatting options 
  • Unit 6: Printing
    • Topic A: Preparing to print
    • Topic B: Page Setup options
    • Topic C: Printing worksheets
  • Unit 7: Charts 
    • Topic A: Chart basics
    • Topic B: Formatting charts
  • Unit 8: Managing large workbooks
    • Topic A: Viewing large worksheets
    • Topic B: Printing large worksheets
    • Topic C: Working with multiple worksheets 
  • Unit 9: Graphics and screenshots
    • Topic A: Conditional formatting with graphics
    • Topic B: SmartArt graphics
    • Topic C: Screenshots


XE01131Q Nov 19 - 21 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tue,Thu  $149.00
($154.00 out-of-state)
8.0 Hours