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Excel Classes

Take your skills to the next level with comprehensive Excel training. In addition to introductory through advanced level courses, classes are available in Excel Charts, Formulas and Functions, PivotTables, Data Manipulation, and VBA. [More on Excel Classes]

Introduction to Excel

(Prerequisite: Introduction to Windows or equivalent experience.) Use Excel to create spreadsheets for accounting, budgeting, expense tracking, and other applications. Learn to set up and format worksheets and enter labels, values, and formulas. Discover how to select data, restrict data entry, adjust column widths, and move around the worksheet. Other topics include using simple statistical functions, editing and deleting data, moving and copying cell contents, understanding absolute and relative references, setting up worksheet pages, and printing.
Fee: $199

Excel 2010  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
G7549 Wed., Jan. 11West CountyMark Ratliff
G7571 Tues., Feb. 7West CountyHeather Vogt
G7727 Thurs., Mar. 2West CountyHeather Vogt
G7801 Mon., Apr. 3West CountyHeather Vogt
Excel 2013  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
G7633 Wed., Jan. 25West CountyMark Ratliff
G7731 Tues., Mar. 7West CountyMark Ratliff

Intermediate Applications of Excel

(Prerequisite: Introduction to Excel or equivalent experience. You should know how to create formulas using the formula bar and understand absolute and relative references.) Learn to design effective spreadsheets that others can use and interpret easily. Practice applying effective design techniques, including naming cells, protecting cells, and making your spreadsheets easy to read. Additional topics include working with multiple worksheets, creating templates, rounding data, using conditional functions, and applying conditional formatting.
Fee: $199

Excel 2010  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
G7550 Tues., Jan. 17West CountyMark Ratliff
G7572 Wed., Feb. 15West CountyHeather Vogt
G7728 Thurs., Mar. 9West CountyHeather Vogt
G7802 Mon., Apr. 10West CountyHeather Vogt
Excel 2013  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
G7634 Mon., Jan. 30West CountyMark Ratliff
G7732 Tues., Mar. 14West CountyMark Ratliff

Advanced Applications of Excel

(Prerequisite: Intermediate Applications of Excel or equivalent experience.) Learn advanced functions and database management techniques, including sorting and filtering data, using database statistical functions. Get the most out of your Excel applications by linking data between worksheets and workbooks. Other topics include using lookup tables and performing what-if analysis using Goal Seek and scenarios.
Fee: $199

Excel 2010  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
G7551 Fri., Jan. 27West CountyMark Ratliff
G7573 Tues., Feb. 21West CountyMark Ratliff
G7729 Wed., Mar. 15West CountyMark Ratliff
G7803 Tues., Apr. 18West CountyNancy Haupt
Excel 2013  [Course Outline]
One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
G7635 Tues., Feb. 7West CountyMark Ratliff
G7733 Mon., Mar. 20West CountyMark Ratliff

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Classes are available in Excel VBA that teach you how to use macros and customize your spreadsheets. Other Excel classes offered include Excel Charts, PivotTables, Formulas and Functions, and Excel Data Manipulation.