Chicago area career training

Microsoft Office 2013 Excel Level 1


8 Hours
* Pricing and Logistics are subject to change without notice.

This course covers different features of the interface, gives a brief overview of all the tabs in the ribbon, shows users how to print, covers some simple scenarios, and covers the basics of formatting. 

About This Course

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Create a new spreadsheet
  • Work with basic formulas
  • Make spreadsheets look professional and presentable
  • Save and print spreadsheets

After this course, students will move on to Excel Level 2.


Getting Started

  • Starting Out 
  • About Workbooks
  • Exploring your Workbook

Excel Basics

  • Working with Excel
  • AutoFill and AutoComplete
  • Moving your Data
  • Custom Actions and Options Buttons
  • Editing Tools

Formatting your Workbook

  • Modifying Cells and Data
  • Cell Formatting
  • Enhancing a Worksheet’s Appearance

Basic Formulas and Functions

  • Basic Formulas in Excel
  • Formulas with Multiple Operators
  • Exploring Excel Functions
  • Understanding Relative and Absolute Cell References

Printing and Viewing your Workbook

  • Using the View Tab
  • Managing a Single Window
  • Managing Multiple Windows
  • Printing your Workbook


  • Working With Charts
  • Working with Charts, Part 
  • Creating an AutoChart 266

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