Before you begin

You should have a basic familiarity with how to navigate Microsoft Excel. You should also have core knowledge of working with files and folders in the Windows environment. If this is not the case we recommend you first take Excel - Get started with spreadsheets.

Delivery Method: Tutor led
Course Duration: 1.5 hours

What you will learn

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet application which you can use to store, manipulate and present data. This course is taught through a mixture of demonstration and hands-on practice. You will learn how to:

  • create formulae to do calculations, e.g. use AutoSum to find the total of multiple columns of a table
  • use relative referencing and absolute referencing to control which cells in your spreadsheet are used in calculations
  • use the Formulas tab on the ribbon to find and use a range of calculation types, e.g. find the average
  • create Range Names for parts of your spreadsheet and use them in formulae
  • insert functions in Excel to do more complex tasks

What other learners have said about this course

"Really useful course and the trainer was approachable and friendly"

"This is the best and most practical course directly relevant to my daily work."

"I really enjoyed the trainer's teaching. Very clear and easy to follow."

"Well informed instructor, made calculations on excel simpler"

"The session was the right length, not too long not too short, and the instructor was engaging and easy to follow. I liked the use of exercises to consolidate what we had learnt."

Book your place

To book your place contact us at it-training@bath.ac.uk

Course dates & times:

Friday 17th July, 10:15-11:45am

If there are no suitable dates/times above, please email us to enquire about future opportunities and to be put on our waiting list.

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