Before you begin
You should have a basic familiarity with Microsoft Excel and be able to create and manipulate workbooks. 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
Postgraduates will need to pay £10 to Computing Services reception, 4 East South.
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:
- sort databases by columns, alphabetically or numerically
- filter databases for terms, e.g. find all biologists in a student database
- apply more complex filters and sorts
- add subtotals to a database
- work with tables
- create and use database functions
What other learners have said about this course
"Great course, thank you."
"clarified everything that I wanted to know"
"the booklet will be really helpful to have as a reference"
Book your place
To book your place:
- Go to the Employee Self Service booking page
- Select the date you wish to book
- Enter any optional personal objectives you wish to achieve
- Select "Save"
- Thursday 21 February 2019, 2:15pm to 3:45pm
- Monday 18 March 2019, 10:15am to 11:45am
If you are unable to attend the above advertised date(s), please email us to enquire about future opportunities and to be put on the waiting list.
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