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Microsoft® Office Excel® 2021: Part 1

Microsoft® Office Excel® 2021: Part 1

Course Description Overview

Course Number:
091163
Course Length:
1 day
Course Description Overview:
Organizations the world over rely on information to make sound decisions regarding all manner of affairs. But with the amount of available data growing on a daily basis, the ability to make sense of all of that data is becoming more and more challenging. Fortunately, this is where the power of Microsoft® Office Excel® 2021 can help. Excel can help you organize, calculate, analyze, revise, update, and present your data in ways that will help the decision makers in your organization steer you in the right direction. It will also make these tasks much easier for you to accomplish, and in much less time, than if you used traditional pen-and-paper methods or non-specialized software. 

This course aims to provide you with a foundation for Excel knowledge and skills, which you can build upon to eventually become an expert in data manipulation. This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist Program exam objectives to help you prepare for the Excel Associate (Office 365 and Office 2021): Exam MO-200 and Excel Expert (Office 365 and Office 2021): Exam MO-201 certifications.
Course Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to create and develop Excel worksheets and workbooks in order to work with and analyze the data that is critical to the success of your organization. 

You will:  

Get started with Microsoft Office Excel 2021. 
Perform calculations. 
Modify a worksheet. 
Format a worksheet. 
Print workbooks. 
Manage workbooks.
Target Student:
This course is intended for students who wish to gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft Office Excel 2021 that is necessary to create and work with electronic spreadsheets.
Prerequisites:
To ensure success, students will need to be familiar with using personal computers and should have experience using a keyboard and mouse. Students should also be comfortable working in the Windows® 10 environment and be able to use Windows 10 to manage information on their computers. Specific tasks the students should be able to perform include: opening and closing applications, navigating basic file structures, and managing files and folders. To obtain this level of skill and knowledge, you can take either one of the following South African Career Campus courses: 

Using Microsoft® Windows® 10 (Second Edition) 
Microsoft® Windows® 10: Transition from Windows® 7
Course-specific Technical Requirements Hardware:
For this course, you will need one workstation for each student and one for the instructor. 
Each computer will need the following minimum hardware configurations: 
1 GHz 32-bit or 64-bit processor 
1 GB RAM (32-bit) or 2 GB RAM (64-bit) 
25 GB available disk space DirectX 10 graphics card and a 1,024 × 576 or higher resolution monitor (1,024 × 768 resolution or higher monitor recommended) 
Keyboard and mouse (or other pointing device) 
Network cards and cabling for local network access Internet access (contact your local network administrator) Printer (optional) or an installed printer driver Projection system to display the instructor's computer screen
Course-specific Technical Requirements Software:
Microsoft® Windows® 10 Professional or Enterprise 
Microsoft® Office 2021
Course Content:
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Excel 2021 
Topic A: Navigate the Excel User Interface 
Topic B: Use Excel Commands 
Topic C: Create and Save a Basic Workbook 
Topic D: Enter Cell Data 
Topic E: Use Excel Help 

Lesson 2: Performing Calculations 
Topic A: Create Worksheet Formulas 
Topic B: Insert Functions 
Topic C: Reuse Formulas and Functions 

Lesson 3: Modifying a Worksheet 
Topic A: Insert, Delete, and Adjust Cells, Columns, and Rows 
Topic B: Search for and Replace Data 
Topic C: Use Proofing and Research Tools 

Lesson 4: Formatting a Worksheet 
Topic A: Apply Text Formats 
Topic B: Apply Number Formats 
Topic C: Align Cell Contents 
Topic D: Apply Styles and Themes 
Topic E: Apply Basic Conditional Formatting 
Topic F: Create and Use Templates 

Lesson 5: Printing Workbooks 
Topic A: Preview and Print a Workbook 
Topic B: Set Up the Page Layout 
Topic C: Configure Headers and Footers 

Lesson 6: Managing Workbooks 
Topic A: Manage Worksheets 
Topic B: Manage Workbook and Worksheet Views 
Topic C: Manage Workbook Properties 

Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to Excel Associate (Office 365 and Office 2021): Exam MO-200 
Appendix B: Mapping Course Content to Excel Expert (Office 365 and Office 2021): Exam MO-201 
Appendix C: Microsoft® Office Excel® 2021 Common Keyboard Shortcuts 
Appendix D: Adding Borders and Colors to Worksheets Appendix E: Basic Excel Customization
Certification reference (where applicable)
Remote Software Environments
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