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Microsoft® Office - Excel 2010 / Level 1
Beginner / Intermediate Level

Who Should Attend?

This course is ideal for those who would like to be able to work comfortably with Microsoft® Excel. Users who are very new to Microsoft® Excel and those who are keen to further their basic working knowledge of Microsoft® Excel, would benefit from this course.

About the Programme

This two-day programme, covers the basics of Microsoft® Excel on day one, and looks at advanced topics on day two. Delegates who feel they already have a basic working knowledge of Microsoft® Excel, or are familiar with some day one topics, should view day one as a 'refresher'.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the basics of Microsoft® Excel 2010, and how it is different from the previous versions
  • Understand how to navigate efficiently to the relevant tools within the Microsoft® Excel Ribbon
  • Prepare and format Microsoft® Excel sheets
  • Review the various formulas available in Microsoft® Excel, and how they can be used
  • Use data within a sheet to create charts and graphs
  • Review the various chart and graph options available in Microsoft® Excel, and how they can be used
  • Be able to rearrange and filter data
  • Be able to insert media into Excel sheets, charts, etc.
  • Use the Protect Function for your sheet and workbook, and know how the Protect Function can be applied to different elements of a Microsoft® Excel sheet

What You Will Gain

  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft® Excel
  • Quick and easy ways of creating and formatting your Excel sheets
  • An understanding of how to perform calculations using the various formulas available in Microsoft® Excel
  • The ability to sort, and filter your data, as well as customise the 'Sort' and 'Filter' functions to suit your needs
  • An awareness of the types of charts, graphs, pictures, etc., that can be inserted into your Excel sheets, and how they can be formatted
  • A list of keyboard shortcuts for frequently used tools, and how to use them to increase speed
  • Knowledge of how to insert links from websites, and other files, into your Excel sheets

Programme Contents

    Day One
  • The Microsoft® Ribbon - What Is New In Microsoft® Excel 2010?
  • Understanding Commands, Tabs, & Groups
    > Creating New Excel Sheets
    > Getting To Know The Excel Terminology, e.g. Active Cell, Name Box, Formula Bar, Etc.
  • Entering Data Into Your Excel Sheet
  • Navigating Quickly Within Your Excel Sheet
  • Quick Ways Of Selecting Your Data
    > Selecting A Cell
    > Selecting A Range Of Connecting Cells
    > Selecting A Range Of Non-Connecting Cells
    > Selecting A Range Of Connected Rows & Columns
    > Selecting A Range Of Non-Connected Rows & Columns
    > Selecting The Entire Worksheet
  • Inserting Or Deleting Rows & Columns
  • Changing Row Height & Column Width
    > Using Drag Technique To Change Row Height & Column Width
    > Using The Auto Fit Technique To Change Row Height & Column Width
  • Copying & Pasting Contents Of Cell(s), Row(s) Or Column(s), To Other Cell(s), Row(s) Or Column(s)
  • Freezing Panes Of Your Sheet For Better Viewing
  • Auto Fill Data Automatically Into Your Cells
  • Working With Multiple Excel Sheets
    > Renaming Your Sheet
    > Inserting & Deleting Sheets
    > Changing The Order Of Your Sheets
    > Creating A Copy Of A Sheet
  • Enhancing The Appearance Of Your Excel Sheet
    > Changing Font Type, Size, Colour, Etc.
    > Applying Borders To Your Cells, Tables, Etc.
    > Changing The Background Colour Of Your Cells, Tables, Sheet, Etc.
    > Aligning & Changing The Orientation Of Text Within A Cell
    > Using The Text Wrapping Function
    > Formatting Cells To Match Various Number Formats, e.g. Currency, Decimal Point, Percentage, Etc.
  • Using Formulas & Functions In Your Excel Sheets
    > Using Preset Excel Formulas: AutoSum, AVERAGE, MIN, MAX, COUNT and COUNTA
  • Creating Your Own Formulas
    > Copying Formulas From One Cell To Others
    > Using Absolute Value Formulas
  • Formatting Of Text
    > Row And Column Formatting
    > Number Formatting
    > Additional Formatting Options
    Day Two
  • Printing
    > Preparing To Print
    > Page Setup Options
    > Printing Worksheets
  • Creating And Working With Tables
    > Formatting Tables
  • Creating Charts Within Microsoft® Excel
  • Chart Basics
    > Viewing Various Preset Chart Options Available Within
    > Resizing A Chart
    > Formatting The Text, Colour, Etc., Within A Chart
    > Copying & Moving Charts Within Worksheets
  • Formatting The Following In Your Charts:
    > Pie Chart Angles
    > Formatting & Positioning The Chart Axis, Chart Title & Chart Legend
    > Changing The Chart Design After A Chart Has Been Created
    > Adding & Deleting A Data Series Within A Chart
  • Using The Different View Options Available & Understanding Their Benefits
  • Setting The Print Area For Your Sheet
  • Inserting Headers & Footers
  • Repeating Rows & Columns On Printed Sheets For Easy Viewing
  • Using The Paste Special Options
  • Importing & Exporting Text
  • Naming Cell Ranges For Easy Viewing
  • Protecting Your Workbook
    > Adding A Password Protection For Your Workbook
    > Finalising Your Workbook As 'Read Only'


  • 2 Days - Non-Residential

    Delegate spaces available on the following course dates:

    Date: 2nd November » 3rd November, 2014
    Location: Dubai
    Brochure Price: Dhs 2,100/-
    Online Price: Dhs 2,100/-

    Maximum of 8 Delegates. Spearhead will provide laptops for all delegates for this training

    Before the course each delegate will be asked to complete a Pre-Course Briefing Form to determine their individual objectives for attending the course. These objectives will be used by the Tutor to give on-target training that is focused on the individual delegates.

    At the end of the course each delegate will be asked to complete a Personal Development Plan that can be used as part of future appraisals and that will also be an important tool for management reference.

    Total Investment: AED / QR 2,100/- which includes - Training Materials, Lunch & Refreshments. Discounts available for multiple bookings.

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