Excel for Beginners

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This class will cover the basics of navigating, formatting, and data entry in Microsoft Excel. Presented by guest instructor Michelle Wood, an Excel enthusiast who has been teaching this powerful and fun spreadsheet program for over 20 years. She is a Training Coordinator at Jewish Vocational Service, guiding youth and adults to build skills for their desired job.

Class outline:

  • What is Excel used for?
  • View the Excel window
  • Navigate the worksheet  
  • Understanding mouse shapes and uses
  • Data entry
  • Format columns and data
  • o   Resize
  • o   Merge
  • o   Wrap text
  • o   Borders
  • Using AutoFill
  • Introducing functions: SUM

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