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Wed 6 Mar 2024
09:30 - 13:00

Venue: UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4

Provided by: University Information Services - Digital Literacy Skills


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Excel 365: For Beginners (Live Online using MS Teams)
BeginnersPrerequisites

Wed 6 Mar 2024

Description

This course will help you get to grips with spreadsheet basics using Microsoft Excel. It will be taught in a small group and no previous knowledge is assumed. Following on, we offer further online instructor-led courses that build on these fundamentals to extend your skills (see Related courses below).

Please note that the course is taught using Microsoft Teams and you must have Teams installed on your computer to participate. See System requirements below for more information.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

  • See Related Courses below to take your skills further and also to see what other alternative self study options there are to this course.
Target audience
  • All current Cambridge University members (departments and colleges)
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Prerequisites
  • Basic computer skills i.e. familiarity with using a keyboard and mouse will be assumed.
  • The course is aimed at beginners - no previous knowledge or experience of the software is assumed, however those who wish to improve their skills will learn some tips
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 6 Mar   09:30 - 13:00 09:30 - 13:00 UIS Online Microsoft Teams 4 Hazel Turton
Topics covered
  • Building a new workbook (data entry and simple formulae)
  • Modifying an existing workbook
  • Enhancing the appearance of a worksheet
  • Data Formatting
  • Worksheet Techniques
  • Page Setup for Printing
Format
  • Presentation, demonstration and practical activities
System requirements
  • Installed Microsoft Teams app.
  • It is possible to join using Edge or Chrome but there is less functionality when using a browser.
  • Important: The instructor cannot troubleshoot access to Microsoft Teams on the day of the course. If you are in an institution that is managing their own Teams tenancy (CAMENT, JBS, medschl and some of the colleges) then you may not have access to the files or calendar used in the course. Please contact the instructor in advance to discuss this.
Taught using
  • Excel 365 on Microsoft Windows
Notes
  • The course will be taught using Excel 365 on PC but will also be suitable for Excel 2016/2019 users. Apple Mac users of Excel 365 should also find it useful.
  • Course files can be downloaded here
Duration
  • One half day session
Frequency
  • Termly
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