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Excel Introduction

Learn the basics of creating spreadsheets in Excel, from entering data and formulas to formatting and printing workbooks. Perfect for individuals whose job responsibilities include creating and inputting basic spreadsheets. Enhance your Excel skills with this comprehensive course.

  • Beginner
  • 18 and older
  • $295
  • Earn 2,950 reward points
  • 1320 Tower Rd, Chicago, IL
  • 6 hours & 45 minutes

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Class Description


What you'll learn in this excel class:

Learn the basics of creating spreadsheets in Excel. Enter data, formulas, format and print workbooks.

Target Student

  • This course is for individuals whose job responsibilities include creating, inputting and printing basic spreadsheets.


  • Basic Windows, keyboarding and mouse skills.

Course Outline

Getting Started

  • Starting Excel
  • Opening a Workbook
  • Understanding the Display Screen
  • Working with the Ribbon
  • Exploring the File Tab
  • Working with the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Working with the Status Bar
  • Switching Between Opened Workbooks
  • Using Excel Help

Entering Data

  • Moving the Cell Pointer
  • Selecting a Range of Cells
  • Creating a New Workbook
  • Inserting, Renaming, and Deleting Worksheets
  • Entering Constant Values
  • Using Auto Fill to Enter Data
  • Saving a Workbook
  • Editing Cell Contents
  • Clearing Cell Contents
  • Working with Undo and Redo
  • Closing a Workbook

Using Formulas

  • Entering Formulas
  • Using Auto Fill with Formulas
  • Using the SUM Function
  • Summing Columns or Rows Automatically
  • Using Statistical Functions
  • Working with the Range Finder
  • Using Formula Error Checking

Working with Constant Values and Formulas

  • Copying and Pasting Constant Values and Formulas
  • Cutting and Pasting Constant Values and Formulas
  • Using Collect and Paste

Formatting Worksheets

  • Formatting Numbers
  • Changing the Font Format
  • Aligning Cell Contents
  • Merging Cells
  • Adding Borders
  • Applying Cell Styles

Modifying Columns and Rows

  • Changing Column Width
  • Changing Row Height
  • Inserting and Deleting Columns or Rows
  • Hiding Columns or Rows

Editing Workbooks

  • Working with AutoCorrect
  • Checking Spelling
  • Using Find and Replace

Printing Worksheets

  • Using Print Preview
  • Working with Print Settings
  • Using Page Setup Tools
  • Working in Page Layout View
  • Creating a Header and Footer
  • Using Page Break Preview
  • Printing a Worksheet
  • Exiting Excel

Refund Policy

Cancellation / Reschedule by Student

Because we must schedule rooms, ship course materials, assign instructors and provision computer resources well in advance, it is important students alert us ASAP with any cancel/reschedule requests.

Please note the following policies:

  • If requested 16 or more calendar days before the class
    • Cancellation requests made in this timeframe are eligible for refund less 5% cancellation fee.
    • Reschedule requests made in this timeframe will be accommodated if availability exists and will be processed at no additional charge.
  • If requested 15 calendar days or less before the class
    • Cancellation or Reschedule requests made by the student 15 calendar days or less before the class starts will be charged 100% the course fee and are not entitled to a refund.


  • If you are unable to attend your class, a substitute who meets the course prerequisites may attend in your place at no additional charge for the original class title, date and location. If you cannot find a substitute, you will be subject to the class cancellation policy.

Make-up Policy

Students are permitted one (1) Make-Up opportunity to attend an instructor-led class that was paid for but not previously attended for no additional charge.

  • Make-Up class registrations are subject to availability and are not entitled to refund.
  • Students may not reschedule a Make-up class registration.
  • Any no shows or cancellations forfeit their one Make-up opportunity.

Additionally, ONLC reserves the right to retire courses due to lack of demand. Retired classes are not available for Make-Up.

In the event that an instructor or the school needs to cancel at the last minute, students will receive a refund less a 5% non-refundable registration fee.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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