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Microsoft Excel

Length - 6 Weeks
Topics Include:

  • Working with spreadsheets
  • Spreadsheet terminology
  • Creating and formatting spreadsheets
  • Entering formulas and quick function tools (i.e. AutoSum)
  • Inserting and formatting charts and graphs
  • Inserting additional features (i.e. comments, objects, pictures, headers, footers, etc.)
  • Linking and/or inserting Excel information into other documents
  • Using built-in templates


Using Microsoft Excel, students will be introduced to the fundamentals of spreadsheets, with emphasis on applications used personally and in the workplace.  Students will develop a variety of spreadsheet projects, culminating with a detailed budget spreadsheet.  These projects will include topics such as, formatting cells, changing number formats, inserting formulas and functions, and linking worksheets.  Students will also learn how to incorporate this information into a Microsoft Word document and format for printing and presentation purposes.

Are you ready to take this course?

Students should possess these minimum skills and/or materials prior to taking this course:

  • Basic computing experience (i.e. turning on computer, basic mouse and keyboarding) – If you do not possess these skills, you may be interested in taking the Basic Computing course.
  • Basic knowledge of simple mathematical calculations (performed within the program)


What you need to do before you attend your first class

  • Call Thessalon Continuing Education at (705) 842-9191 to get your name placed on a class list. You will be contacted approximately one week before classes begin to confirm your attendance and answer any questions you may have.
  • Registration is free!



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