Microsoft Excel Course

This is a full and free computer course for Microsoft Excel, for any version 2007 or later. If you're not sure whether or not you're in the right place take a look at Section 1.1 below, A First Look at Excel. By the time you've finished the course you'll be an intermediate Excel user. So good luck!

Section One - Make a Start with Excel  

What is a Spreadsheet?

1 A first look at Microsoft Excel

2 Excel Rows and Columns

3 Enter text and numbers in a Cell

4 How to Edit text in a Cell

5 How to Centre text and numbers

6 Font Formatting in Excel

7 How to change the colour of a Cell

8 How to Save your work in Excel

9 Currency Symbols in Excel

10 How to Merge Cells

11 Review Number One

Section Two - A more complex spreadsheet  

1 Introduction to Section Two

2 How to use AutoFill in Excel 2007 to 2016

3 Entering Simple Addition Formula

4 The SUM Function in Excel

5 The SUM Function Continued

6 Copy and Paste

7 How to use Paste Special

8 How to Multiply in Excel

9 Finishing your spreadsheet for this section

10 How to Add a Comment to a Cell

11 Review Number Two

Section Three - Microsoft Excel Charts  

1 How to Sort Data in Excel

2 Create an Excel Chart

3 Move and Resize your Chart

4 Chart Styles and Layouts

5 Chart Titles and Series Titles

6 Chart Layout Panel in Excel

7 The Format Chart Panel

8 Create a Pie Chart in Excel

9 Add Labels to a Pie Chart

10 Format Pie Chart Segments

11 Create a 2D Line Chart in Excel

12 Format your Axis Titles

13 Predict the future with a Trendline Chart

14 Sparkline Charts

Section Four - Formulas in Excel  

1 The SUM Function

2 How to Multiply in Excel

3 Subtract and Divide

4 Combining the Arithmetic Operators

5 A Budget Spreadsheet

Section Five - Functions in Excel  

1 The Average Function

2 The Date Function

3 Time Functions in Excel

4 A TimeTable Project

5 Financial Functions

6 The Student Averages Project

Section Six - Conditional Logic in Excel  

1 The IF Function

2 Conditional Formatting in Excel

3 CountIF

4 SumIF

Section Seven - Processing Data in Excel  

1 Flash Fill - your new best friend!

2 Data Tables in Excel

3 A Second Data Table

4 Excel Scenarios

5 Goal Seek

6 Absolute Cell References

7 Named Ranges in Excel

8 Create a Custom Name in Excel

9 More on Named Ranges

10 Excel Pivot Tables

11 Pivot Tables, Part Two

12 Reference other Worksheets

13 The LOOKUP Function

14 The VLOOKUP Function in Excel

15 Searching with MATCH and INDEX

16 Create a Business Invoice, Part One

17 Excel Business Invoice, Part Two

18 Business Invoice, Part Three

Section Eight - Intermediate to Advanced Excel  

1 How to Create an Excel Template

2 Data Forms in Excel

3 Drop Down Lists in Excel

4 Add your own Error Messages

5 Array Formulas

6 Frequency Distribution

7 Standard Deviation, Excel Bell Curves

8 Excel Standard Error

9 Confidence Intervals

10 Binomial Distribution (Probability)

11 Excel and Web Integration

12 Hyperlinks in Excel

13 Object Linking and Embedding

14 Insert Drawing Objects