Highlights

Here are some of the highlights for this micro-credential..

  • No admission requirements, no application process, no pre-requisites, open to anyone

  • Learn at your own pace using a computer, tablet or smartphone

  • Take up to 90 days to complete the course

  • Receive a certificate of course completion and digital badge for successfully completing the course which can be shared on social media (e.g. LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter), downloaded as a PDF, or even embedded in an email signature

Micro-credential Overview

In this introductory-level 5-hour online micro-credential, learners will navigate the Excel interface and become familiar with the basic features of this application to help you develop professional and functional spreadsheets.

Review the curriculum below to see the topics covered.  

Learners who successfully complete the course will earn a digital badge and certificate of course completion that can be downloaded and shared via social media. 

You will have access to the course for 90 days to work through the content.

Curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Before we begin...

    • Welcome and Course Information

    • Introduction

    • Course Navigation

    • Learning Objectives

  • 2

    Lesson 1: MS Excel Interface

  • 3

    Lesson 2: Cell Basics (Part 1)

    • Lesson 2: Learning Objectives

    • Creating and Editing Excel Worksheets

    • Learning Activity

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Understanding and Using Cell References (Part 1)

    • Understanding and Using Cell References (Part 2)

    • Learning Activity

    • Selecting a Cell

    • Selecting a Cell Range

    • Jumping to a Cell

    • Cell Content

    • Inserting and Deleting Content

    • Clearing Content

    • Video- Excel: Cell Basics

    • Deleting Cells

    • Deleting Rows and Columns

    • Learning Activity

    • Copy and Paste Cell Content

    • Cut and Paste Cell Content

    • Video- Cut, Copy, and Paste

    • Learning Activity

    • Lesson Summary

    • Lesson 2 Quiz

  • 4

    Lesson 3: Cell Basics (Part 2)

    • Lesson 3: Learning Objectives

    • Resizing Columns

    • Practice

    • Removing ### From a Cell

    • Learning Activity

    • Auto Fill Feature

    • Auto Fill Feature to Copy Cells

    • Auto Fill Feature to Continue a Series

    • MS Excel AutoFill Feature

    • Practice

    • Mouse Pointer Shapes

    • Additional Information on Mouse Pointer Shapes

    • Saving a Workbook

    • How to Save a Workbook

    • Save As Feature

    • Saving your Excel Workbook

    • Save and Save As

    • Closing your Excel Workbook

    • Backstage View

    • Lesson Summary

    • Lesson 3 Quiz

  • 5

    Lesson 4: Workbook and Worksheet Basics

    • Lesson 4: Learning Objectives

    • Creating and Editing Excel Workbook Overview

    • Spelling Check

    • Using the Spelling Checker

    • How to do Spell Check In Excel

    • Ignoring Spelling Errors

    • Working with Worksheets

    • Name a Worksheet

    • Inserting New Worksheets

    • Deleting Worksheets

    • Learning Activity

    • Copying a Worksheet

    • Moving a Worksheet

    • Move Worksheet Tab

    • Worksheet Tab Colours

    • Switching Between Worksheets

    • Switching Between Worksheets

    • Working with Multiple Worksheets

    • Lesson Summary

    • Lesson 4 Quiz

  • 6

    Lesson 5: Print Options

    • Lesson 5: Learning Objectives

    • Printing a Worksheet

    • To Print a Worksheet

    • Learning Activity

    • Preview your Worksheet Before you Print

    • Print Active Sheets Option

    • Print Active Worksheet

    • Print Entire Workbook

    • Print Selected Cells

    • Adjusting Print Pane

    • Print Orientation

    • Changing Print Orientation

    • Learning Activity

    • Fit Content Using Scaling

    • Printing in Excel

    • Lesson Summary

    • Lesson 5 Quiz

  • 7

    Next steps

    • You're Almost Done

    • Before you go...

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