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The Center for Rural Development 
2292 South Highway 27
Somerset, KY 42501



Robyn R. Phillips
The Center for Rural Development 

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Microsoft® Office Excel® 2016: Part 1 
w/Carol Whitson

Course Description:

Organizations the world over rely on information to make sound decisions regarding all manner of affairs. But with the amount of available data growing on a daily basis, the ability to make sense of all of that data is becoming more and more challenging. Fortunately, this is where the power of Microsoft® Office Excel® 2016 can help. Excel can help you organize, calculate, analyze, revise, update, and present your data in ways that will help the decision makers in your organization steer you in the right direction. It will also make these tasks much easier for you to accomplish, and in much less time, than if you used traditional pen-and-paper methods or non-specialized software. This course aims to provide you with a foundation for Excel knowledge and skills, which you can build upon to eventually become an expert in data manipulation.

 This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help students prepare for the Excel 2016 Exam and the Excel 2016 Expert Exam.

Course Objectives:

  Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to create and develop Excel worksheets and workbooks in order to work with and analyze the data that is critical to the success of your organization.

 You will:

  • Get started with Microsoft Office Excel 2016.
  • Perform calculations.
  • Modify a worksheet.
  • Format a worksheet.
  • Print workbooks.
  • Manage workbooks.

  Course Content:

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Office Excel 2016

Topic A: Navigate the Excel User Interface
Topic B: Use Excel Commands
Topic C: Create and Save a Basic Workbook
Topic D: Enter Cell Data
Topic E: Use Excel Help

Lesson 2: Performing Calculations

 Topic A: Create Worksheet Formulas
Topic B: Insert Functions
Topic C: Reuse Formulas and Functions

Lesson 3: Modifying a Worksheet

 Topic A: Insert, Delete, and Adjust Cells, Columns, and Rows
Topic B: Search for and Replace Data
Topic C: Use Proofing and Research Tools

Lesson 4: Formatting a Worksheet

 Topic A: Apply Text Formats
Topic B: Apply Number Formats
Topic C: Align Cell Contents
Topic D: Apply Styles and Themes
Topic E: Apply Basic Conditional Formatting
Topic F: Create and Use Templates

Lesson 5: Printing Workbooks

 Topic A: Preview and Print a Workbook
Topic B: Set Up the Page Layout
Topic C: Configure Headers and Footers

Lesson 6: Managing Workbooks

 Topic A: Manage Worksheets
Topic B: Manage Workbook and Worksheet Views
Topic C: Manage Workbook Properties