Microsoft Excel Essentials: Level 1 Basics - Master Excel Step-By-Step - Learn Excel Fundamentals!

Alan Jarvis, Everything Is Easy, Once You Know How

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53 Videos (3h 23m)
    • Introduction - Welcome To The Course

      1:43
    • Opening Excel, & Creating A Shortcut

      3:45
    • The Anatomy Of A Workbook

      15:19
    • A Quick Review Of What's Where

      6:11
    • Always Do This FIRST! - Save Your New Workbook

      2:00
    • Let's Enter Some Data - Text

      1:41
    • Editing Data - Text

      1:42
    • Ooops. I Made A Mistake - Undo and Redo

      1:20
    • Changing The Appearance Of Text With Formatting - Fonts

      9:03
    • A Quick Word On Formatting

      1:20
    • Formatting Text - Alignment

      3:07
    • Saving Time with AutoFilling Sequences

      4:41
    • POWER USER - Adding Your Own Lists To Autofill

      4:23
    • Saving Time with Format Painter

      2:48
    • Changing The Column Width

      3:33
    • Merge And Centre

      3:01
    • Entering Data - A Couple Of Shortcuts

      3:57
    • Sums - The Old Fashioned Way!

      3:11
    • Sums - Using Autosum

      5:32
    • Copying Formulas

      3:16
    • SUMming Horizontally

      3:16
    • Basic Formulas - Subtraction

      2:28
    • Basic Formulas - Multiplication

      1:32
    • Basic Formulas - Division

      1:21
    • Average Function

      2:41
    • The Order Of Mathematical Operation

      6:38
    • POWER USER - Evaluate Formula Function

      4:50
    • Inserting New Columns And Rows

      6:21
    • Moving Existing Columns And Rows

      2:27
    • Cutting, Copying, Inserting And Deleting

      6:07
    • Hiding Columns And Rows

      2:41
    • ROUNDing Functions

      5:55
    • Formatting Numbers

      2:12
    • A Primer On Building Complex Formulas

      3:10
    • Building A Complex Formula

      4:19
    • Sorting

      4:16
    • Wrapping Text And Soft Enter

      3:59
    • Adding A New Worksheet

      1:07
    • Creating A Simple Chart

      4:20
    • Adding Borders

      2:36
    • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

      2:11
    • Simple Printing

      3:34
    • Freezing For An Easier View

      4:06
    • Getting Help

      1:39
    • Filters

      6:21
    • Highlighting Cells

      2:03
    • Closing - Thank You!

      1:30
    • Bonus 1 Whizzing Around Excel Revision

      6:45
    • Bonus 2 Keyboard Shortcuts

      11:18
    • A1 Style - Relative Relative

      2:15
    • $A1 Style - Absolute Relative

      2:16
    • $A$1 Style - Absolute Absolute

      2:44
    • A$1 Style - Relative Absolute

      2:01

About This Class

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Master Excel, Step-by-step

Excel: Master the fundamentals of Excel easily! The complete step-by-step guide for complete beginners.

Next to soft skills, being able to use Microsoft Excel well is probably one of the most sought after skills employers are looking for in todays competitive market. Make sure you can compete…

  • Do you want to master one of the must have skills for any work place?
  • Are you willing to invest a little time now for your own future?
  • Want to learn some powerful, little known tools that most users don't know about?
  • Do you want to get ahead of your competition?

If you are a complete beginner looking to master Excel, or you just want to brush up on the basics, you've come to the right place. If you want to earn more money by developing a skill set that todays employers demand, this is the course is for you!

Getting to grips with Excel will give you a distinct advantage in whatever work you currently do, and can open the door to new opportunities. Many of my students have gone on to get better paying jobs, or even start their own businesses, using the very skills you will soon master.

I spent over 20 years mastering Excel, so you don't have to!

In this course we cover in detail all of the basic functions of Excel, and you will learn not only how to use it, but some powerful tools to allow you understand how it works. There is a difference between repeating something and understanding it.

Who is this course aimed at?

Complete beginners, and those who want to build a solid foundation upon which to build their skills.

How is it structured?

Together we concentrate on building a single complete project from scratch, using all the basic functions and give you a thorough understanding. I know your time is valuable, so most lectures are between 3-5 minutes, allowing you to dip in and out when it's convenient for you. This also maximizes your learning, and makes it easy if you need to go back to refresh your memory...no need to click through a 40 minute lecture to find what you're looking for!...all designed to optimize your learning.

What do I get with this course?

  • Lifetime access to over 4 hours of content.
  • Over 50 bite-size lectures, each covering a specific topic in detail. Some of which I have never seen taught before!
  • Downloadable source file, and pdfs that you can take with you and quickly refer back to if you are away from home.
  • Access to the forum, so if you have any questions, you can ask me!

Why take THIS course?

I have been using Excel for over 20 years, but there is a difference between being good at something and being able to teach it. In that time I have taught hundreds of people how to master its power. Because I have taught so many people, I know not to assume you already understand something, and I have probably already heard every question you are likely to have.

This course took over 4 months to produce, and has been tested extensively with scores of people. If something didn't work, or wasn't clear, it was revised until it did. Of course, we never stop learning, and I will continue to develop this course and your skills with your feedback. And remember, if you have a question, post it in the forum and I will answer it for you personally.

Get this course now, and...enjoy!

Alan

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Alan is a great teacher, with a very relaxed manner, which makes following his lectures a treat. Apart from a slight sense of disjointedness towards the end, when some features seemed to be out of sequence, I found the whole course very enlightening. Thank you, Alan.
Started with the basics that made me more confident and then I learned lots of things I didn't even know was possible. Excited to use what I've learned! It has already helped me so much! Thank you Alan!!

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Alan Jarvis

Everything Is Easy, Once You Know How

Hi, my name is Alan!

I have almost thirty years of experience in teaching various subjects and have held senior management positions at several blue chip and Times Top 100 companies. I now specialise in consultancy, interim work and teaching.

My love for Excel began soon after the program was released. Back then, we really only used it for typing tables in our production planning department. If you can believe it, I was taught to then calculate with a calculator and TYPE the ans...

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