The breadth of business, educational, and organizational information in existence today is absolutely staggering. Organizations the world over rely on this 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, the days of performing calculations and analyzing data on paper are pretty much gone. Imagine, if you will, having to calculate what percentage of your organization's sales occurred in one small town in, say, Brazil. If your organization operates in multiple countries and generates billions of dollars in revenue annually, it could take a lifetime to isolate the exact figures you need and then compare those to the rest of your revenues. Who has that kind of time? This is exactly where the power of Excel can help. 
By applying the robust functionality that's built into Excel to your organization's raw data, you will be able to gain a level of insight into that data that would have been nearly impossible just a couple of decades ago. 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. Of course, knowing exactly how to ask Excel the questions that you need answered, which questions you can even ask, and how to interpret the answers Excel gives is necessary before you can even begin to embark on the journey ahead. This course aims to provide you with the foundational Excel knowledge and skills necessary to begin that journey. 
This course covers Microsoft Office Specialist exam objectives to help students prepare for the Excel 2013 Exam and the Excel 2013 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 2013. 
Perform calculations. 
Modify a worksheet. 
Format a worksheet. 
Print workbooks. 
Manage workbooks. 

Lesson 1: Getting Started with Microsoft Office Excel 2013 
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 

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: Modify Fonts 
Topic B: Add Borders and Colors to Worksheets 
Topic C: Apply Number Formats 
Topic D: Align Cell Contents 
Topic E: Apply Styles and Themes 
Topic F: Apply Basic Conditional Formatting 
Topic G: Create and Use Templates 

Lesson 5: Printing Workbooks 
Topic A: Preview and Print a Workbook 
Topic B: Define the Page Layout 
Lesson 6: Managing Workbooks 
Topic A: Manage Worksheets 
Topic B: Manage Workbook and Worksheet Views 
Topic C: Manage Workbook Properties 
Appendix A: Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Exam 77-420 
Appendix B: Microsoft Office Excel 2013 Expert Exams 77–427 and 77-428 
Appendix C: Microsoft Excel 2013 Common Keyboard Shortcuts

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