Microsoft Office Excel 2019: Part 1

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® 2019 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 Program exam objectives to help you prepare for the Excel Associate (Office 365 and Office 2019): Exam MO-200 and Excel Expert (Office 365 and Office 2019): Exam MO-201 certifications.

This course is the first part of a three-course series that covers the skills needed to gain a foundational understanding of Excel.
– Microsoft Office Excel 2019: Part 1 (this course)
– Microsoft Office Excel 2019: Part 2
– Microsoft Office Excel 2019: Part 3

Completion of this course will earn 0.6 CEUs.


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 2019
– Perform calculations
– Modify a worksheet
– Format a worksheet
– Print workbooks
– Manage workbooks

Target Student:
This course is intended for students who wish to gain the foundational understanding of Microsoft Office Excel 2019 that is necessary to create and work with electronic spreadsheets.


  • Lesson 1: Getting Started with Excel 2019

    • 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
  • Appendix A: Mapping Course Content to Excel Associate (Office 365 and Office 2019): Exam MO-200

  • Appendix C: Microsoft® Office Excel® 2019 Common Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Appendix D: Adding Borders and Colors to Worksheets

  • Appendix E: Basic Excel Customization

Course Schedule

07/03/24 July 3, 2024
9:00 am
4:30 pm
07/09/24 July 9, 2024
9:00 am
4:30 pm
08/02/24 August 2, 2024
9:00 am
4:30 pm
08/12/24 August 12, 2024
9:00 am
4:30 pm
09/02/24 September 2, 2024
9:00 am
4:30 pm
09/10/24 September 10, 2024
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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