084260: Microsoft Office Excel 2003: Level 1 (1 Day)
You have basic computer skills such as using a mouse, navigating through windows, and surfing the Internet. You have also used paper-based systems to store data that you run calculations on. You now want to migrate that data to an electronic format. In this course, you will use Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 to manage, edit, and print data.
Course Objective: You will create and edit basic Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 worksheets and workbooks.
Target Student:This course is designed for persons preparing for certification as a Microsoft® Office Specialist in Excel, who already have knowledge of the Microsoft® Office Windows 98 (or above) operating system, and who desire to gain the skills necessary to create, edit, format, and print basic Microsoft® Excel 2003 worksheets.
To ensure your success, we recommend you first take the following Element K course or have equivalent knowledge:
- Microsoft Office Windows XP: Introduction
If you have taken an introductory course for an earlier version of the Windows operating system, this will also meet the prerequisite.
Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced, classroom-delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.
This course is one of a series of Element K courseware titles that addresses Microsoft Office Specialist (Office Specialist) skill sets. The Office Specialist program is for individuals who use Microsoft’s business desktop software and who seek recognition for their expertise with specific Microsoft products. Certification candidates must pass one or more proficiency exams in order to earn Office Specialist certification.
For this course, you will need one computer for each student and one for the instructor. Each computer will need the following minimum hardware components:
- A 233 MHz Pentium-class processor if you use Microsoft® Office Windows XP Professional as your operating system. 300 MHz is recommended.
- A 133 MHz Pentium-class processor if you use Microsoft® Office Windows 2000 Professional as your operating system.
- 128 MB of RAM.
- A 6 GB hard disk or larger.
- A floppy disk drive.
- A mouse or other pointing device.
- An 800 x 600 resolution monitor.
- Network cards and cabling for local network access.
- Internet access (see your local network administrator).
- A printer (optional).
- A projection system to display the instructor's computer screen.
- Either Windows XP Professional with Service Pack 1, or Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 4.
- Microsoft® Office Professional Edition 2003.
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- create a basic worksheet.
- modify a worksheet.
- perform calculations.
- format a worksheet.
- develop a workbook.
- print the contents of a workbook.
- customize the layout of the Excel window.
Lesson 1: Getting Started with Excel
Topic 1A: An Overview of Excel
Topic 1B: Navigate in Excel
Topic 1C: Select Data
Topic 1D: Enter Data
Topic 1E: Save a Workbook
Topic 1F: Obtain Help
Lesson 2: Modifying a Worksheet
Topic 2A: Move and Copy Data Between Cells
Topic 2B: Fill Cells with Series of Data
Topic 2C: Edit Cell Data
Topic 2D: Insert and Delete Cells, Columns, and Rows
Topic 2E: Find, Replace, and Go To Cell Data
Topic 2F: Spell Check a Worksheet
Lesson 3: Performing Calculations
Topic 3A: Create Basic Formulas
Topic 3B: Calculate with Functions
Topic 3C: Copy Formulas and Functions
Topic 3D: Create an Absolute Reference
Lesson 4: Formatting a Worksheet
Topic 4A: Change Font Size and Type
Topic 4B: Add Borders and Color to Cells
Topic 4C: Change Column Width and Row Height
Topic 4D: Merge Cells
Topic 4E: Apply Number Formats
Topic 4F: Create a Custom Number Format
Topic 4G: Align Cell Contents
Topic 4H: Find and Replace Formats
Topic 4I: Apply an AutoFormat
Topic 4J: Apply Styles
Lesson 5: Developing a Workbook
Topic 5A: Format Worksheet Tabs
Topic 5B: Reposition Worksheets in a Workbook
Topic 5C: Insert and Delete Worksheets
Topic 5D: Copy and Paste Worksheets
Topic 5E: Copy a Workbook
Lesson 6: Printing Workbook Contents
Topic 6A: Set a Print Title
Topic 6B: Create a Header and a Footer
Topic 6C: Set Page Margins
Topic 6D: Change Page Orientation
Topic 6E: Insert and Remove Page Breaks
Topic 6F: Print a Range
Lesson 7: Customizing Layout
Topic 7A: Split a Worksheet
Topic 7B: Arrange Worksheets
Topic 7C: Freeze and Unfreeze Rows and Columns
Topic 7D: Hide and Unhide Worksheets