Excel: applying formulae and functions
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Location: Keeley Street
Course Code: CEXS09
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
You will be engaging with the principles of using formulas and functions in your spreadsheets.
Participants who will attend the full course will receive a City Lit certificate of attendance electronically for their CV or CPD records. The certificate will show your name, course title and dates of the course you have attended.
What will we cover?
• Introduction to the structure of a formula
• Introduction to useful formulas, from simple functions such as SUM to more advanced functions such as VLOOKUP and SUMIF
• The Insert Function dialog box and finding all the possible functions
• The Formulas ribbon
• Conditional formatting using formulas.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Create formulas for use in your spreadsheets
• Understand how to structure common formulas
• Be comfortable using the Insert Function dialog box.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
The course is at an intermediate level. An understanding of the basic features of Excel, such as the general layout of a spreadsheet and entering data, is required.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
Your tutor will introduce and demonstrate topics. You will do practical exercises using Excel on your own computer. No work outside the class.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There are no other costs. You will need to have Microsoft Excel installed on your computer, preferably 2016 or later.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Excel: expert, Excel: financial modelling, Excel: analysing data, Excel: advanced, Introduction to VBA, Excel: analysing your spreadsheet with pivot tables, Pivot tables: a deeper look.
Aurica Jalba has been lecturing for over 5 years MS Office at City Lit and providing Bloomberg training to undergraduate and MBA students at the University of East London (UEL). Aurica developed her teaching passion during her studies at university and strongly believes that education is for everyone and she is passionate about long-life learning. Her main priority is to treat everyone inclusive and support in the classroom and outside the classroom. She is well known for her patience, dedication, and clarity in teaching. She has developed some courses at City Lit, bespoke training for an Indian Delegation, and providing training for companies as a freelancer. From September 2019 she has been appointed as a Coordinator for the Business and Technology department. Aurica holds a Diploma in Ecology, BSs Economics, MS Finance and Risk, is an Associate to the Chartered Banker Institute (CBI) and BMC (Bloomberg Market Concepts) among others. In 2016, she was awarded the 3rd Place Winner leading a team at the UK University Trading challenge in trading. In 2015 she was involved in a research project about the feasibility of a 1mln pounds investment in Ghana.
Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.