Excel: tricks and tips for productivity
Time: 10:00 - 17:00
Location: KS - Keeley Street
This course is FREE if a) you live in London and your job is at risk of redundancy or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit) and your monthly take home pay is less than £343. For more information click here
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Course Code: CEX04
Duration: 1 session
What is the course about?
This course covers various ways of manipulating Microsoft Excel so that it is easier to work with, and will also cover various aspects of the program to give you knowledge of the different ways you can view, amend and present your data.
What will we cover?
• Features of the program such as basic formatting, subtotalling and conditional formatting
• Basic formulas and how to use them efficiently
• Tips on how to quickly sort, fill and view data
• How to protect your spreadsheets
• Inserting pivot tables and charts.
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
• Use Excel more efficiently in your work
• Distinguish more about Excel's features
• Improve your decision making to know which feature to use and when.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
This course is aimed at people who have some familiarity with Excel, perhaps but not necessarily using it regularly, but who would like to gain more knowledge. You should be relatively comfortable working with the basics of spreadsheet software such as entering data.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
There will be demonstrations from the tutor and practical tasks to complete which will help you to understand the material being presented.
There will be no work outside of the class.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
There is no other costs houever you can have a pen and paper to take notes.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Further excel courses, for example:Excel: advanced, Excel:analysing data stage 1 or stage 2.
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.