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Office Excel 2013: Core Essentials


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If your students are looking for information on using Excel 2013, look no further! We’ve designed a comprehensive one-level Office Excel 2013 Core Essentials courseware program that covers all the essentials of working with Excel.

Topics covered in this course include using basic formulas and functions; time-saving tools (like AutoFill, AutoComplete, AutoSum, and the new Flash Fill); PivotTables and PivotCharts; workbook formatting techniques; inserting objects (like SmartArt, charts, and text boxes); exporting a workbook as PDF or XPS; and customizing the interface.

As if that’s not enough, this Microsoft Excel 2013 training materials package includes an instructor’s guide, exercise workbook and files, lesson plan, and PowerPoint slides. They’re even customizable so that you can design a unique learning experience for each course that you teach.

Module 1: The Basics

Getting Started

Signing In

Creating a New Workbook

Parts of a Workbook

Saving a Workbook

Opening a Workbook

Review Questions

Module 2: Your First Workbook

Selecting Data

Entering and Deleting Data

Using Undo and Redo

Using Cut, Copy, and Paste

Review Questions

Module 3: Working with Data

Inserting Rows and Columns

Merging and Splitting Cells

Moving Cells

Using Paste Special

Using Find and Replace

Hiding and Unhiding Cells

Review Questions

Module 4: Using Basic Excel Tools

Understanding Cell References and Formulas

Using Basic Formulas

Using Basic Functions

Using Advanced Functions

Using Spell Check

Using Sort and Filter

Review Questions

Module 5: Using Timesaving Tools

Using AutoFill

Using Flash Fill

Using AutoSum

Using AutoComplete

Using AutoCalculate

Review Questions

Module 6: Formatting Text

Changing the Font Face, Size, and Color

Applying Text Effects

Applying Borders and Fill

Using the Font Tab of the Format Cells Dialog

Clearing Formatting

Review Questions

Module 7: Formatting Data

Wrapping Text

Changing the Size of Rows and Columns

Adjusting Cell Alignment

Changing Text Direction

Changing Number Format

Review Questions

Module 8: Formatting the Workbook

Using Cell Styles

Formatting Data as a Table

Changing the Theme

Inserting Page Breaks

Adding a Background

Review Questions

Module 9: Inserting Art and Objects

Inserting SmartArt

Inserting Text Boxes

Inserting Pictures

Inserting Equations

Drawing Shapes

Review Questions

Module 10: Charting Data

Creating Sparklines

Inserting Charts

Inserting PivotTables

Inserting PivotCharts

Using Slicers

Creating Timelines

Review Questions

Module 11: Viewing, Printing, and Sharing Your Workbook

Using Views

Saving a Workbook as PDF or XPS

Printing a Workbook

E-Mailing a Workbook

Sharing Your Workbook on SkyDrive

Review Questions

Module 12: Customizing the Interface

Changing Ribbon Display Options

Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar

Hiding and Showing Ribbon Tabs

Creating Custom Ribbon Tabs

Resetting Interface Changes

Review Questions

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Instructor Guide

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Student Manual

Each Instructor Guide - for each course - is paired with a Student Manual that you can present to your participants. This customizable Student Manual gives each participant the ?student? version of the course you will be teaching.

Exercise Workbook

Velsoft offers an Exercise Workbook (also customizable) that is specific to the course you are offering. You can choose whether this is something you would like to present to your students.

Sample Files

Pre-made Sample Exercise Files are provided for use with the Lab Workbook so that you, as the trainer, do not have to prepare activity working files.

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Quick Reference Guide

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