Microsoft® Excel® Basics 2013 Seminar -
Computer Software / MS Office Training Seminar
Discover the basics, plus expert power advice
and tips for Microsoft® Excel® 2013!
Covers Excel 2013
Microsoft Excel is a valuable tool for any business. Excel can work data magic,
but you don't have to be a programmer, expert or database wizard to use it. With
some detailed know-how and best practice visuals, you will be able to track,
report, store, analyze and organize data in a way that is easily shared and
always right where you need it!
Excel is a versatile and robust utility where you can calculate, organize,
review, examine and present virtually any kind of data. It converts names,
items, dates and numbers into real information you can use to make decisions for
your business. You have the facts and figures, but just looking at the numbers
is not enough. The key to unlocking the potential of all that raw info is in
knowing how to manipulate it to determine what those numbers are really saying
so you can make sound, effective and educated decisions for your organization
This one-day seminar is for the beginning to intermediate user. Learn how to set
up Excel to meet your personal needs at work or at home, and customize its many
features so that it works for you!
This Seminar will include:
•Learn the necessary insight and knowledge you
need to make your way around Excel quickly and efficiently.
•Master the important initial set up to build your database successfully.
•Build your own professional spreadsheets. What does that mean? More than you
•Calculating in Excel is more than addition, subtraction, multiplication and
division. Learn how to make complex formulas and calculate percentages to help
you make budget decisions.
•The need for speed is true in the car and with the computer. Discover quick
tips, shortcuts and functions that make you as fast as you want to go.
•And so much more!
*NOTE: This is not a hands-on workshop.
You'll learn more in less time with our dynamic hands-off teaching approach —
without wasting valuable time entering data, correcting mistakes, or waiting for
other seminar attendees to catch up. You'll receive a handy workbook guide that
summarizes key tips for easy reference once you return to the office.
Microsoft Excel Basics Training — Seminar Overview
Take a quick tour of Excel basics!
- The first thing you see in Excel 2013 is that
it has many new features, including a new start screen that will help you get
to work faster.
- Explore Excel and customize your working
environment so this program can work for you and utilize your work style to
become more intuitive.
- Learn the 7 steps to spreadsheet success. The
key is to begin the right way, so you don't spend time redoing or undoing
- Discover tips for planning ahead. A little
pre-planning goes a long way when your spreadsheet needs to be built for
maximum utility and usability.
Build Professional Spreadsheets
- There are templates already there - should you
use them? This component will help you determine whether you should create a
new workbook from a template, or build one specific to your needs from the
- Formatting is an important step to make the
data communicate in the simplest form. Learn to format your data so it's easy
for you, and others, to understand what your data is saying.
- Uncover some terrific time-savers that get
every workbook off to a great start.
- Discover the tools to format your work so your
data doesn't just speak - it sings!
- With proper instruction, you will be able to
optimize and improve your workbooks for further effectiveness.
Calculate Your Data
- Learn from real life examples that actually
apply to you, and broaden your understanding as you use it to create your own
- Master Excel language and syntax to start
building formulas like a pro. It's tricky, but it can be done and you can do
- Who doesn't want to work smarter and faster?
Now you can with built-in formulas.
Save, Output and Present
- We can show you the best practices for
organizing data to help you with business decisions. Who is your best
customer? Depending on the data, the answer may surprise you!
- Choosing the right chart every time is a
learned skill we can help you with!
- Print only what you want: worksheets, charts
and reports exactly the way you intend - the first time!
- We will show you how to design dynamic
diagrams, and provide great guidelines to create assessable data.
- Learn how chart tools have become smarter -
using Recommended Charts, your data display is clear and concise for anyone to
Streamline and Automate
- Familiarize yourself with shortcut menus and
quick keys for efficiency and speed. You can uncover the power of your
favorite shortcuts and will learn some new ones along the way!
- Demystify macros - what it can mean for your
- Change your perspective: Use the various views
Excel has to offer.
- Take advantage of time-savers like Flash Fill.
- Learn the power of the "Magic" ALT key!
Computerless training saves time
Your Fred Pryor Seminars instructor won't be a technician or programmer. You'll
learn from a business professional who speaks your language and has extensive
experience using Excel in a real-world office like yours. Our proven
computerless training methods ensure you won't waste valuable time entering
data, correcting mistakes and waiting for other seminar attendees to catch up.
We'll cover as much material as possible together and let you practice on your
own back at work.
Save when you attend both Microsoft Excel Basics and
Microsoft Excel: Beyond the Basics. Attend Microsoft Excel: Beyond
the Basics and save $50.00
This event is eligible for the following credits
CEU: 0.6 credits
CPE: 6 credits
TRAINING SEMINAR TIME:
Seminar Check-in: 8:30 AM Training Seminar 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Seating is Available