DuBOIS, Pa. — Continuing and Community Education at Penn State DuBois, in partnership with the North Central PA (NCPA) LaunchBox, will be offering continuing education courses for individuals looking to learn basic and intermediate skills with Microsoft Excel.
Basic Microsoft Excel
If you are new to Excel or if you need a refresher, Basic Excel is a great introduction and workshop for students who need to learn the primary functions.
This course includes:
- An overview of Excel
- Worksheet basics
- Cell basics
- Use of short cut keys
- How to use Help
- Basic formatting
- Getting started with formulas
This two-day course will meet on Oct. 2 and Oct. 4, with class starting at 4:30 p.m. on both days in the DEF Building on the Penn State DuBois campus.
Your employer asks you to input data into a chart to make the information easier to reference, how do you do that? The Intermediate Excel course is designed to help you do just that, along with many other functions found in Excel. This workshop is for those who have mastered basic knowledge of Excel and who are ready to move forward with more of the creativity functions that Excel offers.
This course will include:
- Conditional formatting
- Creating formulas
- Charting formulas
- Counting cells
- Returning dates
- Scaling worksheets
- Working with views
- Concatenate (joining)
The Intermediate Excel course will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from Oct. 9 through Oct. 25, with classes starting at 4:30 p.m. each day in the DEF Building on the Penn State DuBois campus.
Registration fees and how to register
Individuals wishing to register for Basic Excel, Intermediate Excel or both can contact Continuing and Community Education at Penn State DuBois via email or phone at 814-375-4836. The registration fee for the Basic Excel course is $105. The registration fee for the Intermediate Excel course is $295. If a student wishes to register for both courses, a discount is available, but they must contact the Continuing and Community Education office prior to registering to receive the discount.
To learn more about both Microsoft Excel related courses, visit the course website.
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