Basic Excel features that will save you time and money.

This beginners Microsoft Excel course will introduce you to the basic skills needed to use Excel. It starts with the key skills of how to create Excel workbooks and worksheets and navigate around them. It then introduces how to use some of Excel’s basic features and finishes off by showing you time saving features, such as Macros and Autofill and how to create simple formulae and format worksheets.

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A working knowledge of Windows is required, though no experience of MS Excel is required.


At the end of the course, delegates will be able to describe some uses of Power Query, Power Pivots in Excel and the data model in Power View for Excel; to import data into a PowerPivot and create relationships; to generate PowerPivot tables and charts; to customise PowerPivot table and chart appearance; to create DAX measures and calculated columns; to generate reporting dashboards and management KPIs (Key Performance Indices).


Attending delegates will be presented with a Certificate of Attendance upon completion of training.

Training Methodology

We believe that learning is most effective when presented in a relevant context so that the skills, strategy, and knowledge are meaningful to our attendees and can be applied directly in the training. Therefore, our training methodology is to customize our courses using our effective and efficient proprietary customizing process and tools. We incorporate participants’ real-world challenges, sales tools, and processes into developing cases/exercises.

Course Outline

  • Overview
  • Working with Excel
  • Using Office Backstage
  • Using Basic Formulas
  • Using Functions
  • Formatting Cells & Ranges
  • Formatting Worksheets
  • Managing Worksheets
  • Working with Data & Macros
  • Using Advanced Formulas
  • Securing & Sharing Workbooks
  • Creating Charts
  • Adding Pictures and Shapes to a Worksheet

Training Formats


Holistic Technologies runs scheduled courses during the year, which are open to the general public, this could be the perfect training and development solution for companies and firms which have only individuals to train and not a whole team or department.


On-Site training is a flexible, cost-effective option that allows you to train as many or as few employees as you need from a single team or department to everyone in your organisation. On-Site training courses can be delivered “off-the-shelf”, slightly modified or completely customized to your learning needs. They’re designed to meet your most important goals and produce immediate, measurable results.


The most effective way to achieve instant productivity is undoubtedly One to One training. Sessions are individually planned and prepared by an expert trainer who will have considerable experience of your industry. Whether you are starting from scratch, or merely looking to master the more advanced features of one of the Microsoft Office Applications, individual training is the answer for users who want to be more productive.

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