MS Excel 2013 Basics

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  • Author: Dean Van Der Byl
  • Level: Beginners
  • Study time: 6 hours
  • Video time: 2 Hours
  • Exam & Quizzes: Yes


Course overview

Simply put, Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program. This means that it uses grids (cells) of text, numbers and formulas when performing calculations (among other functions).

Due to its versatility and flexibility that enables you to work with data in various formats and contexts, MS Excel is the de facto standard in the business world. You can use MS Excel to enter all sorts of data, such as performing financial, mathematical or statistical calculations.

Who Should Attend?

This course has been designed for computer users who want to learn Microsoft Excel in easy and simple steps. It will be highly useful for those learners who do not have prior exposure to Microsoft applications.

Additional Benefits

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Ongoing Assessments


Your Personal Learning Space!

Your personalised learning portal includes:
  • In-house Social Media profile page - follow and be followed & create a professional profile
  • In-house email to engage directly with your peers
  • Ongoing tech and facilitator support via the in-house platforms
  • Progress reports on request

Making sure that you keep on track.

Throughout the programme, you will have opportunities to test your knowledge and evaluate your understanding via multiple choice quizzes that will enable you to track and improve your progress. These include:
  • Tests
  • Quizzes
  • Assignments
  • Exams

What you get when completing our courses.

  • 12 Interactive Study Guides (E-Books) that provide the written content of the course.
  • 12 Videos that reinforce your learning
  • 10 Quizzes
  • 1 Certificate of Completion

Meet the instructor

Dean Van Der Byl

Dean has more than 25 years of experience in a variety of business environments, ranging from Micro Finance; Credit Service Providers; Mobile Financial Services, Retail; Information Technology; Financial; Telecommunications; Government; and Banking. In addition, he also has more than 15 years of teaching and lecturing experience, from secondary education through to Masters level, in a variety of environments, business and academic.
He has otained a Business Diploma from Damelin, and an MBA from UCT's Graduate School of Business. The focus of his MBA was in the fields of Strategy; Technology in Education; and Marketing
Patrick Jones - Course author
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