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Excel Charts Training

Excel Charts Training

Course Date Course Time Price Seats
Sep 4 2019 10am - 11am ET

Excel Charts Training

A picture is worth a thousand words! Instead of showing an audience a spreadsheet, show them a chart! In this Excel charts training you'll learn how to easily see trends, high and low points, and an overall picture of sales, expenses, and many other types of numerical data!

Who should attend this class?

Beginner to intermediate users of Excel. Knowledge of how to navigate Excel, basic text editing, and formatting skills are helpful. Formatting charts changed considerably from version 2010 to 2013/2016. If you are using Excel 2010 or earlier, you can still attend--just let the instructor know and she will discuss the modifications necessary for your version.

Where is this class held?

This is a live, online class led by a field expert; and just like an in-person class, it is fully interactive and engaging. The difference between an online and onsite class? No travel! You can participate from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection. Many of our students choose to stay home from work on these training days, some never even changing out of their slippers! Where applicable, students are able to speak with and hear from the instructor and other participants throughout the course as they work in real-time to complete activities.

Need something a little more personal?

We understand your team might have specific training needs and we would love to work with you. We offer both online and on-site instructor-led, fully customizable courses tailored to your training needs.

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Anyone who wants to learn more about the formatting of a website. All you need is a basic text editor such as Notepad (PC) or TextEdit (Mac) and a browser. Knowledge of basic HTML codes is mandatory.

Topics covered include, but not limited to:

  • Chart Vocabulary

Knowing what the different parts of a chart are called is vital, so you know exactly which part to modify!

  • Basic Bar Chart

Learn how to create, format, and edit a simple bar chart. You will learn where to place charts and how to add titles, gridlines, legends, and data labels. Then you can format your chart with colors and fonts, move the legend, format gridlines and axis, and modify many other styles.

  • Pie Charts

There are a few tricks you need to know about pie charts in order to have them work the way you want! We will discuss how to add percentage data labels, format one pie slice at a time, and pull pie pieces out to focus more on one data point.

  • Drawing

We will add arrows, text boxes, and circles to further enhance and draw attention to certain parts of our chart.

About Your Instructor

Rosemary McCracken is a computer trainer with over 25 years of experience in the classroom. She teaches all levels of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, and Outlook. In addition to Microsoft products, she also teaches QuickBooks, InDesign, HTML/CSS, and WordPress. Rosemary has a B.S. from James Madison University. She is Microsoft Office Expert Certified and is also a Certified Online Training Professional.

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It was very informational and I enjoyed the teacher (Jennie Ruby). She made it fun and not boring. She used interaction and examples which helps
Rachel Presley