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ITS Training

Excel Tips & Tricks

Type: Professional development.

Delivery method:  Demonstration or Workshop Workshop icon

Experience level:  Intermediate; for those with some experienceIntermediate IconIntermediate Icon

Length: 30 minutes

Description:  In all software applications, there are shortcuts and tricks you can use to make your work easier.  Most of the time you are too busy getting your work done to find them.  This demonstration will show you some of the shortcuts that are part of Microsoft Excel. This class will be taught using the latest versions of Excel on the PC and Mac.

Prerequisites: Understand the basics of Excel.

Online optionsMicrosoft provides free online training for Excel 2010 (PC) here: and Excel 2011 (Mac) here: with videos and courses. For Excel 2013, (PC) go to: You can view the new features of Excel 2013 with hands-on examples by opening the program and then clicking on the Take a tour icon in the right-hand pane of the window. You can also get free training for Microsoft Office programs for the PC (limited Mac classes) via the Microsoft IT Academy. Instructions for setting up an account, logging on to the Microsoft IT Academy and a class list are available via the My CWU Links menu in MyCWU.

View a previously recorded class from the CWU Professional Development & Training team here.

If you are interested in this class but don't see it on the HR Calendar, please fill out the wait list form and we'll contact you as soon as we can get the class scheduled.


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