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BA~12 - Microsoft Excel 2007 Essentials

Duration: ±8 hours | Course Code: BA~12 | Cost From: R 250.00 (US$ 15) per person

Excel is the world’s premier spreadsheet software. You can use Excel to analyze numbers, keep track of data, and graphically represent your information.

Course participants will learn how to use the basic features of Excel. This course incorporates a hands-on approach to learning. Learners will get a Excelchance to practice some of the basic features right on a computer.

With Excel 2007, you can manage more data than ever, with increased worksheet and workbook sizes. Excel also makes your job easier by providing an easy to use interface, and an array of powerful tools to help you turn your data into usable information – and better information leads to better decision making!


  • To learn about the basic excel processing tasks, such as how to use cells, rows and columns and find your way around the spreadsheets/worksheets
  • Understand and be familiar with some of Excel’s essentials features, including formatting tools, calculations, headers and footers and sorting and managing data in the worksheets


Target Audience

All staff, members of the public and anyone with Microsoft Excel 2007 installed on their machine

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the Course, learners should have knowledge, understanding and ability to:

  • Open and close Excel
  • Differentiate between worksheets, workbooks, rows, columns, and cells
  • Enter labels and values
  • Set up your page
  • Copy formulas
  • Use absolute referencing appropriately
  • Use basic Excel functions, including SUM, AVERAGE, MAX, and MIN
  • Use Selection Statistics
  • Format text and numbers
  • Change the workbook theme

Scope & Requirements

Computer with access to the Internet and Microsoft Office 2007 installed and operational.


R 250 per person
$ 15 per person for international students
Group discounts available on request


All Material is subject to Copyright. A Certificate of Completion will be sent to those who complete the course.

Please ensure you have MS Excel 2007 installed and running on your computer

Duration: ±8 hours
Course Code: BA~12

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