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Introduction to Excel

Course Details

Run by: Human Resources
For Whom: All Staff
Dates: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Location: Large training room (computer lab) Library
Time: 09:30 - 13:00
Presenter: OPTIMA
Cost: 50 €
Duration: Half day
Maximum Number of Participants: 16

Course Overview

This course will take attendees through the most productive features of Excel, to a point where participants can create and set up professional spread sheets.

Course Objectives/Outcomes

•The Excel Interface, Navigation & Menus
•Excel Options & Saving Formats
•Creating, Copying & Moving Tabs
•Cell Formatting (Number, Currency, Date etc)
•Lists and Custom Lists
•Cell alignment, Wrapping & Merging
•Sorting & Filtering Lists
•Adding & Modifying Charts & Diagrams
•Basic Formulae (Sum/Avg/Min/Max/Count, CountA)
•Operator Formaula (+, _, *, /)
•Other: Round, IF, Absolute Cell References
•Names Cell Ranges
•Intro to Pivot Tables

Presenter Bio

Optima Training & Consulting is a Training, Developing & Consulting partner to many of the leading Manufacturing, Pharma, Medical Device, Healthcare, Semi State and Service Organisations and operate in Ireland, UK and Europe.

Optima delivers a diverse and industry focused range of training programmes in areas such as Leadership, Health & Safety, Environmental, Quality, Process Improvement, Healthcare, Project Management, Facilities, Logistics, Energy & Microsoft Office / SharePoint.


To book a place, please email Please send your request accompanied by your line Manager’s/Head of Department’s approval to clearly stating your department’s cost centre details