Applications Software: Microsoft® Excel®

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Course No: INFO.1800-061; SIS Class Nbr: 9124

Course Description

This course will look at all the features of Excel that make it the powerful business tool that it is. The following topics will be discussed: the basics of workbooks and worksheets, including worksheet concepts and terminology; creating a workbook file with arithmetic and function formulas; editing and formatting features that are available for manipulating the data in a worksheet; printing and page setup issues; creating charts to graphically represent worksheet data; and exploring the ways in which Excel can be used for list management purposes. In addition, students will learn the tips, tricks and shortcuts that are available in Excel for doing things efficiently; for example, advanced formulas, including links and What If? analysis; Excels statistical, lookup, time and date, and IF functions. Students will explore a number of the powerful ways in which they can summarize worksheet data in Excel: those include outlining, consolidation, and pivot tables; creating macros in Excel using Visual Basic for Applications, to automate reports and eliminate redundancy in worksheet creation and manipulation.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites:
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes: P: INFO.2020 or equivalent; requires MS Excel 2010; Windows based
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Robin Desmond
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 01
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1125
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

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