Excel Level I: Fundamentals
Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft Excel in this hands-on training. Master calculations, basic functions, graphs, formatting, printing, and shortcuts.
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In this beginner Excel workshop, you’ll learn the essentials of Microsoft Excel, including calculations, basic functions, graphs, formatting, and printing. This basic Excel class is perfect for those with limited experience looking to expand their proficiency.
Our Excel course includes practical exercises that walk you through the basics. Learn the concept, watch an example, and complete an activity with the new concept on your own. At the end of the course, you’ll keep your training guide for reference whenever you use Excel.
After you complete the Excel Level I course, you'll receive access to our companion video suite, featuring beginner-level video lessons available for viewing on desktop, mobile, and tablet. These video tutorials explain popular Excel concepts in simple steps.
Fast-paced class, a lot of information in a short amount of time—condensed to most useful tips and tricks. Very glad I was able to participate as I learned a lot more than I already knew. Michael was a great instructor with a very easygoing vibe.
Just came out of my Excel for Business training. Garfield, the instructor, is really nice And very helpful. They are very professional and they provide all the necessary tools for the students to acquire all the info they need, and, in case you want to refresh your memory you can always retake the course for free within 6 months. Cool, huh? :-)
It was a full day from 10am-5, fast-moving and packed with information on all the Excel basics, including on-the-spot exercises. Really useful for skills in managing all kinds of information and projects. I'd highly recommend this course, and would like to take the L2 when I'm ready!
This course exceeded my expectations. Saba is a great instructor! She answered all my questions and went beyond to link it to real life examples.
Had a one on one training with Garfield - he was patient, professional, and incredibly knowledgeable. Would highly recommend for anyone looking to expand their Excel capabilities in business.
Great class! The content was well organized and the instructor was excellent. He was engaging, knew the material very well and was able to adjust to the various levels of ability of the students! Would definitely recommend!
As one of our smaller courses, tuition for this course is due in full before the start date. The best way to save on this course is to take it as part of a certificate program.
There are no extra fees or taxes for our courses. The price you see on this page is the maximum you’ll pay us.
However, if you plan to take the course live online, you may need to obtain required software. We’ll help you get set up with a free trial of paid software prior to the class. Most of our coding classes utilize freely-available open-source software. For most of our design and motion graphics courses, we will help you get set up with a free trial of Adobe Creative Cloud. If you attend the course in-person, we will have a computer already set up for you with all of the required software for no additional cost.
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Attend this course in-person in NYC or Live Online via Zoom. Engage with expert instructors, ask questions, and get feedback on your exercises and projects. Switch between live-online and in-person as needed, even after the course has started.
Unlike other providers, these are not mass open-enrollment classes. At Noble Desktop, you’ll learn in small groups (typically 8-15 students) and receive personalized attention.
Get face-to-face interaction with an instructor and other students when you learn at our NYC campus. Courses are hands-on with a computer and software provided.
Get the same interactivity and access to the instructor as in-person students. There are no extra fees and we’ll work with you to ensure your remote setup is perfect.
Upon completion of this course, you’ll receive an official certificate testifying to your mastery of the curriculum. We’ll send you a link where you can download your certificate, share it online with your friends, post it to your professional network on LinkedIn, and view all your earned certificates. Congratulations on your achievement!
We offer a single free retake of the the class within a year.
You can also access recordings of each session in your student portal within one business day of the session’s end. Recordings are available for one month after the session.
Those new to Excel looking to gain the core skills used by business professionals, including formulas, functions, calculations, and time-saving techniques. The skills taught in the course apply to a variety of industries, including technology, financial services, retail, education, professional services, healthcare, non-profit, and more.
The instructors typically present using Excel 2019 or Office 365. However, you can use Excel 2013 or 2016 as well; the exercises and interface are compatible with what we teach (with some minor differences that the instructor will explain).
Students must be comfortable using a computer. No other prior knowledge is required.
This course does not qualify for payments plans or student financing. See our Payment Plan FAQ to find related programs that qualify.
You may attend this training virtually (online) at the scheduled time the course is offered (New York, Eastern Time).
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Instructor & Program Director
Mourad Kattan is an instructor and Program Director for Finance & Excel at Noble Desktop, teaching classes and designing courses in Excel, finance, accounting, and financial modeling.
Before Noble Desktop, Mourad worked as a financial analyst at Credit Suisse and H/2 Capital Partners. In those positions, he used advanced analytical and financial skills to evaluate a variety of investments.
Mourad graduated from the University of Pennsylvania summa cum laude and is part of the Beta Gamma Sigma honor's society.
Adebayo "Ade" Norman is a Senior Software Trainer with over 14 years of experience in the classroom. He is a training professional with vast troubleshooting/help desk experience and thousands of hours of software training & delivery experience. His specialty is in the In-person/Online Hybrid training environment needed in these new & changing times.