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COMP 2364 - Microsoft Excel

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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Course Details

​Microsoft Excel is a powerful tool that can be used to analyse, communicate and manage information. Those with no prior spreadsheet experience will acquire expert level applied skills in the latest version of MS Excel. This instructor lead, hands-on course focuses on best practices used to create meaningful workbooks and how to master the techniques and time saving shortcuts for the daily use of MS Excel. Students learn to use MS Excel Ribbon interface with contextual tabs, Quick Access Toolbar and how to make use of templates, styles, pivot tables, what if analysis tools and macros via lectures, lab exercises and assignments outside of class. Topics include: creating, editing, formatting and saving a worksheet, sorting, filtering, slicers, applying formulae, functions, importing and exporting data, and consolidating data in multiple worksheets. This course is required in the Applied Computer Applications (ACA) Associate Certificate from BCIT Computing Part-time Studies. By the end of this course, successful participants will be expert end users of MS Excel.

Prerequisite(s)

COMP 1002 or equivalent knowledge of MS Windows and File Management plus Grade 12 Math or Business Math or equivalent.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$582.41 - $592.41 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 76374

Sat Jan 09 - Sat Apr 10 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 10 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Joanne Atha

Course Outline

Cost

$592.41

Notes

  1. Late registration is not permitted. Please sign in to the Learning Hub on the course start date for details on how the course will be delivered online. No class on February 13 (Family Day) and April 3 (Easter).

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 74015

Wed Jan 13 - Wed Mar 31 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Mar 31 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

Cost

$582.41

Notes

  1. Late registration is not permitted. Please sign in to the Learning Hub on the course start date for details on how the course will be delivered online.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 58555

Wed Apr 14 - Wed Jun 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 14 - Jun 30 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$582.41

Notes

  1. Course is 36 hours synchronous remote classes. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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11 seats available as of Feb 26, 2021 2:40 pm (PST). Of these 11, 7 are currently reserved for domestic students only. Availability may change at any time.

CRN 57606

Sat May 01 - Sat Jul 24 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 01 - Jul 24 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Joanne Atha

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$592.41

Notes

  1. Course is 36 hours synchronous remote classes. Please sign in to the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) on the course start date and time (not before) for details on how the course will be delivered online. Late registration is not permitted. No class on May 22 (Victoria Day).

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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1 seat remaining as of Feb 26, 2021 2:40 pm (PST). Availability may change at any time.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the MS Excel user interface components.
  • Create, save, open, close and print workbooks.
  • Demonstrate entering, editing, saving and modifying data in a worksheet.
  • Demonstrate formatting and improving the appearance of a worksheet.
  • Apply Relative, Absolute and Mixed cell references.
  • Apply Basic Formulae and Functions.
  • Apply Date and Time Functions.
  • Apply Decision Making Functions.
  • Apply Financial Functions.
  • Demonstrate creating, modifying and formatting charts.
  • Demonstrate the use of sorting, filtering and editing lists.
  • Apply protection to workbooks, worksheets and ranges
  • Analyze data using the Subtotalling tool.
  • Create and summarize data with Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts and use of slicer.
  • Analyze data using the What-If analysis functions: Goal Seek, Scenario Manager, Data Tables.
  • Analyze data using the Data Analysis Tools: Anova, Solver and Histograms.
  • Consolidate data and 3D formulas.
  • Apply data validation options.
  • Apply trace dependents, precedents and trace errors options.
  • Demonstrate finding and fixing formula errors.
  • Use imported data.
  • Use exported data.
  • Prepare, create and apply Templates and Styles.
  • Demonstrate basic Macro use.

Effective as of Fall 2020

Related Programs

COMP 2364 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Computing and Academic Studies

  1. Applied Computer Applications (ACA)
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

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Winter 2021

Books for Winter 2021 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

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Exploring Microsoft Excel 2019 Comprehensive (W/Out Access Card)
Author Poatsy
Publisher Pearson
Copyright 2020
Binding Hardback
ISBN 978-0-13545-275-2
Price $199.95
Required

Spring/Summer 2021

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2021 offerings of this course.

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