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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 Data Analytics Certificate (ADAC) and 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

$593.72

Fall 2021

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

CRN 34969

Wed Sep 15 - Wed Dec 01 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Dec 01 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

Cost

$593.72

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face (virtual classroom). Late registration is not permitted.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress

CRN 36386

Sat Sep 18 - Sat Dec 11 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 18 - Dec 11 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Online

Instructor

Joanne Atha

Course Outline

Cost

$593.72

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face (virtual classroom). Late registration is not permitted. No class on October 9 (Thanksgiving).
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

Winter 2022

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 89506

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Apr 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 02 Sat 13:00 - 16:00 Online

Instructor

Joanne Atha

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$593.72

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face (virtual classroom). Late registration is not permitted. No class on February 19.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

CRN 76374

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Apr 02 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Apr 02 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Online

Instructor

Joanne Atha

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$593.72

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face (virtual classroom). Late registration is not permitted. No class on February 19.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

Full

CRN 74015

Wed Jan 12 - Wed Mar 30 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 30 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 Online

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$593.72

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Course is 36 hours synchronous online classes. The class meets once per week for 3 hours face to face (virtual classroom). Late registration is not permitted.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

Full

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
  2. Applied Data Analytics
    Part-time   Certificate

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