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COMP 2364 - Microsoft Excel

Computer Systems Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

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 provides preparation to write a Microsoft Office Specialist certification exam, available through third parties at additional cost. 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

$556.00

Winter 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 74015

Wed Jan 10 - Wed Mar 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 375

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

Cost

$556.00

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 76374

Sat Jan 20 - Sat Apr 14 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 20 - Apr 14 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 105

Instructor

Joanne Atha

Course Outline

Cost

$556.00

Notes

  1. No class March 31 (Easter). Please be aware that there will be class on February 10th, 2018 (Family Day Weekend).

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 2018

Below are two offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 58555

Wed Apr 11 - Wed Jun 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 11 - Jun 27 Wed 18:30 - 21:30 DTC Rm. 389

Instructor

Diana Gerrard

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$556.00

CRN 57606

Sat Apr 21 - Sat Jul 21 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 21 - Jul 21 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 105

Instructor

Joanne Atha

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$556.00

Notes

  1. No class May 12 or June 30 (Canada Day). Class will be in session May 19 (Victoria Day).

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify the new components of the Excel workspace.
  • Ribbon user interface and Quick Access Toolbar.
  • 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.
  • Use Subtotals and manage/summarize data with Pivot Tables - use of slicers.
  • Consolidate data and 3D formulas.
  • Apply data validation options.
  • Analyze data using the Scenario Manager, Data Tables and Goal Seek.
  • Apply trace dependents, precedents and trace errors options.
  • Use imported data.
  • Use exported data.
  • Demonstrate finding and fixing formula errors.
  • Use specialized functions.
  • Prepare, create and apply Templates and Styles.
  • Apply Macros.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2016

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

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The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 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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Ebook Exploring Ms Office Excel 2016 Comprehensive (180 Days)
Author Poatsy
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2016
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13444-545-8
Price $81.95
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Exploring Ms Office Excel 2016 Comp. With Myitlab + Etext Access Card
Author Poatsy
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13457-311-3
Price $149.95
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BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Image not available
Ebook Exploring Ms Office Excel 2016 Comprehensive (180 Days)
Author Poatsy
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2016
Binding Digital Version
ISBN 978-0-13444-545-8
Price $81.95
Choose One

Image not available
Exploring Ms Office Excel 2016 Comp. With Myitlab + Etext Access Card
Author Poatsy
Publisher Ph
Copyright 2017
Binding Kit/Set/Package
ISBN 978-0-13457-311-3
Price $149.95
Choose One

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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