Where Do You Go For Microsoft Excel Help and Training On Site?

When you’re seeking additional knowledge, it is important to know where to obtain it from. After all, it isn’t enough to find a source—you need to make sure that it is legitimate and credible. MS Excel is a program that a lot of people—even us—needed help to really understand. Back around ten years ago or so, it wasn’t all that easy to secure trusted sources for excel tips.

Thankfully, today’s world has a completely different story when it comes to this. There are a lot of different places where you can go for further knowledge about MS Excel.

You can learn about Microsoft Excel Training on site at places like:

YouTube

This one surprised us, too. As it turns out, there are a lot of YouTube channels which focus on providing video tutorials for a wide variety of things. One of those things happens to be MS Excel. There are those that range from beginner levels to those of a more complex nature.

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There are several channels to choose from that you can almost be spoiled for choices. We just want you to remember that each of them has a different approach in discussing the topic so it would be important to find a content creator with a certain flow to the lesson that suits you best.

After all, you should not force yourself to sit through a tutorial of someone whose teaching style is incompatible to your learning style.

Financial Literacy Classes

If there was anything that more and more banks and financial firms are doing nowadays, it would be to ramp up their offerings for financial literacy classes. They understand that in order for the economy to get better—and therefore providing a better environment for everyone—they need to help the populace in gaining a firmer grasp of their finances.

You can choose to go online and check the websites of organizations in your area to see if they have any information regarding upcoming financial literacy classes. A usual part of those classes would be a basic or even advanced utilization of MS Excel.

Books

Of course, literature would always be a prime resource for additional knowledge. What’s great about now is the fact that you do not need to purchase a physical copy of a book in order to utilize it. There are now electronic copies of Excel discussion and guide books.

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We have quite our own collection of such books. For further specific recommendations, we think we’ll develop an article at a later date to talk about them—so do stay tuned for future discussions!

Points to Remember

Just because someone is presenting you with “knowledge” does not mean that you should automatically accept it to be the truth. You must be more discerning about your sources of information. After all, one of the biggest downsides of the internet is the fact that misinformation is now rampant. This, however, should not scare you off the trail of better working knowledge.

Do you have a trusted resource when it comes to MS Excel?

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MS Excel: What Do You Use It For?

When someone mentions MS Excel, most people tune out of the conversation. This is unfortunate but highly likely due to the fact that not a lot of people consider the uses of this truly useful program. Today, we wanted to talk about some of its uses.

These examples are some of the ways that we personally utilize excel for. Let’s get started!

Keeping Records

One of the best things about MS Excel is the fact that you can input more than just numbers in it. You can use words and even build charts using this program. This makes it quite prime to be utilized for keeping records.

If you have a business, excel can be used to help keep track of logistics processes and even the finances! If you’re a student, you can utilize this to keep a clear and organized record of activities, classes, and projects. The applications are varied and are highly useful.

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Budgeting

The term budget may not sound like something you’d want to get into but it is wholly necessary if you are going to be financially astute. Building a budget through excel is simple and can really help you keep track of your finances and even set a goal you’re working towards.

Having a budget is important if you’re ever going to be fully financially literate. It also helps keep things in order when you’re planning a major shindig like a wedding or a birthday party. Excel can really help you keep track of things—if you use it right, it can even turn into your planner or sorts.

Points to Remember

MS Excel does have a lot of practical uses—even when you are not running a business or a corporation. It can be used for something as simple as making a guest list or creating a budget for your home. We believe that if more people really tried to improve their understanding of this program, it would be a generally better situation for all.

Do you use Excel? What particular ways or things do you use it for?

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The Basics: What Exactly Is Microsoft Excel?

Welcome to our very first article in eLearning DevCon! We’re quite excited to get started on our discussions! Today, we wanted to stick to basics before we jump into the deeper jargon. After all, it is important to get a hold of the basic information in order to open the door toward further understanding.

In the case of MS Excel, opening that door is truly important. After all, you need only to mention the name of this program and people will more than likely roll their eyes up with disdain or defeat. MS Excel has a reputation that reaches extremes. There are people including staff in corporate environments who love it and there are those that simply cannot make heads or tales of it.

What is MS Excel?

Developed in 1985, this program was created with the purpose to help users better organize data and to even to do calculations with. On a more advanced level, people were able to create their own formulas to suit what they needed the program to do. You can even have it as the tool that you use to create your graphs, charts, and tables for you. All you need to do is to program it properly.

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When you open up the program, you’ll be greeted by spreadsheets—tabs and tabs of them—all for your usage. The spreadsheets are usually thought to be intimidating because of the sheer number of the rows and all the columns just seemingly waiting there.

Points to Remember

MS Excel is a just a program—much like many others that you use on a daily basis. This means that it there is a learning curve and training that you need to receive (on-site is sometimes better than remote training) which will allow you to become a proficient user of the Microsoft software. MS Excel may be intimidating but that’s only at the start. Once you get past your discomfort with the formulas, you will find that there was nothing to be worried about at all.

Do you make use of MS Excel? Did you think it was highly intimidating at first?

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