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Microsoft® Excel: Basic Charts

Format: On-demand

This course is for Microsoft® Windows Excel 2013 and newer versions, including 365. This course will be an overview of:

  • How to create the most used Microsoft® Excel charts.
  • How to interpret what a chart tells us about the chart’s source data.

Becker’s Microsoft® Excel Series features Wayne Winston, Microsoft® Press author for more than a decade with 40 teaching awards for his instruction. Wayne is sought out by many of the Big 4 and larger corporations to bring their personnel to a level playing field with Microsoft® Excel, necessary today for success in the accounting profession.

Wayne’s success as a Microsoft® Excel instructor is closely tied to his teaching style that has students watch and then do realistic, engaging problems in the software. Students learn through using Microsoft® Excel to cement their understanding before progressing to the next building block.

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • Learn how to create column, bar, and combo charts.
  • Learn how to create a secondary axis.
  • Learn how to handle hidden and missing data.
  • Learn how to create pie charts.
  • Summarize time series data with line charts and stacked area charts.
  • Create labels from cells.
  • Display relationships with scatter, bubble, and radar charts.
  • Add and change chart elements, switching rows and columns and deleting points from a chart.

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