Night and Weekend Excel Courses
In addition to our weekday classes, AGI also offers weekend and night Excel courses. These options are listed within the course schedules listed here, or contact AGI for upcoming night and weekend Excel training dates.
About Excel Classes and Excel Training from AGI
The regularly scheduled public Excel classes, workshops, and seminars provide hands-on learning from expert Excel instructors. Small classes with practical exercises and projects help you to quickly learn Excel as it relates to your needs. AGI instructors have extensive experience with using and teaching Excel. All instructors are reviewed after each Excel course, and undergo continual professional development and testing. Our full time instructors pass the rigorous Certified Technical Trainer exam, and related certifications from vendors such as Microsoft. Our instructors have been hired by Microsoft to write the official Microsoft Excel academic curriculum.
Prerequisites for enrolling in Excel courses
For the introductory Excel course, no previous experience is required. For the intermediate and advanced courses, specific previous experience or coursework is required, and you must be proficient with all topics in the preceding courses. For example, for enrollment in the intermediate Excel course, it is expected that you have experience with all topics covered in the introductory course. For training in our classrooms, we provide a computer for use during the Excel class. We recommend that you have a copy of the Excel app available on your computer for when you return to work so that you can practice your skills after class. If attending a live online Excel course, you'll need the Excel app for the class; if attending in our classroom, we provide a computer and Excel.
Course materials for Excel classes
The instructors at AGI have authored several books on Excel and Microsoft Office, including the official curriculum for Microsoft. Participants receive a copy of the detailed course curriculum.
Excel Certification Training
These Excel courses are the perfect preparation to become an Microsoft Certified Excel professional. All participants who complete the course successfully also receive a certificate of completion.
Excel Training Classes GSA
American Graphics Institute offers Excel Classes under GSA contract 47QTCA19D003Y. As a GSA contract holder, Excel training GSA pricing for federal agencies is available for both private and public Excel courses. Contact an American Graphics Institute representative for additional information or to register for Excel classes with GSA pricing.
Choosing the right Excel course
AGI offers several Excel courses to meet your needs. These descriptions can help determine which Excel class is best for you, or you can visit each individual course page for complete course details.
If you are new to Excel or have never had any formal training, our introductory Excel course builds foundational skills from the ground up.
If you have some previous Excel experience and know how to use most basic formulas and charts, but are looking to take your skills to the next level and improve efficiency, the Intermediate Excel class is a good place to start.
For those with extensive Excel experience, including using Pivot Tables and VLOOKUPs, you can learn advanced tools including macros, nested functions, sensitivity analysis, and more in our advanced Excel class.
The Excel Bootcamp offers a comprehensive approach to learning Excel from beginner to advanced level. Taking the full Excel bootcamp ensures you gain a mastery of Excel. The Excel Bootcamp also provides a discount over taking the individual classes.
About Excel classes with AGI
Learn Excel with live classes and hands-on projects: The best way to learn Excel is by using it in real-life scenarios. Our hands-on Excel classes include practical exercises to help you quickly learn and understand how to use Excel.
Choose in-person or online classes: AGI offers live in-person courses in Boston and Philadelphia, or live online classes.
Live Excel classes with expert instructors: Many Excel classes are delivered by remote instructors in large groups with little opportunity for getting questions answered. Our Excel classes are limited in size, with fewer than 10 per class for both the online and in-person courses.
Real-world Excel courses: We teach the most relevant and practical Excel skills needed by business professionals to work more efficiently. You’ll work on a variety of projects used across industries, including technology, finance, healthcare, education, government, and more.
Best Excel Instructors: Learn Excel from industry experts who are also experienced educators. Our instructors have written extensive Excel curriculum and training books and will keep you engaged and interested as you learn the capabilities of Excel.
Small Class size: You receive individualized attention in live, small-group courses.
Computer provided: We provide a computer with your choice of Windows or MacOS if attending in our classrooms.
Curriculum Included: Our detailed Excel training curriculum is included with each course. You can find samples of our Excel expertise are shared in our free Excel tutorials.
Excel Classes with Expert Instructors
We understand there are many Excel courses to consider along with other learning options, and AGI seeks to provide the best Excel training experience. The best Excel courses start with expert instructors who know Excel inside-out, and who communicate clearly, patiently, and are enthusiastic to help you learn. Along with our professional, proprietary curriculum that you take with you after the class, and our project-based learning model you benefit from our decades of experience teaching Excel . When Microsoft needed the official academic curriculum for Excel developed, they turned to the experienced staff at AGI to create and develop this curriculum. Our extensive and proprietary curriculum is provided with each course.
Hands-on Excel Course
Our classes include hands-on exercises and projects to help you master Excel, building your confidence so that you can return to your work and use Excel with confidence. Excel classes at AGI are interactive and hands-on. A live instructor provides assistance, guiding you through exercises and answers to any questions you have throughout the class. Our courses include formal instruction along with projects for you to practice what you are learning.
Best Excel Instructors
When it comes to Excel training, we provide some of the best instructors available. Our instructors have mastered Excel and are also expert instructors. This makes certain you have a tremendous learning experience as you learn from the best Excel instructors.
Corporate Excel Training
AGI offers corporate Excel training options. With corporate Excel training, we customize the curriculum to deliver personalized training for your specific needs. We can provide training at your offices, in our classrooms, or live online. We can provide our full Excel syllabus allowing you to pick and choose what you'd like to cover. You can also choose to add additional Excel topics, not in our syllabus, or work on specific types of projects that are applicable to your organization. Send us an email, give us a call, or chat with us to learn more about custom Excel training for your company or team.
What You'll Learn in Excel Classes
AGI offers Excel classes from beginner to advanced along with an Excel Bootcamp that covers it all. If you are trying to decide between the various Excel classes, the following may be helpful:
Beginner Excel Class
In the beginner class, you'll start with basic data entry and simple calculations like adding and subtracting and work your way up. You'll get comfortable in the Excel interface and learn to use the toolbar.
You'll learn to use Autofill to have Excel fill patterns for you. Learn to use text functions to join and split text in Excel.
Learn to format your Excel spreadsheets and use conditional formatting. Start performing more advanced calculations and build charts in Excel.
Intermediate Excel Class
In the intermediate Excel class, learn to navigate around the workbook with shortcuts. Use dropdown menus and data validation.
Sort and filter data for quick analysis. Master the VLOOKUP function for connecting data from multiple tables.
Learn to use IF statements and the COUNTIF, SUMIF, and more conditional functions.
Start working with Pivot Tables to quickly analyze data in tables.
Advanced Excel Class
In the advanced Excel class, learn advanced cell locking techniques and Excel shortcuts, create nested IF statements, and learn more advanced techniques in Excel.
Learn to find desired outcomes with Goal Seek, create Data Tables, do advanced lookups like INDEX-MATCH and VLOOKUP-MATCH.
Find out how to automate tasks by recording macros in Excel which can then be used in a single click.
In the Excel bootcamp you learn introductory through advanced techniques as you participate in all three Excel courses. Over three days you will learn to master Excel.
Excel Classes Near You
You can find Excel classes near you with live Excel courses available onsite at your location, as well as live online Excel courses you can join from your home or office. AGI offers instructors that come to your location, making it easy to schedule Excel training for your company or team. With various options for Excel training, classes, and workshops, AGI helps you to choose the best options for learning Excel that meets your location, schedule, learning preference, and budget.
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