Introduction to Microsoft Excel

New to the world of columns, rows and cells?  Learn to create and modify basic worksheets and discover tips and tricks that will make you more productive with spreadsheets.

This three-hour class is designed to introduce those who are new to the software as well as for those who use the program on a limited basisl. We will discover how to enter data, format cells and format worksheets to view and print. We will also learn many tips and tricks that will help increase your overall productivity with Excel spreadsheets. This class is offered at least once a quarter.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Create, modify and format basic worksheets
  • Discover tips and tricks to manage and manipulate data
  • Explore tools to assist in printing worksheets and workbooks

Intended Audience

UB faculty and staff


Familiarity with basic computer operation, including the use of a mouse and keyboard and completion of the ‘Become Familiar with Microsoft Office 2010’ eLearning class before attending the session (will be sent by email, one week prior to class)



Class Schedule and Registration

Log in to UB EDGE to view class dates and register. (Don't have a UB EDGE account? Search for dates on the UB Calendar and email or call 716-645-4459 to register.)

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E. Suzy Shallowhorn

Instructor & Course Developer

Organizational Development & Training

Phone: 716-645-4489


Contact for Questions

Kerry Lynch

Kerry Lynch

Program Coordinator

Organizational Development and Training

Phone: 716-645-4459


The University at Buffalo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with any disabilities. If you require accommodations to participate in this session, please contact Organizational Development & Training (OD&T) at (716) 645-4459 or prior to attending the class. Please allow ample time for OD&T to work with the Office of Accessibility Resources to arrange accommodations.