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Microsoft 365

What is it?

Microsoft Excel is part of the Microsoft Office suite of software. It is used for creating spreadsheets in which data is stored in cells laid out in rows and columns. It can be used to store and organise large amounts of data and also to manipulate the data, for example carrying out calculations or analysis and producing charts.

Why do I need to learn it?

Excel is very versatile and has many uses such as:

  • Performing basic and complex calculations
  • Producing charts and graphics of data
  • Sorting and filtering data

How do I do it?

To get started with Excel, see the links below for quick help sheets, online training, and further reading.

Excel Quick Start Guide

Excel Online Training

Excel Further Reading