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Getting Started with Google Sheets

Class Sessions

Date Delivery Method Cost
  • Wed Nov 30, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Live Online - 1 session $300

Class Code


Class Description

Effective immediately in response to COVID-19, most Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

In advance of each session, Tech Training will provide you with a Zoom link to your class, along with any required class materials.


Learn the basics of Google's spreadsheet application and see how it implements equivalent Excel features and offers more by virtue of being hosted in the cloud.
By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to learn how to create Google Sheets, and work with such documents as budgets, sales charts, profit and loss statements, all with formulas, totals, and accompanying charts.
Topics covered include: 
  • Modifying columns, rows and cells
  • Formatting cells
  • Working with multiple sheets
  • Creating simple formulas
  • Types of cell references
  • Working with functions
  • Sorting and filtering data
  • Understanding number formats
  • Importing MS Excel sheets into Google Sheets


University IT Technology Training classes are only available to Stanford University staff, faculty, students and Stanford Hospitals & Clinics employees. A valid SUNet ID is needed in order to enroll in a class.