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Getting Started with Google Sheets

Class Code Date Delivery Method Cost
  • Tue Jul 16, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Live Online - 1 session $300

Most Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

Before each sesson, Tech Training will provide a Zoom link for live online classes, 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 formulas, functions, filtering data, and creating a pivot table.
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
  • Creating a Pivot Table
  • Importing MS Excel sheets into Google Sheets
Don Cameron

Don is the Instructional Design lead in Technology Training, and has been at Stanford since 1998. He teaches collaboration and communication classes, along with courses on Google Apps, Smartsheet, and survey design.

Custom training workshops are available for this program

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