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30 Aug 2021
Microsoft Excel Open Learning units have been specifically designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and techniques to successfully create and manipulate an Excel spreadsheet. The accompanying data files, which are provided on disc, will help demonstrate the different features as you work through the unit step-by-step.
You will study the following topics:
At the end of the course you will test your knowledge through completion of an end of course test.
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