What’s New in Excel 2013 – Online Excel Training Course

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Course description

Microsoft Office 2013 brought with it a vast range of new and exciting features to help improve the way you work, such as the new ‘ribbon’ interface. But if you’re used to working with an older version, this programme will guide and support you in the transition to 2013.

We show you all the new additions to Excel 2013 that you need to know about in order to use this version to its full potential, such as new layout and formatting options. Learners are encouraged to participate in the session by asking questions, and we’ll be here to give you support via telephone, email or Twitter for 90 days after the programme finishes.

Is it right for me?

If you’re looking to upgrade to Office 2013, or you’ve recently upgraded and want to gain a better understanding of the new features, this online Excel training course will provide you with a solid understanding of the latest version.

What will I get out of it?

By the end of the course you will be able to:


  • Use and customise the ribbon
  • Use the new features, layouts and formatting options in Excel

The trainer was knowledgeable, able to communicate ideas effectively, and was open to feedback and flexible to what we wanted to get out of the session.

Regulatory Analyst, UK Power Networks

What does it cover?

  • Displaying and using the ribbon
  • Creating a custom ribbon tab
  • Using and customising the quick access toolbar
  • Using the quick analysis tool
  • Flash Fill data in columns
  • New formulas
  • Using recommended charts
  • Chart filters and sparkline charts
  • Recommended pivot tables and stand alone pivot charts
  • Using the slicer
  • Power view reports
  • Overview of PowerPivot

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Course leader

Richard Harker

Technical & Digital Learning Consultant

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