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Microsoft Excel

Analyzing and Visualizing Data

Gain in-demand skills for today's competitive job market

Format (Online)



Online Format

  • You should expect to allocate approximately 1 to 1.5 hours per day but you don’t need to log on at a specific time
  • Courses are activated in Avenue to Learn 3 days prior to the course start date. Once your course is active you will see the course details, including a complete course syllabus

Considerations for taking an Online course

  • You are good at keeping yourself on task to complete modules
  • You are comfortable asking for clarification when needed and expressing yourself in written form through email or a discussion board
  • You can read the textbook (and the assignments) on your own and understand the concepts.
  • You can work independently
  • You have a quiet place to complete your work
  • You are comfortable using technology
  • You have access to WI-FI/internet access, mobile device/laptop, microphone, and headphones and/or speakers


SIMnet is an online training and assessment platform for Microsoft Office. This virtual environment provides you with: 

  • Unit pre-tests to identify your skills gaps, so you learn only the skills you need
  • Video-guided walk through of each Excel skill to show you how to do it and allows you to practice
  • Unlimited practice with real-life business cases
  • Access to the SIMNet platform for life