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Getting Started with Google Sheets

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Google Sheets is a robust, cloud-based application that empowers you to create sophisticated spreadsheets. Whether you are working at your desk—or from your smartphone or tablet on-the-go—Google Sheets helps you organize, analyze, and share your most important data. In this course for Sheets users, you’ll learn how to make your own supercharged spreadsheets. First, you’ll learn how to input and format your data. Next, you’ll learn how formulas, functions and a few exclusive Google Sheets features can accelerate your data analysis. Finally, you’ll get tips for sharing your spreadsheets and collaborating on them with your team.

About the Instructor
Malia is a tech professional based in Los Angeles who uses G Suite and Google Sheets everyday to manage projects, collaborate with remote teams, and make data-driven decisions.


  • Welcome to Google Sheets: how to create, edit, and print your spreadsheet
    • Getting started with Google Sheets is simple. Let’s start with the basics. Learn how to create and edit your spreadsheet. Then print or publish it to the web.
  • Working with formulas and functions: how to import and analyze your data
    • Anyone can be a data analyst with Google Sheets. Learn how to use formulas, functions, and other key features to help you analyze data effectively.
  • Telling stories with data: how to design your sheet to highlight trends
    • Explore how Google Sheets allows you to design spreadsheets that are both aesthetically pleasing and informative.
  • Supercharge your sheet: how to create charts, pivot tables, and reports
    • Google Sheets empowers you to detect and visualize data with no advanced coding required. This module will show you how to generate charts, pivot tables, and other shareable reports of your data.
  • Collaborating in Sheets: how to share your data with your team
    • With Google Sheets you can work in real-time on a spreadsheet. Learn how to share your data with your team.

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  • Ronny De Winter completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be easy.

    Google sheets is an excellent spreadsheet application. No need to buy an Excel license, use google sheets for free, it has >90% of its features and more.
    Google sheets are quite intuitive, they work similarly to excel. No doubt you can find how to use a specific feature without taking this course. This course, however, gives you an extensive overview of all the features with examples, including features you won't easily find in other spreadsheet applications like realtime collaboration, integration with google translate and google finance, and much more.

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