Microsoft Excel Tutorial for Beginners: Comprehensive Guide

In this tutorial, I will explore the Microsoft Excel tutorial for beginners to advanced level students and learners. You will get the essential skills and techniques needed to become proficient in using this versatile software.

Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet programable software developed by Microsoft Corporation. It is widely used for accounting, data calculation, and databases. Microsoft Excel consists of various tools and features to organize, calculate, and present data in a visually appealing and user-friendly interface. Whether you are a student, a business professional, or a data enthusiast, Excel offers immense value in streamlining tasks, making complex calculations, and generating insightful reports.

In the first part of the tutorial, I will introduce you to the Microsoft Excel interface and familiarize you with the basic components and functionalities. You will learn how to navigate through the entire workbook, understand the structure of cells, rows and columns, explore the different menus, ribbons, and toolbars. I will also delve into the various data entry methods, including typing directly into cells, copying and pasting data, and importing data from external sources.

Our aim is to provide basic to advanced tools available in the Microsoft Excel application. In this tutorial, we can learn how to manage data and can easily utilize Microsoft Excel in professional life. After learning the Microsoft Excel basics, the trainee will be able to perform complex statistical calculations in Microsoft Excel. You will be familiar with using Microsoft Excel basics tools to solve real problems using add-ins and focus on the use of pivot tables, and pivot charts to easily and quickly analyze large amounts of information. Finally, he will acquire a first familiarity with the macros that he can use to significantly boost his productivity

Microsoft Excel Tutorial for Beginner: 

Microsoft Excel tutorial consists of the following lessons. Her is a serious of lesson to learn the Excel program. You must follow the learning attitude and must do hands-on practice after learning each tutorial. In this tutorial I will use Excel 2019 application, however, the main commands are the same in all versions. 


All those computer users who would like to learn Microsoft Excel from basic to advanced. It is highly recommended for those who are working in Government or private sectors office. 


Before starting this tutorial you should have a basic familiarity with a computer. You may also use computer peripherals like a keyboard, mouse, etc. You should also know the basic skills like computer ON-OFF, opening program, folder, and simple navigations.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel:

  1. What is Microsoft Excel?
  2. How to open Microsoft Excel?
  3. Explore Basic Parts of Microsoft Excel window

Microsoft Excel Commands

  1. Create a workbook in Excel
  2. How to save Excel file/workbook
  3. The “Save as” command in Excel
  4. Open an Excel file/workbook
  5. Convert or Save the Excel workbook as a PDF

Working with a worksheet in MS Excel:

  1. Create or insert a new worksheet
  2. Copy or duplicate a worksheet
  3. Move a worksheet
  4. Rename a worksheet 
  5. Delete a worksheet
  6. Protect a worksheet
  7. Set worksheet tab color 
  8. Hide worksheet 
  9. Select all worksheets

Working with cells in MS Excel

  1. Insert data in cell
  2. Copy cell
  3. Past cell
  4. Insert new cell
  5. Delete cell
  6. Setting font
  7. Change Background
  8. Change font color
  9. Text decoration bold, italic, underline, etc.
  10. Text alignments 
  11. Change text direction 
  12. Text wrap
  13. Cell merge
  14. Cell/Table border
  15. Cell data format

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