Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977

Component Details
Title: Spreadsheet Methods
Teideal as Gaeilge: Modhanna Scarbhileoige
Award Type: Minor
Code: 5N1977
Level: 5
Credit Value: 15

Purpose
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the
knowledge, skill and competence to create and modify
spreadsheets under supervision, using common spreadsheet
features.

Learning Outcomes
Learners will be able to:
1. Investigate a range of common uses for spreadsheets
2. Explore key spreadsheet elements including cells, cell references, numeric, alpha, and alphanumeric data, formulae, functions, graphs and macros
3. Demonstrate common spreadsheet usability features to include use of toolbars, window management, sorting, and filtering
4. Use spreadsheet design features involving data and cell formatting techniques which enhance understanding and legibility
5. Automate routine multi-step tasks through the creation, execution, and management of simple macros
6. Print complete or partial sections of a spreadsheet, formatted fit for presentation
7. Use advanced spreadsheet features including absolute and relative cell references, conditional IF statements, statistical, financial, and date and time functions
8. Generate a variety of types of graphs, with appropriate titles and labels, from spreadsheet data
9. Produce a spreadsheet, with minimal supervision, that meets a simple design specification and is fit for purpose
10. Demonstrate personal initiative and resourcefulness in editing and amending spreadsheets to ensure they are fit for purpose.