Swain Center

Financial Markets room

Excel 2013

This certificate program provides participants with the skills needed to challenge the Microsoft Office Specialist Exam for Excel 2013. Topics include getting started with Excel 2013, manipulating, formatting data and worksheets, reviewing and printing. Participants learn how to effectively use Excel 2013 formulas, functions, charts, pictures, themes, styles, advanced formatting, advanced data management, advanced customization and how to protect and share Excel 2013 workbooks.


Elizabeth Baker is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Operations Management at UNCW. Prior to entering academics, she was a network systems administrator, engineer and architect with firms ranging from Fortune 500 to small businesses as a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). She also conducted MCSE training for corporate clients as a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). In addition to Salesforce administration, she currently teaches both network systems administration and cybersecurity courses at UNCW. Elizabeth uses an approach in the classroom that balances learning from both a conceptual and practical perspective, allowing attendees to adapt the knowledge to their needs and working environment.