6 Activities

18 Minutes

Beginner

Contributed by Carol Hull, Kixal

Topics: Productivity

Learn basic computer skills needed to create a basic household budget using spreadsheet programs like Microsoft Excel. Skills include creating a spreadsheet, entering data, writing formulas, applying formatting, inserting rows, and copying data to paste into a new sheet.

## Activities in This Course

Click on a lesson below to begin.

1
Planning a Budget

03:00

This lesson will give you an overview of how to plan for a basic household budget.

2
Creating a Budget

03:00

This lesson will explain which computer programs can be used to create a budget.

3
Organizing a Budget

03:00

This lesson will teach you how to create a budget and enter data using a spreadsheet program.

4
Formatting Cells

02:15

This lesson will teach you formatting techniques for cells in a spreadsheet.

5
Formulas and Functions

04:30

This lesson will teach basic mathematical calculations.

6
Budget Templates

03:00

This lesson will teach you how to create a budget template.