Spreadsheets For Localization: Beginner to Intermediate

Learn the basics of spreadsheets and how to use Google Sheets more efficiently. All in the context of localization!

Learn the basics of spreadsheets, how to use Google Sheets more efficiently, and different ways to make your tables look good (and why it matters). All in the context of localization projects.

What you’ll learn

  • Learn the basics of spreadsheets.
  • Use Google Sheets more efficiently.
  • Apply basic formulas.
  • Make your spreadsheets easy to read.
  • Learn in the context of a localization project.

Course Content

  • Introduction To The Course –> 2 lectures • 8min.
  • The Anatomy Of A Spreadsheet –> 3 lectures • 8min.
  • Data Basics –> 4 lectures • 13min.
  • Formatting Basics –> 5 lectures • 11min.
  • Working With Larger Datasets –> 6 lectures • 41min.
  • Navigating And Organizing Data –> 6 lectures • 15min.
  • Using Formulas –> 7 lectures • 28min.
  • Making It Pretty –> 5 lectures • 10min.
  • Keyboard Shortcut References –> 1 lecture • 1min.

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Requirements

Learn the basics of spreadsheets, how to use Google Sheets more efficiently, and different ways to make your tables look good (and why it matters). All in the context of localization projects.

 

From beginner to intermediate

If you’ve ever come across spreadsheets at your work and immediately started to panic, this course is for you. I’ll teach you the basics of spreadsheets using Google Sheets. Everything will be related to the localization industry.

 

At the end of the course you’ll be able to:

  • Understand why spreadsheets are important
  • Insert and edit simple data
  • Format your data
  • Turn a bunch of data into good tables
  • Navigate tables more efficiently
  • Filter and sort your tables
  • Use basic formulas
  • Make your spreadsheets pretty
  • Work with Google Sheets using a keyboard

 

I prefer MS Excel, can this course help me?

All the things we teach in this course using Google Sheets are applicable to Microsoft Excel as well.

 

What is the course format?

You’ll encounter structured video lessons to follow along. We also have a community platform on Discord where you can engage with other students and instructors.

 

Do I need any prior knowledge to complete the course?

Nope, we’ll teach you everything you need to know from scratch. All you need is a reliable internet connection, a computer… and some good coffee helps too!

 

I’m working or studying. Will I have time for this?

Absolutely. The course is fully self-paced, so you can take as much time as you need to get through the lessons. There’s no expiration date on your access to the course.

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