Course – Learn the Basics of Google Sheets – Create, Design, and Share

This course will help you create powerful spreadsheets with Google Sheets. Sheets is the most user-friendly spreadsheet available today. You’ll enjoy lifetime access to this course which is always updated with the latest features.

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Immersive Experience

Go more in-depth with 10 downloadable videos, LINKED GOOGLE SHEETS, and built-in notes.

Create a Spreadsheet

Create a Spreadsheet

Create a blank spreadsheet, create one from a template, or upload an existing spreadsheet.

Style your spreadsheet

Style your Spreadsheet

Make your table easier to read with font styling, cell borders, and background colors.

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Use Cell References

Four basic types of cell references

Spreadsheet formulas

Create Formulas

Different types of basic formulas in Sheets

Sort and filter

Sort and Filter

Get more meaning out of your data

sharing a spreadsheet

Share and Protect

Different levels of sharing your spreadsheet

Pivot table

Pivot Tables

Summarize your data in a flexible table

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Top 10 Functions

Most common functions available in Google Sheets

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Protect, Hide, and Edit Sheets

Multiple users need different levels of access to different sheets.

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Google Sheets – Learn the Basics

Learn all of the foundational skills necessary to create and use spreadsheets. 10 downloadable videos, LINKED GOOGLE SHEETS for you to copy and use, quizzes, and built-in notes. You’ll have lifetime access to this course.

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Experienced Instructor


Adam Steinfurth (AKA Prolific Oaktree) works on different clients’ spreadsheets on a daily basis. This course is drawn from this experience and from feedback on the videos and articles that created about spreadsheets over the years.

Video Based


The ideas in this course are conveyed through screencast videos supplemented with notes and quizzes. We’ll walk through the exact steps needed to create and customize your spreadsheets and discuss the “how” and the “why” along the way.

Shared files


The files shown in the video are made available to everyone that purchases the course. You can copy them into your own Google Drive and you will have unlimited access to them.