Create a Budget with Google Sheets

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In this Free Guided Project, you will:

Access Google Sheets and Open a Google Sheets Template, Populate the Template

Understand the different sections of the Summary tab, and Sharing your Google Sheet with others.

Format your charts and add conditional formating and how to make your Google Sheets presentable.

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Clock1 hour
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will be able to build a basic budget using Google Sheets. You will use a template to add, delete, edit, and format a budget to meet the needs of your personal or professional goals. You will be able to read the summary tab, share the budget, and create permissions for others to access, format the charts, and use conditional formatting. You will also be able to take the Google Sheets Budget and put it into presentable files. Note: This course works best for learners who are based in the North America region. We’re currently working on providing the same experience in other regions.


All are welcome to take this course!

Skills you will develop

  • Spreadsheet
  • Budget
  • Google Sheets
  • Template

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Access Google Sheets and Open a Google Sheets Template

  2. Delete and Populate rows in the Setup, Expense, and Income Tab

  3. Understand the different sections of the Summary tab

  4. Share your Google Sheets with others

  5. Format your charts and add conditional formatting

  6. Make the Google Sheets into a Presentable File

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step



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