Excel at Excel: Getting Down the Basics

Washington D.C. campuses

GA Washington D.C. (1776 8th Floor)
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington DC 20005

Excel at Excel: Getting Down the Basics

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C. campuses

GA Washington D.C. (1776 8th Floor)
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington DC 20005

About this class

We’ve all heard of Microsoft Excel, and yet a surprising number of people have little to no experience using it. In this class — ideal for people working in business, management, or simply interested in getting more organized — you’ll learn the basics of the application, including calculation, formatting, and charts. There will also be an introduction to some intermediate functions such as VLookup and If-Then. A basic understanding of Excel goes a very long way when it comes to managing your job or business. This class will make you more desirable job candidate and more productive as a worker.

Takeaways

  • Input, gather, massage, and format data for more productive use and sharing.
  • Analyze data to improve decision making.
  • Output and package data for external consumption.

Prereqs & Preparation

Students should have a general familiarity with Excel, including knowing how to navigate a spreadsheet, and how to copy & paste. Please bring a laptop with Microsoft Office 7 or 10 installed (PC recommended, Mac acceptable. Most functions/features should work on a Mac although there may be minor differences. The instructor will be using a PC. It is also highly recommended that you bring a mouse. Students will also be emailed case study files prior to class that they should download to their desktop. This is an interactive class, and your participation and questions are encouraged.

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