Excel at Excel: Getting Down the Basics
2

Thursday, 2 February

6:30 8:30 pm CST

GA Austin, WeWork Congress

600 Congress Avenue, 14th Floor
Austin , TX 78701
$35 USD
Regular Ticket
$35 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Excel at Excel: Getting Down the Basics

Chelsea Pickering Photo


Accountant, Noonday Collection

2

Thursday, 2 February

6:30 8:30 pm CST

GA Austin, WeWork Congress

600 Congress Avenue, 14th Floor
Austin , TX 78701
$35 USD
Regular Ticket
$35 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

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. This is an interactive class, and your participation and questions are encouraged.

About the Instructor

Chelsea Pickering Photo

Accountant,
Noonday Collection

Chelsea works as an Accountant for Noonday Collection, an Austin-based, socially responsible fashion business creating meaningful opportunities for women and artisans around the world. Prior to Noonday, Chelsea worked for Deloitte as an Advisory consultant, performing internal controls testing and internal auditing. She also taught a graduate-level Accounting Information Systems course at Trinity University in San Antonio.

Chelsea's love of Excel began when her dad taught her how to create a pivot table at the age of 11. A self-proclaimed Excel nerd, Chelsea has found myriad uses for the software throughout her career and is passionate about helping others overcome their fear of spreadsheets. She enjoys equipping others with the knowledge, tools, and confidence to work smarter.

Chelsea holds a bachelor's degree in Accounting and a master's degree in Management Information Systems from Texas A&M University. Yes, that means she (and her husband) are Aggies living behind the "orange curtain". But Austin's outdoor activities, live music, and food are worth it.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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