Excel at Excel: Getting Down the Basics
6

Friday, 6 January

10 am – 1 pm PST

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco , CA 94104
$65 USD
Regular Ticket
$65 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Excel at Excel: Getting Down the Basics

Adam Russell Photo


Insurance Product and Analytics Professional

6

Friday, 6 January

10 am – 1 pm PST

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco , CA 94104
$65 USD
Regular Ticket
$65 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.

Topics may include:

  • Terminology and Navigation
  • Formatting
  • Data Organization
  • Conditional Formatting
  • Hiding and Grouping
  • Introduction to Formulas
  • Functions
  • Basic Math Functions
  • Conditional Math Functions
  • Reference Functions
  • Filling
  • Defined Name Ranges
  • PivotTables
  • Chart

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.

About the Instructor

Adam Russell Photo

Insurance Product and Analytics Professional

Adam Russell has nearly 20 years of Microsoft Excel experience developed during a career as an insurance product management consultant and actuarial analyst. He left the corporate world in 2016 to embark on a new career as an Excel trainer, consultant, and freelance writer. Adam has a bachelor’s degree in Applied Mathematics and earned his MBA from Pepperdine University in 2012 with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship. In his spare time Adam enjoys training for half-marathons and triathlons.

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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