Excel at Excel: Getting Down to the Basics
17

Tuesday, 17 November

8 11 pm EST

GA Chicago (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
$99 USD
Regular Ticket
$99 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Excel at Excel: Getting Down to the Basics | November 17

Bianca Mounce Photo


Senior Data and Technology Strategist, The Movement Cooperative

17

Tuesday, 17 November

8 11 pm EST

GA Chicago (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
$99 USD
Regular Ticket
$99 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

The Excel at Excel workshop is designed for students who are relatively familiar with other office productivity software, for example Microsoft Word. (The students who succeed the most are comfortable using a computer and navigating around desktop programs on their own). It introduces a range of Excel topics giving students a taste of the potential that can be achieved with Excel. It touches briefly on everything from navigation and layout to using functions and charts. This workshop was not designed to go over any topic in extreme detail, but more as a "sampler" of topics. The expectation is for students to be able to leave and be familiar with several of the Excel skills necessary for most positions that require some "basic to intermediate" Excel knowledge.

Agenda (Not necessarily taught in the order below):

  • 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
  • PivotTables
  • Chart

The well-being of our employees, students, clients, instructors, and guests is our number one priority here at General Assembly. We are monitoring COVID-19 very carefully and are adjusting delivery of our programs.


Due to the current health concerns, all GA short-form events, workshops & bootcamps will temporarily be held online - including this one.


Registered participants will be notified 24 hours in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the Zoom Meeting Room and other tools you’ll need for the session. Registration for this offering will close 2 hours prior to the session start in order to allow all students ample opportunity to have the technology enabled.


General Assembly’s classes, workshops and events are recreational and for avocational purposes only. No certificate is awarded.

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.

Preparation

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • This course will occur completely online using Zoom and Slack.
  • Course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your course launches.
  • Each individual course participant must have purchased a ticket

Participants 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 have a mouse. Participants 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

Bianca Mounce Photo

Senior Data and Technology Strategist,
The Movement Cooperative

Since 2013, Bianca has empowered for-profit companies, electoral campaigns and non-profit organizations to strategically use data. She is currently the Data and Analytics Strategist at Forward Together, a non-profit that works nationally to ensure that all families have the rights, recognition and resources they need to thrive.
After working on President Obama's re-election campaign as a Field Organizer in Tampa, Florida, Bianca continued immersing herself in data-driven campaigns and non-profit work. She was the National Data Manager at Organizing for Action where she oversaw reporting, training and data for Grassroots staff and volunteers. She then worked at Civis Analytics as a Client Success Analyst working with a diverse portfolio of clients on how to leverage the Civis Platform.
A native Oregonian, Bianca lived in the United Kingdom for five years, and has traveled to 21 countries. She likes to think she is equal parts coffee expert, yogi and proud Portlander.

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