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VO Workshop: Excel 101

January 15, 2019, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Excel 101Everybody needs to use numbers to do analysis. Whether you are tracking volunteer hours, counting donor dollars, or planning spending for the month, you need to keep track of numbers and use them to plan for the future. Excel can be used to conduct planning, manage budgets, create charts, analyze usage data, and keep records.

Take this workshop if you only use Excel's most basic functions. You will learn ways to store and manipulate data, to help you make decisions and report to your manager or your board.

Afterward, you will likely find that your newfound skills allow you to save hours every week that you used to spend scratching your head over a calculator, freeing you up to do what you really love.

Learning objectives

  • Create a new workbook and new worksheets in your workbook
  • Understand and use some of the different cell formats, like text, currency, percentage, date, and time
  • Use cell references to do calculations
  • Use basic functions, like SUM() and AVERAGE()
  • Convert a data table into a chart

What to bring

Bring your laptop to this interactive session.

Who should attend

People who are beginners with Excel.

Instructor

Maria Lahiffe, VO’s Education Officer, has a rich background in data analysis and education. She started her career as an Environmental Engineer, where she managed wilderness monitoring projects which collected data remotely every 15 minutes for 7 months per year. She analyzed all that data each winter and turned it into slick reports. After that, she spent 13 years in K-12 education, where she honed her skills in simplifying difficult topics. Maria is a confirmed data nerd who loves helping others learn how much valuable information can be extracted from data.

 

 


Info:

Please contact Maria Lahiffe, Education Officer, at 613-736-5266 ext 114 or


Cancellation policy: 

An email confirming this registration will be sent to the primary email address for your member account, or the email address on this form if you are a non-member. Your registration is transferrable to anyone else within your organization. The following workshop registrations are non-refundable: (a) purchased at a discounted rate, (b) purchased using a voucher, or (c) cancellation received less than five (5) business days prior to the event. Any other cancellation is refundable, subject to a $10.00 administration fee

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