Excel 1: Core Data Analysis Seminar | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Excel 1: Core Data Analysis Seminar

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This is a full day seminar that combines interactive discussions with hands-on Excel computer work.

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2024
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $44.25 + HST ($50 total)
Location: Zoom Virtual Conference

**Register by Feb 28th to attend.


  • This course has been designed specifically to prepare participants for the rigor and expectations of manipulating and synthesizing data in a business environment
  • Assignments, handouts and examples will be used throughout the session
  • Students should have a strong working knowledge of Excel prior to taking this course

Course Benefits:

  • Transforms participants into Excel "Power Users"
  • Bridges the gap between academic course work and real-world application
  • Prepares students for employment in the business world
  • Covers topics included in the training provided by major banks and corporations
  • Individualized attention from instructors
  • Experiences instructors are seasoned financial professionals

Learning Topics:

  • Use numerous built-in Excel functions to interpret and manipulate data
  • Use various filters in conjunction with specific arithmetic functions to summarize large volumes of data
  • Use Lookup functions to efficiently extract information
  • Create nested formulas to expand a functions' flexibility
  • Incorporate widely used financial and arithmetic functions
  • Use powerful Text functions to manipulate non-numeric variables
  • Use logical functions to create complex formulas
  • Become proficient with Pivot Tables to quickly analyze and format large quantities of data
  • Learn to use many valuable keyboard shortcuts

For further information, please contact Nicole Drexler at ndrexler@uoguelph.ca

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