Advanced Topics in Excel
About This Class
Virtually everyone who works with data could benefit by gaining a better understanding of Microsoft Excel. This class will extend beyond the simple addition of data and will put students in a position where Excel is no longer a chore, but a powerful tool to assist in manipulating data efficiently. You’ll learn various functions to help you organize and analyze data and go through situational overviews of time-saving shortcuts to improve your efficiency dramatically.
Learn how to easily manipulate datasets using pivot tables and other functions.
Find out how to leverage the onboard statistical analysis tools to make effective conclusions on data.
Master the art of shortcuts to streamline the process of analysis in Excel.
Prereqs & Preparation
Students should have a basic understanding of Excel and rudimentary functions (IF, SUMIF statements) as well as how to organize data into functional tables (i.e. how to create a data table in Excel with a simple understanding of sort and filter functionality).
Students should bring a laptop with Excel 2010 installed. PC-based laptops are preferable, though not required (certain shortcuts may not transfer directly into Excel for Mac).
Students should try to arrive a few minutes early to class, if possible.
About the Organizer:
General Assembly transforms thinkers into creators through education and opportunities in technology, business, and design.
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