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When & Where
Wed, March 14, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
64 Barrows Hall (D-Lab Instructional Classroom - basement)

This class will cover the basics of Excel, from simple formulas (SUM, COUNTIF) to more complex Excel features like Macros and the Data Analysis ToolPak. By the end of both sections, students will be able to employ Excel skills to open source policy data sets. These skills are transferrable to any sector.

Topics Covered Will Include:

  • Basic Formulas
  • Absolute vs. Relative Referencing
  • Sort/Filter
  • Data Cleaning: concatenate, removing duplicates, text to columns, importing PDFs
  • Advanced formulas: countif, sumif, 
  • Index
  • Pivot Tables
  • Pivot Charts
  • Macros
  • Analysis ToolPak 
  • Goal Seek

Please register separately for Part 1 and Part 2.


Training Host: 
D-lab Facilitator: 
Willie Calvin
Format Detail: 
hands-on, interactive
Participant Technology Requirement: 
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