Event date
Thursday, May 11, 2017
Event time
2:30pm to 5:30pm
Barrows 356: D-Lab Convening Room

This two-part series will focus on how to set up database-like structures, navigate them, create models and build various types of reports in Microsoft Excel. By the end of this series, participants will be able to sort and look for information within large datasets, use character-based functions, pivot tables, and build basic financial models.
Technology requirement: Please arrive with Microsoft Excel installed on your laptop.
Please note: Registration is required for each part of this series. See below for topics covered during each session and links for registration. 
The Basics of Excel Part 1:
Math Operations
Basic Formulae
Spreading Formulae
Locking Reference
Cell Referencing
Index & Match
Character-based Functions: concatenate, extracting substring (mid/left/right)
The Basics of Excel Part 2:
Pivot Tables
Modeling 101
Conditional formatting & data validation
Importing Text Data
Text to Columns
Sorting and Filtering