Mediabistro instructors are all active, working professionals at the top of their fields teaching the latest industry trends. Every class includes live interaction, personalized feedback, and a focus on completing professional-quality work.
Online classes have a dedicated instructor, assignments, live video discussions, and open forums. You’ll get a high level of attention and personalized feedback from your instructor while interacting with fellow students. If you can’t join live, discussions and materials are archived for you to view at any time.
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS You will need access to a computer and speakers or headphones to participate.
Excel is a powerful productivity program that can perform a number of time saving tasks and help you better understand and analyze your data. In this course, you will learn how to design, create, and use spreadsheets to get the most out of your valuable time. You will identify the most important elements of a workbook and learn the art of designing a well-functioning workbook. You will also look at more advanced topics including charts, graphs, and reports.
In this class, you will learn how to:
Enter data and perform basic formatting
Generate basic calculations, use cell references, and perform built-in functions
Consolidate data from multiple worksheets
Identify elements of a workbook
Create basic graphs and charts
By the end of class, you will have:
Mastery of the basics of MS Excel and the tools to create budgets and other worksheets
Jenn Shaw is the founder of NYTechWomen and Bella Minds, a platform for educating mid-career, rural women in digital literacy. As Senior Data Analyst at comScore, she has leveraged her in-depth market research skills to advise top-tier publishers on audience measurement methodologies and digital trends. She has been a continuing education instructor and a consumer behavior analyst for over 15 years, focusing on the MS Office Productivity suite, and has been end-user certified since 1997. She has spent her life looking for ways to teach people who are less involved in technology and she prides herself in being able to bridge the gaps between the different levels and types of technology.