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Excel: Spreadsheet Design (Aug.19, 9:00-12:00, via Zoom)

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Course Description:

**UW employees can pay via p-card or by emailing with a request for departmental billing.

This workshop examines best practices on how to design and edit spreadsheets so that your data collection and analysis is more efficient and accurate - useful for financial, organizational, research/lab, and other forms of data! Topics covered include: spreadsheet layout, using multiple worksheets, special table formatting, number formats, named ranges, data validation to enforce consistency, data protection, and report printing.

“The majority of spreadsheets that I come across are set up in ways that make analysis more challenging than it needs to be, and they also do not have mechanisms to enforce data consistency, making analysis even more difficult without first going through the long process of cleaning data. Investing in proper layout and data rules saves substantial time!  Also, how you design a spreadsheet should be driven by how you plan to use the data.”  (Alec Muthig, instructor)

Prerequisites: a basic understanding of Excel spreadsheets

Date/Time: Aug.19, 9:00-12:00 (mountain)

Location: via Zoom (a meeting link will be provided after enrollment)

Instructor: Alec Muthig, UWIT Training

Important Information:

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  • Please make sure to arrive at least 5 minutes before the class is scheduled to begin.
  • Workshop fees are non-refundable (unless the class is cancelled by UWIT Training).