National Seminars Group & Padgett Thompson
a division of Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center
Course Description

Microsoft® Excel

Introducing a skill-boosting one-day workshop designed specifically for anyone who's mastered Excel's fundamentals and is ready to get the tools required to become a "power user"!

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Program Description

This skill-boosting one-day workshop is designed specifically for anyone who has mastered Excel's fundamentals and is ready to get the tools, tips, techniques and shortcuts required to become a power user. Your expert instructor will use our exclusive hands-off training approach that features state-of-the-art projection equipment. This method guarantees that you'll learn ­ and retain a maximum amount of information in a minimum amount of time!

You'll discover how to use macros to save tons of time and reduce errors, how to create eye-catching charts and graphs that bring your numbers to life, how to make more professional-looking spreadsheets, how to automate repetitive tasks and how to work faster and more efficiently with "insider" shortcuts.

You'll also learn "how-to's" for analyzing data and power tips for printing your work perfectly every time. Attend this intensive workshop and you'll create better worksheets faster than ever before. Guaranteed!

What You’ll Learn

  1. Master Excel's most useful, efficiency-boosting, time-saving features and functions
  2. Customize Excel toolbars, formula bar and menus to save tons of time
  3. Boost your productivity using Excel's templates
  4. Easily link Excel worksheets so you don't waste time re-keying information
  5. Create eye-catching charts without slaving over them for hours
  6. Take a list and turn it into an Excel database
  7. Manage enormous spreadsheets with ease
  8. Make the most of Excel's mathematical functions
  9. Get more done in less time by automating repetitive tasks
  10. Swiftly navigate through Excel like a pro
  11. Protect your valuable data in case disaster strikes
  12. Calculate percentages, averages, interest, statistics, dates and more
  13. Add free-form narrative and graphics to your worksheets to facilitate understanding
  14. Summarize large amounts of data quickly by creating a Pivot Table
  15. Use macros to avoid input errors

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Software Versions Covered

This program is for Windows and Macintosh users and will cover all versions of Excel. For demonstration purposes, we will be presenting demos in Excel 97. This workshop features our exclusive hands-off approach to learning. We'll bring the techniques and tools to life using a visually stimulating, accelerated training approach that incorporates state-of-the-art projection equipment that'll really bring the learning home.

Workshop Agenda

The Key to Spreadsheet Success: Getting Off to a Good Start

Formulas and Functions

Lighten Your Load with Multiple Worksheet Links

The Path to Print Perfection

High-Impact Spreadsheets, Charts and Graphs

Creating Custom Toolbars, Menus and Dialog Boxes

Analyzing Data and Database How-To's


Making Macro Miracles Happen-It's Easy!

Your Guarantee of Complete Satisfaction

We stand behind our seminars with a 100 percent , iron-clad, money-back guarantee of satisfaction. If for any reason you’re not completely satisfied with the solid skills, the tips, tools and shortcuts, and the crucial information you receive during this workshop, we’ll refund your money in full. Every penny. Guaranteed!

Program Hours:
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration begins at
8:30 a.m.

Group Discount: When 3 enroll from your organization, a 4th attends FREE!

Lunch is on your own.

Continuing Education:
Continuing education credits may be recognized by your professional board. Contact your own board to find out what's required. If you cancel your registration up to five business days before the workshop,

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