Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Date:  July 19, 2017
Time:  8:30 AM - Noon
Location:  FHSU Campus, McCartney Hall Room 116


This workshop will help participants boost productivity, simplify data management and streamline everyday tasks using Microsoft Excel. During this session, participants who are beginners in Excel will take a tour of all the basics before learning how to build a worksheet from scratch utilizing formulas and functions. Upon completion of this half day workshop, participants will have mastered the ABCs of using charts, graphs, fonts, borders, shading and more.  This training is in a computer lab and provides hands-on instruction and practice.

Learning Outcomes

  •  navigate basic Excel Spreadsheets
  •  build basic formulas
  •  utilize basic functions
  •  build simple charts/graphs

Intermediate Excel    

Date:  July 19, 2017
Time:  1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:  FHSU Campus, McCartney Hall Room 116 


During the afternoon session, participants will pick up where the morning session left off and learn when to use a macro, how to debug a macro and how to create and manage a PivotChart while utilizing key code shortcuts, linking and data exchange operations.

Learning Outcomes

  •  create What-If Statements
  •  use logical statements
  •  sort and filter data
  •  create PivotTables and PivotCharts


Dr. Cole Engel will facilitate both sessions.  Cole earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Computer Information Systems and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, both in 2007, a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting in 2009, and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Business Administration with a specialization in Advanced Accounting in 2016. He has seven years of teaching experience at Fort Hays State University and is a Certified Public Accountant licensed to practice in the state of Kansas.

Fees:  $119 each session or attend both for $200*

Please register prior to July 12, 2017

* Additional Chamber of Commerce discount does not apply for enrollment in both sessions.

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