FHSU's Management Development Center to offer Excel workshops

03/31/16 sds
HAYS, Kan. -- "Introduction to Excel" and "Intermediate Excel" will be offered on the same day this April by the Management Development Center at Fort Hays State University. The workshops will be at 8:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, in the Memorial Union Trails Room.

Scott Jones, instructor of business, and Felix Albl, a tourism and hospitality management senior, will facilitate.

"Excel can be a very effective way of organizing and analyzing information," said Sabrina William, director of the MDC. "If used correctly, the functions taught in these workshops will prove to be extremely valuable to an organization's success."

The half-day sessions will help participants boost productivity, simplify data management and streamline everyday tasks using the 2013 version of Excel. During the morning session, participants will take a tour of the basics before learning how to build a worksheet and utilize formulas and functions. This session will also cover how to use charts, graphs, fonts, borders, shading and more.

The afternoon workshop will cover when to use macro, how to debug a macro and how to create and manage a PivotChart while utilizing key code shortcuts, data exchange operations and linking.

Participants completing one or both workshops will receive a completion certificate.

Workshops cost $119 each or $200 for both sessions. Hays Area Chamber of Commerce members are eligible for a 15-percent discount for a single session. The encouraged application deadline is Friday, April 8.

Registration is available online at www.fhsu.edu/mdc. To learn more about the workshops or to receive discount codes, contact Conni Dreher at 785-628-4121 or at cdreher@fhsu.edu.

Participants will need to bring their own laptops or reserve one by contacting Dreher. A limited number are available.

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