FHSU Management Development Center to offer Excel & Time Management


HAYS, Kan. -- The Management Development Center at Fort Hays State University will offer the final two workshops in its summer series this July.

"Intro and Intermediate Microsoft Excel" will be Wednesday, July 19, at FHSU in McCartney Hall, room 116. The introductory session will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon, while the intermediate training will be from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

"Time Management" will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, July 25, in the Memorial Union Stouffer Lounge.

Dr. Cole Engel, assistant professor of economics, finance and accounting, will facilitate "Intro and Intermediate Microsoft Excel." The introductory course will teach participants to navigate basic Excel spreadsheets, build basic formulas, utilize basic functions, and build a table and simple charts and graphs.

The intermediate course will instruct attendees to create what-if analyses, use logical statements, sort and filter data, create PivotTables and PivotCharts, and utilize descriptive statistics.

Dr. Justin Greenleaf, assistant professor of leadership studies, will facilitate "Time Management." The training will assist participants in using time effectively and productively.

It will teach planning and control for how to spend the hours in the day to accomplish goals and tasks.

The facilitator will review several components including dealing with work interruptions, how to create and maintain strong scheduling abilities, the seven keys for time management, and creating organizational and personal goals.

Each person who completes a workshop will receive a completion certificate.

The cost for the Excel workshop is $119 per session or $200 to attend both the introductory and intermediate sessions. The cost for "Time Management" is $119.

The Management Development Center at Fort Hays State University is recognized by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to offer professional development credits for SHRM Certified Professionals or SHRM Senior Certified Professionals.

These programs are valid for PDCs for the CP or SCP credentials. For more information about certification or recertification, visit shrmcertification.org.

Registration is available online at www.fhsu.edu/mdc. To learn more about the workshop or upcoming training, contact Sabrina William, Management Development Center director, at 785-628-4124 or at slwilliam@fhsu.edu.

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