This introductory workshop is meant for Carlson School students who want to gain the necessary skills to create, edit, format, and print. Other topics covered will include navigation, formatting, sorting, and basic formulas.

Please note this is a workshop and students will not receive academic credit for completing this course.


  • Navigate Excel
  • Format worksheets
    • Number Formatting
    • Cell Styles
  • Create basic formulas
    • Order of operations
    • Use the fill-handle to copy data and formulas
    • Relative and absolute cell references
  • Use basic functions
  • Sort data
  • Print effectively
    • Headers and footers
    • Control page breaks
    • Print titles on pages
  • Work with multiple worksheets
    • Formulas using data from multiple sheets
    • Formatting multiple sheets the same

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests submitted 48 hours or more in advance of the start date will receive a full refund of paid registration fees. Cancellation requests submitted less than 48 hours in advance will receive a 50% refund of paid registration fees.

For More Information

If you need help or have questions about this program, please contact Caitlin Dow at cmdow@umn.edu or call 612-625-1216.

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