Excel: Use Functions & Formulas with Enterprise Data

[3.5-hours, hands-on, Windows only] In this course, participants will learn techniques for analyzing, tabulating, and manipulating data using Excel functions, formulas, and other data tools. This course will focus on practical examples using real-world scenarios so participants can easily translate skills to their own situation. We will work with a variety of HR, Financial and Student data spreadsheets extracted directly from the University of Minnesota Reporting Center.


This course was developed from use-cases identified by the Analytics and Data Integration FCoP.


  • Subsetting and grouping data
  • Summarizing data
  • Forecasting and trending
  • Combining and merging data from different data sets 

Who Should Attend

We strongly recommend you review Excel: Creating Basic Spreadsheets, or have equivalent knowledge, before taking this class. Our three Excel classes are designed to complement one another but do not have to be completed as a series.