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Workforce Development

Kent State University at Geauga is committed to helping employers respond to the training and lifelong learning needs of northeast Ohio. Our wide variety of non-credit continuing education programs are designed to help develop a premier workforce in our region. Sign up today (contact Judy Paternit by email at or 440-834-3719).

Geauga Growth Partnership is managing final registration and billing. Email to set up billing or payment.

(GGP Member Price in parentheses)

Intro to Excel

March 8

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

$95 ($75)

         Intermediate Excel        

         March 22        

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

$95 ($75)

Advanced Excel

April 12

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

$95 ($75

Intro to Excel ( March 8, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
This course teaches the basics of using Excel: creating, opening, and editing spreadsheets. It covers fonts, font colors, font sizes, cell shading and borders, and editing techniques. Formatting of cells (different types of data), simple functions (sum and average), printing, and simple charts are also included.

Intermediate Excel (March 22, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
The intermediate level Excel class covers using multiple worksheets and workbooks, advanced formatting, outlining and subtotals, and creating named ranges. It also focuses on using, sorting, and filtering lists and tables; advanced charting methods; and documenting and auditing.

Advanced Excel (April 12, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
The advanced level Excel class teaches using advanced functions, lookup and data tables, and advanced list management. Pivot tables and charts, exporting and importing data, various analytical options (scenarios, goal seek, and solver), and an introduction to macros are also taught.

Site and Contact Information
Kent State University's Geauga Campus
14111 Claridon Troy Road; Burton, OH 44021
Room 148

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