Accelerate your data driving skills in MS Excel
Microsoft Excel is an important program used in just about every field, and a technical skill desired by most employers. Designed for both beginner and intermediate users, this hands-on course teaches young people how to use Excel to interpret and present all forms of data. Through fun team-based and independent projects, participants will become aspiring experts with formulas, functions and data validation, as well as tables, pivot tables, forms and other tools.
This course is led by a former QU faculty member and current information services 20-year senior staff member who is passionate about providing youth with a fun data-driven experience.
By the end of the program, you will have...
- A deep, thorough understanding of how computer and digital information works and its connection to the field of data analytics
- A chance to take the official Microsoft Office Specialist Certification
- A certificate of completion with a QU professor
- A written review and assessment
9 - 10 a.m. — Morning program meeting and check-in
This meeting is a chance to review the day ahead as well as check-in with everyone before the day starts.
10 a.m. - Noon — Daily live online class via Zoom with team breakout sessions
Faculty will discuss and review the key topic for the day, often already presented to students the night before via the online self-paced class and multimedia.
Noon - 1 p.m. — Online social lunch break
Get to know your classmates, or those from other online programs, while playing fun online games.
1 - 3 p.m. — Independent and team challenge time
This is a chance to put your Excel skills to the test in both independent and group challenges.
3 - 4 p.m. — Live online class challenge review
A chance to review the results, build on your learning and prepare you for the next day.
4 - 5 p.m. — Scheduled office hours with instructor and teacher assistants over Zoom
Your time to work independently or jump on Zoom to get help with any concepts or areas where you want to really push ahead.
After hours — Independent learning online
Flexible to your schedule and other responsibilities, the program includes the option to watch, read and discuss different aspects of cybersecurity at a time best for you.
The Data Analysis & Excel summer program will be offered to 2 different age groups at 2 separate sessions:
- Applicants aged 11 - 14 must apply to Session 1: July 13 - 17
- Applicants aged 15 - 18 must apply to Session 2: July 27 - 31
Apply today by filling out our application form:
Summer 2020 Session 2 program application and payment deadline: Friday, July 17, 5 p.m. ET
You will need the following equipment and materials to participate in the program...
- Reliable access to a computer and Wi-Fi
- A license for MS Excel is included in the tuition fee
If you have any questions or would like more information about our programs...
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and one of our representatives will be able to assist you.