Friday, November 8, 2013 at 8:00 AM - Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 1:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Enabling businesses to make better decisions faster through spreadsheet best practices and innovative analytics strategies, this workshop contains three modules spread over a period of a day and a half. Sessions are held on Friday, November 8th from 8 AM to 5 PM and Saturday, November 9th from 9 AM to 1 PM. Single or group participants can attend sessions based on their individual learning interests. Capacity for the workshop is 20 participants: sessions are intimate and highly customizable depending on the participants and their unique needs.
MS Excel Power Users Turn Businesses into Powerhouses
This workshop is designed to enhance the productivity and analytical capabilities of your employees by training them how to use MS Excel more efficiently as an analytical and presentation tool. Based on the group’s needs, this workshop can be tailored to highlight MS Excel uses in different business settings such as forecasting, planning, testing and dealing with seasonality.
Excel, the longstanding powerhouse of spreadsheet software, is one of the most universally used business applications in the business world. As a user, you may be aware that the software has infinite capabilities to make your job less taxing; however, learning to utilize the countless features available to you can be a daunting task. You will walk out of this workshop with working knowledge of most advanced features and functions Excel offers — taking your level of proficiency from basic to advanced.
- The workshop is comprised of three modules that are 4-hour sessions each, Module 3 being optional. The duration and pairing of the individual sessions can be customized, and if desired, an additional half-day portion can also be included.
- The sessions will include one-on-one interaction opportunities, realistic data sets, and short case studies.
- Each participant will receive a binder with descriptions, illustrations, fill-in-the-blank assignments. The contents of the binder will facilitate the workshop flow. It will also be designed to serve as a go-to source for the participant after the workshop.
Lead Adviser: Professor Özgür Özlük
Professor Özgür Özlük is an associate professor in the Department of Decision Sciences at San Francisco State University, College of Business since Fall 2003, teaching operations management related courses.
He obtained his Ph.D. in Operations Research from UNC Chapel Hill in 1999. After that, he spent three years working for Airline Scheduling company (Caleb Tech, Texas) and at the Revenue Management division of Manugistics, Inc.
Professor Özlük is currently involved in the following research areas: 1) spreadsheet engineering 2) practices of revenue management 3) business applications of mathematical programming. He has also taught several executive MBA courses and given workshops/seminars in companies such as Old Navy and Banana Republic.
There is a 10% discount for multiple attendee registration. Contact Orlando Harris, Executive Director of Business Development and Marketing at 415-817-4321 or email@example.com for more information on how to register multiple attendees.
SF State Community Pricing
COBE offers a 10% discount for SFSU faculty member, staff, current students and alumni. For more information on how to apply this discount to your purchase, please contact Radeema Azme at 415-817-4315 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full refunds will be provided for cancellations made by October 25th, 2013, two weeks prior to the event.
For more information about this program or additional College of Business Enterprises offerings, please contact Orlando Harris, Executive Director of Business Development and Marketing at 415-817-4321 or email@example.com.
The COBE Spreadsheet Analytics Program is a University Corporation, San Francisco State University program with collaborative partners including the San Francisco State University College of Business.
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San Francisco State University College of Business Enterprises
The College of Business Enterprises (COBE) is part of the College of Business and provides students, faculty, and corporate partners with strategic resources to enable academic and career success. At its core, COBE is an opportunity engine that develops a pipeline of career-ready leaders for the Bay Area and for the world. Set in the heart of downtown San Francisco, COBE enables forward-thinking environments that expand opportunities for CoB engagement, graduate business education, executive education, consulting, and business incubation at SF State’s Downtown Campus. Visit us at http://cob.sfsu.edu/college-of-business-enterprises
A University Corporation, San Francisco State Program.