Accelerator Crash Courses for Students

The following Accelerator Crash Courses will be offered to IUB students during the 2018-19 Academic Year. Most courses will have 20 seats unless otherwise noted, and students must apply for a seat. Any IUB student may apply, but preference is given to CEWiT affiliates. If you are not a CEWiT affiliate, Connect to CEWiT today.


DATE: Saturday, December 1
TIME: 10:15am - 5pm
LOCATION: Wells Library 402 computer lab
DESCRIPTION: Think you don’t need to know that much about Excel to get a job? Think again. Eighty percent of current job openings require spreadsheet and word processing skills (Burning Glass Technologies, 2016). No matter what job you hope to get after you graduate, you need to know Microsoft Excel.

CEWiT is pleased to partner with UITS IT Training to offer an Accelerator Crash Course on Excel. Instructors Jason Fickel and April Law will cover:

  • Introduction of key terms and features in Excel
  • Entering formulas and functions
  • Adjusting columns and formatting
  • Creating tables
  • Inserting and working with rows
  • Sorting data
  • Formatting cells
  • Introduction to charting
  • Working with key chart types
  • Working with PivotTables
  • Understanding VLOOKUP
  • Using macros

NOTE: We are no longer accepting applications for this course, as we have exceeded the number of available seats.

 Previous Crash Course Topics

  • 3D Printing
  • Cybersecurity
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Scrum
  • Social Media Analytics
  • SQL
  • Tableau