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Excel Charts

Excel Charts Class

Learn to more effectively present your data by attending classes in Excel Charts at the Computer Education & Training Center at UMSL.

Virtual Classes: Our Excel Charts class is now available online with an instructor present for the entire course. You will see the instructor's screen throughout the class and you can share your screen if you need individual help from the instructor. You will have time to practice, ask questions, and receive hands-on training. If you don't have Excel installed on your machine, you can remote into one of our computers.

In-person classes are also available at our West County facility with limited enrollments to promote social distancing. When you register, choose your class section based on how you want to attend the class: virtual or in-person.

  • Select Live Online" if you want to attend virtually from your workplace or home.
  • Choose "West County In-Person" if you want to attend a class at our West County location.

Creating Charts with Excel

(Prerequisite: Intermediate Applications of Excel or equivalent experience.) Learn to use Excel to create powerful graphic presentations, including bar graphs, pie charts, exploded pies, line graphs, scatter plots, and three-dimensional graphs. Discover how to scale and format graphs, properly select data ranges, add titles and labels, set up legends, use grids and color, and make other graphic enhancements. Learn to select the appropriate graph type for your data and to alter that graph for your specific needs. Other topics include principles of graphing, printing graphs, and effective spreadsheet design to aid in graphing. [Course Outline]
Fee: $199

One-Day Class Meets 8:30am-4:00pm (6.5 hours)
Code Date Location Instructor
E3390 Thurs., Jan. 19Virtual/WCDawn Robinson

If you would like to register for a course, call (314) 984-9000 or register online.

Beginning through advanced level Excel classes are available as well as classes in Excel VBA (Visual Basic for Applications), Formulas and Functions, and Excel Data Manipulation.

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