Excel Foundations: Get Familiar with the Excel Environment

November 16, 2022
12:00 PM to 01:30 PM

Planning and Evaluation Foundations Series

You know what you want to measure, now you need to decide who you want to gather data from and how. This series will refine your ability to design surveys, focus groups and interviews.

Workshops offered:

This series is in partnership with Leading4impact

Leading4impact (formerly Health in Common) has been working with communities, organizations, and government at the federal, provincial, and municipal level, since 2007. With a reputation for providing quality planning and evaluation services, Leading4impact provides services and training virtually and in-person. Services include strategic planning, program evaluation, engagement and facilitation, and data management. Learning options explore change management knowledge and approaches to organizational and leadership development.

Excel Foundations: Get Familiar with the Excel Environment

Excel can help you better manage information. Whether you already use the basic functions or have never opened Excel, join us and learn how to better navigate the Excel platform.

Learning Objectives:

This workshop will help you:

  • navigate pages or "worksheets"
  • manage data (import, sort, clean, format, and filter data)
  • streamline data with data validation

Who should take this course:

People who plan, deliver, evaluate or talk about the intended results of a program (e.g., program staff, coordinators, managers).

Facilitator Bio:

Sara Castagna develops communication tools, collects qualitative data and coordinates logistics. Her patience and ability to process information help ensure reports and data visualization products are accurate, intuitive and useful.

Sara manages Health in Common's social media and communication plan; developing materials for print and web. She graduated from the University of Winnipeg in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. She is a certified change management practitioner.

Technical requirements:

To participate virtually, you will need a computer/mobile device with internet connection, speakers and microphone. A webcam is preferred but optional.



Volunteer Manitoba strives to host inclusive, accessible workshops that enable all individuals to engage fully. If you require any accommodations to participate in our training, please indicate so on the registration form.

The use of scented products in workshops should be avoided to provide participants and staff with a healthy and safe environment.






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