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Gabriel A.

Excel Training

for  MCN
Posted by
Amy L.

Director, Eastern Region Office

Posted Date
Jul 23, 2019
Virtual volunteer opportunity
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Impact statement
This project will save us $4,174 , allowing us to I am not sure how to quantify this.

Project Details

What We Need
  • Customized Excel Training session(s) over the course of 1-2 days
  • Sessions may be broken up into Beginner, Intermediate, and/or Advanced
  • Sample topics may include: formulas, commonly used functions, autofill, sorting and filtering, freezing, hiding, and grouping, formatting tips, keyboard shortcuts, pivot tables, charting and graphing, print readiness, collaborative work issues, and overall best practices
Additional Details

We are looking for training for our team. We are in need of Intermediate training to start us off. Formatting tips and print readiness are among the several areas we could use help.

What We Have In Place
  • Each staff member has their own computer with excel on it. We are very comfortable at working virtually.
How This Will Help

We use excel in our day-to-day work. We know it is a powerful program, but we do not feel we are using it to the fullest. Additionally, there are instances when we waste time because we don't understand how to use it.

Project Plan

Prep: Communication of Need
  • Volunteer Manager shares staff specifics such as how many employees will likely attend the training day and what skill levels should be targeted
  • Volunteer Manager shares training logistics such as version of Excel, the types of computers attendees will be using, and relevant information about the training space such as presentation equipment available (whiteboard, projector) and number of computers per attendee
  • Professional suggests the preferred format of the training, and incorporates any feedback from the Volunteer Manager
Milestone 1: Date and Agenda Setting
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager decide when to hold the training
  • Volunteer Manager shares any specific Excel issues they would like to cover, along with specific datasets they’d like the volunteer to utilize during the training
  • Professional prepares a detailed agenda for each training session outlining the topics they will cover
  • Volunteer Manager shares agenda and preliminary materials internally with staff
Milestone 2: Final Training Prep
  • Volunteer Manager informs the professional of the number of RSVPs along with any questions or comments
  • Professional shares any preliminary work they would like attendees to complete prior to training
  • Professional finalizes any examples necessary to conduct training
Milestone 3: Training Day
  • Training is conducted via some combination of presentation, examples, and Q&A
  • Professional makes themselves available for follow-up questions for up to 2 weeks
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A force for health justice/Somos una fuerza dedicada a la justicia en salud.

What We Do

MCN creates practical solutions at the intersection of vulnerability, migration, and health

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