Why You Never Learned Excel and
Why This Is a Problem!
Have you learned how to use Microsoft Excel? Depending on your profession, this is not necessarily a given training. Especially if you attended trade school. Maybe you started a new job where they wanted you to use Excel. So, you learned the basics of moving around a spreadsheet and you were sent on your way. You were lucky to get five minutes of training on the world’s most complex piece of software, but that is simply not enough!
The problem is … there are so many job improving elements of Excel that you never learned about. If you currently manually collect and analyze data then learning Excel will change your life!
At Business Excellence Enterprise, we provide participants with the opportunity to develop a working knowledge of Excel through various problem-solving, purpose driven examples. Being exposed to Excel’s incredibly powerful features, you will dive into hands-on learning with creation of charts, graphs, and data manipulation. Our courses are designed to enhance the efficiency of working with Excel and optimize the performance of Excel spreadsheet applications.
As businesses or departments progress over time, eventually there will be room for improvements; hence the need for a process improvement projects. Before you begin work on any operational or process improvement project, you must know how and why these changes will benefit your organization. Using the key principles of Lean Process Improvement: Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, and Control (DMAIC) you have a guided process that gives structure and guidance to improve processes and productivity.
The ability to properly use Excel will assist in the Measure and Analyze steps of DMAIC. It is one of the best applications available on the market for creating dashboard reports, storing data, and administering data. Excel has the capability to make charts and graphs to help better understand the current process and what can potentially be achieved. Your data can lead you to dramatic improvements!
Will this make the processes more fun? Probably not. It will though make sure you are more aware! You will have the ability to understand the inner workings of your business!