Excel Skills Development

A workshop to help Accounting, Finance & Economics Students gain a better understanding of how Excel are used within any accounting and professional services sector.

Outline of Activity

Students will attend an employer led half-day practical workshop designed to help students gain a better understanding of Excel and data analysis. Students will be introduced to important excel skills and utilise spreadsheets for the purposes of data analysis.

Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a better understanding of excel functions and data analysis and appreciation of how they are both used within the accounting and professional services sectors.
  • To develop digital skills and capabilities leading to improved employability skills.

Assessment Details

Prepare a 1,000 word reflective piece of work outlining how the skills identified would be useful to your future career and how you could develop this understanding and knowledge further.

Level of Commitment

10 hours to include:

  • Attendance at workshop
  • Written reflection

Related Staff

Helen McGuffin

Lecturer in Accounting
Department of Acc, Finance & Economics
+44 28 9536 5776
BC-08-213 - Belfast campus

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