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Excel for Data Analysis and Decision Making

This three-day hands-on course shows you how to use Microsoft® Excel for making sense of data. You will enhance your data analysis skills and learn how to interpret the Excel output. All basic statistical techniques are explained, as well as how to design spreadsheets that allow you to see consequences of your statistical analyses and get immediate feedback. The seminar also demonstrates how to plan your data collection process so that meaningful information can be extracted with the minimum cost and effort, and how you can produce reports with defendable statistical analyses. 2.1 CEUs.

Topics include:

  • Data collection process
  • Types of data
  • Graphical methods
  • Summary statistics
  • Sampling distributions
  • Survey sampling and design
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Confidence intervals
  • Analysis of variance
  • Correlation and regression
  • Time dependent data

Who should attend?

Individuals who already use Microsoft® Excel for data collection and manipulation. Only basic knowledge of Excel is expected.

In addition, we offer custom workshops on many other topics related to quality systems, data analysis and process improvement including SPC, Survey Design, Data Mining,  and Process Mapping.


Please contact Margi Ochs, Marketing, 585-475-6113 or for upcoming dates.


$675.00 per person
Cost includes continental breakfast and lunch each day

Discounts (for individual registrations)

Only one discount per person.

  • MedTech Association Members: 10%
  • GRQC Members: 10%
  • RIT Alumni: 20%
  • RIT Employees: 20%
  • Full-Time College Students (all institutions): 20%   

College students contact Susan Chapman at or 585-475-6990 for a coupon code.

Cancellation Policy
Refunds will be issued for cancellations received and confirmed at least 10 business days prior to the program date. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after that date. Please email with any questions.


Please contact Margi Ochs, Marketing, 585-475-6113 or for upcoming dates