Professional & Continuing Studies

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Essentials and advanced classes available

According to research conducted on job listings for 50 of the most populous cities in the U.S., Microsoft Excel is the most in-demand software skill on the market. For those seeking top salaries, Microsoft Excel headed a Business Insider review of the most commonly listed technical skills across the 28 highest-paying jobs in the Occupational Information Network’s database by being mentioned 21 times.

Microsoft Excel Essentials

March 2-23, 2021

Navigate through the Microsoft Excel application with confidence, and acquire familiarity with Excel’s data management capabilities.


Microsoft Excel Advanced Concepts

April 6-27, 2021

Work with complex datasets using advanced functions and formulas in Microsoft Excel


In response to this need, the University of Delaware’s Division of Professional and Continuing Studies (UD PCS) is offering live-online, evening foundational and advanced Excel classes to equip participants with the skills needed for today’s jobs.

“Knowing that Excel is required in so many professions, our goal is to provide students, recent college graduates, career changers and anyone else looking to obtain the necessary skills with the appropriate training in a convenient, evening, weekly format,” said Patricia Allen, UD PCS program coordinator.

Microsoft Excel Essentials (Tuesdays, March 2-23) focuses on the foundational skill set needed to navigate through the Excel application with confidence and acquire familiarity with its data management capabilities. Summarizing datasets and preparing a workbook for distribution on a professional level are covered.

Microsoft Excel Advanced Concepts (Tuesdays, April 6-27) addresses complex datasets using advanced functions and formulas. Lessons include instruction on presenting data insights using advanced charting techniques, setting up forms for collaborative workplace projects, and preparing interactive pivot tables for distribution on a professional level.

Discounts and scholarships are available. To register, or for more information, visit, email or call 302-831-7600.