This in-person training teaches attendees how to use data through hands-on exercises, demonstrations, data communications practice, and other methods. Attendees will gain fundamental skills in finding, manipulating, visualizing, and communicating data.

The training will benefit professionals from the public sector, utilities, chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, workforce boards, associations, community nonprofits, and human resource positions.

Attendees will also learn about topics like demographics, workforce, and economic data. This type of data can be useful for grant writing and/or workforce recruitment. 

Enhance your ability to:

  • Find sources of data and manipulate downloaded data in Excel.
  • Create effective and professional data visualizations. 
  • Communicate data effectively in presentations.
  • Utilize data for grant writing and/or grant reporting. 

Technology Requirements
All participants must bring a laptop with internet access and Excel. Wi-Fi will be provided. 

Continuing Education
MU Career Accelerator is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® recertification activities. Individuals who participate in this training receive 8 PDCs.

Cost: $450

Sarah Rielley,

MU Extension Exceed – Regional Economic and Entrepreneurial Development Program