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    Excel for Junior Researchers

    Thursday, 13 December, 2018 - 10:00 to Friday, 14 December, 2018 - 13:00
    Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus
    Building D
    room D1.07
    Central PhD Office

    Learning objectives:

    - Handy and efficient use of spreadsheet software (MS Excel) and analytical tools (e.g. data tables, goal seek, solver) that are included in the spreadsheet software.
    - Short introduction of Analytics Life Cycle
    - Hands-on training to make optimal decisions based on quantitative data and modelling

    Teaching methods:
    Theory and exercises are integrated into a hands-on approach where the participants cooperate in an active manner. 

    Prior knowledge & preparations: 

    You need a basic level of Excel.

    Practical information:

    Day 1: basic formulas applicable for all fields of expertise: 13th of December 2018 - from 10am until 1pm

    Day 2: application of basic formulas in a (economic) case study: 14th of December 2018 - from 10am until 1pm

    Campus Etterbeek room D1.07 (both days)

    1 ECTS for active participation




    Free of charge for PhD students 

    We kindly ask you to register only once and only when you can actually participate. In case you have already registered but are not able to participate, please be so kind as to notify us by sending an e-mail to doctoral.schools@vub.be so we can offer your place to one of your PhD colleagues on the waiting list. 

    Please be aware of the fact that the cancellation and no-show policy of VUB applies. Cancellation of your participation is only allowed up to 48 hours before the start of the course. Otherwise, the policy as described on the doctoral school website will be followed.

    Registration Rules: https://student.vub.be/en/phd/doctoral-training#registration
    No Show Policy: https://student.vub.be/sites/vub/files/no_show_policy_may2017.pdf