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Presenting and Analyzing Data with MS Excel in the Digital World XOPT 1364

Operations Management Microcredential Part-time Studies Course

Course details

​The primary focus of this course is to develop data manipulation skills to present and summarized information. In todays on-line working environment it is a required skill for managers. The course includes discussion of various sophisticated data tools to assist managers in making business decisions. This course covers advanced Excel formulas, concepts, and applications using larger and more professional worksheets using MS Excel. Topics include built-in functions, charts, dashboards, transferring data across applications, and using the built-in tools such as PivotTables, Sparklines, and Slicers.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of XOPT 1364 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 49496


Mon Nov 21 - Wed Dec 14 (4 weeks)

  • 4 weeks
  • CRN 49496
  • $307.69
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 21 - Dec 12 Mon 17:30 - 20:30 Other
Dec 07 - Dec 14 Wed 17:30 - 20:30 Other

Nicola Church

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. 1. Dates: Nov 21, 28, Dec 5, 7, 12, 14, Mondays x 4 & Wednesdays x 2, 5:30-8:30pm. Location: Whistler Chamber Of Commerce Boardroom, 230 Gate Way Dr #201, Whistler, BC V8E 0Z8. 2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information. 3. Students must submit email address when registering. 4. Students require access to a lap top to complete this course. 5. Our courses are paced and highly interactive with participation requirements to achieve a passing final grade. It is recommended that students have completed at least English 12 or COMM 1103 to be successful in this course."

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply Relative, Absolute and Mixed cell references.
  • Prepare, create and apply Templates and Styles in Charts and Tables.
  • Use correct data modeling terminology.
  • Apply data validation options.
  • Create Digital Dashboards to present complex data.
  • Organize data lists using filters and PivotTables.
  • Develop effective "what if" statements in a spreadsheet to support business decisions.
  • Present complex data in a digital format to effectively support business decisions.
  • Develop a multi-sheet worksheet model.
  • Analyze data using the Scenario Manager, Data Tables and Goal Seek.
  • Apply Conditional Formatting to large sets of data.
  • Solve financial/business problems using appropriate functions such as PMT, FV, NPER, IRR, NPV and RATE in assessing business cases.

Effective as of Winter 2020

Related Programs

Presenting and Analyzing Data with MS Excel in the Digital World (XOPT 1364) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Digital Transformation
    Microcredential Part-time


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