Georgetown University
Statistical Process Improvement


Introduction to Excel


In this course, you are asked to create charts and calculate averages and standard deviations.  If you do not know how to do so, please use the following three tutorials to learn more.  To see the slides, you need Microsoft Power Point.  To listen to narrated slides you need Flash.  Download

  1. Introduction to worksheets, cells, formulas  Slides Listen
  2. Excel basic functions, sum, average, count  Slides Listen►
  3. How to plot a control chart   Slides  Listen
  4. How to use an IF function Listen You Tube SWF

If you wish to use Excel to conduct statistical analysis of data, you have to turn this feature on (SWF file) within Excel and then examine the following tutorials:

A number of other self-paced instruction on Excel are available online.  Including an Excel based tool for teaching about excel.  You may also be interested in the narrated presentations made by others on the web.  Here is a list of training material on the web on Excel.  There are also short workshops conducted by the university. 

  This page is part of the course on Quality / Process Improvement, the section on "Introduction to Excel."  It was first organized in September 2000.  It was last edited on 05/03/2015 by