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Excel Bootcamp Series & Proficiency Certificate Program

The Stanford University Technology Training Excel Bootcamp Proficiency Certificate program includes four half-day training sessions and an optional final exam challenge.
In order to obtain your certificate of completion, you must attend at least three of the four sessions and successfully pass the final exam challenge.

Note: It is not required to take the final exam challenge if you are just interested in the training sessions.

Upcoming Sessions

Sessions in the series will continue to be offered throughout the year. Please check back to this page for updates. 

Excel Bootcamp Series: Basics

January 18  |  9 am - 12 pm  | $300
This course will introduce the basics of the Excel user interface including spreadsheet terminology, navigation techniques, formatting best practices, and commonly-used formulas and functions to assist with efficient and effective data transformation.


Excel Bootcamp Series: Formulas and Functions

January 18  |  1 pm - 4 pm  | $300
This course will cover advanced formulas and functions including VLOOKUP, showcase the benefits and use of conditional formatting, and introduce the best practices for arranging the page layout and printer settings for various spreadsheets.


Excel Bootcamp Series: Charts

March 1  |  9 am - 12 pm  | $300

This course will dive into the creation and management of Excel charts to transform data into visual elements. It will address the basic concepts and terminology, editing capabilities, and working with the formatting panel.


Excel Bootcamp Series: Data Sets and Reporting

March 1  |  1 pm - 4 pm  | $300
This course will introduce the creation and management of Excel tables to organize data sets. It will also cover the basic and advanced sorting and filtering of datasets and introduce the use and generation of Pivot Tables for reporting.


Excel Bootcamp Series: Proficiency Certification Exam

No fixed date - Exam available upon completion of three bootcamp series.
This optional Proficiency Certification Exam consists of a multiple choice test and a performance-based exercise.
In order to qualify to take the Proficiency Certification Exam, you must attend at least three of the four Excel Bootcamp sessions.

Please request to take the exam by emailing: