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Introduction to Excel

18. 11. 2021 @ 13:00 - 14:30 SAST

Introduction to Excel - Event Banner- She Loves Data


#IntrotoData #Beginner #DataBasics #SheLovesData
Nov 18, 2021 (Thursday), 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM Johannesburg Time


In this workshop you will learn some fundamental skills in Excel, that will cover both Excel and Google Sheets skills. In addition, we will cover a soft skill topic on Finding your purpose.

As this is at an introductory level, it is appropriate for any skill level.

The following functions will be taught: Text to columns Concatenate, Trim, Mid, Vlookups


-> Introduction to She Loves Data and South Africa team: 15 mins – Ocea Garriock
-> Soft Skills: Finding your Purpose – 15 mins – Ocea Garriock
-> Introduction to Excel – 50 mins – Dominic Albrecht
-> Q&A – 10 mins

Ocea Garriock - Speaker - She Loves Data

Ocea Garriock

MD and Founder, Phoenix Empowering
Ocea is passionate about helping others rise to their full potential, with a deep-rooted passion for women’s enablement and growth. As Founder and MD of Phoenix Empowering, her focus is on empowering, coaching, and mentoring others. She is a certified Gallup Coach and uses this approach to coach executives, managers, teams, and individuals. As a certified partner and facilitator at Inspired Leadership, she provides high-touch, high-tech blended learning for emerging and new leaders. Ocea runs regular networking sessions for entrepreneurs and women.
Ocea has a strong corporate background having spent over 30 years at IBM, Oracle, and Strategic Solution Architects, where she fulfilled many roles from Technical specialist through to Technical Director roles and has led many large high-performance teams to success. With a deep background in Database Management and Analytics, Ocea has helped many clients to gain insights from their data for competitive advantage. She recently spent 3 years in Singapore assisting in the development of a start-up called TD Global, focused on Analytics and Governance.
She is also the Chapter Leader of She Loves Data South Africa.

Dominic Albrecht - Speaker - She Loves Data

Dominic Albrecht

Head of Analytics, Digital Planet

Dominic’s professional career has taken him through numerous industries and allowed him to gain insight into the various facets of the working world, in the operations and technology areas. Some of his proudest achievements are related to the new departments which he has been involved in establishing, all of which have gone on to become integral to the success of the various businesses. His time at Digital Planet has been spent in various technology roles, dealing with business analysis, business intelligence and analytics, systems development, and process improvement.
He is passionate about data, and the data industry from visualization through to cloud data warehousing and data science, and whatever the AI future brings. As a campaigner for data literacy advancement, he firmly believes that this area holds huge potential as a differentiation for South Africa in the global technology game.
He is also a founding member of She Loves Data South Africa.


Q. Is it free to join?
A. Yes! Participation is free, but slots are limited, so please register early!

Q.  I’m based outside of South Africa. Can I still join?
A. Absolutely! This is a worldwide online event. You can join from any part of the world.

Q. Is it only for women?
A. The online webinar is an inclusive event and open to all genders. #HeLovesData #zelovesdata too!

Do you have any other questions?
Please contact us and we’ll help you:


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18. 11. 2021
13:00 - 14:30 SAST
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