Excel Charts

Learn how you can present data to others in a graphical format.

Creating and formatting charts has never been easier in any of your Office applications. We look at tips and tricks to present charts of varying types – from column and bar to pie, line and combination. Your charting skills are transferable to Word and PowerPoint.

Key content

  • Recommended charts to make presentation choices easier
  • Review design and filter options
  • Add elements such as custom data labels, error bars and trendlines
  • Review the use of Smart Art for diagrams
  • Move charts between applications


Effectively present your data to others in graphical format.


Excel Introduction

Suitable for

This is an intermediate level workshop which is suitable for those who have completed the prerequisite or who are competent with the topics covered in that workshop. Before registering, it is your responsibility to ensure that you are competent with the topics covered in the prerequisite workshop.


PC and Mac computers are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you require a Mac, please contact us so that we can make the necessary arrangements. Excel 2013 is used. Also suitable for 2010 users.


Free for University of Auckland and UniServices staff
Free for University of Auckland postgraduate students
$125+GST for others


Visit our Registration page to learn about registering, withdrawing, and our Cancellation policy.

Dates, times and venues for 2017

July - September 2017

Friday 28 July 2017, 1-4pm - CANCELLED
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus.

October - December 2017

Wednesday 11 October 2017, 9am-12pm
Room 305, Level 3, Building 620, 49 Symonds Street, City Campus