1. How you present data can often be a game-changer in the business world. Reflect on how you might use
the charts, tables, or graphics that we covered in this unit, and explain which two features you think are the
most beneficial for presenting data. Explain how these might aid in your success.
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words. No references or citations are necessary.
2. Before starting this class, many of you probably thought that Excel was simply a spreadsheet program
used by accountants. In reality, Excel has functions that we can use in our daily lives. For this assignment,
draft a two-page essay in which you describe how Excel can be used in each of the following areas of daily
home (e.g., saving money, budgeting, tracking expenses, keeping up with maintenance or projects);
work (e.g., creating graphs or charts for presentations); and
school (e.g., tracking classes, time management).
While the examples given may be used in your description, be specific about how you personally can
benefit from using Excel in these areas. Also, you are encouraged to think about and describe other ways
that Excel can be used in these areas. Since this essay is reflective in nature, outside sources are not
required. Use 12-point Times New Roman font, double spacing, and paragraph format for your es