Do you want to help your company or organization make better decisions? Do you want to advance your career because you bring real value to the organization? Do you want to save hundreds of hours a year in creating reports and charts? Are you ready to make an impact because you understand the patterns and trends in your company’s data? Do you want to master Excel Pivot Tables? This course is for you!
Master Excel Pivot Tables in this Comprehensive Course
This comprehensive course contains concise illustrations yet detailed topic coverage that will benefit both Beginners and Advanced Users of Excel. In just an hour and a half, you will learn to effectively use Excel Pivot Tables including how to:
Learn Pivot Tables by Doing
Learn one of the most powerful features of Excel that will allow you to dig deep into your company’s data and answer complex questions with only a few mouse clicks. Learn to analyze vast amounts of data, create useful reports, and impress top management or prospective employers.
Most that say they know Excel Pivot Tables really only have a grasp on the basics. Within the first 10 minutes of this course, you will likely surpass their knowledge and by the end of the course you will master even some of the most complex aspects of Pivot Tables.
Throughout the course, you can follow along with the numerous concise examples that illustrate the power and features of Pivot Tables using the included worksheets. Further, “homework” examples are provided to allow you to apply these same concepts to another data set so that you can know that you have mastered the concepts.
We are professional instructors who have helped thousands of students Master Excel Pivot Tables and become even more effective at work. We invite you to join us on a short journey to advance your career.
A gentle introduction to the basics of pivot tables including how to create them and how to select content for the rows, columns, and the "values" area.
Learn how to format summarized data in pivot tables.
Learn to sum data in pivot tables.
Adjust pivot tables by changing row values.
Learn how to summarize values by "count" in pivot tables.
Understand how to nest multiple fields in pivot tables.
Further investigate nested fields. Discover the drill down feature.
Learn how to summarize values by "average" in pivot tables.
Learn how to summarize values by "min" and "max" in pivot tables.
Discover other ways to summarize pivot table data.
Learn the basics of selecting, moving, and clearing pivot table data.
Change the design or your pivot table.
Discover how to add subtotals and grand totals to your pivot tables.
Explore how to layout your pivot table in different ways.
Learn how to show values as a "percent of another number" in pivot tables.
Learn how to show values as a "percent of" another field in pivot tables.
Learn how to show values as a "percent of a parent total" in pivot tables.
Learn how to show values as a "difference from" another field in pivot tables. Also discover how to rank order pivot table data.
Learn to format pivot table data as running totals.
Enjoy learning about the Index function and discover something that hardly anyone knows!
Practice problem 1 for understanding how to summarize data as a percentage of another number.
Practice problem 2 for understanding how to summarize data as a percentage of another number.
Practice problem 3 for understanding how to summarize data as a percentage of another number.
Practice problem 4 for understanding how to summarize data as a percentage of another number.
Practice problem for understanding how to summarize data as a difference from another number.
A practice problem to reinforce all of the concepts that you have used up to this point in time.
A second practice problem to reinforce all of the concepts that you have used up to this point in time.
Learn the basics of filtering data in pivot tables.
Learn how to use multiple filters at the same time.
Explore how you can format and adjust slicers.
Discover how to easily filter using the timeline.
Explore how you can format and adjust timelines.
Learn a really neat trick for creating multiple tailored reports for each item in your filter.
Learn how to manually group items into custom groups that can each have their own subtotals.
Discover automatic grouping of data within pivot tables.
Learn how to group data into specific ranges.
Learn how to create calculated fields - a new field created from other fields in the pivot table.
Learn about how to create calculated items that use the contents of other items within a pivot table.
Learn to use pivot table data and results in other parts of your spreadsheet by referencing pivot table cells appropriately.
Discover the ease of using sparklines with pivot tables.
Easily implement pivot charts in your spreadsheets and understand how they are linked to pivot tables.
Pivot tables cache data when they are created. If underlying data is updated you need to refresh it. Quickly learn how to refresh data.
I'm a professor of Information Systems. I enjoy extracting business value out of technology. Over the years I have been a software developer, database administrator, systems administrator, systems analyst, and more. I've done training/consulting with Fortune 100 companies and the DOD. I’m the founder of Tech Mountain Consulting that provides world-class training, software development, and consulting. I love the outdoors. I've roasted marshmallows over a volcano!