WebNLearn: From Raw Data to Actionable Insights. Mastering Pivot Tables (2 of 3)

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Event Description:

Whether you need to build an Excel-based dashboard, perform some serious data analysis, or simply summarize data for a personal project, Pivot Tables are one of the most powerful tools in Excel’s data analysis and Business Intelligence (BI) toolkit.

With just a few clicks of the mouse (and no complicated formulas!) you can quickly and easily build the reports, dashboards and charts that help you to summarize, analyze, interpret and understand your data which in turn helps you to spot trends and get answers to the important questions on which you base your key business decisions.

However, Pivot Tables suffer from several limitations, leaving users frustrated and looking for workarounds. Enter Power Pivot, a free pre-installed add-in from Microsoft. Power Pivot helps you to overcome those limitations.

Why you should attend:

From global enterprises to early-stage startups and small businesses, people everywhere use Pivot Tables to summarize and understand their data. Learning how to create Pivot Tables is one of the must have skills for anyone who needs to use Excel to quickly build reports and summaries. This training will provide you with a solid foundation that you can use to build your own pivot tables and reports.

Who should attend:

You should attend this training if you need to use Excel to quickly build reports and summaries or if you simply want to learn how to create Pivot Tables to improve your knowledge of Excel.

You don’t have to be proficient in the use of Excel to attend. If you can create basic worksheets and can copy and paste and apply basic formatting to cells, you’ll be able to follow along. The training will be delivered using the latest version of Excel for Windows although much of the functionality is available in earlier versions of Excel.

Learning Objectives:

  • Filtering a Pivot Table
  • Creating Slicers
  • The “Group By” problem and how to solve it
  • Calculated Fields
  • Understand the Benefits of Power Pivot and The Data Model
  • Import data into The Data Model – the why and how
  • Create Pivot Tables from Multiple Lists or Sources

PMI PDUs:  Ways of Working, 0 Power Skills,  1 Business Acumen

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Written by TheExcelTrainer

Mike Thomas has worked in the IT training business since 1989. He is a subject matter expert in a range of technologies, his primary focus and passion being Microsoft Office (especially Excel) and Power BI.

In 2012 Mike founded The Excel Trainer where he has produced nearly 200 written and video-based Excel tutorials. He has recorded several Excel training courses for Pluralsight and in his career delivered thousands of courses and webinars on a wide variety of technology-related topics.

Mike is a Fellow of The Learning and Performance Institute and has worked with and for a large number of global and UK-based companies and organizations across a diverse range of sectors.

In addition to training, he also designs and develops Microsoft Office-based solutions that automate key business tasks and processes.

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