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Excel – Reporting Simplified – Learn Pivot Tables from Scratch

90 Minutes

August 08, 2024

01:00 PM EST

Live Webinar


Unlock the power of Excel's data analysis and Business Intelligence (BI) toolkit with Pivot Tables. Whether you're aiming to construct dynamic dashboards, conduct in-depth data analysis, or simply streamline data summaries for personal or business purposes, Pivot Tables are your key to success.

In just a few clicks, without the need for complex formulas, you can effortlessly generate insightful reports, dynamic dashboards, and informative charts. These tools empower you to summarize, analyze, interpret, and gain a deeper understanding of your data, enabling you to uncover trends and derive answers to critical questions that drive your key business decisions.

Despite their reputation for complexity, Pivot Tables are surprisingly accessible and user-friendly. Join our training session to demystify their usage and learn how to create them effectively.

Learning Objectives

By attending this session, you will:

·      Harness the full potential of Pivot Tables to transform raw data into meaningful and enlightening reports and summaries.

·      Learn the optimal data structuring techniques to maximize the effectiveness of Pivot Tables.

·      Master the art of designing and formatting Pivot Table reports for clarity and comprehension.

·      Explore diverse data summarization methods, including totals, counts, and percentages.

·      Convert Pivot Tables into visually engaging charts.

Why Should You Attend

Pivot Tables are indispensable tools for professionals across a spectrum of industries, from global enterprises to burgeoning startups and small businesses.

Acquiring the skill of creating Pivot Tables is a must for anyone seeking to leverage Excel for rapid report and summary development. This training will equip you with a strong foundation to build your own Pivot Tables and reports.

Areas Covered

·      Use cases: Identifying scenarios where Pivot Tables shine.

·      Raw data best practices: What to do and what to avoid.

·      Create Pivot Tables effortlessly with a few simple clicks.

·      Data summarization techniques: Totals, counts, and percentages.

·      Apply formatting for enhanced readability and comprehension.

·      Arrange Pivot Table data alphabetically or numerically.

·      Visualize Pivot Table data through charts and graphs.

·      Managing updates when source data changes.

·      Using Slicers to Slice, Dice and Filter your data.

·      GETPIVOTDATA – What is it, when to use it and when to avoid it.

This training is suitable for individuals who want to harness the power of Pivot Tables in Excel, whether you aim to swiftly create reports and summaries or simply enhance your Excel proficiency.

You don't need advanced Excel skills to participate; if you can create basic worksheets, copy and paste, and apply fundamental formatting to cells, you'll be able to follow along.

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$999 per year

  • Access to 12 Live Webinars per year
  • Access to 12 On-Demand Webinars per year
  • All Live and On-Demand webinars include certificates, printable presentation material and handouts
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Mike Thomas

Microsoft Excel Expert

Mike Thomas has worked in the IT training business since 1989. He is a subject matter expert in a range of technologies including Microsoft Office and Apple Mac. In 2012, he founded where he has produced nearly 200 written and video-based Excel tutorials. He has recorded several Excel training courses for and in his career delivered hundreds of courses and webinars on a variety of Excel topics. Mr. Thomas 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.