Learn in Detail about PivotTable: The Ace Analytical Tool of Excel
Microsoft Excel is not only capable of doing basic data computations, but you can also perform data analysis using it. It is widely used for many purposes including the likes of financial modeling and business planning. It can become a good stepping stone for people who are new to the world of data analysis.
Microsoft Excel has a variety of tools like sorting and filtering to manage tons of data, but if you need to analyze all that data and do it quickly, there's no better feature than a PivotTable. You can quickly create a compact summary report (based on huge data) without needing to write complex formulas or rely on lengthy techniques.
The PivotTable feature is perhaps Excel's best analytical tool and in addition to its speed, you get amazing flexibility and dynamism that let you quickly change the data interrelationships you're viewing. Most PivotTable users discover that the feature is relatively easy to learn, but not so easy if you are simply seeing the instructions on the printed page; this is a visually-oriented feature based on displaying fields in different locations. You'll be amazed to see how in very little time, you can create a complete summary report with tons of data and you won't even need to write complex formulas and rely on obscure techniques.
Register for this 60-minute long webinar presented by our Microsoft Excel expert and trainer and be amazed to see how in very little time, you can create a complete summary report with tons of data – without having to rely on obscure techniques and difficult formulas. You will learn how to sort and filter results, arrange the data as you like by date/time in multiple levels in a simple, easy-to-understand format. The trainer will show you how to use slicers to identify which field elements are being displayed; drill down to see the summary details; create a Pivot Chart that is in sync with your PivotTable; add calculated fields to perform additional analysis; and hide/reveal detail/summary information with a simple click. You will also learn how to deal with dynamic data, source data and the “refresh” concept, and create a PivotTable based on data from multiple worksheets.
This webinar is designed to help you understand the fastest and best ways to create PivotTables and Pivot Charts. You’ll know how to quickly create a compact summary report with tons of data without using complex formulas. Plus, you’ll be able to easily analyze your data to make quick, well-informed decisions.
- Pre-requisites for source data - preparing data so that it can be analyzed by PivotTables
- Creating a PivotTable with a minimum number of steps, including the new Recommended PivotTables option now available in Excel 2013
- Manipulating the appearance of a PivotTable via dragging and command techniques
- Using Slicers to accentuate fields currently being shown (and which ones are not)
- Using the new (in Excel 2013) Timeline feature
- Creating ad-hoc and date-based groupings within a PivotTable
- Exploring the best techniques for updating PivotTables
- How to compare two or more fields in a variety of layout styles
- How to sort and filter results
- How to perform ad-hoc grouping of information
- How to use Slicers instead of filters to identify which field elements are being displayed
- How to drill down to see the details behind the summary
- How to categorize date/time data in multiple levels
- How to create a Pivot Chart that is in sync with a PivotTable
- How to add calculated fields to perform additional analysis
- How to hide or reveal detail/summary information with a simple click
- How to deal with dynamic source data and the 'refresh' concept
- How to create a PivotTable based on data from multiple worksheets
Who Should Attend
- Anyone with no knowledge to a basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel can take this course and get a thorough understanding of Excel PivotTables.
- Anyone familiar with many of Excel's features, but who might have had little or no experience with using PivotTables is a good candidate for this course.
- Users familiar with PivotTables but new to Excel 2013 will benefit from this session.
- Although widely used with financial data, you can create PivotTables based on a variety of source data - the feature is potentially valuable to nearly all Excel users.