Using Excel PivotTables To Easily Summarize And Analyze Data
Cathy Horwitz believes that when your employees know the capabilities of the software they use, they will demonstrate improved productivity, will be more efficient, and will be able to problem-solve more easily. Cathy teaches classes on the Microsoft suite of application software including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, and Outlook. Cathy has over 30 years of experience in the classroom and virtual training and has been an instructor of Microsoft Office since 1989.
Her strengths include customizing classes based on the needs of individual students and providing realistic business examples to complement the training. She is a high energy trainer with a flair for training the adult student. She holds the Modern Classroom Certified Trainer certification from Logical Operations which prepares instructors for all aspects of delivering a course using the latest training technologies and approaches. When not teaching, Cathy enjoys gardening, shopping estate sales, and refinishing mid-century furniture.
The ability to analyze data is a powerful skill that helps make better decisions. Microsoft Excel is one of the top tools for data analysis and PivotTables is arguably the most popular analytic tool. The power of Excel PivotTables and their ability to summarize data in flexible ways enables quick exploration of data and produces valuable insights from the accumulated data. PivotTables are used in many different industries by millions of users who share the goal of reporting the performance of companies and organizations. PivotCharts and Slicers can be used together to visualize data and create easy to use dashboards.
- Create PivotTables and modify their structure
- Filter and Sort the data in a PivotTable
- Change the PivotTable calculations
- Show pivoted data in terms of percentages
- Refresh the PivotTable based on changes in the original database
- Group date fields to view the data over different time periods
- Format a PivotTable
- Drill down to the source of data from a PivotTable
- Use Slicers to make filtering a PivotTable simple
Course Level - Intermediate
Who Should Attend
- Business Owners
- CEO's / CFO's / CTO's
- Financial Consultants
- IT Professionals
- Human Resource Personnel
- Anybody with large amounts of Data
- Anybody who uses Microsoft Excel on a regular basis, and wants to be more efficient and productive
Why Should You Attend
PivotTables can help you sort and sift through large data sets to focus quickly on just the data elements that matter most to your specific needs. In just one fast-paced and informative training session, you’ll learn how to use PivotTables to sort your data more efficiently, create multiple customized reports in a few easy steps and gain a powerful new tool to help you make better business decisions. In addition, you will get tips on the easiest way to group your data. Most importantly, when you use the power of PivotTables, you will be saving time and making your job easier.