Advances in technology have made it possible to store ever-increasing amounts of data. Along with this, the need to analyze that data and gain actionable insight is greater than ever. Participants already have experience working with Excel and creating basic PivotTables to summarize data. But Excel is capable of doing much more. Being able to harness the power of advanced PivotTable features and create PivotCharts will help participants gain a competitive edge. Participants will not only be able to summarize data to analyze, but also organize the data in a way that can be meaningfully presented to others. This leads to data-driven business decisions that have a better chance for success for everyone involved.


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Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to use Excel advanced PivotTable functionality to analyze your raw data.
Participants will:
Prepare data for PivotTable reporting and create PivotTables from various data sources.
Analyze data by using PivotTables.
Work with PivotCharts.

  • Preparing Data and Creating PivotTables

  • Prepare Data
    Create a PivotTable from a Local Data Source
    Create a PivotTable from Multiple Local Data Sources
    Create a PivotTable from an External Data Source

  • Analyzing Data by Using PivotTables

  • Summarize PivotTable Data
    Organize PivotTable Data
    Filter PivotTable Data
    Format a PivotTable
    Refresh and Change PivotTable Data

  • Working with PivotCharts

  • Create a PivotChart
    Manipulate PivotChart Data
    Format a PivotChart


Participants taking this course are experienced Excel users who are seeking to advance their data analysis capabilities by using PivotTables.




To ensure success in this course, participants should have experience working with Excel and PivotTables. Participants should already understand spreadsheet concepts and be comfortable creating basic PivotTables.


Length: 1.0 day (4 hours)


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