This course is aimed at intermediate-level users of Excel 2010 and 2013 as well as 2016 for Windows and Mac who are unfamiliar with Pivot Tables and who need to summarize and analyze list-based data and make better business decisions based on that data.
Pivot Tables are one of the most powerful tools in Excel's data analysis armory. With just a few clicks of the mouse (and no complicated formulas!) you can quickly and easily summarize and analyze large amounts of raw data and get answers to those important questions on which you base your key business decisions.
Based in Manchester, England, Mike has 27 years experience in corporate IT training, working with and for organizations across a diverse range of industries. He designs and delivers face-to-face, virtual, written and video-based training, primarily focusing on Microsoft Office, Lync, SharePoint, VBA development and database development.
Course Overview Hi everyone. My name is Mike Thomas and welcome to my course Pivot Tables for Excel 2016. I'm an IT trainer with over 27 years' experience. Pivot tables are one of the most powerful tools in Excel's data analysis armory. With just a few clicks of the mouse and no complicated formulas, you can quickly and easily summarize and analyze large amounts of raw data. In this course, you'll learn how to create and manipulate pivot tables and get answers to those important questions on which you base your key business decisions. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include best practice guidelines for setting up your data sources, formatting a pivot table to make it understandable and inviting to read, producing powerful reports, including sorting, filtering, and grouping your data, presenting your data as a chart and an infographic, and how to create a pivot table driven dashboard. By the end of the course, you'll have a solid foundation that you can use to build your own pivot tables and reports. And as long as you can create basic worksheets, understand simple formula, and copy and paste, and apply basic formatting to cells, you'll be able to follow along. So I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn pivot tables with the Pivot Tables for Excel 2016 course at Pluralsight.