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Pivot Tables for Beginners

——   Created by Simon Sez IT

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We all need to analyze data these days since we live in a very data-driven world. Data is so important when it comes to understanding your business, looking for trends, or forecasting future business needs. Because there is a lot of importance placed on data analysis, it is important that you have the relevant skills to analyze data effectively.

Pivot Tables is an essential Excel skill for jobs that involve analyzing and visualizing large amounts of data. Pivot Tables are an interactive way of quickly summarizing large amounts of data by grouping and aggregating sets of data and let you analyze data in a clear and effective way.

This course will discuss the importance of cleaning your data before you can create your first Pivot Table. You will also learn how to create pivot Charts and how to format your Pivot Tables and Charts.

This beginner course is aimed at people who never used Pivot Tables before and would like to get started UTIs also helpful for those who have a rough knowledge of Pivot Tables but would like to expand their excel skills. This course includes downloadable excel data files that the instructor uses in the tutorial so you can follow along.

In this course, you will learn:

  • How to Clean and Prepare your data
  • How to create a Basic Pivot Table
  • How to use the Pivot Table Fields pane
  • How to Add Fields and Pivoting the Fields
  • How to format numbers in Pivot Table
  • What are the different ways to Summarize Data
  • How to Group Pivot Table Data
  • How to use Multiple Fields and Dimension
  • What are the Methods of Aggregation
  • How to choose and lock the Report Layout
  • How to apply Pivot Table Styles
  • How to sort data and use Filters
  • How to create Pivot Charts based on Pivot Table data
  • How to select the right chart for your data
  • How to Apply Conditional Formatting
  • How to add Slicers and timelines to your dashboards
  • How to add new Data to the original source dataset
  • How to update pivot Tables and Charts

64 Lessons

6 mins
Course Introduction
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7 mins
What are Pivot Tables and why are they useful?
free preview
Preparing Data for Analysis
4 mins
The Importance of Cleaning Data
6 mins
Removing Blank Rows
3 mins
Removing Duplicate Rows
5 mins
Clearing Formatting
9 mins
Applying Number Formatting
10 mins
Changing the Case
11 mins
Removing Spaces and Non-printing Characters
13 mins
Merging and Splitting Columns
3 mins
Convert Numbers Stored as Text
7 mins
Finding and Replacing Text
4 mins
Spell Check
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Simon Sez IT
Simon Sez IT
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Since 2008, individuals, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies with thousands of employees have benefited from the easy and hands-on software training offered by Simon …

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