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APEX13PT - Microsoft Office Excel 2013: Data Analysis with PivotTables

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. You already have experience working with Excel and creating basic PivotTables to summarize data. But, Excel is capable of doing so much more. Being able to harness the power of advanced PivotTable features and create PivotCharts will help you to gain a competitive edge. You will not only be able to summarize data for you 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. b

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Prerequisites


To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience working with Excel 2013 and PivotTables. You should already understand spreadsheet concepts and be comfortable creating basic PivotTables. You can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking the following Logical Operations courses:
Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013: Part 1
Microsoft® Office Excel® 2013: Part 2

Detailed Class Syllabus


Lesson 1: Preparing Data and Creating PivotTables


Topic A: Prepare Data
Topic B: Create a PivotTable from a Local Data Source
Topic C: Create a PivotTable from Multiple Local Data Sources
Topic D: Create a PivotTable from an External Data Source

Lesson 2: Analyzing Data Using PivotTables


Topic A: Summarize PivotTable Data
Topic B: Organize PivotTable Data
Topic C: Filter PivotTable Data
Topic D: Format a PivotTable
Topic E: Refresh and Change PivotTable Data

Lesson 3: Working with PivotCharts


Topic A: Create a PivotChart
Topic B: Manipulate PivotChart Data
Topic C: Format a PivotChart