Advances in technology have made it possible to store ever-increasing amounts of data. Along with this, the need to analyze data and gain actionable insight is greater than ever. You already have experience working with Microsoft® 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 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.
This course presents information and skills that are appropriate for users of Office 365™ applications.
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To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience working with Excel 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® Excel® for Office 365™ (Desktop or Online): Part 1
- Microsoft® Excel® for Office 365™ (Desktop or Online): 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 by 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