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About This Course

The course is presented in four parts. 

First, the course illustrates where Pivot Tables stand in the Excel Techniques, and brings up the topic of when and when not to use a Pivot Tables.

Second, we use a business case to compare ways of reporting on huge data – Formulas vs Pivot Tables, and point out the pros and cons of Pivot Tables:

  • No complex formulas needed
  • Easy to drag and drop
  • Drag away to remove
  • Double click to drill down to details

Third, the course illustrates 6 basic and 6 intermediate maneuvers to tame the Pivot Table beast.

Last, the course explores best practices in building a Pivot Table. They include:

  • Do set up Data List as Data Table
  • Do put multiple Pivot Tables in multiple tabs
  • Do protect sensitive info such as Salary details
  • Do set up auto refresh of Pivot Tables

Prerequisites and Advanced Preparation:

  • Basic Excel knowledge such as be able to open one Excel file and connect to external data files, etc.

Our Promise to You

By the end of this course, you will have learned how to efficiently use Pivot Tables.

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Course Curriculum

1h 1m

Section 1 - Introduction
Introduction 00:00:00
Course Resources 00:00:00
Recap 00:00:00
Hierarchy Of Excel Techniques 00:00:00
Learn More About The Author 00:00:00
How This Course Is Different 00:00:00
What You Will Get From This Course 00:00:00
Section 2 - Pivot Tables (Gen 3) Vs Formulas (Gen 2)
Excel Reporting Challenges 00:00:00
Pivot Table To The Rescue 00:00:00
Section 3 - Basic Taming Maneuvers
Remove Row Labels And Column Labels 00:00:00
Sort Total Revenue Columns 00:00:00
Format Numbers In One Go 00:00:00
Show Subtotals At The Top Or Bottom 00:00:00
Fix Changing Column Width 00:00:00
Bypass Pivot Table Field Name Already Exists 00:00:00
Section 4 - Intermediate Taming Maneuvers
Show Percentage Of Grand Total 00:00:00
Insert A Blank Row 00:00:00
Add Customized Formulas 00:00:00
Group Or Ungroup Rows Or Columns 00:00:00
Expand Or Collapse Groups 00:00:00
Count Instead Of Sum 00:00:00
Section 5 - Best Practices Of Pivot Table
Set Up Data List As Data Table 00:00:00
Assign A Table Name 00:00:00
Put Multiple Pivot Tables In Multiple Tabs 00:00:00
Protect Sensitive Information 00:00:00
Create Your Own Pivot Table Style 00:00:00
Set Up Auto Refresh 00:00:00
Section 6 - Conclusion
Takeaways 00:00:00
Next Course 00:00:00
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