Pivot Tables: introduction

Course Dates: 29/09/22
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Location: Online
Learn how to apply one of Excel’s most powerful features, Pivot Tables, to a wide range of data.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00

Course Code: CPPT02

Thu, eve, 29 Sep - 29 Sep '22

Duration: 1 session

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What is the course about?

The course will address the essentials of pivot table construction, enabling the learner to develop the skills for devising their own tables.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

• What pivot tables do
• The founding principles for building and understanding pivot tables
• How to move fields in the tables
• Applying different mathematical operations (e.g. Sum, Average, Max, Min) to the data
• Formatting pivot table results
• Grouping pivot table data
• Refreshing the pivot table to update the results
• Filtering pivot table data.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

Assembling productive pivot tables that can ask – and answer - a wide array of questions about the data with which you work.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

You should be comfortable using spreadsheets.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

The course will be online, offered via Zoom and Classroom. No outside assignments will be issued.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

No additional costs or materials to bring, but you will need to have Excel installed on your computer, preferably 2016 or later.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

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Abbott Katz

Abbott Katz has instructed Excel at numerous corporate and university venues, on both sides of the Atlantic - and both sides of the Channel. A native New Yorker with a doctorate in sociology, Abbott has written two books on Excel (Apress), authored the www.spreadsheetjournalism.com blog, and designs spreadsheets in a consultative capacity. He offered a 5-session, Excel-driven Data Stories workshop last year at the Sciences Po University in Paris (in English!), and his work with the application has been cited by the Wall Street Journal, the Guardian, the Freakonomics blog, and the spreadsheet expert Chandoo.

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