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Excel Database Features and PivotTables

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Excel Database Features and PivotTables Course Outline

*** WARNING: High Volume Class, Sign Up Early ***
Excel is our most popular series classes. A green flag beside a date on the right means that a session has met the minimum enrollment levels and is running. However, it is common for dates for this course to fill several weeks in advance. Even if a date has a green flag, you might not be able to get into that session if it is full. To avoid disappointment, it is best to register for this class at least three weeks in advance.

Learn the essentials regarding managing data and creating PivotTables in Excel. Create tables; import, modify and analyze data; create and enhance PivotTables.

Target Student
The course is for individuals who are responsible managing data and creating PivotTables in Excel.

Excel Introduction or equivalent skills.

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Course Outline

Using Lists
Using Auto Fill to Enter Data
Using AutoComplete
Creating and Using Absolute Named Ranges
Working with Data Validation
Inserting and Deleting Columns or Rows
Freezing and Unfreezing Panes
Splitting a Worksheet Window
Using Functions with Lists

Using Table Features
Creating a Table
Formatting a Table
Sorting a Table
Filtering a Table
Creating a Slicer
Working with the Total Row
Creating a Calculated Column

Working with Data
Importing Data from a Text/CSV File
Exporting Data
Removing Duplicates
Converting Text to Columns
Using Flash Fill
Using Text Functions
Connecting to Data in an Access Database
Using the Power Query Editor
Creating a Web Query
Working with Hyperlinks

Creating and Working with PivotTables
Understanding PivotTables
Creating a PivotTable using Worksheet Data
Creating a PivotTable using an External Data Connection
Laying out a PivotTable on a Worksheet
Modifying PivotTable Fields
Using a Report Filter
Refreshing a PivotTable
Formatting a PivotTable
Using VLOOKUP to Add a Column to a List

Enhancing PivotTables
Working with Summary Functions
Applying Filters
Creating a Slicer
Using a Timeline
Grouping Data
Creating a Calculated Field
Creating a Calculated Item
Creating a PivotChart

Analyzing Data
Using Automatic Outlining
Inserting Subtotals
Creating an Advanced Filter
Using Database Functions
Using the Quick Analysis Tool

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