Managing Lists and Databases in Excel
- Webinar Date: August 17, 2018
- Webinar Time: 1:00pm - 2:40pm EDT live
- Guest Speaker: Mike Thomas
- Industry: Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources, Taxation and Accounting
- Credit: CPE 2.0
If you think that Excel is all about working with numbers then think again. More and more people are turning to Excel to help them to manage list-based and tabular data.
In many cases they receive, download or import data from elsewhere and before that data can be used within their business and treated as a credible source of information, it needs be seriously checked and cleaned - duplicate entries, non-printing characters, extra spaces and capitalisation inconsistencies are all-too-often present in downloaded and imported data.
In this session, you'll learn how to deal with and fix all these issues. You'll also learn about managing list and tabular based data in terms of sorting (into different orders), applying and saving filters (that let you display only certain items) and summarising with Pivot Tables.
Why you should attend
If you import, download or simply manage list-based or tabular-based data in Excel and you want to learn some best practice techniques for working with this type of data, this session is for you.
- Sorting a column or row of items into order
- Sorting a list of date-based items into order
- Filtering a list to display only certain items
- Saving a filter for re-use
- The benefits of Tables
- Summarising a list with Pivot Tables and SubTotal Reports
- Cleaning up imported/downloaded data
- Importing and linking to non-Excel data
Who should attend / Level
There's nothing particularly advanced about the features covered in this session so even if all you've ever done is opened an existing Excel workbook and looked at the data, if you want to know how to manage lists in Excel, then this webinar is for you.
The training will be delivered using Excel 2016 for Windows although much of the functionality is available in earlier versions of Excel
Mike Thomas has worked in the IT training business for 26 years. His expertise and experience covers designing and delivering training courses, creating written training materials (Quick Reference Guides and step-by-step tutorials), recording and editing video-based tutorials and providing support to users. He is a subject matter expert in a range of Microsoft technologies including Microsoft Office, Lync/Skype for Business and SharePoint. He has extensive experience of working with Cloud-based ... View Full Profile
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