Building a Reporting Tool with Pivot Tables in Excel

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Webinar Details $219

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  • Webinar Length: 100 Minutes
  • Guest Speaker:   Mike Thomas
  • Topic:   Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources, Software, Taxation and Accounting
  • Credit:   ATAOP 1.5, CPE 2.0
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Pivot Tables are one of the most powerful tools in Excel’s data analysis and Business Intelligence (BI) armoury. With just a few clicks of the mouse (and no complicated formulas!) you can quickly and easily build reports and charts that summarise and analyse large amounts of raw data and help you to spot trends and get answers to the important questions on which you base your key business decisions.

In this session, you'll learn how to create a pivot table report in just 6 clicks! You'll learn how change the layout and appearance of the report to make it inviting to read. You'll learn how to display data in different ways, for example, sales grouped by month or top 10 customers. You'll learn how to create Slicers which are the new visual way to filter a pivot table. Finally, you'll learn how to display the pivot table data as a chart/graph.

Topics covered

  • What is a pivot table – a few examples of pivot tables
  • Creating a simple pivot table in 6 clicks
  • Sum, count and percent – how to change what is displayed
  • Making a pivot table report eye-catchingly appealing
  • Changing the layout of a pivot table
  • Displaying the data in a pivot table in alphabetical or numerical order
  • Using filters to display specific items in a pivot table
  • Grouping the data by month, year or quarter in a pivot table
  • Representing the pivot table data as a chart/graph
  • Best practices for updating a pivot table when the source data changes
  • Calculating month-on-month difference
  • Calculating a running/cumulative total
  • Displaying a unique count
  • Using formulas to create additional calculated items
  • Slicers – the new visual way to filter a pivot table
  1. Introduction
  2. Basics Demo File 00:02:37
  3. Row Headings 00:04:20
  4. Column Headings 00:12:51
  5. Column and Row Headings 00:25:43
  6. How to Default to SUM 00:34:48
  7. Filtering 00:46:27
  8. Drilling Down 00:58:10
  9. Slicers and Timeline Demo File 01:02:05
  10. Refreshing - Data Source File - Fixed Range 01:19:49
  11. Macros Review 01:37:03
  12. Speaker Contact Information 01:40:45
  13. Presentation Closing 01:41:18
  • Column 00:10:13, 00:13:36
  • Column Headings 00:12:51
  • Drill Down 00:58:10
  • Filter 00:47:27
  • Format 00:11:55, 00:28:59
  • Formula 00:05:42
  • Macro 01:15:59
  • Pivot Tables 00:02:34, 00:06:55, 00:21:47
  • Power Pivot 00:44:32
  • Ribbon 00:05:04
  • Row 00:10:00, 00:13:32
  • Row Headings 00:04:20
  • Slicers 01:02:12
  • Worksheet 00:08:09

Guest Speaker

  • Mike Thomas

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