Course Descriptions

Microsoft Excel Pivot Tables Class

All April classes will be two half-day sessions delivered as live, on-line video conferences.

What You Will Learn

This workshop is designed for Microsoft Excel users who want an in-depth understanding of Pivot Tables and how they can be used both to analyze data and generate regular reports. Class discussion and exercises cover —

  • What Pivot Tables can do and how they can be used with data from Excel and other applications,
  • How Excel and external data must be organized to create a Pivot Table,
  • Initial creation of the Pivot Table, choosing the fields to be included in the Pivot Table,
  • Functions the Pivot Table can use to summarize results,
  • Refreshing data and changing the data source,
  • Creating calculated fields within the Pivot Table and using them to manipulate data,
  • Sorting, grouping and formatting the data and Pivot Table,
  • Creating multiple Pivot Tables from the same data,
  • Pivot Table options,
  • Setting up external data sources, and
  • Creating, editing and formatting Pivot Charts.

6 hours, $260 (available for Windows and Macintosh)

Training Format

  • Live trainer in room — not on-line or remote learning,
  • Exercise-based, hands-on classroom instruction,
  • Emphasis on questions and student participation,
  • Small size (limited to 8), personal attention.

Class Location

Dates and Registration


A working knowledge of Excel, especially how to create and edit formulas and use functions.

Related Classes

Classes: Excel, Advanced Excel, Excel Dashboards, Excel Macros, and Excel Power Pivot.

We also offer consulting, private classes and one-on-one training. See Excel Services page for more information.

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