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Excel: PivotTable Basics (Mar.21, 2:00-4:00 PM, ITC171) is a Course

Excel: PivotTable Basics (Mar.21, 2:00-4:00 PM, ITC171)

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Course Description:

If you use Excel, you need to know PivotTables!  This workshop introduces the essential steps required to build and modify PivotTables in Excel spreadsheets, and will prepare you for quick, dynamic data analysis that will likely save you substantial time!  Topics include: building an initial table, adjusting fields and options for analysis, filters and slicers, basic PivotCharts, and more!  We will be analyzing a wide range of data, from budget and financial transactions through scientific research data sets.

An optional (but highly-recommended) 30-minute practice lab immediately follows the workshop.

“Being able to quickly analyze data can help you make better decisions. But sometimes it’s hard to know where to start, especially when you have a lot of data. PivotTables are a great way to summarize, analyze, explore, and present your data, and you can create them with just a few clicks. PivotTables are highly flexible and can be quickly adjusted depending on how you need to display your results. You can also create PivotCharts based on PivotTables that will automatically update when your PivotTables do.” (Microsoft)

Prerequisites: Participants should have at least a basic working knowledge of Excel spreadsheets.

Date/Time: Mar.21, 2:00-4:00pm

Location: Information Technology Center, room ITC171

Instructor: Alec Muthig, UWIT Training

Important Information:

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  • Please make sure to arrive at least 5 minutes before the class is scheduled to begin.
  • If you are not on campus and would like to attend this course remotely via Zoom, please email a request to at least 24-hours before the listed start time.  Remote course attendance is not available for all workshops, and may have specific requirements.
  • Workshop fees are non-refundable (unless the class is cancelled by UWIT Training).