Working with large quantities of data in Google Sheets can be difficult and time-consuming. Have you ever wished there was a quick and efficient way to organize and evaluate your data within seconds? Pivot Tables are your answer!
Introduction to Pivot TablesThis course begins with an introduction to Pivot Tables within Google Sheets, an incredibly powerful tool for data analysis. You'll learn the basics of how Pivot Tables can be used to quickly organize and summarize large datasets with ease. Through practical examples, you'll discover how to transform thousands of datapoints into comprehensible and actionable insights with just a few clicks. This segment is designed to provide a solid foundation for those who are new to Pivot Tables or looking to refresh their knowledge.
Real-World Data AnalysisWe'll dive into real-world applications by analyzing diverse datasets such as the average rainfall across multiple US cities, the Top 10 companies of the Fortune Global 500, and a selection of films released between 2010 and 2016. Through these examples, you'll learn advanced techniques such as sorting, subtotaling, and filtering data. This hands-on approach ensures that you understand not only the theory behind Pivot Tables but also how to apply these techniques effectively in various contexts.
Mastering Custom Pivot TablesBy the end of the course, you'll have the skills to create your own custom pivot tables with datasets of any size. We'll cover advanced features and tips for optimizing your data analysis process, enabling you to handle even the most complex data sets with confidence. Whether for business analysis, academic research, or personal projects, you'll leave this course with the ability to turn raw data into meaningful insights, all through the power of Pivot Tables in Google Sheets.
Introduction to Pivot Tables for Google SheetsFree
This chapter will discuss what a pivot table is, how it works, and will lead you through the steps of creating and setting up your first pivot table.Introduction to pivot tables50 xpCreate a pivot table100 xpCreate a pivot table pt 2100 xpCreate a pivot table pt 3100 xpPivot table rows and columns50 xpSelect rows100 xpSelect columns100 xpRearrange rows and columns100 xpPivot table values50 xpSelecting values100 xpSelecting multiple values100 xpPivot table basics50 xp
Behind the Scenes of the Pivot Table
This chapter discuss how a pivot table works, and how it deals with the underlying data.How a pivot table works50 xpWhat does a pivot table do?50 xpAnalyze the pivot table50 xpAnalyze the pivot table pt 250 xpUsing filters in a pivot table50 xpSelecting filters100 xpFiltering by using a string100 xpFiltering on min/max values100 xpFiltering on values100 xpPutting all the pieces together50 xpBuilding a complete pivot table100 xpBuilding a complete pivot table pt 2100 xpBuilding a complete pivot table pt 3100 xp
This chapter will discuss more advanced options that will help you to get the most of your pivot tables.Changing the calculation of values50 xpCounting text values100 xpCounting numerical values100 xpMinimum and maximum values100 xpAverage and median100 xpCalculated fields50 xpWhat can be done with a calculated field50 xpCreate a calculated field100 xpCreate a calculated field pt 2100 xpCreate a calculated field pt 3100 xpData as percentages, drilling down, & grouping50 xpPercentage of grand total100 xpPercentage of rows100 xpWhat does drilling down do?50 xpGrouping rows100 xp
Editing Data and Troubleshooting
This chapter will walk you through modifying data in a pivot table, and troubleshooting various issues you may encounter.Adding or Changing Data50 xpChanging the source data50 xpCorrect the dataset100 xpCorrecting Inconsistent Source Data50 xpFind and correct the error in the data100 xpAdding data50 xpTroubleshooting and Errors50 xpFinding Missing Data in a Dataset50 xpFind missing data within this dataset100 xpBest Practices and Recommendations50 xpTypes of Categories50 xpSelect the Measurements100 xpAlternatives to Pivot Tables50 xpFinal Thoughts50 xp
In the following tracksGoogle Sheets Fundamentals
PrerequisitesIntermediate Google Sheets