Pivot Tables in Spreadsheets

Explore the world of Pivot Tables within Google Sheets, and learn how to quickly organize thousands of data points with just a few clicks of the mouse.

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Course Description

Working with large quantities of data in spreadsheets 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! In this course we will explore the world of Pivot Tables within Google Sheets, and learn how to quickly organize thousands of datapoints with just a few clicks of the mouse. We will analyze the Average rainfall across multiple US cities, the Top 10 of the Fortune Global 500, and a selection of Films released between 2010 and 2016. You will learn techniques such as sorting, subtotaling, and filtering your data using these real world examples. By the end of the course, you will be able to create your own custom pivot tables with datasets of any size!

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    Introduction to Pivot Tables for Google Sheets

    Free

    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.

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    Introduction to pivot tables
    50 xp
    Create a pivot table
    100 xp
    Create a pivot table pt 2
    100 xp
    Create a pivot table pt 3
    100 xp
    Pivot table rows and columns
    50 xp
    Select rows
    100 xp
    Select columns
    100 xp
    Rearrange rows and columns
    100 xp
    Pivot table values
    50 xp
    Selecting values
    100 xp
    Selecting multiple values
    100 xp
    Pivot table basics
    50 xp

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Spreadsheet Fundamentals

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Richie CottonAmy Peterson
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Frank Sumanski

Founder, SpreadsheetAllstars.com

My mission is to share my passion and knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Data, and Analytics with the world. I founded Office Innovator to provide corporate and academic Microsoft Excel training, and Spreadsheet Allstars to provide daily tips and tricks to hone your skills. I believe that mastering spreadsheets will provide a great foundation for all Data-centric learning. With over 15 years of experience with Excel in professional and academic environments, and an MBA from Rutgers University, I understand its importance in the modern workplace, and have developed training programs to help others learn the vast capabilities that are available to them.
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