# 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.

4 Hours13 Videos54 Exercises45,670 Learners4150 XPSpreadsheet Fundamentals Track

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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!

1. 1

### 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.

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
2. 2

### Behind the Scenes of the Pivot Table

This chapter discuss how a pivot table works, and how it deals with the underlying data.

3. 3

This chapter will discuss more advanced options that will help you to get the most of your pivot tables.

4. 4

### Editing Data and Troubleshooting

This chapter will walk you through modifying data in a pivot table, and troubleshooting various issues you may encounter.

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Collaborators

Richie CottonAmy Peterson

#### Frank Sumanski

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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