Michael Milton

Pivot Tables in Microsoft Excel

Date: This event took place live on March 24 2010

Presented by: Michael Milton

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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Pivot tables let you put together in seconds data summaries that would take forever to create with Excel formulas. That speed gives you the ability to get answers about your data as quickly as you can think up questions for it. Pivot tables are one of Excel's most versatile features, but they can be tough to break into.

Even if you're new to Excel, this live presentation will get you using pivot tables like a champ, and you'll learn

  • How to group and summarize data at warp speed using pivot tables
  • How to create explore data with pivot tables and create new segments for analysis
  • How to recognize data that can and cannot be processed by pivot tables

About the Michael Milton

Michael Milton is the author of Head First Excel, Head First Data Analysis, and the forthcoming Great R: Level 1. He has spent most of his career helping nonprofit organizations improve their fundraising by interpreting and acting on the marketing data they collect from their donors.