Course Description

Advances in technology have made it possible to store ever increasing amounts of data. Along with this, the need to analyze that data and gain actionable insight is greater than ever. You already have experience working with Excel and creating basic PivotTables to summarize data, but Excel is capable of doing so much more. Being able to harness the power of advanced PivotTable features and create PivotCharts will help you to gain a competitive edge. You will not only be able to summarize data to analyze, but also organize the data in a way that can be meaningfully presented to others, leading to data-driven business decisions that have a better chance for success for everyone involved.

See specific content information below in sections "Expected Outcomes" and "Attend and You Will Learn."


Who Should Attend

Experienced Excel users who are seeking to advance their data analysis capabilities by using PivotTables.

Attend and You Will Receive

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of completion from NC State University.


To ensure your success in this course, you should have experience working with Excel and PivotTables. You should already understand spreadsheet concepts and be comfortable creating basic PivotTables. You can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking Excel Level 1 and Excel Level 2.

Attend and You Will Learn / Expected Outcome

Expected Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to use Excel advanced PivotTable functionality to analyze your raw data.

Attend and You Will Learn

  • Preparing data for PivotTable reporting
  • Creating PivotTables from various data sources
  • Analyzing data using PivotTables
  • Working with PivotCharts
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