Excel 2016: Managing and Analyzing Data

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  • Course details

    Large amounts of data can become unmanageable fast. But with the data management and analysis features in Excel 2016, you can keep the largest spreadsheets under control. In this course, Dennis Taylor shares easy-to-use commands, features, and functions for maintaining large lists of data in Excel. He covers sorting, adding subtotals, filtering, eliminating duplicate data, and using Excel's Advanced Filter feature and specialized database functions to isolate and analyze data. With these techniques, you'll be able to extract the most important information from your data, in the shortest amount of time.

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      Dennis Taylor

      Principal at Taylor Associates

      Dennis Taylor is an Excel expert who has 25+ years of experience in spreadsheet authoring and training.

      Dennis has experience working as an author, speaker, seminar leader, and facilitator. Since the mid-90s, he has been the author/presenter of numerous Excel video and online courses and has traveled throughout the U.S. and Canada presenting over 300 seminars and classes. He has authored or co-authored multiple books on spreadsheet software and has presented over 500 Excel webinars to a diversity of audiences. Dennis has worked with hundreds of different corporations and governmental agencies as well as colleges and universities. He lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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  • Welcome

    - [Voiceover] Hi, I'm Dennis Taylor, and welcome to Excel 2016: Managing and Analyzing Data. When you work with large lists, you need tools to manage your data and extract the most important information from those lists. Excel has a variety of features specifically designed for these purposes, and I'll cover them in detail in this course. I'll start by giving you some tips for structuring your data and how and why to convert data to a table. I'll show you a variety of ways to use the most important data management tool, sorting, and then show you how to automatically insert subtotals into sorted lists. I'll also show you how you can see just the data you need using filtering and advanced filtering, how to identify and delete duplicate data, and how to gather valuable statistical information via the SUMIF family of functions and database statistical functions. So let's get started with Excel 2016: Managing and Analyzing Data.

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