Excel - Lists and Tables - A Beginner's Guide to Managing List-Based Data

Mike Thomas Instructor:
Mike Thomas 
Wednesday, August 21, 2024
10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT
60 Minutes
Webinar ID: 502250

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Often perceived as a mere number-crunching tool, Excel's true prowess lies in its capacity to organize and manage list-based data efficiently and this training session is designed to unveil Excel's full potential beyond arithmetic computations.

Whether you're dealing with employee rosters, inventories, course catalogues, or any other list-based information, Excel offers an impressive suite of features that empower you to handle your data with precision and ease.

From the basics of sorting and filtering to the advanced techniques of data manipulation, this session is tailored to transform your approach to list management. Learn how to seamlessly import data from various databases into Excel, maintain its integrity, and update it effortlessly. Embrace the power of Excel to sort lists alphabetically, numerically, or by date, filter to showcase specific entries, segment lists into multiple columns, and eradicate redundancies with the removal of duplicate entries.

Why should you Attend: As a custodian of list-based data within Excel, it's essential to stay abreast of the most effective methodologies. This training is meticulously crafted for those eager to elevate their list-management skills. By integrating best practices and innovative Excel features, you’ll not only enhance your proficiency but also streamline your workflow.

Areas Covered in the Session:

  • Importing list-based data into Excel from a variety of external sources
  • Sorting: Organize lists alphabetically, numerically, or chronologically
  • Filtering: Hone in on precise data sets with targeted criteria
  • Use Flash Fill to Rapidly generate lists with intelligent pattern recognition
  • Column transformation: Reformat single-column lists into multi-column arrays
  • Duplication elimination: Cleanse your lists by removing redundant entries
  • Table conversion: Understand the rationale and methodology behind transforming lists into structured tables

Who Will Benefit:
  • This session is crafted for Excel users of all levels of experience. Whether your journey with Excel has just begun, or you’ve been navigating through basic workbooks, this webinar will impart valuable knowledge to manage and manipulate lists effectively. It is particularly beneficial for those utilizing versions of Excel from 2010 onwards, with demonstrations conducted on the latest version for the most up-to-date experience.

Speaker Profile
Mike Thomas - In a career spanning over 30 years, Mike Thomas, a UK-based IT Trainer, has delivered thousands of courses and produced hundreds of written and video-based tutorials.

He is a subject matter expert in a range of technologies on the Windows and Mac platforms however his primary focus and passion is Microsoft Office and Power BI.

Mike is a Microsoft MVP and a Fellow of The Learning and Performance Institute and has worked with and for many global and UK-based companies and organisations across a range of industries including healthcare, pharmaceutical and public sector.

In addition to training, he also designs and develops Microsoft Office-based solutions that automate key business tasks and processes

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