Excel Tutorials

A collection of written and video based Excel tutorials

Power Pivot and Power Query

Do you need to create pivot tables from multiple datasets? Do you spend too much time cleaning up imported data before it can be used?

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Excel – What is a Dashboard?

One of the training courses that I deliver is how to create a dashboard in Excel. In this short video I explain what an Excel-based dashboard means to me.

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Excel 2016 – Create a Map Chart

A Map Chart (new in the November 2016 release of Excel 2016 for Office 365 subscribers) allows you to quickly and easily display geographic data as a map

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Rounding Time to the Nearest 15 Minutes

I was recently asked how to round a time to the nearest 15 minutes. The question was in relation to the “7 minute rule” where employee clock in and clock out times are rounded to the nearest quarter hour.

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Calculate the Median in a Pivot Table

Last week I was then asked “how can you display the median of a set of values in a pivot table?” It’s not simple because median does not exist as an option. In this tutorial I show you how to do it.

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Excel 2016: Creating a Pareto Chart

A Pareto Chart shows the relative frequency of items in descending order. They are often used as the basis for creating a prioritization tool so that, for example process improvement activities can be organised.

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