Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling

Master business modeling and analysis techniques with Microsoft Excel 2016, and transform data into bottom-line results.

Written by award-winning educator Wayne Winston, this hands-on, scenario-focused guide helps you use Excel’s newest tools to ask the right questions and get accurate, actionable answers. This edition adds 150+ new problems with solutions, plus a chapter of basic spreadsheet models to make sure you’re fully up to speed.

Solve real business problems with Excel—and build your competitive advantage
Quickly transition from Excel basics to sophisticated analytics
Summarize data by using PivotTables and Descriptive Statistics
Use Excel trend curves, multiple regression, and exponential smoothing
Master advanced functions such as OFFSET and INDIRECT
Delve into key financial, statistical, and time functions
Leverage the new charts in Excel 2016 (including box and whisker and waterfall charts)
Make charts more effective by using Power View
Tame complex optimizations by using Excel Solver
Run Monte Carlo simulations on stock prices and bidding models
Work with the AGGREGATE function and table slicers
Create PivotTables from data in different worksheets or workbooks
Learn about basic probability and Bayes’ Theorem
Automate repetitive tasks by using macros

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