Learn Excel 2016 Essential Skills with the Smart Method

Author: Mike Smart
Publisher:
ISBN: 1909253103
Release Date: 2018-01-17
Genre: Computers

This book is suitable for both Excel beginners and seasoned experts. In this Excel 2016 book you'll learn how to use and apply advanced Excel skills to construct a robust Excel business application that would be well beyond the powers of most advanced Excel users. Even if you only have very basic Excel skills, the book is designed in such a way that you'll be able to construct a complex, polished professional Excel 2016 application. In constructing this project you'll discover new and interesting ways to use many of Excel 2016's more powerful and complex features. This book will teach you best-practice when applying your Excel skills to large real-world projects. This book won't only teach you Excel skills. You'll also learn a best-practice design and development methodology that will stand you in good stead when working on future Excel projects. What you will learn Most Excel tutorials and reference books teach how to use individual Excel features but don't show how you can combine them into a robust and complex Excel application. In this book you will combine 80 key Excel skills to produce a single advanced Excel application. Here are just a few of the skills you'll use: Create a custom color set. Use custom formats. Use Spin Button and Check Box form controls. Define named ranges and named cells. Use the Name Manager to view, delete and edit range names. Create a drop-down list using a list validation. Use and understand the practical use of over 20 Excel functions including VLOOKUP, COUNTIF, DAY, MONTH, DATE, IFERROR, CHAR, IF, IFERROR, LEN, MOD, ROW, TEXT and WEEKDAY. Understand date serial numbers. Understand precedence rules. Format date serial numbers using a custom format. Create a formula-driven conditional format. Use the conditional format Rules Manager. Calculate the correct date (in any year) for Martin Luther King Day, President's Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Thanksgiving Day, New Year's Day, Independence Day, Christmas Day and Veterans Day, Easter Sunday and Memorial Day. Use structured table references. Concatenate text. Calculate the phases of the moon using Synodic Months and the MOD function. Create user-friendly validation error messages. Use Smart Tags. Lock cells, hide columns, hide entire worksheets and protect worksheets to prevent users from making unwanted changes. Companies who have taken Smart Method courses include: AOL Time Warner, The United States Army, Daimler Chrysler, Motorola, HSBC, Barclays, American Express, Allied Irish Banks, Imperial Tobacco, Volvo, The BBC, British Petroleum, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Unilever, The Institute of Chartered Accountants, The Ministry of Defence, Keele University, Deutsche Bank, HBOS, Transport For London, The Performing Rights Society, Scottish Power, The Office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman, BAE Systems, RBS, The British Museum, The National Gallery, Pokerstars, Marks & Spencer, Virgin, O2, BMW... and many, many others.

Learn Excel 2016 Essential Skills with The Smart Method

Author: Mike Smart
Publisher:
ISBN: 1909253081
Release Date: 2016-01-05
Genre: Computers

This Excel 2016 book is very, very different to any other computer book you have ever read. The Smart Method provides an entirely new and better way to learn Excel 2016. Here are just four of the many ways in which this book is unique: The book will equip you with excellent Excel 2016 skills, good enough to impress any employer, but it doesn t confuse by attempting to teach skills that are not common in the workplace. Only users who have advanced requirements need progress to the Expert Skills book. Instruction is logically structured into sessions and lessons. While this makes the book ideal for self-instruction, you can also use it to run your own, highly effective, adult training courses. Every lesson is presented on two facing sheets of A4 paper (the pages are much bigger than in any other Excel book).Each lesson has a sample file that models a real-world business problem. You ll immediately appreciate the value and relevance of each skill as it is taught. Both IT professionals and absolute beginners will love this book because it avoids needless technical jargon and concisely explains everything you need in a simple and no-nonsense way. From the Back Cover Amongst other things you'll learn how to: Create stunning, professional, presentation-quality charts Use Flash Fill feature to split, concatenate and format text and date valuesUse Cloud Computing features to share dataUse the Versions feature to recover lost dataUnderstand absolute, relative and mixed cell referencesUse Forecast Sheets to forecast future values from cyclical dataUse the Themes feature to create visually excellent worksheets Use Sparklines to visually represent large data sets Bring your data alive with Visualizations Create custom conditional formatting rules with the Rules Manager Create your own formulas with the Formula Autocomplete featureMaster the Excel 2016 Fluent User Interface and Ribbon Companies who have taken Smart Method courses include: AOL Time Warner, The United States Army, Daimler Chrysler, Motorola, HSBC, Barclays, American Express, Allied Irish Banks, Imperial Tobacco, Volvo, The BBC, British Petroleum, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Unilever, The Institute of Chartered Accountants, The Ministry of Defence, Keele University, Deutsche Bank, HBOS, Transport For London, The Performing Rights Society, Scottish Power, The Office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman, BAE Systems, RBS, Marks & Spencer, Virgin, O2, BMW... and many, many others."

Learn Excel 2013 Expert Skills with the Smart Method

Author: Mike Smart
Publisher:
ISBN: 1909253073
Release Date: 2014-04-01
Genre: Computers

This book is for users who are already comfortable with Excel 2013's basic features and want to learn to use all of Excel 2013's most powerful features. The course is structured into sessions and lessons. Each lesson is presented upon two facing pages. Skills are taught in the context of actual business problems. The presentational style allows you to learn only the skills you need.

Excel 2010 Simplified

Author: Paul McFedries
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118079287
Release Date: 2011-03-29
Genre: Computers

Get going with Excel 2010 quickly and easily with this Simplified guide Excel can be a complex program, and Excel 2010 includes new features and functionalities that require users of older versions to re-learn the application. Whether you're switching from an earlier version or learning Excel for the first time, this easy-to-follow visual guide provides information you can use right away. With an easy-to-read design, numbered steps illustrated with full-color screen shots, concise information, and helpful tips, Excel 2010 Simplified makes learning faster and easier than ever before. Excel is the world's leading spreadsheet and data analysis tool; Excel 2010 includes numerous new features, a redesigned interface, a new focus on collaboration and application servers, and much more Its complexity makes Excel a perfect subject for the step-by-step visual instruction in this guide Numbered steps illustrated with full-color screen shots teach dozens of Excel 2010 tasks Covers Excel basics, workbook fundamentals, formatting worksheets and enhancing them with graphics, analyzing data, communicating results with charts and PivotTables, and much more A quick and easy way to get up to speed on Excel 2010 for both novice users and those upgrading from an earlier version Excel 2010 Simplified tames this complicated application and gives you the skills to start using Excel with confidence.

Next Generation Excel

Author: Isaac Gottlieb
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118469088
Release Date: 2013-02-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Take Excel to the next level in accounting and financial modeling In this new Second Edition of Next Generation Excel, Isaac Gottlieb shows financial analysts how to harness the full power of Excel to move forward into the new world of accounting and finance. Companies of all sizes use financial models to analyze their finances and plan business operations, as well as to create financial accounting reports like balance sheets, income statements, and statements of cash flows. While many businesspeople are quite familiar with the reports created with financial models, most are not as familiar with the creation of the models themselves. This book shows them how to build an accurate and effective financial model using the solid functionality and easy usability of Excel. Fully updated and revised to include support for Apple users Written by a professor of management and statistics who has taught the discipline for fifteen years Appropriate for professional financial analysts, as well as MBA students For professionals and students whose responsibilities or studies include a full understanding of financial modeling, Next Generation Excel, Second Edition offers comprehensive training.

Slaying Excel Dragons

Author: Mike Girvin
Publisher: Tickling Keys, Inc.
ISBN: 9781615473021
Release Date: 2011-02-01
Genre: Computers

This enthusiastic introduction provides support for Excel beginners and focuses on using the program immediately for maximum efficiency. With 1,104 screenshots and explicit information on everything from rows, columns, and cells to subtotaling, sorting, and pivot tables, this guide aims to alleviate the frustrations that come with using the program for the first time. This manual offers strategies for avoiding problems and streamlining efficiency and assists readers from start to finish, turning Excel 2010 novices into experts.

Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling

Author: Wayne Winston
Publisher: Microsoft Press
ISBN: 9781509304226
Release Date: 2016-11-29
Genre: Computers

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. 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

Advanced Excel Reporting for Management Accountants

Author: Neale Blackwood
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118658185
Release Date: 2014-04-10
Genre: Business & Economics

The advanced tools accountants need to build automated, reliable, and scalable reports using Excel Learn about the functions that work together to automate many of the processes involved in Management Reporting. See how to take advantage of the many new features of Excel 2007 and 2010. Find out how to build validation structures into your spreadsheet reports. Discover how to identify missing or new codes, either in the creation process or in the day-to-day running of the reports. Do it all with Advanced Excel Reporting for Management Accountants. Explore the structures that simplify the report creation process and make the reports more maintainable Learn techniques to "cleanse" data so that it is ready for use in Pivot Tables and formula-based reports Find out the tips and tricks that can make the creation process quicker and easier Discover all you need to know about Excel's summing functions and how versatile they can be Written in a hands-on style that works towards the completion of two reporting case studies, Advanced Excel Reporting for Management Accountants explains and demonstrates techniques so that Management Accountants can learn how to automate many aspects of the reporting process.

Learn Access 2003 VBA with the Smart Method

Author: Mike Smart
Publisher:
ISBN: 0955459907
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Computers

Who is this book for? If you've never written VBA code before this book will show you how. This book is for Access developers who: Are comfortable with all aspects of the interactive use of AccessAre already able to design simple relational databasesWant to learn VBA skills from first principlesWant to learn how to develop professional-grade Access applications What you will learn This unique book provides the easiest possible route to mastering professional Microsoft Access VBA programming. Both IT professionals and absolute beginners will love the book as it avoids needless technical jargon and concisely explains everything you need in a simple and no-nonsense way. The emphasis throughout the book is on solid, professional coding practices and techniques. Instead of simple code snippets the book takes you through the process of developing a high-quality, sophisticated Access application entirely from scratch. By the end of the course you will have a working and complete application that can be used as the basis for your own real-world commercial projects. Amongst other things you'll learn how to: Understand the Object-Orientated paradigmCreate a custom function libraryImplement custom error handling to eliminate program crashesAnalyse, understand and improve wizard-generated codeImplement filters using option group controlsAdd interactive helpImplement popup browse formsCreate self-updating combo boxesUnderstand scope and use module-level and global-level constantsImplement VBA validations to enforce complex business rulesCreate dialog-driven reportsExport Access data to Word document templates with a single clickCreate an elegant user interface with custom menus and tool barsFinalize applications for delivery to your clients The Smart Method develop and run IT courses and have provided consultancy and training services to many of the world's largest companies in England, Europe and America. This book is also used as the basis of The Smart Method's Access VBA course. If you need to teach Access VBA this book is equally useful as courseware. Companies who have taken Smart Method courses include: "AOL Time Warner, Daimler Chrysler, HSBC, Barclays, American Express, Allied Irish Banks, Imperial Tobacco, Motorola, Volvo, The BBC, British Petroleum, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Unilever, The Institute of Chartered Accountants, The Ministry of Defence, Keele University, Deutsche Bank, Transport For London, The Performing Rights Society, Scottish Power, The Office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman, BAE Systems, Marks & Spencer, Virgin, 02, BMW .. and many, many others."

Excel 2013 Formulas and Functions

Author: Paul McFedries
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780133260700
Release Date: 2013-02-14
Genre: Computers

Master core Excel 2013 tools for building powerful, reliable spreadsheets! Excel expert Paul McFedries shows how to use Excel 2013’s core features to solve problems and get the answers you need. Using real-world examples, McFedries helps you get the absolute most out of features and improvements ranging from FlashFill to Excel’s newest functions. Along the way, you discover the fastest, best ways to handle essential day-to-day tasks ranging from generating account numbers to projecting the impact of inflation. Becoming an Excel expert has never been easier! You’ll find crystal-clear instructions; insider insights; even complete step-by-step projects for building timesheets, projecting cash flow, aging receivables, analyzing defects, and more.. • Quickly create powerful spreadsheets with FlashFill • Use conditional formatting to instantly reveal anomalies, problems, or opportunities • Analyze your data with standard tables and PivotTables • Use complex criteria to filter data in lists • Understand correlations between data • Perform sophisticated what-if analyses • Use regression to track trends and make forecasts • Build loan, investment, and discount formulas • Validate data, troubleshoot problems, and build more accurate, trustworthy spreadsheets About MrExcel Library: Every book in the MrExcel Library pinpoints a specific set of crucial Excel tasks and presents focused skills and examples for performing them rapidly and effectively. Selected by Bill Jelen, Microsoft Excel MVP and mastermind behind the leading Excel solutions website MrExcel.com, these books will • Dramatically increase your productivity—saving you 50 hours a year or more • Present proven, creative strategies for solving real-world problems • Show you how to get great results, no matter how much data you have • Help you avoid critical mistakes that even experienced users make CATEGORY: Spreadsheets COVERS: Microsoft Office Excel 2013

Word 2013 For Dummies

Author: Dan Gookin
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118491300
Release Date: 2013-02-08
Genre: Computers

This bestselling guide to Microsoft Word is the first and last word on Word 2013 It's a whole new Word, so jump right into this book and learn how to make the most of it. Bestselling For Dummies author Dan Gookin puts his usual fun and friendly candor back to work to show you how to navigate the new features of Word 2013. Completely in tune with the needs of the beginning user, Gookin explains how to use Word 2013 quickly and efficiently so that you can spend more time working on your projects and less time trying to figure it all out. Walks you through the capabilities of Word 2013 without weighing you down with unnecessary technical jargon Deciphers the user interface and shows you how to take advantage of the file formats Covers editing documents, working with text, using grammar and spelling tools, formatting, adding images and other design elements, and more Get the word on the latest Word with Word 2013 For Dummies!

Microsoft Excel 2010 Inside Out

Author: Craig Stinson
Publisher: Pearson Education
ISBN: 9780735652378
Release Date: 2010-08-31
Genre: Computers

You're beyond the basics, so dive in and really put your spreadsheet skills to work! This supremely organized reference is packed with hundreds of timesaving solutions, troubleshooting tips, and workarounds. It's all muscle and no fluff. Discover how the experts tackle Excel 2010-and challenge yourself to new levels of mastery! Learn expert techniques for designing powerful spreadsheets Apply built-in functions-or write your own-and carry out complex calculations Use rich charting and graphic capabilities to visualize data Perform sophisticated data analysis: financial, statistical, and "what-if" Design PivotTable reports to dynamically analyze data Share and collaborate with others-while managing sensitive data Link and embed Excel data into other documents Create macros with Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications Sample spreadsheets from inside the book Add-ins and other resources to help you extend Microsoft Office programs Links to demos, user communities, and product support

Speaking PowerPoint

Author: Bruce R. Gabrielle
Publisher: Insights Publishing
ISBN: 9780984236046
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Business & Economics

You use PowerPoint at work to create strategic plans, executive briefings, research reports and other boardroom-style slides. But could your slides be clearer, more convincing and built in half the time? You bet! Learn a new method for business managers who want to use PowerPoint at work to drive strategy. The Mindworks Presentation Method is based on 40 years of research in brain science, instructional design and information design and will help you to eliminate time wasters and complete PowerPoint decks three times faster, to enhance your credibility by creating visually pleasing slides using simple graphic design rules, to make complex slides easier to understand and avoid "Death by PowerPoint" forever, to make audiences more likely to agree with you by applying the proven principles of master persuaders.

Excel 2013 Simplified

Author: Paul McFedries
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118517260
Release Date: 2013-02-26
Genre: Computers

A friendly, visual approach to learning the basics of Excel 2013 As the world's leading spreadsheet program, Excel is a spreadsheet and data analysis tool that is part of the Microsoft Office suite. The new Excel 2013 includes new features and functionalities that require users of older versions to re-learn the application. However, whether you're switching from an earlier version or learning Excel for the first time, this easy-to-follow visual guide gets you going with Excel 2013 quickly and easily. Numbered steps as well as full-color screen shots, concise information, and helpful tips, all contribute to a clear, comfortable learning experience. Covers Excel basics, workbook fundamentals, formatting worksheets and enhancing them with graphics, analyzing data, communicating results with charts and PivotTables, and much more Walks you through using Flash Fill, representing your data in a variety of ways, and maximizing a more interactive interface Demonstrates how to share workbooks, collaborate with others, and embed portions of your spreadsheets on social network pages Excel 2013 Simplified is a quick and easy way to get up to speed on Excel 2013 for both novice users and those upgrading from an earlier version.

Excel 2003 Bible

Author: John Walkenbach
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780764549793
Release Date: 2013-05-06
Genre: Computers

The most comprehensive guidebook available on the most popular spreadsheet program, fully updated to include all-new "X" features Written by the leading Excel guru known as "Mr. Spreadsheet," John Walkenbach, who has written more than thirty books and 300 articles on related topics and maintains the popular Spreadsheet Page at www.j-walk.com/ss The definitive reference book for beginning to advanced users, featuring expert advice and hundreds of examples, tips, techniques, shortcuts, work-arounds, and more Covers expanded use of XML and Web services to facilitate data reporting, analysis, importing, and exporting information Explores Excel programming for those who want advanced information CD-ROM includes all templates and worksheets used in the book, as well as sample chapters from all Wiley Office "X" related Bibles and useful third party software, including John Walkenbach's Power Utility Pak Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.