Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Excel 2013 A Problem Solving Approach

Author: Debra Gross
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285963969
Release Date: 2013-08-21
Genre: Computers

SUCCEEDING IN BUSINESS WITH MICROSOFT OFFICE EXCEL 2013 prepares your students to solve business problems by moving beyond the basic point and click skills to think critically about realistic business situations. When students combine software analysis with their own decision making abilities, they are more likely meet any business challenge with success. The Succeeding in Business Series emphasizes problem-solving, critical thinking, and analysis - challenging students to find efficient and effective solutions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Access 2013 A Problem Solving Approach

Author: Sandra Cable
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285077581
Release Date: 2014-02-05
Genre: Computers

SUCCEEDING IN BUSINESS WITH MICROSOFT ACCESS 2013 prepares your students to solve business problems by moving beyond the basic point and click skills to think critically about realistic business situations. When students combine software analysis with their own decision making abilities, they are more likely meet any business challenge with success. The Succeeding in Business Series emphasizes problem-solving, critical thinking, and analysis - challenging students to find efficient and effective solutions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

New Perspectives on Microsoft Excel 2013 Brief

Author: June Jamrich Parsons
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285951430
Release Date: 2013-05-13
Genre: Computers

With proven pedagogy that emphasizes critical-thinking, problem-solving, and in-depth coverage, New Perspectives helps students develop the Microsoft Office 2013 skills they need to be successful in college and beyond. Updated with all new case-based tutorials, New Perspectives Microsoft Excel 2013 continues to engage students in applying skills to real-world situations, making concepts relevant. A new Troubleshoot case problem enhances critical thinking, and a new tutorial on Managing Your Files helps students navigate Windows 8. As always, New Perspectives improves learning outcomes and transference of skills by helping students understand why what they're learning is important. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

New Perspectives on Microsoft Access 2013 Brief

Author: Joseph J. Adamski
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285950259
Release Date: 2013-05-17
Genre: Computers

With proven pedagogy that emphasizes critical-thinking, problem-solving, and in-depth coverage, New Perspectives helps students develop the Microsoft Office 2013 skills they need to be successful in college and beyond. Updated with all new case-based tutorials, New Perspectives Microsoft Access 2013 continues to engage students in applying skills to real-world situations, making concepts relevant. A new Troubleshoot case problem enhances critical thinking, and a new tutorial on Managing Your Files helps students navigate Windows 8. As always, New Perspectives improves learning outcomes and transference of skills by helping students understand why what they're learning is important. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

New Perspectives Microsoft Office 365 Excel 2016 Introductory

Author: Patrick Carey
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305981928
Release Date: 2016-02-22
Genre: Computers

Now readers can develop the Microsoft Office and Excel 2016 skills needed to be successful in college or the business world beyond with the emphasis on critical-thinking, problem-solving, and in-depth coverage found in NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & EXCEL 2016: INTRODUCTORY. Updated with all-new case scenarios, this edition clearly applies the skills readers are learning to real-world situations, making the concepts even more relevant. All content and activities throughout NEW PERSPECTIVES MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & EXCEL 2016: INTRODUCTORY help readers understand the importance of what they're learning. This edition focuses on strengthening learning outcomes and transferring skills to other applications and disciplines for further success. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Go with Microsoft Excel 2016 Comprehensive

Author: Shelley Gaskin
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 0134443926
Release Date: 2016-03-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Teach the course YOU want in LESS TIME! In today's fast-moving, mobile environment, the GO! with Office 2016 series focuses on the job skills needed to succeed in the workforce. With job-related projects that put Microsoft Office® into context, students learn the how and why at the moment they need to know, all in the appropriate Microsoft procedural syntax. For Office 2016, the hallmark guided-practice to skill-mastery pathway is better than ever. Students have many opportunities to work live in Microsoft office to apply the skills they've learned. In addition, instructional projects are now available as grader projects in MyITLab, so students can work live in Office while receiving auto-graded feedback. These high-fidelity simulations match the text and provide an effective pathway for learning, practicing, and assessing their abilities. After completing the instructional projects, students can apply their skills with a variety of progressively challenging projects that require them to solve problems, think critically, and create on their own. New GO! Collaborate with Google projects allow students to apply their skills to a new environment that is already popular in many workplaces. Integrated Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) objectives make GO! your one resource for learning Office, gaining critical productivity skills, and prepare for MOS certification. Also available with MyITLab MyITLab ® is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed for Information Technology (IT) courses, to engage students and improve results. HTML5 Simulation exercises and Live-in-Application Grader projects come with the convenience of auto-grading and instant feedback, so students learn more quickly and effectively, and build the critical skills needed for college and career success. Digital badges allow students to showcase their Microsoft Office or Computer Concepts competencies, keeping them motivated and focused on their future careers. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyITLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyITLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

Data Analysis with Microsoft Access 2010 From Simple Queries to Business Intelligence

Author: Larry Rockoff
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1435460103
Release Date: 2011-10-28
Genre: Computers

DATA ANALYSIS WITH MICROSOFT ACCESS 2010 is an introduction to Access with an emphasis on topics relevant to data analysis. The goal is to help the analyst gain a true understanding of data and the information it contains. Access queries are covered in detail, both in terms of the mechanics of their design, and how they can be used for typical data analysis tasks. The book is written in an easy-to-understand tutorial style, with new topics introduced in a logical and intuitive sequence. Numerous screenshots are included, so you won’t need to sit with a computer as you read the book. The author also broadens the concept of data analysis to encompass business intelligence (BI) topics, including valuable material on how to use Access and Excel pivot tables. Additional features include See the SQL sidebars that allow interested readers to learn SQL as they are learning Access, and Focus on Analysis sidebars that provide details on a number of useful quantitative topics. A companion website has a sample database that correlates with the BI material in the book. In short, this is the only book you’ll need to gain a working knowledge of Access, and how it can be used for data analysis. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essentials of Business Statistics

Author: Bruce Bowerman
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
ISBN: 9780077641214
Release Date: 2014-01-03
Genre: Mathematics

The primary goal of Essentials of Business Statistics is to illustrate an accurate view of business statistics in a way that students can easily understand. This is achieved in the following ways: New statistical topics and tools are introduced by using continuing case studies. This approach helps to alleviate student anxiety in learning new concepts and enhances overall comprehension Streamlined and clarified coverage of graphical and numerical methods New graphically based procedures for finding confidence intervals and performing hypothesis tests Increased emphasis on Excel and MINITAB with improved and updated step-by-step instructions in the end of chapter material Connect Business Statistics homework management

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

GO with Microsoft Access 2016 Comprehensive

Author: Shelley Gaskin
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134511078
Release Date: 2016-05-25
Genre: Business & Economics

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. Teach the course YOU want in LESS TIME! In today's fast-moving, mobile environment, the GO! with Office 2016 series focuses on the job skills needed to succeed in the workforce. With job-related projects that put Microsoft Office® into context, students learn the how and why at the moment they need to know, all in the appropriate Microsoft procedural syntax. For Office 2016, the hallmark guided-practice to skill-mastery pathway is better than ever. Students have many opportunities to work live in Microsoft office to apply the skills they've learned. In addition, instructional projects are now available as grader projects in MyITLab, so students can work live in Office while receiving auto-graded feedback. These high-fidelity simulations match the text and provide an effective pathway for learning, practicing, and assessing their abilities. After completing the instructional projects, students can apply their skills with a variety of progressively challenging projects that require them to solve problems, think critically, and create on their own. New GO! Collaborate with Google projects allow students to apply their skills to a new environment that is already popular in many workplaces. Integrated Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) objectives make GO! your one resource for learning Office, gaining critical productivity skills, and prepare for MOS certification. Also available with MyITLab MyITLab ® is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed for Information Technology (IT) courses, to engage students and improve results. HTML5 Simulation exercises and Live-in-Application Grader projects come with the convenience of auto-grading and instant feedback, so students learn more quickly and effectively, and build the critical skills needed for college and career success. Digital badges allow students to showcase their Microsoft Office or Computer Concepts competencies, keeping them motivated and focused on their future careers. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyITLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyITLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

Problem Solving Cases In Microsoft Access Excel

Author: Ellen Monk
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337516983
Release Date: 2017-03-14
Genre: Computers

Discover how to successfully apply the advantages of the latest Access database management system and maximize tools within the most recent version of Excel spreadsheet as you analyze and solve real business problems in PROBLEM-SOLVING CASES IN MICROSOFT ACCESS AND EXCEL, 15TH ANNUAL EDITION. Packed with hands-on learning, this edition highlights six individual tutorials designed to build practical knowledge as readers walk you step-by-step through the capabilities of each software application. For the best in real-world practice, this edition offers 12 all-new case studies that present scenarios and problems readers are likely to encounter on the job. In addition, a unique emphasis on skill-building integration shows how to use Access and Excel together to resolve the cases. PROBLEM-SOLVING CASES IN MICROSOFT ACCESS AND EXCEL delivers today’s most up-to-date, practical guide for the popular Access and Excel programs. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Your Office

Author: Amy S. Kinser
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134488158
Release Date: 2016-03-16
Genre: Business & Economics

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. This book offers full, comprehensive coverage of Excel. Ideal for business courses. Real world problem solving for business and beyond The Your Office series prepares students to use both technical and soft skills in the real world. Hands-on technical content is woven into realistic business scenarios and focuses on using Microsoft Office® as a decision-making tool. The series features a unique running business scenario that connects all of the cases together and exposes students to using Office to solve problems relating to business areas like finance and accounting, production and operations, sales and marketing. Each chapter introduces a realistic business case for students to complete via hands-on steps that are easily identified in blue shaded boxes. Each blue box teaches a skill and comes complete with video and interactive support. Chapters are grouped into Business Units, which collectively illustrate a specific set of business concepts to achieve AACSB-related outcomes. Each Business Unit ends with a Capstone section, testing students' ability to apply concepts and skills beyond a single chapter. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyITLab does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyITLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

David and Goliath

Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 9780316204385
Release Date: 2013-10-01
Genre: Psychology

Malcolm Gladwell, the #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, and What the Dog Saw, offers his most provocative---and dazzling---book yet. Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a stone and a sling, and ever since then the names of David and Goliath have stood for battles between underdogs and giants. David's victory was improbable and miraculous. He shouldn't have won. Or should he have? In David and Goliath, Malcolm Gladwell challenges how we think about obstacles and disadvantages, offering a new interpretation of what it means to be discriminated against, or cope with a disability, or lose a parent, or attend a mediocre school, or suffer from any number of other apparent setbacks. Gladwell begins with the real story of what happened between the giant and the shepherd boy those many years ago. From there, David and Goliath examines Northern Ireland's Troubles, the minds of cancer researchers and civil rights leaders, murder and the high costs of revenge, and the dynamics of successful and unsuccessful classrooms---all to demonstrate how much of what is beautiful and important in the world arises from what looks like suffering and adversity. In the tradition of Gladwell's previous bestsellers---The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What the Dog Saw---David and Goliath draws upon history, psychology, and powerful storytelling to reshape the way we think of the world around us.

Microsoft Excel 2013 Complete

Author: Steven M. Freund
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285966229
Release Date: 2013-08-21
Genre: Computers

Introduce your students to the latest that Microsoft Office has to offer with the new generation of Shelly Cashman Series books! For the past three decades, the Shelly Cashman Series has effectively introduced computer skills to millions of students. With Microsoft Excel 2013, we're continuing our history of innovation by enhancing our proven pedagogy to reflect the learning styles of today's students. In this text you'll find features that are specifically designed to engage students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Our trademark step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach now encourages students to expand their understanding of Microsoft Excel 2013 through experimentation, critical thought, and personalization. With these enhancements and more, the Shelly Cashman Series continues to deliver the most effective educational materials for you and your students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Predictive Analytics

Author: Conrad Carlberg
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780134683829
Release Date: 2017-07-24
Genre: Business & Economics

EXCEL 2016 PREDICTIVE ANALYTICS FOR SERIOUS DATA CRUNCHERS! Now, you can apply cutting-edge predictive analytics techniques to help your business win–and you don’t need multimillion-dollar software to do it. All the tools you need are available in Microsoft Excel 2016, and all the knowledge and skills are right here, in this book! Microsoft Excel MVP Conrad Carlberg shows you how to use Excel predictive analytics to solve real problems in areas ranging from sales and marketing to operations. Carlberg offers unprecedented insight into building powerful, credible, and reliable forecasts, helping you gain deep insights from Excel that would be difficult to uncover with costly tools such as SAS or SPSS. Fully updated for Excel 2016, this guide contains valuable new coverage of accounting for seasonality and managing complex consumer choice scenarios. Throughout, Carlberg provides downloadable Excel 2016 workbooks you can easily adapt to your own needs, plus VBA code–much of it open-source–to streamline especially complex techniques. Step by step, you’ll build on Excel skills you already have, learning advanced techniques that can help you increase revenue, reduce costs, and improve productivity. By mastering predictive analytics, you’ll gain a powerful competitive advantage for your company and yourself. Learn the “how” and “why” of using data to make better decisions, and choose the right technique for each problem Capture live real-time data from diverse sources, including third-party websites Use logistic regression to predict behaviors such as “will buy” versus “won’t buy” Distinguish random data bounces from real, fundamental changes Forecast time series with smoothing and regression Account for trends and seasonality via Holt-Winters smoothing Prevent trends from running out of control over long time horizons Construct more accurate predictions by using Solver Manage large numbers of variables and unwieldy datasets with principal components analysis and Varimax factor rotation Apply ARIMA (Box-Jenkins) techniques to build better forecasts and clarify their meaning Handle complex consumer choice problems with advanced logistic regression Benchmark Excel results against R results