During live CPE training sessions, and through Excel articles featured in magazines such as the Journal of Accountancy and California CPA Magazine, Jeff Lenning, founder of Excel University, Inc., has shown thousands of CPAs and accounting professionals across the country how to use Excel more effectively. Drawing on his experience as an auditor, a financial analyst in industry, an accounting manager at a public company, and a consultant, he has demonstrated how to leverage Excel in order to improve efficiency by reducing the time it takes to complete job tasks. Written to reach those he won't have the opportunity to meet in one of his CPE sessions, Lenning's series, Excel University: Microsoft Excel Training for CPAs and Accounting Professionals, offers a comprehensive collection of the features, functions, and techniques that are of direct benefit to accountants working in industry, public practice, consulting, or not-for-profit. Concentrating on Excel for Windows, his books offer a hands-on approach to learning and include narrative, screenshots, video content, Excel practice files, and exercises that demonstrate the practical application of the items presented in each chapter. Visit http: //www.excel-university.com to access the Excel University video library and to download the practice files. Features, functions and techniques are presented in a sequential and progressive manner, so the books are best read in order. In Volume 1, the author presents material and information that will prove useful to every accountant, regardless of the type of work they do. Blown away by the power of Excel, readers are sure to find this series relevant, enlightening, and extremely easy-to-follow.
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.
Accounting professionals learn how to get the information they need fast with this guide to Excel features that manipulate and sort financial data. Comprehensive but concise chapters explain how to automate the entry of common business formulas; how to use pivot tables to extract details; how to develop inventory, depreciation, and financial summaries; and how to set up other standard financial calculations.
The fourth installment in the Excel University series covers the Excel features, functions, and techniques that will help you build reliable workpapers. The first part of this volume explores a variety of useful features, including outlines and protection. We discover that formatting choices impact productivity and learn how to use accounting underlines and custom number formats. We also use hyperlinks to help organize our digital files. The second part examines numerous functions that help make our workbooks efficient to maintain and update each period. Our examination includes lookup functions, text functions, date functions, and alternatives to the IF function. The third part discusses several techniques that combine multiple features and functions. We revisit topics presented in prior volumes in more depth, including conditional formatting, names, wildcards, and tables. The fourth part applies what we know to common accounting and finance tasks. We streamline our journal entries, budgets, and a variety of other common workpapers. The items covered in this volume will help improve your productivity so you can get your work done faster!
PivotTables may be Excel's most powerful feature, but Microsoft has estimated that only 15% of Excel users take advantage of them. That's because PivotTables (and their companion feature, PivotCharts) have a reputation for being difficult to learn. Not any more! In this book, Excel legends Bill Jelen ("MrExcel") and Michael Alexander teach PivotTables and PivotCharts step-by-step, using realistic business scenarios that any Excel user can intuitively understand. Jelen and Alexander go far beyond merely explaining PivotTables and PivotCharts: they present practical "recipes" for solving a wide range of business problems. Drawing on more than 30 combined years of Excel experience, they provide tips and tricks you won't find anywhere else, and show exactly how to sidestep common mistakes. Coverage includes: " Creating PivotTables, customizing them, and changing the way you view them " Performing calculations within PivotTables " Using PivotCharts and other visualizations " Analyzing multiple data sources with PivotTables " Sharing PivotTables with others " Working with and analyzing OLAP data " Making the most of Excel 2010's powerful new PowerPivot feature " Using Excel 2010's Slicer to dynamically filter PivotTables " Enhancing PivotTables with macros and VBA code This book is part of the new MrExcel Library series, edited by Bill Jelen, world-renowned Excel expert and host of the enormously popular Excel help site, MrExcel.com. Teaches PivotTables, PivotCharts, and Excel 2010's new PowerPivot feature through real-world scenarios that make intuitive sense to users at all levels Includes proven PivotTable recipes for instant on-the-job results Helps Excel users avoid common pitfalls and mistakes Part of the brand-new MrExcel Library series, edited by Excel legend Bill Jelen
Use Excel 2010 VBA and macros to automate virtually any routine task, and save yourself hours, days, maybe even weeks. Then learn how to make Excel do things you thought were simply impossible! This book reveals scripting techniques you won't find anywhere else and shows you how to create automated reports that are amazingly powerful and useful. It helps you instantly visualize information so you can understand and act on it. It also shows you how to capture data from anywhere and use it anywhere, and helps you automate Excel 2010's most powerful new features Learning advanced Excel scripting has never been easier You'll find simple, step-by-step instructions, real-world examples and case studies, and 50 workbooks packed with bonus examples, macros, and solutions, straight from MrExcel. 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
The world’s most popular spreadsheet program is now more powerful than ever, but it’s also more complex. That’s where this Missing Manual comes in. With crystal-clear explanations and hands-on examples, Excel 2013: The Missing Manual shows you how to master Excel so you can easily track, analyze, and chart your data. You’ll be using new features like PowerPivot and Flash Fill in no time. The important stuff you need to know: Go from novice to ace. Learn how to analyze your data, from writing your first formula to charting your results. Illustrate trends. Discover the clearest way to present your data using Excel’s new Quick Analysis feature. Broaden your analysis. Use pivot tables, slicers, and timelines to examine your data from different perspectives. Import data. Pull data from a variety of sources, including website data feeds and corporate databases. Work from the Web. Launch and manage your workbooks on the road, using the new Excel Web App. Share your worksheets. Store Excel files on SkyDrive and collaborate with colleagues on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. Master the new data model. Use PowerPivot to work with millions of rows of data. Make calculations. Review financial data, use math and scientific formulas, and perform statistical analyses.
ACCOUNTING USING EXCEL FOR SUCCESS, 2E leads students to accounting mastery while increasing Excel proficiency. Written with the modern business world in mind, this adaptation of the principles text--ACCOUNTING, 24E--offers an innovative four-step system for students: (1) read the accounting concept and illustration, (2) follow the same concept using the Excel Success Example, (3) practice using the Try It Tutorial, and (4) apply knowledge by completing the Excel Success Problem. This text reinforces key accounting concepts through six basic Excel formulas. Students build an Excel portfolio to demonstrate basic competencies in accounting and Excel. Each new copy of the book comes packaged with an access code that allows students to use the online Excel Try It Tutorials. These tutorials guide students through the hands-on process of entering formulas and understanding how to Excel for accounting. Excel Success Special Activities at the end of the chapter require students to manipulate spreadsheets and save the files to demonstrate Excel competency. Within the auto-graded online homework products (CengageNOWTM and ApliaTM), students are asked to document their Excel processes. For a complete demo of the Excel Success system, visit www.cengage.com/community/warren. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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.
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 covers introductory Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint, with an additional Windows 10 chapter. Beyond point-and-click The goal of the Exploring series is to move students beyond the point-and-click, to understanding the why and how behind each skill. And because so much learning takes place outside of the classroom, this series provides learning tools that students can access anywhere, anytime. Students go to college now with a different set of skills than they did years ago. With this in mind, the Exploring series seeks to move students beyond the basics of the software at a faster pace, without sacrificing coverage of the fundamental skills that everyone needs to know. Also available with MyITLab MyITLab ® is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed for Information Technology (IT) courses, which engages students and improves results. HTML5 Simulation exercises and Live-in-Application Grader projects come with the convenience of auto-grading and instant feedback, helping students learn more quickly and effectively. Digital badges lets students showcase their Microsoft Office or Computer Concepts competencies, keeping them motivated and focused on their future careers. MyITLab builds the critical skills needed for college and career success. 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.
Microsoft Excel is the most widely used spreadsheet software available. By practicing with sample assignments using Excel, readers will work more efficiently while enhancing their understanding of accounting. Introduces the fundamental tools and techniques available in Excel today. Offers real-world applications throughout. Features example worksheets in each chapter. Provides detailed instructions for using Microsoft Excel; covers the most current version, but is applicable for most other versions as well. Includes a Website keyed to the book that offers additional information and related links. Accountants and business managers will find this a useful Excel handbook.
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
A comprehensive, up-to-date, user-friendly guide to Excel 2010 Excel is the standard for spreadsheet applications and is used worldwide, but it's not always user-friendly. That makes it a perfect For Dummies topic, and this handy all-in-one guide covers all the essentials, the new features, how to analyze data with Excel, and much more. Eight minibooks address Excel basics, worksheet design, formulas and functions, worksheet collaboration and review, charts and graphics, data management, data analysis, and Excel and VBA. Excel is the leading spreadsheet/data analysis software and is used throughout the world; the newest revision includes upgraded tools and a redesigned interface For Dummies books are the bestselling guides to Excel, with more than three million copies sold Excel 2010 All-in-One For Dummies covers the changes in the newest version as well as familiar tasks, such as creating and editing worksheets, setting up formulas, and performing statistical functions Eight self-contained minibooks cover the basics, worksheet design, formulas and functions, worksheet collaboration, presenting data in charts and graphics, data management, data analysis, and creating macros with VBA. Newcomers to Excel as well as veterans who just want to learn the latest version will find Excel 2010 All-in-One For Dummies has everything they need to know.
Building on the firm foundation established in the first volume, the second installment in the Excel University series continues to explore the Excel features, functions and techniques relevant to accounting and finance professionals. Volume 2 focuses on how to automate recurring-use reports. Amounts in hands-free reports update the instant updated data is inserted into the workbook, for example, when an updated trial balance is pasted into the data sheet. This volume covers the Excel items needed to build and automate reports, including lookups, dynamic headers, mapping tables, error trapping, conditional summing, and date related functions. Excel practice files and solutions videos are available online so you can work hands-on as you read through the content. The skills developed in this volume will help you get your work done in less time.
The complete guide to Excel 2016, from Mr. Spreadsheet himselfstrong style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #1b1c1d; font-family: 'Open Sans', sans-serif; font-size: 16px;" Whether you are just starting out or an Excel novice, the Excel 2016 Bible is your comprehensive, go-to guide for all your Excel 2016 needs. Whether you use Excel at work or at home, you will be guided through the powerful new features and capabilities by expert author and Excel Guru John Walkenbach to take full advantage of what the updated version offers. Learn to incorporate templates, implement formulas, create pivot tables, analyze data, and much more. Navigate this powerful tool for business, home management, technical work, and much more with the only resource you need, Excel 2016 Bible. Create functional spreadsheets that work Master formulas, formatting, pivot tables, and more Get acquainted with Excel 2016's new features and tools Customize downloadable templates and worksheets Whether you need a walkthrough tutorial or an easy-to-navigate desk reference, the Excel 2016 Bible has you covered with complete coverage and clear expert guidance.
Crunch numbers, create spreadsheets, and get up to speed on Excel 2010! This friendly book gets you started with the basics of Excel 2010, such as creating a spreadsheet from scratch, selecting commands from the Ribbon, customizing the Quick Access toolbar, creating simple formulas, moving and copying data with drag and drop, using the AutoCorrect and AutoFill features, and more. Navigate effectively — see how the Ribbon interface and the Backstage View give you access to all the tools you need for every task Be a mover and a shaker — move and copy data with cut, copy, and paste or drag and drop Summing up — total columns and rows of numbers with the AutoSum button Making it pretty — format data tables, adjust column widths and row heights, hide columns and rows, and format with Styles or the Format Painter Safety net — save your work and recover spreadsheets after a computer crash Open the book and find: What's new in Excel 2010 How to surf an Excel 2010 worksheet and workbook Instructions for entering data in a worksheet Tips for keeping your data secure How to enter and edit formulas with built-in functions Tips for undoing or deleting data entry mistakes Learn to: Get comfortable with Excel 2010 and Backstage View Create and edit spreadsheets Format cells, create formulas, and fix data entry errors Copy, cut, move, paste, or delete data
Market_Desc: · Business Studies, Accounting, Finance, and Operations Management courses that offer practical computing skills as an integral part of the course syllabus· Managers and Analysts who want to develop their model-building skills Special Features: · The use of spreadsheet models in finance, business and management decision-making is on the increase· Other books on spreadsheet modeling tend to focus on applied management science and complex financial models, which restricts the market· This new edition will follow the active learning approach which focuses on the practical aspect of how to build computer models while summarizing the mathematical logic as to why the model is so constructed· A website will accompany the text, containing hands on development models to enable the reader to put theory into practice.· A new chapter entitled Investment Analysis Models will be added to widen the appeal to students in finance and accounting.· All references to Excel (including the Excel refresher notes in the appendix) have been upgraded to reflect the latest version of Microsoft Office (e. g. Excel 2003 and Windows XP)· Job sequencing including a VBA routine for Johnson s Rule· Multiplicative Holt-Winter s model About The Book: This text adopts an active learning approach with the emphasis being placed on the utilization of software tools to help build models. The learn by example approach used throughout the book guides the user through the complexities of model building. Every day examples from business and operations management form the basis of the book s hands on development models that help the reader to appreciate Excel s power and flexibility.

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