NEW BOOK: Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling (5th Edition)

Learn business modeling and analysis techniques with Microsoft Excel 2016, and transform data into bottom-line results. I assisted the author, Wayne Winston, as the Technical Reviewer of this new book.

You can purchase the book from Microsoft Press here:

Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling, 5th Edition


864 pages!

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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