Learn Excel 2016 Essential Skills with the Smart Method

Courseware Tutorial for Self-Instruction to Beginner and Intermediate Level

Author: Mike Smart

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781909253100

Category: Computers

Page: 160

View: 8269

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 for Mac OS X with the Smart Method

Courseware Tutorial for Self-Instruction to Beginner and Intermediate Level

Author: Mike Smart

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781909253117

Category: Computers

Page: 342

View: 2835

At long last there is now a professional Excel course available for Mac users This book is only for the Apple Mac version of Excel 2016. (There's also an Excel for Windows version available (ISBN: 978-1-909253-08-7). This Excel 2016 for Mac 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 for Mac. Here are just five of the many ways in which this book is unique: The book will equip you with excellent Excel 2016 for Mac 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 Excel 2016 for Mac 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, Excel 2016 for Mac 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 chartsUse the new Excel 2016 for Mac Cloud Computing features to share dataUnderstand absolute, relative and mixed cell referencesCreate stunning, professional, presentation-quality chartsUse the Themes feature to create visually excellent worksheets Use Sparklines to visually represent large data setsBring your data alive with VisualizationsCreate custom conditional formatting rules with the Rules ManagerCreate your own formulas with the Formula AutoComplete featureMaster Excel 2016 for Mac's Fluent User Interface and RibbonUnderstand the different Excel 2016 for Mac file formatsAdd a professional sheen to your work with 3-D ElementsUnderstand and work with three-dimensional worksheet groups 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: N.A

ISBN: 9781909253070

Category: Computers

Page: 416

View: 5513

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.

Learn Excel 2016 Expert Skills for Mac OS X with the Smart Method

Courseware Tutorial Teaching Advanced Techniques

Author: Mike Smart

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781909253124

Category:

Page: 362

View: 2715

At long last there is now a professional Excel course available for Mac users. Please note that this book is only suitable for the Apple Mac version of Excel 2016. (There's also an Excel for Windows book available (ISBN: 978-1-909253-08-7). This Excel 2016 for Mac book is for users who want to upgrade their basic Excel 2016 for Mac skills to true expert level. It will teach you to master all of the Excel 2016 for Mac advanced features. If you are an absolute beginner you need our Excel 2016 for Mac OS X Essential Skills book. The 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 master advanced Excel 2016 for Mac features. Here are just four of the many ways in which the book is unique: This book won't waste your time by teaching basic Excel 2016 for Mac skills that you already know. All of that material is covered already in our beginner's Excel 2016 for Mac Essential Skills book. By assuming that you are already able to use the Excel 2016 for Mac basic features, far more ground can be covered. 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 you learn. Advanced concepts are explained without needless technical jargon. Everything is concisely described in a simple, no-nonsense way. No matter what your background is, this book will enable you to master Excel 2016 for Mac's most advanced features Amongst other things you'll learn how to: Visually filter data using SlicersMaster dynamic tables and structured table referencesEnforce complex business rules using function-driven custom validationsPerform What-If analysis to model and compare business scenariosUse advanced functions to solve real-world business problemsCreate intuitive user interfaces using form controls Eliminate errors using Excel's advanced formula auditing toolsUnderstand and use all of Excel's security featuresDesign advanced Pivot TablesCreate and use dynamic and table-based range namesRecord macros and then execute them from button controlsUse Excel's three different sharing methods for efficient teamwork 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.

Advanced Excel Essentials

Author: Jordan Goldmeier

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484207343

Category: Computers

Page: 216

View: 2224

Advanced Excel Essentials is the only book for experienced Excel developers who want to channel their skills into building spreadsheet applications and dashboards. This book starts from the assumption that you are well-versed in Excel and builds on your skills to take them to an advanced level. It provides the building blocks of advanced development and then takes you through the development of your own advanced spreadsheet application. For the seasoned analyst, accountant, financial professional, management consultant, or engineer—this is the book you’ve been waiting for! Author Jordan Goldmeier builds on a foundation of industry best practices, bringing his own forward-thinking approach to Excel and rich real-world experience, to distill a unique blend of advanced essentials. Among other topics, he covers advanced formula concepts like array formulas and Boolean logic and provides insight into better code and formulas development. He supports that insight by showing you how to build correctly with hands-on examples.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Excel 2007

Author: Nancy C. Muir

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 047037764X

Category: Computers

Page: 304

View: 630

Are you a visual learner? Do you prefer instructions that show you how to do something - and skip the long-winded explanations? If so, then this book is for you. Open it up and you'll find clear, step-by-step screen shots that show you how to tackle more than 150 Excel 2007 tasks. Each task-based spread includes easy, visual directions for performing necessary operations, including: * Using the Ribbon and galleries * Entering data and resizing columns * Applying formulas and functions * Formatting worksheets * Adding clip art and 3D effects * Interpreting data with charts * Helpful sidebars offer practical tips and tricks * Succinct explanations walk you through step by step * Full-color screen shots demonstrate each task * Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules

Learn Access 2003 VBA with the Smart Method

Author: Mike Smart

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780955459900

Category: Computers

Page: 295

View: 5570

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 2003 Bible

Author: John Walkenbach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0764549790

Category: Computers

Page: 984

View: 4071

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.

Excel VBA Programming For Dummies

Author: John Walkenbach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119077443

Category: Computers

Page: 408

View: 1480

Take your data analysis and Excel programming skills to new heights In order to take Excel to the next level, you need to understand and implement the power of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). This 4th edition of Excel VBA Programming For Dummies introduces you to a wide array of new Excel options, beginning with the most important tools and operations for the Visual Basic Editor. Inside, you'll get the lowdown on the essential elements and concepts for programming with Excel, discover techniques for handling errors and exterminating bugs, working with range objects, controlling program flow, and much more. With the release of Microsoft Office 2016, Excel will see changes in its operating system, and this fun, hands-on guide will make it easier than ever to harness the power of Visual Basic for Applications and create custom applications and macros on the world's most popular spreadsheet tool. Packed with friendly advice on the easiest ways to develop custom dialog boxes, toolbars, and menus, you'll be creating Excel applications custom-fit to your unique needs in no time at all! Provides step-by-step instructions for creating VBA macros to maximize productivity Helps to increase efficiency by demonstrating how to customize your applications so they look and work the way you want Fully updated for Excel 2016 All sample programs, VBA code, and worksheets are available at dummies.com If you're a beginning to intermediate VBA programmer looking to get up to speed on creating customized solutions with Excel applications, Excel VBA Programming For Dummies, 4th Edition makes it easier.

Excel 2010 Bible

Author: John Walkenbach

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470634769

Category: Computers

Page: 1056

View: 2974

A comprehensive reference to the newest version of the world’s most popular spreadsheet application: Excel 2010 John Walkenbach's name is synonymous with excellence in computer books that decipher complex technical topics. Known as "Mr. Spreadsheet," Walkenbach shows you how to maximize the power of all the new features of Excel 2010. An authoritative reference, this perennial bestseller proves itself indispensable no matter your level of skill, from Excel beginners and intermediate users to power users and potential power users everywhere. Fully updated for the new release, this latest edition provides comprehensive, soup-to-nuts coverage, delivering over 900 pages of Excel tips, tricks, and techniques you won’t find anywhere else. Excel guru and bestselling author John Walkenbach ("Mr. Spreadsheet") guides you through every aspect of Excel Delivers essential coverage of all the newest features of Excel 2010 Presents material in a clear, concise, logical format that is ideal for all levels of Excel experience Includes a CD that contains all the templates and worksheets used in the book plus John Walkenbach's award-winning Power Utility Pak Excel 2010 Bible serves as an excellent resource on all things Excel! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.

Learn Excel 2016 for OS X

Author: Guy Hart-Davis

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 9781484210208

Category: Computers

Page: 399

View: 7167

Microsoft Excel 2016 for Mac OS X is a powerful application, but many of its most impressive features can be difficult to find. Learn Excel 2016 for OS X by Guy Hart-Davis is a practical, hands-on approach to learning all of the details of Excel 2016 in order to get work done efficiently on OS X. From using formulas and functions to creating databases, from analyzing data to automating tasks, you'll learn everything you need to know to put this powerful application to use for a variety of tasks.

Advanced Excel for Productivity

Author: Chris Urban

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0997877308

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 9814

This book is for those who are familiar with Microsoft Excel and use it on a regular basis. You know there's more out there, a way to do more, faster, and better. Learn to step up your game with Advanced Excel for Productivity, a readable and useful guide to improving everything you do in Excel. Learn advanced techniques for Microsoft Excel, including keyboard shortcuts, functions, data analysis, VBA, and other advanced tips.

Lean Excel 2007 Essential Skills

With the Smart Method

Author: Mike Smart

Publisher: Smart Method Limited

ISBN: 9780955459948

Category: Computers

Page: N.A

View: 2673

This video provides the fastest possible route to master Excel 2007 by self-study. It is also suitable for use by training organizations, teachers, schools and colleges to provide structured, objective-led, and highly effective classroom courses

Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling

Author: Wayne Winston

Publisher: Microsoft Press

ISBN: 1509304223

Category: Computers

Page: 984

View: 6695

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

My Excel 2016 (includes Content Update Program)

Author: Tracy Syrstad

Publisher: Que Publishing

ISBN: 0134217209

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 6141

Book + Content Update Program My Excel 2016 is your must-have companion for getting most out of Excel 2016. This friendly, quick, full-color, 100% practical tutorial walks you through every task you'll want to do with Excel 2016. Get productive fast with Excel 2016’s updated interface Save time and make your data easier to work with Efficiently enter, insert, move, and manage data Use templates to reuse work and get a jumpstart on new projects Format worksheets and charts to make them clearer and more useful Use intuitive sparkline charts that fit in a single cell Build custom formulas using powerful built-in functions Sort, filter, and consolidate data and eliminate duplication Instantly group data and generate subtotals Quickly summarize huge data sets with PivotTables Find, fix, and avoid errors that break spreadsheets or cause inaccuracies Communicate more powerfully using visual tools such as SmartArt and WordArt Precisely control what you print and how it looks Securely share and distribute your workbooks Use Excel on the Web wherever you have Internet access Every task is presented step-by-step, using carefully annotated, colorful screenshots, all numbered so there's no chance of getting lost or confused. Everything's clearly organized in modular, self-contained chapters designed to help you get started quickly. Throughout, the book is packed with helpful tips, lists, and quick solutions to the problems you're most likely to encounter. In addition, this book is part of Que’s exciting new Content Update Program. As Microsoft updates features of Excel 2016, sections of this book will be updated or new sections will be added to match the updates to the software. The updates will be delivered to you via a FREE Web Edition of this book, which can be accessed with any Internet connection. To learn more, visit www.quepublishing.com/CUP. How to access the web edition: Follow the instructions in the book to learn how to register your book to access the FREE Web Edition.

Excel for Accounting & Finance Professionals

Author: John Masui

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1426988567

Category: Business & Economics

Page: N.A

View: 2287

Microsoft Excel is a rich and powerful tool, but learning how to take advantage of its features or transition to the latest version can feel daunting. For many Accounting and Finance professionals this can mean a lot of wasted time and frustration. Excel for Accounting & Finance Professionals aims to provide a quick and easy-to-use guide to help you get more out of Excel, and it will even assist those struggling with transitioning to the latest version of Microsoft Excel. Give our easy-to-follow tips and shortcuts a try and you'll be more productive in no time! The ultimate goal is to save people time so that they can focus on more important things in life. To insure the maximum level of understanding when learning how to effectively use Excel, there are additional training materials (such as video clips and sample Excel files) available at www.trufflesoft.com\xl4pros. Need more help? We also have instructor-led online training and limited engagement consulting.

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Excel 2016

Author: Paul McFedries

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119074738

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 6715

Provides step-by-step screen shots illustrating more than one hundred and fifty tasks using the latest version of the spreadsheet program, explaining how to edit worksheets, use formulas and functions, create charts, and analyze Excel data.

Illustrated Microsoft Office 365 & Office 2016: Fundamentals

Author: Marjorie S. Hunt,Barbara Clemens

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305878949

Category: Computers

Page: 440

View: 5445

Both computer rookies and pros can master Microsoft Office 2016 applications quickly and efficiently with this new book in the popular Illustrated Series -- ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & Office 2016: FUNDAMENTALS. Using a concise, focused approach and user-friendly format, the Illustrated Series features a hallmark two-page layout that allows the reader to see an entire task without turning the page. Skills are accessible and easy to follow with Learning Outcomes that outline the key concepts in each lesson. Larger full-color images reflect exactly what readers should see on their own computer screens. Each module begins with a brief overview of the principles of the lesson and introduces an updated case study for further application. Readers can count on ILLUSTRATED MICROSOFT OFFICE 365 & Office 2016: FUNDAMENTALS to perfect the skills they need now and on the job. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Excel 2016 For Dummies

Author: Greg Harvey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119297338

Category: Computers

Page: 432

View: 9450

Let your Excel skills sore to new heights with this bestselling guide Updated to reflect the latest changes to the Microsoft Office suite, this new edition of Excel For Dummies quickly and painlessly gets you up to speed on mastering the world's most widely used spreadsheet tool. Written by bestselling author Greg Harvey, it has been completely revised and updated to offer you the freshest and most current information to make using the latest version of Excel easy and stress-free. If the thought of looking at spreadsheet makes your head swell, you've come to the right place. Whether you've used older versions of this popular program or have never gotten a headache from looking at all those grids, this hands-on guide will get you up and running with the latest installment of the software, Microsoft Excel 2016. In no time, you'll begin creating and editing worksheets, formatting cells, entering formulas, creating and editing charts, inserting graphs, designing database forms, and more. Plus, you'll get easy-to-follow guidance on mastering more advanced skills, like adding hyperlinks to worksheets, saving worksheets as web pages, adding worksheet data to an existing web page, and so much more. Save spreadsheets in the Cloud to work on them anywhere Use Excel 2016 on a desktop, laptop, or tablet Share spreadsheets via email, online meetings, and social media sites Analyze data with PivotTables If you're new to Excel and want to spend more time on your actual work than figuring out how to make it work for you, this new edition of Excel 2016 For Dummies sets you up for success.