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Master the business modeling and analysis techniques that help you transform data into bottom-line results. For more than a decade, Wayne Winston has been teaching corporate clients and MBA students the most effective ways to use Excel to solve business problems and make better decisions. Now this award-winning educator shares the best of his expertise in this hands-on, scenario-focused guide—fully updated for Excel 2010!

Use Excel to solve real business problems—and sharpen your edge!

  • Model investment risks and returns
  • Analyze your sales team’s effectiveness
  • Create best, worst, and most-likely case scenarios
  • Compare lease vs. buy, and calculate loan terms
  • See how price, advertising, and seasonality affect sales
  • Manage inventory with precision
  • Quantify the value of customer loyalty
  • Calculate your break-even number and ROI
  • Maximize scheduling efficiency
  • Express “home-field advantage” in real numbers
  • Project company growth, predict election results, and more!
  • Plus—introduce yourself to PowerPivot for Excel
Your companion web content includes:
  • Downloadable eBook
  • Hundreds of scenario-based practice problems
  • All the book’s sample files—plus customizable templates
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Reviews

On Feb 3 Andrew Bitros wrote: Excel 2010 Data Analysis and Business Modeling by Wayne L.Winston - A quick review
When I first saw the book on the O'Reilly shop, I started wondering about the capabilities of Excel 2010 and which of them might seem useful on my research. I don't have to mention that I was very excited for being able to submit an application to review the… Full Review  >

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On Feb 1 Shawn Day wrote: Microsoft® Excel® 2010: Data Analysis and Business Modeling (Wayne Winston)
This impressive volume delivers a hugely comprehensive data analysis and business modeling 'course' in a succinct and applied style. Designed for a business professional it offers real hands-on experience. Full Review  >

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On Jan 31 Michal Konrad Owsiak wrote: good Excel related book, but too plain
Microsoft Excel 2010 is typical FAQ/lecture like book. What you get is a list of issues that you probably encounter, sooner or later, during Excel programming. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar3.0

On Jan 29 Kiatikun Luangkesorn wrote: Book Review: Microsoft Excel 2010: Data Analysis and Business Modeling by Wayne L. Winston
When Microsoft Excel 2010 came out, I noted that it claimed to finally correct long standing errors in its statistical functions (1). While I wait for McCoullough et al (2) to do their usual reviews, I was encouraged to see that it now passes some basic statistics tests where previous versions consistently failed. Full Review  >

Rating: StarStarStarStarStar4.0

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