## Book description

Master business modeling and analysis techniques with Microsoft Excel and Office 365 and transform data into bottom-line results. Written by award-winning educator Wayne Winston, this hands-on, scenario-focused guide helps you use Excel to ask the right questions and get accurate, actionable answers. A lot has changed in Office 365 since the previous edition. This new edition covers new functions (STOCKHISTORY, LET, LAMBDA, XLOOKUP) and new array functions. It also covers the new Data types that have been added. Finally, we’ve increased the coverage of Power Pivot , Macros, and Power Query.

Practice with more than 800 problems, many based on actual challenges faced by working analysts. Solve real business problems with Exceland build your competitive advantage:

Quickly transition from Excel basics to sophisticated analytics

Use PowerQuery or Get & Transform to connect, combine, and refine data sources

Leverage Office 365’s new Geography and Stock data types and six new functions

Illuminate insights from geographic and temporal data with 3D Maps

Summarize data with pivot tables, descriptive statistics, histograms, and Pareto charts

Use Excel trend curves, multiple regression, and exponential smoothing

Delve into key financial, statistical, and time functions

Master all of Excel’s great charts

Quickly create forecasts from historical time-based data

Use Solver to optimize product mix, logistics, work schedules, and investmentsand even rate sports teams

Run Monte Carlo simulations on stock prices and bidding models

Learn about basic probability and Bayes’ Theorem

Use the Data Model and Power Pivot to effectively build and use relational data sources inside an Excel workbook

Automate repetitive analytics tasks by using macros

## Table of contents

- Cover Page
- Title Page
- Copyright Page
- Pearson’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
- Dedication
- Contents at a Glance
- Contents
- About the Author
- Introduction
- Chapter 1 Basic worksheet modeling
- Chapter 2 Range names
- Chapter 3 Lookup functions
- Chapter 4 The INDEX function
- Chapter 5 The MATCH function
- Chapter 6 Text functions and Flash Fill
- Chapter 7 Dates and date functions
- Chapter 8 The net present value functions: NPV and XNPV
- Chapter 9 The internal rate of return: IRR, XIRR, and MIRR functions
- Chapter 10 More Excel financial functions
- Chapter 11 Circular references
- Chapter 12 IF, IFERROR, IFS, CHOOSE, SWITCH, and the IS functions
- Chapter 13 Time and time functions
- Chapter 14 The Paste Special command
- Chapter 15 Three-dimensional formulas and hyperlinks
- Chapter 16 The auditing tool and the Inquire add-in
- Chapter 17 Sensitivity analysis with data tables
- Chapter 18 The Goal Seek command
- Chapter 19 Using the Scenario Manager for sensitivity analysis
- Chapter 20 The COUNTIF, COUNTIFS, COUNT, COUNTA, and COUNTBLANK functions
- Chapter 21 The SUMIF, AVERAGEIF, SUMIFS, AVERAGEIFS, MAXIFS, and MINIFS functions
- Chapter 22 The OFFSET function
- Chapter 23 The INDIRECT function
- Chapter 24 Conditional formatting
- Chapter 25 Excel tables and table slicers
- Chapter 26 Spin buttons, scrollbars, option buttons, check boxes, combo boxes, and group list boxes
- Chapter 27 Importing data from a text file or document
- Chapter 28 The Power Query Editor
- Chapter 29 Excel’s new data types
- Chapter 30 Summarizing data with histograms and Pareto charts
- Chapter 31 Summarizing data with descriptive statistics
- Chapter 32 Sorting in Excel
- Chapter 33 Filtering data and removing duplicates
- Chapter 34 Summarizing data with database statistical functions
- Chapter 35 Array formulas and functions
- Chapter 36 Excel’s new dynamic array functions
- Chapter 37 Validating data
- Chapter 38 Using PivotTables and slicers to describe data
- Chapter 39 The Data Model
- Chapter 40 Power Pivot
- Chapter 41 Consolidating data
- Chapter 42 Creating subtotals
- Chapter 43 Basic charting
- Chapter 44 Advanced charting
- Chapter 45 Filled and 3D Maps
- Chapter 46 Sparklines
- Chapter 47 Estimating straight-line relationships
- Chapter 48 Modeling exponential growth
- Chapter 49 The power curve
- Chapter 50 Using correlations to summarize relationships
- Chapter 51 Introduction to multiple regression
- Chapter 52 Incorporating qualitative factors into multiple regression
- Chapter 53 Modeling nonlinearities and interactions
- Chapter 54 Analysis of variance: One-way ANOVA
- Chapter 55 Randomized blocks and two-way ANOVA
- Chapter 56 Using moving averages to understand time series
- Chapter 57 Ratio-to-moving-average forecast method
- Chapter 58 An introduction to probability
- Chapter 59 An introduction to random variables
- Chapter 60 The binomial, hypergeometric, and negative binomial random variables
- Chapter 61 The Poisson and exponential random variable
- Chapter 62 The normal random variable and Z-scores
- Chapter 63 Making probability statements from forecasts
- Chapter 64 Using the lognormal random variable to model stock prices
- Chapter 65 Importing past stock prices, exchange rates, and cryptocurrency prices with the STOCKHISTORY function
- Chapter 66 An introduction to optimization with Excel Solver
- Chapter 67 Using Solver to determine the optimal product mix
- Chapter 68 Using Solver to schedule your workforce
- Chapter 69 Using Solver to solve transportation or distribution problems
- Chapter 70 Using Solver for capital budgeting
- Chapter 71 Using Solver for financial planning
- Chapter 72 Using Solver to rate sports teams
- Chapter 73 The Winters method and the Forecast Sheet tool
- Chapter 74 Forecasting in the presence of special events
- Chapter 75 Warehouse location and the GRG Multistart and Evolutionary Solver engines
- Chapter 76 Penalties and the Evolutionary Solver
- Chapter 77 The traveling salesperson problem
- Chapter 78 Weibull and beta distributions: Modeling machine life and duration of a project
- Chapter 79 Introduction to Monte Carlo simulation
- Chapter 80 Calculating an optimal bid
- Chapter 81 Simulating stock prices and asset-allocation modeling
- Chapter 82 Fun and games: Simulating gambling and sporting-event probabilities
- Chapter 83 Using resampling to analyze data
- Chapter 84 Pricing stock options
- Chapter 85 Determining customer value
- Chapter 86 The economic order quantity inventory model
- Chapter 87 Inventory modeling with uncertain demand
- Chapter 88 Queuing theory: The mathematics of waiting in line
- Chapter 89 Estimating a demand curve
- Chapter 90 Pricing products by using tie-ins
- Chapter 91 Pricing products by using subjectively determined demand
- Chapter 92 Nonlinear pricing
- Chapter 93 Use Analyze Data to find patterns in your data
- Chapter 94 Recording macros
- Chapter 95 The LET and LAMBDA functions and the LAMBDA helper functions
- Chapter 96 Advanced sensitivity analysis
- Index

## Product information

- Title: Microsoft Excel Data Analysis and Business Modeling (Office 2021 and Microsoft 365), 7th Edition
- Author(s):
- Release date: December 2021
- Publisher(s): Microsoft Press
- ISBN: 9780137613816

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