Introduction: Introduction to Problem Solving and Decision making with Microsoft Excel 2013. 1. Applying Fundamental Excel Skills and Tools in Problem Solving. 2. Solving Problems with Statistical Analysis Tools. 3. Determining Effective Data Display with Charts 4. Applying Logic in Decision Making. 5. Retrieving Data for Computation, analysis, and Reference. 6. Evaluating the Financial Impact of Loans and Investments. 7. Organizing Data for Effective Analysis. 8. Using Data Tables and Excel Scenarios for What-if Analysis. 9. Enhancing Decision Making with Solver. 10. Troubleshooting Workbooks and Creating Excel Applications. Appendix: Working with Array Functions. Glossary. Index.
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Debra Gross started teaching to share her knowledge and experiences. She teaches at The Ohio State University in the department of Computer Science & Engineering. Debra received her MBA from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in Finance and Accounting and a B.S. from MIT in Chemical Engineering.
Frank E. Akaiwa teaches at the Kelly School of Business at Indiana University. He holds degrees from Tennessee Technical University and Indiana University. Mr. Akaiwa worked as a civil engineer for the U.S. Navy. Mr. Akaiwa has thoroughly enjoyed helping students learn how to apply technology to contemporary business situations.
Karleen Nordquist has been tutoring Accounting and Finance topics for post-secondary students through Smarthinking, Inc. since 2000. She also has over 10 years of experience teaching information systems and business-related courses, and enjoys reading and learning about technology of all forms. Teaching and learning is in Ms. Nordquist's blood, as she comes from a family rife with educators. She also works as an accounting and information systems analyst and consultant. Ms. Nordquist has earned degrees at Minnesota State University Moorhead and the University of North Dakota. Prior to entering the teaching profession, she worked in public accounting and as an auditor.