The term ìspreadsheetî covers a wide variety of elements useful for quantitative
analysis of all kinds. Essentially, a spreadsheet is a simple tool consisting of a
matrix of cells that can store numbers, text, or formulas. The spreadsheetís power
comes from its ability to recalculate results as you change the contents of other
cells. No longer does the user need to do these calculations by hand or on a
Chapter 1 "Introduction to management science, modeling, and excel spreadsheets", after completing this chapter, you should be able to: Describe the importance of management science, describe the advantages of a quantitative approach to problem solving, list some of the applications and use of management science models, discuss the types of models most useful in management science, demonstrate the basic building blocks and components of Excel.
Chapter 3 "Linear programming: basic concepts and graphical solution", after completing this chapter, you should be able to: Explain what is meant by the terms constrained optimization and linear programming, list the components and the assumptions of linear programming and briefly explain each, name and describe at least three successful applications of linear programming,...
Chapter 9 - Supplement "Mini review of differential arithmetic", after completing this chapter, you should be able to: Differentiate basic algebraic functions, find the optimal values of the decision variables and the objective function in problems that involve two decision variables and one inequality constraint, solve two-decision-variable problems with a nonlinear objective function and multiple constraints using Excel.
This book consolidates all the best functionality of pivot tables into one guide that provides you with a meaningful tutorial, offering practical solutions to day-to-day problems.
Within just the first 2 chapters, you will be creating basic pivot tables, increasing productivity, and producing reports in minutes instead of hours.
This book provides the tools you needs to successfully tackle the potentially overwhelming challenge of figuring out how to use Microsoft Excel. In this book, you discover how to create spreadsheets, however what do you with them is totally up to you. Your imagination is the only limit.
Suitable as a supplement or primary text, FAME integrates corporate finance with spreadsheet analysis using Excel. It is ideal for courses in financial management, financial models, capital budgeting, or case courses. This edition is updated for Excel 2000 as well as new topics in finance.
Loren’s book provides a way for companies to quickly and efficiently use Assistive Technology to make basic spreadsheets accessible. His approach is direct and easy to follow, hands-on, and practical. His innovation, Assistive Portals, opens the door to making graphical interfaces embedded in decision analysis spreadsheets readily accessible to individuals with visual impairments. While making technology accessible is a difficult challenge for the business world, this book brings it well within reach....
Extend and enhance your Excel spreadsheets using the power of Macros and VBA programming
Get to grips with the VBA language to create professional spreadsheets.
Follow practical examples to common problems that you will find yourself using time and time again.
Excel is the most sophisticated spreadsheet program available, making it easy for you to create a variety of analyses and calculations for personal and professional use. However, this program is much more than just an electronic version of an accountant’s green sheet, and mastering even the most basic functions can be a challenge.
Microsoft@ Excel is a ‘number crunching’ application with the
accountant as its primary target. However, it also provides the
scientist or engineer with a very powerful computational tool.
True, there are more sophisticated mathematical applications, such
as Mathematica, MathCAD, Maple, etc., but none are as widely
available as Microsoft Excel.
13 Dynamics and difference equations
Demonstrate how a time lag can affect the pattern of adjustment to equilibrium in some basic economic models. Construct spreadsheets to plot the time path of dependent variables in economic models with simple lag structures. Set up and solve linear ﬁrst-order difference equations.
Specific software programs denoted in the Conformed RFP for use by design are considered
validated and do not need to be verified. Upon written request, WSDOT can specify other
programs that do not require formal verification. All other commercially available software
programs shall be verified and added to the Verified Computer Program Log for the project, as
Verification of Spreadsheets. Internally developed spreadsheets may be used.
The objective of this book is to help financial planners improve
their spreadsheet skills by providing a structured approach to
developing spreadsheets for forecasting, financial planning and
The book assumes that the reader is familiar with the basic operation
of Excel and is not intended for beginners.
The book has been divided into four parts covering the areas of
spreadsheet design for all types of planning, forecasting, business
planning and budgeting.
Microsoft Office 2007 is the latest-and-greatest version of a long line of versions, starting (not surprisingly) with Version 1. Not that this is
the 2,007th version. Somewhere along the way Microsoft switched from using sequential numbers for versions to using years.With Microsoft’s popular Excel 2007 spreadsheet program, you can enter, manipulate, and analyze data in ways that would be impossible, cumbersome, or error prone for you to do manually. This part gives you the basics you need to get up and......
Author and Excel guru John Walkenbach, known to his devoted fans as “Mr. Spreadsheet,” guides you through taking your Excel skills to the next level by creating your own customized spreadsheet solutions using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). This updated edition of this bestselling book shows you how to use VBA, write macros, customize your Excel apps to look and work the way you want, avoid errors, and more.
Introduces you to a wide array of new Excel 2013 options, beginning with the most important tools and operations for the Visual Basic Editor...
With Microsoft’s popular Excel 2007 spreadsheet program, you can enter, manipulate,
and analyze data in ways that would be impossible, cumbersome, or error
prone for you to do manually. This part gives you the basics you need to get up
and running quickly in Excel.
Explain the basic purpose of a spreadsheet program. Identify the various components of the Excel screen. Navigate the Excel worksheet (entering, correcting, and moving data within the worksheet). Explain the purpose and usage of Excel’s built-in functions and macro functions.
Using Decision Variables
he ﬁrst four chapters covered the basics of specifying Crystal Ball assumptions and analyzing Crystal Ball forecasts. This chapter covers the basics of deﬁning and using Crystal Ball decision variables and its decision support tools, Decision Table and OptQuest.
DEFINING DECISION VARIABLES
Decision variables are spreadsheet cells in which the values are varied systematically rather than sampled randomly, as are assumptions.
Get the most out of Excel 2010 with Excel 2010 Made Simple- learn the key features, understand what's new, and utilize dozens of time-saving tips and tricks to get your job done. Over 500 screen visuals and clear-cut instructions guide you through the features of Excel 2010, from formulas and charts to navigating around a worksheet and understanding Visual Basic for Applications VBA and macros. / / Excel 2010 Made Simple takes a practical and highly effective approach to using Excel 2010, showing you the best way to complete your most common spreadsheet tasks.