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Succeeding in Business with Microsoft® Excel® 2010: A Problem-Solving Approach, 1st Edition

  • Debra Gross Ohio State University
  • Frank Akaiwa Indiana University
  • Karleen Nordquist St. John's University
  • ISBN-10: 0538745800  |  ISBN-13: 9780538745802
  • 712 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2008
  • © 2011 | Published
  • List Price = $ 183.95
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About

Overview

SUCCEEDING IN BUSINESS WITH MICROSOFT OFFICE EXCEL 2010 prepares your students to solve business problems by moving beyond the basic "point and click" skills to think critically about realistic business situations. When students combine software analysis with their own decision making abilities, they are more likely meet any business challenge with success. The Succeeding in Business Series emphasizes problem-solving, critical thinking, and analysis – challenging students to find efficient and effective solutions.

Features and Benefits

  • Challenges students to find effective solutions to business situations through problem-solving, critical thinking, and analysis.
  • Introduces students gradually to more advanced and broader skills through three levels of complexity in each chapter, beginning with an introductory conceptual chapter on databases.
  • Offers case problems (such as accounting, finance, marketing, and operations management) and Steps to Success activities that provide additional practice in a real-world context.
  • Provides Feature boxes, quick references to the steps needed to complete tasks, and tips to help students become more efficient users of Excel.

Table of Contents

Introduction.
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.
Glossary.
Index.

Learning Resource Bundles

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Bundle: Succeeding in Business with Microsoft® Excel® 2010: A Problem-Solving Approach + New Perspectives on Microsoft® Access 2010, Brief + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Printed Access Card

ISBN-10: 1428307222  | ISBN-13: 9781428307223

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ePack: Succeeding in Business with Microsoft® Excel® 2010: A Problem-Solving Approach + New Perspectives on Microsoft® Access 2010, Brief + SAM 2010 Projects v2.0 Instant Access Code

ISBN-10:  1285571215  | ISBN-13:  9781285571218

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ePack: Text + SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects v2.0 Instant Access

ISBN-10:  1133301282  | ISBN-13:  9781133301288

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ePack: SAM 2010 Assessment, Training, and Projects 1.5 Instant Access Code + eBook: Succeeding in Business with Microsoft® Excel® 2010: A Problem-Solving Approach + eBook: Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Access 2010: A Problem-Solving Approach

ISBN-10:  1133623379 | ISBN-13:  9781133623373

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Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

WebTutor™ on Angel Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111429839 | ISBN-13: 9781111429836)

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WebTutor™ on WebCT™ Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111570523 | ISBN-13: 9781111570521)

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Instructor's Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0538745827 | ISBN-13: 9780538745826)

Now all instructor materials are available on one convenient, easy-to-use DVD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction, this DVD has instructor files unique to the textbook. A variety of ancillaries are also included, such as data and solution files, syllabi, and PowerPoint® presentations. All of these tools can help motivate students and enhance their knowledge and course appreciation.

Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2010: A Problem-Solving Approach  (ISBN-10: 0538754125 | ISBN-13: 9780538754125)

SUCCEEDING IN BUSINESS WITH MICROSOFT ACCESS 2010 prepares your students to solve business problems by moving beyond the basic "point and click" skills to think critically about realistic business situations. When students combine software analysis with their own decision making abilities, they are more likely meet any business challenge with success. The Succeeding in Business Series emphasizes problem-solving, critical thinking, and analysis - challenging students to find efficient and effective solutions.

List Price = $200.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $151.25

A Guided Tour of Microsoft® Office 2010  (ISBN-10: 0538750464 | ISBN-13: 9780538750462)

These engaging movie tutorials will help get your students up and running on Microsoft Office 2010! Dynamic and engaging author Corrine Hoisington presents the highlights of Office 2010, the coolest new features, and how to transition smoothly from Office 2007 to Office 2010.

List Price = $24.95  | CengageBrain Price = $24.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $18.50

Student Supplements

WebTutor™ on Angel Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111429839 | ISBN-13: 9781111429836)

This instant access code gives you access anytime, anywhere to course content, quizzes, and the tools you need to succeed in your course.

List Price = $58.00  | CengageBrain Price = $58.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.00

WebTutor™ on Blackboard® Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111570507 | ISBN-13: 9781111570507)

This instant access code gives you access anytime, anywhere to course content, quizzes, and the tools you need to succeed in your course.

List Price = $58.00  | CengageBrain Price = $58.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.00

WebTutor™ on WebCT™ Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111570523 | ISBN-13: 9781111570521)

This instant access code gives you access anytime, anywhere to course content, quizzes, and the tools you need to succeed in your course.

List Price = $58.00  | CengageBrain Price = $58.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $58.00

Succeeding in Business with Microsoft Office Access 2010: A Problem-Solving Approach  (ISBN-10: 0538754125 | ISBN-13: 9780538754125)

SUCCEEDING IN BUSINESS WITH MICROSOFT ACCESS 2010 prepares your students to solve business problems by moving beyond the basic "point and click" skills to think critically about realistic business situations. When students combine software analysis with their own decision making abilities, they are more likely meet any business challenge with success. The Succeeding in Business Series emphasizes problem-solving, critical thinking, and analysis - challenging students to find efficient and effective solutions.

List Price = $200.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $151.25

A Guided Tour of Microsoft® Office 2010  (ISBN-10: 0538750464 | ISBN-13: 9780538750462)

These engaging movie tutorials will help get your students up and running on Microsoft Office 2010! Dynamic and engaging author Corrine Hoisington presents the highlights of Office 2010, the coolest new features, and how to transition smoothly from Office 2007 to Office 2010.

List Price = $24.95  | CengageBrain Price = $24.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $18.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Debra Gross

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 Akaiwa

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

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.