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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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