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Problem Solving Cases In Microsoft Access & Excel 15th Edition
Ellen Monk | Joseph Brady | Emilio Mendelsohn
ISBN-13: 9781337101332 | ISBN-10: 1337101338
© 2018 | Published |  NA  Pages
Previous Editions: 9781305868625

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Show your students how to successfully apply the advantages of the latest Access database management system and maximize the most recent version of Excel spreadsheet tools to analyze and solve real business problems with PROBLEM-SOLVING CASES IN MICROSOFT® ACCESS AND EXCEL, 15TH ANNUAL EDITION. Packed with hands-on learning, this edition highlights six individual tutorials that build your students’ practical knowledge as they walk step-by-step through the capabilities of each software application. For the best in real-world practice, this edition offers 12 all-new case studies that present scenarios and problems that your students are likely to encounter on the job. In addition, a unique emphasis on skill-building integration demonstrates how to use Access and Excel together to resolve cases. Count on PROBLEM-SOLVING CASES IN MICROSOFT® ACCESS AND EXCEL to deliver today’s most up-to-date, practical guide for mastering the popular Access and Excel applications.



  • PART I: DATABASE CASES USING ACCESS.
    Tutorial A: Database Design.
    Tutorial B: Microsoft® Access.
    Case 1. Setting Up a Relational Database to Create Tables, Forms, Queries, and Reports. Preliminary Case: Feline Novelties.
    Case 2. Designing a Relational Database to Create Tables, Forms, Queries and Reports: The Travel Light Database.
    Case 3. Designing a Relational Database to Create Tables, Forms, Queries, and Reports: The Personal Trainer Database.
    Case 4. Designing a Relational Database to Create Tables, Forms, Queries, and Reports: The Rent UR Car Database.
    Case 5. Designing a Relational Database to Create Tables, Forms, Queries, and Reports: The Household Help Database.
    Part II: DECISION SUPPORT CASES USING EXCEL SCENARIO MANAGER.
    Tutorial C: Building a Decision Support System in Excel.
    Case 6. Decision Support Using Microsoft Excel: Philly Landscaping. Decision Support Using Microsoft Excel.
    Case 7. Decision Support Using Microsoft Excel: Electric Car Financial Analysis.
    Part III: DATA ANALYSIS CASES IN MICROSOFT ACCESS AND EXCEL..
    Tutorial D. Data Analytics.
    Case 8. Data Analytics Using Microsoft Access and Excel: Data Analytics of Boutique Hotel Reservations.
    Case 9. Data Analytics Using Microsoft Access and Excel: Data Cleansing Task.
    Part IV: DECISION SUPPORT CASE USING BASIC EXCEL FUNCTIONALITY.
    Case 10. Decision Support Using Microsoft Excel: The State Pension Fund Analysis.
    Part V: INTEGRATION CASES USING ACCESS AND EXCEL.
    Case 11. Data Analysis and Research with Microsoft Access and Excel: FAA Wildlife Hazard Research.
    Case 12. Decision Support with Microsoft Access and Excel: The Engagement Analysis.
    Part VI: ADVANCED SKILLS USING EXCEL.
    Tutorial E: Guidance for Excel Cases.
    Part VII: PRESENTATION SKILLS.
    Tutorial F: Giving an Oral Presentation.
    Index.

    • UPDATED SCENARIO MANAGER AND SOLVER TUTORIALS REFLECT THE LATEST BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENTS: Timely tutorials emphasize today’s latest business challenges and the new features available in Access and Excel.
    • REALISTIC BUSINESS SCENARIOS PROVIDE A BLEND OF CRITICAL EXCEL AND ACCESS PRACTICE: Each of this edition’s 12 all-new cases introduces a commonly occurring business issue, giving students hands-on experience using Excel and Access to analyze and solve real-world business problems.
    • SKILL-BUILDING INSTRUCTION THOROUGHLY DEMONSTRATES THE INS AND OUTS OF USING MICROSOFT® ACCESS AND EXCEL 2016: Hands-on tutorials prepare your students for today’s actual workplace by helping them develop important spreadsheet and database skills.
    • EMPHASIS ON DATA ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES REFINES YOUR STUDENTS’ UNDERSTANDING OF EXCEL: The text’s coverage of more complex uses of Excel spreadsheets deepens students’ understanding of the software and its capabilities in business today.
    • INTEGRATION CASES HIGHLIGHT THE STRENGTH OF WORKING WITH ACCESS AND EXCEL TOGETHER: Two cases in this edition require students to apply both Access and Excel simultaneously, helping readers see first-hand how the programs complement each other to deliver powerful results.
    • STUDENTS STRENGTHEN THEIR PRESENTATION SKILLS CRITICAL IN BUSINESS TODAY: The last tutorial gives your students insights and specific guidance in developing effective oral presentations. The authors offer timely information and instruction in planning the talk, creating and utilizing visual aids, and managing the audience effectively.
    • UPDATES THROUGHOUT THIS EDITION REFLECT THE LATEST CHANGES IN MICROSOFT® OFFICE 2016: With this edition you are able to present the latest database and spreadsheet tools and software advantages to your students as this edition’s content reflects the most recent changes in MS Office.
    • NEW TUTORIAL COVERS DATA ANALYTICS: Students learn how to collect, organize, and examine large amounts of raw data effectively in order to identify significant patterns and draw meaningful conclusions.
    • IMPORTANT NEW COVERAGE HIGHLIGHTS POWERFUL EXCEL ADD-INS AND CAPABILITIES. This edition now introduces the power queries Excel add-in that can extract data from many sources, data cubes that lets users explore and analyze a collection of data from many different perspectives, the PowerPivot add-in that helps import data from multiple sources, and important data analytics.
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  • Ellen F. Monk has been teaching Information Systems at the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware since 1989. Prior to her teaching career, Dr. Monk worked as a chemical engineer for Engelhard Industries and W. R. Grace and Co.’s Davison Chemical Division. She has a B.S. degree in chemical engineering, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in MIS.

    Joseph A. Brady taught MIS courses at the University of Delaware from 1990 to 2009. Prior to launching his teaching career, Dr. Brady worked as a financial analyst for E. I. Du Pont de Nemours. Dr. Brady has an M.S. degree in computer science, an MBA, and a Ph.D. in education.

    Emilio Mendelsohn joined the Lerner College of Business and Economics at the University of Delaware in 2012 as an adjunct professor of Management Information Systems. He currently works as a risk manager for U.S. Bank in the Retail Payments Solutions Division. Formerly, Mr. Mendelsohn worked for JPMorgan Chase and Co. as an application manager in the Engineering and Technology Department and information risk analyst in the Information Technology Risk Management Department. Mr. Mendelsohn has B.S. and M.S. degrees in management information systems.