Learn Excel 2016 Essential Skills with The Smart Method
Why you should use this book to learn ExcelIt is up-to-date. This book has been completely updated to match the Excel 2016 January 2018 semi-annual update. This means that the screen grabs will exactly match what you see on your screen and the lessons will be easy to follow. It can be very frustrating to try to learn Excel 2016 using an out-of-date book.It has a free video walk-through for every lesson. This is the only Excel book that has a free video walk-through (available from our website for unlimited free online viewing) for every one of the hands-on lessons. No previous exposure to Excel is assumed. You will repeatedly hear the same criticism of most Excel books: "you have to already know Excel to understand the book". This book is different. If you've never seen Excel before, and your only computer skill is using a web browser, you'll have absolutely no problems working through the lessons. It is written in plain English. Advanced concepts are explained without needless technical jargon. Everything is concisely described in a simple, no-nonsense way that absolutely any student, of any age or ability, can easily understand.It covers both versions of Excel. There are now two Windows versions of Excel 2016: Excel 2016 (the pay-once version) and Excel 2016 for Office 365 Subscribers (the subscription version). Great care has been taken to avoid confusion caused by the differences between the two versions. Where there are differences, you'll always find them clearly documented within the text of the book. Smart Method books are best sellers. Every Smart Method Excel book (and there have been eight of them starting with Excel 2007) has been an Amazon best seller in its category. This provides you with the confidence that you are using a best-of-breed resource to learn Excel.It focuses upon the everyday Excel skills used in the workplace. This Essential Skills book will equip you with excellent Excel 2016 skills, good enough to impress any employer, but it doesn't confuse by attempting to teach advanced skills that are not common in the workplace. Click: Look Inside above to see the huge number of Excel skills you will learn. For users that have very advanced requirements we have a follow-on Expert Skills book. It is the book of choice for teachers. As well as catering for those wishing to learn Excel by self-study, Smart Method books have long been the preferred choice for Excel teachers as they are designed to teach Excel and not as reference books. Books follow best-practice adult teaching methodology with clearly defined objectives for each learning session and an exercise to confirm skills transfer. With single, self-contained lessons, the books cater for any teaching or self-learning period (from minutes to hours). Many learners have developed excellent Excel skills by setting aside just a few minutes each day to complete a single lesson. Others have worked through the entire book in a single day.Each lesson has a sample file that models a real-world business problem. You'll immediately appreciate the value and relevance of each skill that you will learn. Companies who have taken Smart Method courses include:AOL Time Warner, The United States Army, Daimler Chrysler, Motorola, HSBC, Barclays, American Express, Allied Irish Banks, Imperial Tobacco, Volvo, The BBC, British Petroleum, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Unilever, The Institute of Chartered Accountants, The Ministry of Defence, Keele University, Deutsche Bank, HBOS, Transport For London, The Performing Rights Society, Scottish Power, The Office of the Parliamentary Ombudsman, BAE Systems, RBS, Marks & Spencer, Virgin, O2, BMW... and many, many others.