## Description

*For use in the Office Applications course*

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*Make Microsoft Office, Your Office*

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** Your Office **is the Office Applications textbook written for instructors who want more than a ‘skill & drill’ book that enables students to learn discreet tasks but fails to illustrate the big picture of how these skills work together. The

*Your Office*series teaches students the way Microsoft Office works in the real world, not just in a classroom.

With *Your Office*, students will learn to use Office to make decisions and solve problems in a business context. *Your Office* bridges the gap between skill and application, and empowers students to master Office 2013 as a tool to solve problems and make decisions. A real-world business context prepares students to become masters of the software, using it for efficiency, effectiveness, problem-solving and decision-making.

**Teaching and Learning Experience**

This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience—for you *and* your students. Here’s how:

*Modular Structure Promotes Concept Retention:*Provides a strong foundation for students to practice in each workshop and then synthesize the objectives covered over two workshops—effectively challenging students to really retain what they learned as opposed to learning, and then forgetting soon after.*Case Progression Promotes Concept Mastery*: Students progress from learning the skills in each Office Application to using the applications as tools to make business decisions.*Realistic Series Scenario Provides Business Context:*Students gain a solid understanding of how an organization works as they see how individuals in all facets of a business interact with tools like Microsoft Office and use information to make decisions.*Engaging Features Help Students Make Microsoft Office Their Own:*Videos, Visual Summaries, and Real-World Advice boxes are among the features that help students master Office to make decisions and solve problems in a business context.

## Table of Contents

Common Features

**Common Features WORKSHOP 1: **The Common Features of Microsoft Office

**PREPARE CASE: **Painted Paradise Resort and Spa Employee Training Preparation

**Working with the Office Interface **Understand Office Applications and Accounts

Start Office Programs and Manipulate Windows

Use the Office Ribbon, Contextual Tools, and Other Menus

**Manage Files in Office**

Manipulating Files and Finding Help in Office

Manipulating Files and Finding Help in Office

Get Help

**Use Windows SkyDrive**

Understanding the Cloud and Touch Integration

Understanding the Cloud and Touch Integration

Use Touch Mode, Gestures, and Reading Mode

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Career

Perform in Your Life

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Excel Module 1-Understanding the Fundamentals

**Excel WORKSHOP 1: **Navigate, Manipulate, and Print Worksheets

**PREPARE CASE: **Red Bluff Golf Course and Pro Shop Golf Cart Purchase Analysis

**Excel Worksheets—What If Data and Information Could Speak?**

Understand Spreadsheet Terminology and Components

Navigate Worksheets and Workbooks

Document Your Work!

Enter and Edit Data

Manipulate Cells and Cell Ranges

Manipulate Columns and Rows

**Printing Worksheets and Manipulating Workbooks**

Preview and Print Worksheets

Manipulate Worksheets and Workbooks

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Career

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**Excel WORKSHOP 2: **Formatting, Functions, and Formulas

**PREPARE CASE: **Red Bluff Golf Course & Pro Shop Sales Analysis

**Worksheet Formatting**

Format Cells, Cell Ranges, and Worksheets

**Creating Information for Decision Making**

What Is a Function?

What Is a Formula?

Decision Making

Documenting Your Work

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

**EXCEL Module 1 Capstone**

**More Practice**

More Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

Problem Solve Case 2

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

Perform in Your Career

Perform in Your Team

How Others Perform

Excel Module 2-Conducting Business Analysis

**Excel WORKSHOP 3: **Cell References, Named Ranges, and Functions

**PREPARE CASE: **Painted Paradise Resort and Spa Wedding Planning

**Cell References and Named Ranges**

Types of Cell References

Naming a Cell Range

**Functions**

Function Structure and Construction

Common Math and Statistical Functions

Common Date and Time Functions

Text Functions and Flash Fill

Financial and Lookup & Reference Functions

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

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**Excel WORKSHOP 4: **Effective Charts

**PREPARE CASE: **Turquoise Oasis Spa Sales Reports

**Designing a Chart**

Exploring Chart Characteristics: Types, Layouts, and Styles

Chart Locations

Chart Types

**Laying out a Chart**

Chart Layouts, Styles, and Data

Editing and Formatting Charts

Strategic Statements with Charts

Recognizing and Correcting Confusing Charts

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Career

**EXCEL Module 2 Capstone**

**More Practice**

More Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

Problem Solve Case 2

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

Perform in Your Career

Perform in Your Team

How Others Perform** **

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Excel Module 3- Integrating Complex Functions into Business Analysis

**Excel WORKSHOP 5: **Complex Conditional and Retrieval Functions

**PREPARE CASE: **Red Bluff Golf Course & Pro Shop Sales Analysis

**Integrating Logical Functions **

Preview the Data

Use IF Functions

Build Nested IF Functions

Integrate Conjunction Functions into IF Functions

**Using Conditional Aggregate Functions **

Use Conditional Statistical Functions

Use Conditional Math Functions

Construct Database Functions

**Retrieving Data Using LOOKUP and Reference Functions**

Explore LOOKUP Functions

Retrieve Data Using MATCH, INDEX, and INDIRECT

Handle Errors with the IFERROR Function

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

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**Excel WORKSHOP 6: **Analyze Data using Tables

**PREPARE CASE: **Golf Course Marketing Strategies

**Organizing Data with Tables **

Work with Data and Information

Work with Data and Information in Data Tables

Use the SUBTOTAL Function and Filters in Data Tables

**Organizing and Analyzing with PivotTables and PivotCharts**

Develop and Customize PivotTables

Develop and Customize PivotCharts

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Career

**EXCEL Module 3 Capstone**

**More Practice**

More Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

Problem Solve Case 2

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

Perform in Your Career

Perform in Your Team

How Others Perform

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Excel Module 4-Building an Application with Multiple Worksheets and Workbooks

**WORKSHOP 7: **Multiple Worksheets, Workbooks, and Templates

**PREPARE CASE: **Turquoise Oasis Spa Therapist Sales and Service Analysis

**Working with Multiple Worksheets **

Group Worksheets

Create Summary Worksheets

**Using Multiple Workbooks **

Work with Multiple Workbooks

Collaborate Using Multiple Workbooks

**Using and Creating Templates **

Use Existing Templates

Create Templates from an Existing Workbook

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

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**Excel WORKSHOP 8: **Refine an Excel Application

**PREPARE CASE: **Turquoise Oasis Spa Application

**Auditing Formulas **

View Formula Precedents and Dependents

Evaluate Formulas

Correct Circular References

Use the Watch Window

**Creating Data Validation Rules **

Control Data Entry with Data Validation

**Developing User-Friendly Excel Applications **

Create and Use Macros

Change How to Navigate a Workbook

Protect Workbooks and Worksheets

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Career

**EXCEL Module 4 Capstone**

**More Practice**

More Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

Problem Solve Case 2

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

Perform in Your Career

Perform in Your Team

How Others Perform

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Excel Module 5- Manipulating Data Sets for Decision Making

**Excel WORKSHOP 9: **Organize, Import, Export, and Cleanse Data Sets

**PREPARE CASE: **Red Bluff Golf Course & Pro Shop Data Integration

**Working with Data Sets **

Understand the Importance of External Data Sets

**Working with XML Data and Text Files **

Connect to an Access Database

**Making Data Useful **

Clean Imported Data

Use Flash Fill to Cleanse Data

Separate Data Using Text Functions and Wizards

Clean Date-Related Data

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

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**Excel WORKSHOP 10: **Data Tables, Scenario Manager, and Solver

**PREPARE CASE: **The Red Bluff Golf Course & Pro Shop Business Planning Analysis

**Examining Cost-Volume-Profit Relationships **

Perform Break-Even Analysis

Analyze Variables in Formulas Through the Use of Data Tables

Use Goal Seek

**Using the Scenario Manager **

Use the Scenario Manager to Create Scenarios

Create Scenario Reports

**Using Solver**

Understand the Use of the Solver Add-In

Solve Complex Problems Using Solver

Generate and Interpret Solver Answer Reports

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Career

**EXCEL Module 5 Capstone**

**More Practice**

More Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

Problem Solve Case 2

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

Perform in Your Career

Perform in Your Team

How Others Perform

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Excel Module 6- Building Financial and Statistical Models

**Excel WORKSHOP 11: **Loan Amortization, Investment Analysis, and Asset Depreciation

**PREPARE CASE: **The Turquoise Oasis Spa Financial Analysis

**Constructing a Financial Analysis on Loans**

Construct a Loan Analysis with PMT, RATE, and NPER

Calculate Cumulative Interest and Principal Using CUMIPMT and CUMPRINC

Create an Amortization Schedule Using PPMT and IPMT

**Constructing a Financial Analysis of Investments **

Analyze Bonds Using PV and FV

Analyze Investments Using NPV, XNPV, IRR, and XIRR

**Calculating the Depreciating Value of Business Assets**

Calculate the Depreciation of Assets Using the SLN, DB, and DDB Functions

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

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**Excel WORKSHOP 12: **Business Statistics and Regression Analysis

**PREPARE CASE: **The Turquoise Oasis Spa: Using Statistics in Decision Making

**Applying Basic Statistical Methods to Business**

Understand the Language of Statistics

Understand the Basic Types of Data

Conduct Basic Statistical Analyses in Excel

Generate Descriptive Statistics and Other Analyses Using the Analysis ToolPak

**Applying Probability Distributions to Business **

Predict Business Outcomes Using Probability Distribution Functions

**Finding Relationships in Data **

Find Relationships in Data Using COVARIANCE.S and CORREL

Determine Relationships Between Multiple Variables Using a Correlation Matrix

Use Regression Analysis to Predict Future Values

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Career

**EXCEL Module 6 Capstone**

**More Practice**

More Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

Problem Solve Case 2

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

Perform in Your Career

Perform in Your Team

How Others Perform

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Excel Module 7- Enabling Decisions with Data Visualization and VBA

**Excel WORKSHOP 13: **Excel’s Data Model, PowerPivot, and Power View

**PREPARE CASE: **The Red Bluff Golf Course & Pro Shop Dashboards, KPIs, and Data Visualizations

**Exploring the Importance of Business Intelligence**

Understand the Basics of Dashboard Design

Explore the New Data Model

Create Advanced Data Models Using PowerPivot

Create PivotTables and PivotCharts with PowerPivot

Use Apps for Office for Data Visualizations

Prepare a Dashboard for Production

**Exploring the Benefits of Personalized Business Intelligence **

Generate Visual Reports with Power View

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

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**Excel WORKSHOP 14: **Visual Basic for Applications

**PREPARE CASE: **The Red Bluff Golf Course & Pro Shop Spreadsheet Enhancement with Form Controls and VBA

**Enhancing the Readability and Interactivity of Dashboards**

Enhance Spreadsheets with Form Controls

**Leveraging the Power of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) **

Understand the Components of VBA

Create Custom Functions with VBA

Improve Readability of VBA with Formatting and Structure

Troubleshoot VBA

Create and Use Loops in VBA

Assign VBA Procedures to Events

Protect and Secure a Workbook

**Concept Check**

**Key Terms**

**Visual Summary**

**Practice**

Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

**Perform**

Perform in Your Career

**EXCEL Module 7 Capstone**

**More Practice**

More Practice Case 1

**Problem Solve**

Problem Solve Case 1

Problem Solve Case 2

**Perform**

Perform in Your Life

Perform in Your Career

Perform in Your Team

How Others Perform

**Appendix: **Efficient Interaction with a Touchscreen

**PREPARE CASE: **Painted Paradise Resort and Spa Works with Touch Features

**Interacting with a Windows 8 Tablet PC**

Understand Variations in Tablets

Understand Methods for Interacting with a Tablet PC

**Using the Touch-Screen Interface**

Use Flick, Touch, and Bezel Gestures

Use Office 2013 Touch Gestures

Use Other Touch Features

**Concept Check **

**Key Terms **

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