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BTS 265 Advanced Business Spreadsheet Analysis & Design • 5 Cr.


Develops advanced spreadsheet skills including application programming using software such as Microsoft Excel on the personal computer. Prerequisite: BTS 165.


Prerequisite: BTS 165.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Make business and financial recommendations based on sound data analysis principles.
  • Secure workbooks and worksheets using validation rules and security features
  • Design and implement functionality to workbooks and worksheets by creating and assigning macros
  • Analyze and make recommendations for business performance using scenarios and what-if analyses
  • Create and report manual and automated business solutions with Solver
  • Improve efficiency by importing data from various sources to worksheets and PivotTables
  • Utilize data exchange on the World Wide Web through data imports and hyperlinks
  • Automate user input by creating and modifying macros to respond to a variety of user inputs
  • Apply basic programming principles to the design of macros with Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
  • Customize user interface and workbook functionality using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
  • Research resources to solve problems independently



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