Top 10 Excel Books of 2017

 

Here’s a list of books for the latest and most up to date version guides and help books for Microsoft Excel. Some of the information they provide include steps to make spreadsheets, pivot tables, charts and some tips and tricks to use Excel for maximum efficiency. Whether you’re a stay at home mom, an MBA graduate, an accountant or a student, these books will help you master Excel, if not get you through the basics. I recommend books of 2016 update as they are the closest books to using Excel with new additions. If you seek some other versions for reference, you can visit the leading bookstores online and offline to see if they have them.

 

Macros inside BPO

This is a book for BPO employees, and it teaches how to use Macros, and Visual Basic and make their Excel work automated. This book helps you learn VB programming and eases your work process with Excel.

Read it For:
Learning VBA programming. A book for beginners
Don't Read it For:
An Excel introduction guide. This takes you through VBA and Macros only.
What makes this book stand out?:
Being specialized towards one set of people who use Excel under a whole range of Excel users.

Statistics for Managers using Microsoft Excel

This is a book for business students and graduates. It tells you how and why we need to use Statistics in today’s market and the necessity to learn this skill in their career.

Read it For:
Learning how to use statistics in depth along with analytics, estimations and much more.
Don't Read it For:
your lack of need to use and learn of statistics in Excel.
What makes this book stand out?:
Chapter wise description of statistics, analytics, forecasting and much more. All the topics you need to learn regarding your business requirements.

Analyzing Data with Power BI and Power Pivot

The business aspect of using Excel and data models, Power BI, Excel and business models and more from this book. It’s a practical book for businessmen and women with a lot of practicality and skills you need to handle your business models.

Read it For:
Data modeling, star schemes, tables on sales and purchases and more.
Don't Read it For:
This book was made for using Excel in the business perspective. Don’t read it if that’s not why you’re using Excel.
What makes this book stand out?:
Complex procedures of using Excel-like data modeling, Power BI and more.

Excel 2016 Formulas

All the new and necessary formulas along with a guide to show you how to make financial formulae, array formulas, and worksheet functions. This is a must-have for the avid Excel user of the Excel 2016 program.

Read it For:
Formulas, functions, and VBA among other topics it covers.
Don't Read it For:
A guide to Excel as a whole. You need this book only for formulas and nothing else.
What makes this book stand out?:
Credibility of the author on the subject. He is a decorated writer on Excel in business applications.
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Excel VBA: Step-By-Step Guide to learning Excel Programming Language For Beginners

A book for learning Excel programming language for beginners in programming. The book has a lot of examples to help readers understand the concept of VBA in this book.

Read it For:
VBA programming and making your applications using the Excel VBA feature.
Don't Read it For:
This is not for Excel beginners. Only people with basic knowledge of Excel formulas will be able to gain something useful out of it.
What makes this book stand out?:
Teaching its readers how to make and use applications using VBA.

Excel VBA in Easy Steps

Use VBA feature of Excel along with app development, automating certain functions and learn more from some of the exercises provided in the book to get a grip on VBA programming.

Read it For:
Make your own Excel Macros, automate functions and more.
Don't Read it For:
A book for starting off your Excel study.
What makes this book stand out?:
Teaching VBA programming in detail and other details like making macros and a lot more features you could learn.

My Excel 2016

an Excel textbook meant for students, it takes you chapter wise and along with illustrations for each chapter.

Read it For:
For students, it is written assuming that you, the reader, have no idea how to use Excel. So it is perfect for newbies and greenhorns in Excel 2016.
Don't Read it For:
No particular reason. This is good to catch up on beginning your Excel study and practice.
What makes this book stand out?:
Being user-friendly. This is a perfect place to start your Excel.

Excel Data Analysis: Your Visual Blueprint for analyzing data, charts and pivot tables

Although this an older book, it is a must-read. You’ll get an earlier glimpse into use Excel for more than its basic Learn how to use charts, tables and minimize your workload by optimizing Excel use.

Read it For:
Advancing your level of Excel knowledge.
Don't Read it For:
A beginner’s manual. This is to jump from that novice stage to the next level of using Excel.
What makes this book stand out?:
Providing tips and knowledge on using Excel program.

Excel shortcuts: 130 shortcuts that will change your life forever

This book takes you across all the shortcuts you need for formatting, data editing, selection and more. The fact that Excel needs a separate book just for its shortcuts tells you how elaborate the program is.

Read it For:
Learning shortcuts that will make your work productive and some practice sheets along with it.
Don't Read it For:
This is just a book for shortcuts. If you want a guide, refer other books. You can use it for quick reference, whatever your level of expertise may be.
What makes this book stand out?:
Being a good quick reference to all the Excel users.

Data Analysis and Business Modelling using Microsoft Excel

Learn statistics and data analysis using Excel in this book made for business students. You’ll know how to make statistic charts and prepares students for real-life projects they will have to face when they work for corporations.

Read it For:
Learning how to use Excel for business and statistics along with preparation for projects and assignments which will prepare you for your career at different corporate companies.
Don't Read it For:
This book is business oriented. Made keeping in mind the MBA graduates who need it. Beginners don’t need this book though.
What makes this book stand out?:
It comes highly rated and is a necessity for all business graduates as they will be using Excel program in their career for projects, assignments, reports and much more.

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