SAIS Courses

Spreadsheet Modeling (An Online Course)

This online course teaches students how to use Microsoft Excel 2007 as both a reporting tool and a modeling tool for solving business problems. course begins with an in-depth tour of the Excel environment and includes many helpful shortcuts and tips for mastering the functions in Excel. Students apply this knowledge to creating spreadsheet models, powerful tools for analyzing data and making business decisions. The course is set in a fictional bakery specializing in French pastries. Students use the features of Microsoft Excel to study product costs, determine pricing, and track payroll. They build spreadsheet models to help make informed business decisions. The course closes with the Monte Carlo simulation, a tool for understanding the effect of uncertainty on business decisions. 



Course Number
CS201

Term
Fall 2013

Term
SAIS Europe

Campus
SAIS Europe