Excel Book – Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced Excel
CFI’s Excel Book is free and available for anyone to download as a pdf. Learn about the most important Excel shortcuts and functions to succeed in your career!
Welcome to the official Excel Book from the Corporate Finance Institute. In this 206-page summary, we walk through all the most important and useful Excel functionalities that will advance your career in financial services. From logical functions such as IFERROR to calculating the yield of a bond, CFI’s Excel eBook provides you with numerous examples and key shortcuts! We hope you find this book useful in reaching your future goals.
CFI’s book on Excel is divided into four chapters. Below is a detailed breakdown of what’s included in each chapter.
CFI’s Excel Book – Excel Shortcuts for PC and Mac (Chapter 1)
Paste Special Shortcuts
Data Editing Shortcuts
Data editing (inside a cell) Shortcuts
Reasons to use Excel Shortcuts
Free Excel Course
Basic Excel Formulas (Chapter 2)
Basic Terms in Excel
Five Time-saving Ways to Insert Data in Excel
Seven Basic Excel Formulas For Your Workflow
CFI’s Excel Book – Advanced Excel Formulas (Chapter 3)
IF combined with AND / OR
OFFSET combined with SUM or AVERAGE
CHOOSE 92 XNPV and XIRR
SUMIF and COUNTIF
PMT and IPMT
LEN and TRIM
CELL, LEFT, MID, and RIGHT functions
Most Useful Excel functions For Financial Modeling (Chapter 4)
Below is one of many reviews CFI received from satisfied readers of the Principles of Excel Book:
“This Excel book gave me all the shortcuts, formulas, and functions I needed to become a power user! Thanks, CFI.” – Colis
The CFI Excel book is a great way to jumpstart your spreadsheet knowledge. Whether you are a beginner or intermediate student, this book is a great way to get a lot of information in one highly organized format. And the best part is…it’s 100% free!
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