Model Building

Whether you're building a model or trying to simulate a scenario within your analysis, at some point in your Excel career, you're going to need to use a randomized set of data.  If you need to create a purely random set of numbers, with no specific constraints or parameters, you can just use the RAND ... Continue Reading >>
The attached model is used as the baseline example for my How to Build an Excel Model series of posts.  It has been designed to illustrate the key principles and concepts behind effective model building.  If you plan to download the file, please read the series of posts here to gain further context: How to Build ... Continue Reading >>
The following post is the third in a series of posts about Excel Model Building.  To review the previous posts on this topic, please click through the links below: Click here for Part 1 of this post, How to Build an Excel Model: Key Principles Click here for Part 2 of this post, How to Build an ... Continue Reading >>
One of the most important aspects of model building is the way you setup the tabs in your Excel workbook.  Every tab you create should have a specific purpose within your model; otherwise, the tab should be deleted.  By having a clear understanding of the different tabs and their respective functions, you’ll build an efficient Continue Reading >>
When it comes to building Excel models, there really are no widely accepted guidelines that Excel users follow.  Because of this, Excel model building is more of an art than a science.  Every single model you encounter tends to have its own nuances and quirks.  Even if they come from the same user, as no ... Continue Reading >>

Related pages

excel 2010 conditional formatting dateshlookup in excelcountifs notwingding checkmarkcool excel graphsif iserror excelfind duplicates in column excellist of the most popular websitesinsert check mark excelexcel duplicate linesxml error checkerexcel formula remove duplicatesexcel shortcut chartvlookup excel sheethow to make bar charts in excel 2010divide numbers in excelweekly calendar template 2014 excelexcel shortcuts in pdfdownload microsoft powerpoint 2010 free trialwhat is tax liabilities on w4how to compare cells in excelexcel 2010 pivot table distinct counthow to delete duplicates in excel 2013vlookups excelhow to convert excel files to pdfrandom data generator excelexcel vba cell containsexcel barchartnormal curve in excelvlookup multiple rangesexcel macro codesnested count ifexplanation of excel formulasexcel insert row formulaexcel random samplingexcel remove duplicates formulacheckmark microsoft wordmacro creation in excelerror bar excel 2010ucla store ackermanwhat if statements in excel 2010building costing spreadsheetexcel simple macrovlookup indirecthow to lookup excelhow to find out duplicate records in excelexcel stacked barzs associates india reviewexcel vba cell formulavlookup excel 2010 multiple sheetshow to label a cell in excelhow to use nested if in excelexcel 2007 formulas tutorialvlookup explained in simple termsvloohistogram usageremove doubles in excelformula for duplicates in excelsimple tax estimatorvlookup errorcombine two lists in excelvba for excel tutorial for beginnersmultiple vlookup formulahow to plot bell curve in excelexcel compare two lists for matchesvlookup in excel 2007 formulaiferror vbaucla myuclaclustered stacked column chart in excelexcel vlookup 2 valueshow to connect cells in excelhow to use lookup function in excel 2010vba excel delete columnindex and match function in excelthe goal process of ongoing improvementdraw line chart in excelexcel find duplicate rowsexcel formula unique count