Apply: Sales Analysis
Purpose of AssignmentIn this assignment, you apply Microsoft® Excel® formatting to a business example. You will use this skill to enter and analyze data using charts.Assignment StepsResources: Microsoft® Office Help and TrainingOther tutorials available onlineWeek 3 video: “Excel 2016 Essential Training”Read the following business scenario:Your company has asked you to create a spreadsheet to analyze the following data. The data will be reviewed for top salespeople bonuses and commissions payments based on individual sales. Averages will be used to analyze month-over-month sales throughout the years.Use the Sales Analysis Microsoft® Excel® spreadsheet and apply formatting to accomplish the following:Calculate total sales using the SUM function.Calculate total sales for each quarter. (March, June, and September each represent a quarter.). A quarter is three months.Calculate average sales for each quarter to help determine 4th-quarter potential sales. Highlight the top salesperson in each quarter. Generate a Microsoft® Excel® chart or graph that displays the total sales by region to identify the highest and lowest selling regions.Insert a hyperlink to the company’s web page. (You can use any business web page for this example.)Change your spreadsheet to a page or print layout view to be sure it fits well on a printed 8.5″ x 11″ sheet of paper.