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Excel Skills for Business: Essentials, Macquarie University

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About this Course

In this first course of the specialization Excel Skills for Business you will learn the Essentials of Microsoft Excel. Within six weeks, you will learn to expertly navigate the Excel user interface, perform basic calculations with formulas and functions, professionally format spreadsheets, and create visualizations of data through charts and graphs. Whether you are self-taught and want to fill in the gaps for better efficiency and productivity, or whether you have never used Excel before, this course will set you up with a solid foundation to become a confident user and develop more advanced skills in later courses. We have brought together a great teaching team that will be with you every step of the way. A broad range of practice quizzes and challenges will provide great opportunities to build up your skillset. Work through each new challenge with our team and in no time you will surprise yourself with how far you have come. Spreadsheet software is one of the most ubiquitous pieces of software used in workplaces across the world. Learning to confidently operate this software means adding a highly valuable asset to your employability portfolio. At a time when digital skills jobs are growing much faster than non-digital jobs, make sure to position yourself ahead of the rest by adding Excel skills to your employment portfolio....

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Mar 20, 2018

A great course for beginners in MS Excel. Introduces one to the various functionalities that Excel has to offer. Course content and structure are excellent and helps one to learn at an optimal rate.


May 05, 2019

I have no experience at all with Excel but after this wonderful course, i was able to pick it up pretty quickly! No more being intimated by being asked to have excel experience on job applications!

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By Athalla Naufal Yudithio

May 19, 2019

very interesting


May 18, 2019

Great Course!

By Hani abdallah

May 18, 2019

very helpful

By Natalia Baietrau

May 18, 2019

This is almost to easy.... but, overall good content for somebody that does not know anything in Excel.

By Satyan Surendra Jadhavrao

May 17, 2019

Could be more advanced for interest

By Anand Kumar

May 17, 2019

Good One

By Lena Kathure Nyaga

May 16, 2019

Just say wow. I'm Definitely wowed by What I've discovered and learnt to do with excel.So Glad i enrolled to this course.

By Kristyn Le

May 16, 2019

This helps me a lot with work and assignments at university.

By Alla Eremeeva

May 15, 2019

Although this course is supposed to be basic, I've learnt a lot in each section. Very well made, with useful tests after each video, downloadable worksheets and clear explanations.

By Missy Lightner

May 14, 2019

Very easy to follow and I like having the short video then the quiz. Makes it easy to study / practice right away.