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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Excel Skills for Business: Essentials by Macquarie University

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About the 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 be able 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. The best way to learn Excel is to use Excel. In this course, learners will solve a broad range of business problems as they apply the Excel skills and techniques they learn along the way. This course uses downloadable Excel workbooks and full data sets with applied examples and practical challenge exercises. This provides learners with countless opportunities to practice their Excel skills while discovering new and useful productivity features of Excel for a variety of business contexts. 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....

Top reviews


Jun 8, 2020

Very good teaching of fundamentals. Everything was explained in a really structured manner. Final assessment was like cherry on the cake as it helped in revisiting what has been taught over the weeks.


Jun 10, 2020

Practice make permanent is the true line .this line I'm also keep in mind sir.It's very very helpful and the video presentation is really awesome.simple language and more information.thanks for these.

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By María D C S

Jun 13, 2020

It was a very usefull course that helps you to improve your excel skills.

By Garet

Jun 10, 2020

Very Good. Guide us in very clear manner. I love both instructor! Thanks!

By Hanumanth R

Jun 2, 2020

Very useful for my profession and thankful to all Coursera co-ordinators.

By Miguel A R J

May 24, 2020

Excelente método para aprender, los exámenes de enseñanza son esenciales.

By Ingrid P

May 17, 2020

It covers all the Essentials in a fast easy way to understand and follow.

By F V

Apr 20, 2020

Muy funcional y explícito aunque tuve que usar varias veces el traductor.

By Philippe H

Apr 14, 2020

Hands on. Very useful. Not too long. Just what I need to do my business.


Apr 14, 2020

I am glad I did this course. It helped me a lot with the basics of Excel.

By Rafael S

Mar 31, 2020

Well explained and very useful tricks and shortcuts learnt along the way!


Mar 23, 2020

Very efficient way of learning.The content is very well organised. Kudos!


Mar 21, 2020

Gained a great deal of knowledge and insights on the working of MS Excel.


Jan 22, 2020

really useful and excellent course to learn business essentials for EXCEL

By Savio L V

Oct 4, 2019

Awesome course, videos, techniques and greatly well explained. Thank you!


Aug 10, 2019

Structuring of course content is very good as it helps to assess yourself

By Hai-Minh T

Jan 17, 2019

Easy to follow, great explanations, relevant and fun quizes and exercises

By Bigyan B

Nov 6, 2018

Amazing Course For Begineer, Lots of new things has explained. Thankyou !

By Dreide D

Aug 17, 2018

Great Course! Happy with the materials, explanations and classes overall.

By Simbarashe A B

Jan 3, 2018

Great course. Thought i new how to use Excel to the fullest but i didn't.

By Amy G

Mar 21, 2022

Extremely helpful. I liked the short lessons and quizzes along the way.

By Rocsana B V

Dec 29, 2021

Maravilloso curso para refrescar conocimiento básicos y aprender nuevos.

By Erick R O

Dec 29, 2021

Excelent course to introduce you to Excel or refresh concepts and tools.

By 63D- 0 M F A

Sep 6, 2021

Really loved the overall layout of the course. Made learning Excel easy.


May 7, 2021

Is usseful and dynamic. I like this course because improve my knowlegde.

By Gabriela R

Apr 18, 2021

Very awesome course to learn and keep-in-touch with the basics of Excel.

By Muhammad Z S

Feb 8, 2021

Thanks Nicky , Parshan for your assistance & guidance that's mean a lot