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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


Feb 8, 2021

Really well done! You kept me interested and motivated, and that's not easy to do!

I enjoyed the balance of instructional videos and hands-on exercises, and I'm excited to try the Intermediate now.


Nov 10, 2020

With this course you learn how to use Excel in your daily life. I recommend it to everyone that starts using excel and the ones that want to become better in understanding how it works and be quicker.

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By Tussapon C

May 22, 2020

This course is perfect for the beginner who wants to have basis Excel skills.

By Mir M M R

May 9, 2020

Great learning experience ever. I learned so many things in such an easy way.

By Vivek B

May 7, 2020

Thank you for making it a very interactive session, enjoyed every week of it.

By usama q

May 6, 2020

Nicely expalined course , with practise test to test what have you learned .

By Mariana F G

May 5, 2020

Excellent introduction to excel, great videos and understandable exercises :)

By Prabhat G

Apr 29, 2020

Excellent course with simple learning techniques. Great! Kudos to entire team

By Ankit K

Apr 25, 2020

It was a fun experience. The content was very crystal clear and brief. Thanks

By Dora B

Apr 23, 2020

I gain a lot of knowledge and be more confident now to operate Excel! Thanks!

By Rofiat o

Apr 19, 2020

The professors took their time to explain so it was an easy to follow course.

By Abdullah T

Apr 15, 2020

i have never seen such an organized and easy to learn course. Excellent....!!

By Mrinal C

Mar 18, 2020

Challenging and practice based. Needs concentration and involves actual work.

By Sheila B

Jan 12, 2020

It has been very useful so far. There is plenty of material to practice with.

By Safeer A

Oct 7, 2019

Best for beginners and excellent videos and related material. 5 stars from me

By Aswin V C

Mar 8, 2019

Easy to understand and plenty to learn, even for users with prior experience.


Feb 11, 2019

Easy course, good for refresher course purpose, and don expect anything tough

By Susana M

Sep 12, 2018

Excellent Course!

Instructors are enthusiastic and thorough with explanations.

By girish

Sep 4, 2018

Very Good for learners to experiment and experiment for further more learning

By Lorenzo C

Oct 7, 2022

Fantastic course, very well and easly explained. I now master a great tool!

By Paul D

Aug 15, 2022

Very thorough review of Excel basic skills that are needed in any workplace.

By TroyC F

May 7, 2022

The course was informative, thorough and presented in an interesting format.

By Mehedi H M

Jan 22, 2022

it was really great. The explanation of Prashan and Nicky was simply awesome

By Kimberly V O S

Oct 25, 2021

Before I have studied excel, with this course I could understand more excel!

By Edwin S

Aug 24, 2021

The amazing instructors made the course really interesting and fun to learn.

By Luis F E B

Jul 30, 2021

This was a really useful course for beginners in excel, highly recommended.

By Amit S

Jul 24, 2021

Never found any course which could teach me with that ease, really loved it.