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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.


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.

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By Carlos A

Jul 13, 2020

Excellent way of learning excel at your own pace and creating a solid base...

By tapan s

Jul 12, 2020

Very well taught course on Excel. Gives Perfect HeadStart in learning Excel


Jun 24, 2020

Simple and easy to follow step by step learnings with good practice material.

By Siddhartha

Jun 21, 2020

best opportunity to learn basic excel for office purposes and business skills

By Aman T

May 28, 2020

Really a good experience and had learned many things from this excel course.

By Sk. M Z H

May 23, 2020

Excellent practising material. Thanks to all to guide us in an effective way.

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.