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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.


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 Glen D

Jun 5, 2020

Great Course, Easy and simple explanation to modern-day problems with excel

By Salma A T

May 30, 2020

A very easy to way how i learned Excel. It is essential for evey fresher’s.

By Muhammad H R

May 27, 2020

The way the course is designed for learners is perfect. I love this course.

By Diego I A T

May 18, 2020

Incredible good course, easy to understand and very intuitive to work with.

By Sandeep S K

Apr 26, 2020

such a Wonderful experience to complete this course.thank you coursera team

By Mario C

Apr 18, 2020

Fantastic course!

Easy to follow with very clear instructions and examples.

By Mohammed D

Apr 11, 2020

If you think you want to dig deeper in Excel. Please go for this course!!!!

By sunhwa p

May 11, 2019

This is a very useful course, and I would recommend this course to anybody.

By Zaki A A K

Apr 30, 2019

An Amazing journey through the course... you guys took me back to school :)

By Nigel W

Jan 6, 2019

Very good refresh of Excel, and easy to fit in with other life commitments!


May 30, 2018

Fantastic experience of learning Excel Essential Skills with great faculty.

By Mathilde

Nov 18, 2022

Excellent, I recommend it to anyone!

Thank you very much to the professors.

By Roy N

Nov 1, 2022

This course was extremely helpful in grasping the basic concepts of excel!

By Caroll

Sep 12, 2022

Learnt alot . Loved the simple formula especially the absolute referencing

By Vignesh R

Aug 5, 2022

I'm Happy to complete this course, I really enjoyed it and Happy to learn.

By M A

Jun 11, 2022

Great class! It's very interactive. The follow-along videos help so much.

By Alexander c

May 26, 2022

Very good!

It really teaches the ESSENTIALS you will need in everyday Work!

By Pashchenko O O

May 19, 2022

It was awesome:) It's just the beginning level, and I already know so much

By John L

Feb 22, 2022

Exccellent, easy to follow. You can easily complete the course in 2 weeks.

By Temitayo A

Jan 27, 2022

So easy to understand and follow along with. I've learned so much from it.

By Eka W

Jan 7, 2022

the course is very influential for me, I know more about excel. thank you!

By Mercy K

Nov 13, 2021

Excellent Course, Wonderful Instructors, Easy to follow guides, Thank You!

By Haider A

Aug 19, 2021

Easy to follow, very easy to learn a lot in your own time. well presented.

By Louise R

Aug 10, 2021

Success is measured with dedication, perseverance and patience! thank you!


Aug 8, 2021

Nice and easy to follow up Still there are more steps that i have to learn