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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 29, 2020

This is an amazing course for learners. I am having a lot of fun completing this course from the starting point. It is very much enjoyable and the way the course teachers deliver every lecture superb.

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 Jackline M M

Jan 10, 2018

The course material is great. The discussion videos are boring though and unnecessary, really.


Jun 23, 2021

Great Course to learn about the essentials skills required for Excel in the field of Business

By Scott T

May 1, 2020

Great course, very entertaining doesn't teach you much though with such a long course though.

By Mohamed m

Sep 13, 2020

its absolutely fantastic course its really useful or me in learn during this pandamic period

By Nikhil

Sep 13, 2020

Really great videos and study materials with the best quiz covering all topics taught before

By Aarif A

Jul 6, 2020

Awesome course content and teaching instructor very good. I understand every concept easily.

By Vikashini

Jun 21, 2020

This is a great course for anyone that is a begineer and would like to use excel comfortably

By Saneh Y

Jul 2, 2021

Activities are less for practise. Add more activity for practice in the challenge workvook.

By samuel d

Mar 4, 2021

I admire the step by step approach during the course delivery. Assignment were hands-on too

By Jhonatan F

Aug 24, 2020

Un curso que de verdad te hace fortalecer las habilidades que ya dabas por hecho que tenías

By Deric J

Jun 27, 2020

through this course I was able to learn about different tricks to do while working on excel

By Edoh A A A

Jun 10, 2020

I had really liked the course. It was fun with short sections and a lot of quiz to pactice.

By Giorgio C

Apr 11, 2020

The explanations by the girl are amazing. The guy does not give reasons why he does things.

By Rajendra K O

Dec 13, 2020

A wonderful course for the basic business calculation and representation of business data.

By Aarti v

Apr 6, 2020

it has been great experience to learn and explore excel , and great fun mostly assignment.

By Lisa R

Mar 12, 2018

There were a few questions in the quizzes that were asked before the facts were presented.


Apr 23, 2021

It was ending, the practice videos were prices. Generally, it was a well packaged course.

By Amit k

May 31, 2020

Everyone should do this course and this course provides you all basic knowledge of Excel.

By Nirav T

May 30, 2020

Nice course with practical explanation and exercises to ensure proper practical knowledge

By Raghav A

Aug 30, 2020

It was my first online course at coursera. It was a great experiencing. Great interface.

By Hanieh S O

Jul 27, 2020

The teaching method have made it so simple and easy to learn the excel and work with it.

By Shylesh J

Jul 9, 2020

Could've added few more functions, otherwise an excellent course for absolute beginners.


Jun 27, 2020

the voice of lecturer should be much loud otherwise the course is perfect for a beginner

By Thomas M I

Jun 16, 2020

Some information regarding MAC shortcuts are incorrect, but I got by alright regardless.

By S B K

Sep 2, 2019

Was informative but more time could have been devoted towards learning the applications.