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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....

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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.


Aug 28, 2019

The course was defiantly more than I expected. It not only strengthened what I did know about Excel but it showed me several options that I was not using or haven't found. I would highly recommend it.

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By Sara C V e V

Apr 10, 2020

I've enjoyed this course. It was really helpfull and easy to understand.

By Justina S

Apr 9, 2020

Simple and great refreshener for all who is getting back to using Excel!

By Naomi B

Apr 7, 2020

This was such a good course. It's nice that you can go at your own pace.

By Arun K L V

Mar 24, 2020

Little bit easy for someone already familiar with Excel but will taught.

By Muhammad A

Mar 14, 2020

An excellent course help me to understand a lot of useful tools in excel

By Khushboo J

Mar 12, 2020



By Munisha B

Jan 31, 2020

Well All I can say is I enjoyed Learning Excel! Thank You Coursera Team.

By Heather S

Dec 19, 2019

The instructors were great. I look forward to taking more Excel classes!

By Ahmed a

Dec 9, 2019

It was really good course for being understand the basics of excel tools

By Mohamed A A

Nov 20, 2019

Perfect course. I really appreciate all of the creators. That is amazing


Aug 7, 2019

Great study material and very useful for day to day business activities.

By Ijaz A

Apr 3, 2019

This was an awesome course. It really increased my skills and abilities.

By Ashish C

Dec 16, 2018

Excellent Course. Go for it if want to learn Excel in systematic manner.

By Subham K

Nov 17, 2018

Best course for beginners who wants to enhance their skills in MS Excel.

By Rick D

Oct 30, 2018

I enjoyed this course and brushed up on many skills that were forgotten.

By Mariam E

May 25, 2018

Really I wanna Thank everyone here I'll join the other coures Thank you!

By Jayshal S

Mar 10, 2018

Whao! Very well designed course. I am glad i took it. Thanks a lot guys!

By Marcia B

Feb 17, 2018

Great course that takes you through the basic Excel functions with ease.

By sharathkumar g

Apr 6, 2022

Nice cource ,well designed for learners . I learnt lot from this cource

By Ahmed T

Apr 5, 2022

G​reat introduction to Excel with all the essential convered very well.

By Spanish A

Mar 19, 2022

Essentials Course is beyond informating and easy to follow. Thank you!

By Alexandre S L

Dec 27, 2021

Tão simples, porém extremamente didático. Parabéns aos desenvolvedores!

By Javier E B R

Oct 17, 2021

Great course to learn a solid base for excel in a business environment!

By Miguel A R S

Aug 21, 2021

Es un excelente curso para reforzar tu base en excel o aprender desde 0

By Brandon P

May 4, 2021

The course is perfect even for those who are already familiar to Excel.