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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.

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.

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By Suzy C

Feb 5, 2018

there are a lot of skills that you may miss or forgot.

By Melisa A

Mar 25, 2021

very intelligible, detailed, first step for excel!...

By Harald B

Feb 9, 2021

This was one of the best Coursera Courses, Thank you.


Feb 4, 2021

Every one should buy. Lovely course. Astute trainers.


Jan 11, 2021

This course is so fantastic, it short and very clear.

By Qiwen S

Jan 3, 2021

A very nice course. Well arranged and easy to follow.

By Yixuan D

Dec 28, 2020

Very clear, very well-organized, and very motivating!

By Ronald A C V

Dec 22, 2020

Excellent Course. Kudos to Prof Prashan and his team.

By Gabriela L G A

Dec 10, 2020

Excellent way to learn, i´m happy about completed it!

By Abdo K

Dec 9, 2020

Very helpful to get someone up and running with excel

By Mahesh P

Oct 28, 2020

Very helpful and informative course.

Excellent course.

By P s c R

Oct 27, 2020

very informative and helpful for my resume. Thank you

By Diksha

Oct 25, 2020

I Enjoyed by learning this i got so many new things.

By Daiva V

Oct 21, 2020

It was very interesting and easy to learn. Thank you!


Oct 5, 2020

If you are new to excel, best course to learn basics.


Sep 17, 2020

Wonderful coarse with easy and step by step guidance.

By Prathiksha T

Aug 23, 2020

Its a good start for a beginner!..Got to learn a lot!

By Ebiekuraju O

Aug 16, 2020

Very easy to follow, two wonderful tutors. Thank you.

By PriyaDharshini

Aug 15, 2020

I get to know all the basic Excel skills through thid


Aug 7, 2020

Buen material, excelente pedagogía, bien estructurado

By Nguyen N Q A

Jul 29, 2020

Very useful course. I've learnt a lot in this course.

By kumaresh m

Jul 29, 2020

overall experience was great and was very informative

By Manish K

Jul 22, 2020

Good course with sufficient information for beginners

By Nagireddygari G B R

Jul 21, 2020

Good Course. I learnt excel charts and calculations.

By Joanna Z M

Jul 17, 2020

I found it really nice and dynamic, and learnt a lot.