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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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Feb 1, 2023

The explanations in this course were concise and easily understood. The course materials are very helpful with helping you get some practice in and furthering your understanding of the course content.


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 Luis F T J

Aug 24, 2020

Excelente curso para introducirte a excel y a sus funciones mas útiles

By Meng Y

Aug 23, 2020

Very useful course, learned a lot of parts that were not known before.


Aug 5, 2020

Instructors are awesome. I can now work with excel faster than before.

By Victoria N

Jul 19, 2020

Detailed explanation and step by step guide. Recommended for beginners

By vijay b n

Jul 19, 2020

Best course for Business.I have really enjoyed while doing the course.

By Md. N H S

Jul 15, 2020

Thanks to Coursera for given me such opportunity in COVID-19 pandemic.

By Daniel M B

Jul 13, 2020

Awesome i learned and remembered some things about bassic excel things

By Mary A C

Jul 2, 2020


By Alok U

Jun 27, 2020

The course was really good and designed well to learn fast and easily.

By Ms. L T Y

Jun 22, 2020

easy to understand, sufficient practice and exercise along the videos.

By Sathya P D

Jun 12, 2020

It's very nice way of teaching excel and I learned in a effective way.

By Manpreet S

Jun 10, 2020

The course is wonderfully designed. It's so easy to understand things.

By Tushar S

Jun 4, 2020

Thank you for the efforts you made to give us this precious knowledge.

By Sohail B S

Jun 4, 2020

Excellent Course which improve my knowledge further in Microsoft Excel

By Anoy S

May 29, 2020

Great course. I have learned a lot of things from this course. Thanks.

By Rashmi P

May 29, 2020

Very helpful and userfriendly course to learn excel! Extremely useful!

By Kunjan B

May 20, 2020

It was a very good experience of learning Excel with Prashan and Niky.

By Andrew B

May 19, 2020

A helpful class that gave me insights to better use of the Excel tools

By Demarice R

May 15, 2020

Definitely take this course to learn so many things that Excel can do!

By Yevgeniya S

May 13, 2020

Excellent review course to refresh your knowledge and gain new skills.

By Likith K J

Apr 20, 2020

Fantabulous teaching and breakup of the course are absolutely perfect.

By Sayanha G

Apr 18, 2020

One of the best Course I have ever come across for Excel . Thanks Team

By Kemjika C E

Apr 1, 2020

Very grounded and simplified to make one master his skills efficiently


Apr 1, 2020

It's a great course designed perfectly for the beginners. Best Wishes.

By Samad k

Mar 19, 2020

It was awesome and i have now more skills in MS EXCEL Thanks Coursera.