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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 S B K

Sep 2, 2019

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

By Nurul M R

Nov 1, 2020

Really it was a great experience. I am very much satisfied with this course. Thank you.

By Bhavya P

Jun 1, 2020

It was nice and simple to understand even for the beginners. Enjoyed Learning. Thanks!!

By Dhammika R S

Aug 11, 2020

Good and highly supportive to my future reporting styles and will increase my quality

By Nora I N

Oct 2, 2020

Really loved it. I learned new things that will be very useful for me. Thanks so much

By Laura J

Jul 18, 2020

I thought some aspects in quizzes and tests were definitely not covered in the lesson

By Rohit K

Jul 6, 2020

It's a great experience of learning Excel with Macquarie University through Coursera.

By Avigail L

May 8, 2020

Some weeks are focussed on really basic things but I guess it was a good refresher :)

By veera m g 1

Sep 8, 2020

One of the Best Course for Excel Beginner Level. I'm so happy to choose this course.


Jun 20, 2020

Best Course foe Beginers for Excel Learning ..... Thanks Nikki ... And Prashan ...!!

By Patel F S

Mar 15, 2021

The course is very good for the beginners who wants to starts with basics of excel.

By akshay g

Oct 2, 2020

some times there are questions in practice quiz which may not be covered in lecture

By Felipe S Q

Apr 14, 2020

Good course! A little bit expensive considerig is only the first part of a training

By Ashupreet S

Nov 8, 2020

The videos have perfect length to keep you interested and its good to explore too.

By Robert P

Sep 13, 2020

Good course, though there was some confusion due to XL updates and MAC adjustments

By Shriya S

Sep 4, 2020

It is a useful course for learning. Best way to engage ourselves in the free time.

By k-kiran

Sep 11, 2019

The explanations were really good,but it would great if the quality of the videos.

By Tycho V

Mar 28, 2018

Well explained course. Even though it are just the basics they keep it compelling.

By Jephte j

Jul 6, 2021

Great course!! Especially for those who want to perfectionate their Excel skills.

By Patrick W

Apr 10, 2021

Very useful to my day to day work. There is great improvement in my use if excel.

By nazmul h

Aug 16, 2020

it was a really fun course. Thanks for the opportunity. it was a nice experience.

By Parth M

Jun 14, 2019

The course was extremely basic. Hoping for more difficulty in the coming courses.

By Deleted A

Sep 4, 2021

This course was v​ery helpful to learn an essential skills in excel for business

By Amro i y a y

May 19, 2021

it was one of the most wonderful courses that I take thx a lot for this course

By Heidi A A

Nov 3, 2020

Un curso muy completo y explican muy bien y facilitan todo el material necesario