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About the Course

The simple spreadsheet is one of the most powerful data analysis tools that exists, and it’s available to almost anyone. Major corporations and small businesses alike use spreadsheet models to determine where key measures of their success are now, and where they are likely to be in the future. But in order to get the most out of a spreadsheet, you have the know-how to use it. This course is designed to give you an introduction to basic spreadsheet tools and formulas so that you can begin harness the power of spreadsheets to map the data you have now and to predict the data you may have in the future. Through short, easy-to-follow demonstrations, you’ll learn how to use Excel or Sheets so that you can begin to build models and decision trees in future courses in this Specialization. Basic familiarity with, and access to, Excel or Sheets is required....

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Jun 21, 2017

This course has made me understand cost accounting, has provided a fresh perspective on how to solve some of the challenges i had with management accounting and as a bonus, made me love maths again :)

Jun 11, 2020

The course is worth the time , the faculty teaches you about some complicated advance formulae with so much clarity and ease that even beginners can be pro in excel related to business and finance.

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By Max P

Jun 15, 2016

Good course. Not excellent, but useful nonetheless!

By Jose L R C

Nov 18, 2019

There was some unclear concepts.

The rest was ok.

By Fabio C

May 7, 2018

Could have had more explanations on Monte Carlo

By Igor F V V d C

Apr 10, 2016

Several problems with the student assessment.

By Hennie d n

Jun 23, 2016

first week toooo simple, later weeks better

By Jason M

Mar 24, 2016

The professor introducted the features very

By Thiago H R M

Aug 11, 2016

Great if you are looking for the basics.

By Rodrigo R

Aug 23, 2017

final correct answers are not available

By Asif M

Dec 8, 2020

Good course for introductory knowledge


May 31, 2020

it should be more detailed and covered

By warren p

Dec 30, 2019

Would like some answers for the tests.

By Chen C C

Nov 22, 2019

Too simple and not really organized.

By Indrajeet K

Apr 28, 2020

Examples needed to be more detailed

By Racheal

Mar 31, 2020

hard to understand but very useful

By ishant m

Mar 27, 2021

good course for a 30000 feet view

By Chris A w

Feb 7, 2020

This course was very informative.

By Aditya T

Oct 6, 2019

Need models to be more realistic!

By Santiago C

Aug 2, 2019

Very basic exercises and topics

By shantanu k

Jan 6, 2018

Videos can be more informative.

By Ted T

Apr 28, 2017

Useful and practical course

By Mykola B

Aug 29, 2016

It was not very informative

By Tarun S R

Mar 10, 2019

Good course thank you.

By sajjad s

Jan 16, 2021

The course is so easy

By Mikhail S

May 8, 2016

It seems too easy

By Francisco S d T

Aug 15, 2017

Short and sweet.