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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....

Top reviews

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 Miguel F L

May 26, 2019

A bit basic, but sets the ground for future courses

By Anas b A

Jun 20, 2016

Excellent learning opportunity for distant learners

By Kevin O J

Apr 20, 2021

Mucha ayuda dentro del programa de especializacion

By Sagar V

Apr 6, 2020

It is the best spreadsheet course I have ever had.

By Marcel M R

Nov 6, 2018

Many questions in the tests was subjective for me.

By Peter M M

Apr 21, 2020

It was challenging and exciting at the same time.

By Luis M A M

Dec 4, 2017

Very practical and usefull, Manythanks Professor.

By Brayan W

Jul 30, 2020

Amazing course with a great overview of finance.

By Lu Q

Aug 25, 2017

Very helpful and systematically designed course!

By Mohammad I

Dec 3, 2017

amazing and helpful professor and great content

By Bhagyashree R

Jul 31, 2019


By Shobhit R M

Dec 21, 2016

A steep learning curve makes learning easier.

By chaitanya j

Apr 11, 2020

Good course content with practical examples

By Taiwo L M

Apr 7, 2020


By Subhabrata

Aug 20, 2016

Challenging yet a great learning experience

By Qi Y

Nov 9, 2016

very good course: simple, clear and useful

By Durdana A

Sep 28, 2019

It is very helpful and useful in practise

By German A

Nov 22, 2016

It's kind of difficult, but really useful

By Shyam S

Jun 9, 2020

Very Insightful and good use of Examples


Dec 30, 2019


By John V

Apr 3, 2017

Wish there were more take home examples

By Maria G V B

Jun 14, 2020

Excellent course! Highly recommended!!

By Patrick S

Dec 24, 2019

I have learned a lot from this course.

By Aramis P

Jun 14, 2020

Clear, concise and well elaborated.

By Navjot S

Oct 10, 2016

very challenging :) learned a lot.