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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 Beliachkov G

Feb 1, 2020

Thank you for the course!

Great experience of Spreadsheets creation and updating!

By ssekiwanda B

Dec 31, 2019

Very articulate course. its no different from on campus when you are at coursera


Sep 8, 2019


By Pablo L d P

Jun 12, 2020

Curso muy completo que me ha dado una base esencial para mi futuro profesional

By ghantiah s

Oct 1, 2022

It will be of much help if more exercises are given  for students to practice

By Samuel P

Mar 4, 2018

Fantastic introduction. Easy to understand. Well taught. Clear and concise.

By Marshal M

Nov 22, 2017

Very educative and equally challenging as well of which i have learned a lot


Jun 29, 2016

This course is super useful and provides clear explanation. Strongly suggest

By Aniket

Apr 13, 2020

Every thing was so perfect. thank you sir for giving me this opportunity.

By Shisir P

Apr 13, 2020

Course was insightful and very helpful for efficiently analyses of data.

By Thiago J B L

Sep 21, 2018

Straight to the point. The leasons were usefull for my rotine at work.

By Saikrishna E

Mar 29, 2020

This course is informative and useful. I thoroughly enjoyed learning.

By Piotr P

Feb 22, 2017

Excellent course - easy to understand even without quant background!

By Deleted A

Apr 18, 2020

Very well and useful for corporate data summarisation.

Thanks sir!!

By Galib H K

Aug 23, 2017

Very helpful. But it would be better to add more detailed content.

By Richard D

Nov 14, 2016

Great professor - learning a lot despite 15 years working in Excel

By Warit C

May 14, 2020

Great introduction to spreadsheets for financial modelling course

By Jessica G

Sep 2, 2020

A great overview and detailed examples that students can follow.

By Fernando N

Jan 10, 2019

Good material, the downloadable spreadsheets were of great help!


Apr 24, 2020

i think Google Sheets should be more eloborated in these course

By Saiprakash R

Apr 19, 2020

I found the course simple, clear and practical. Thank you Prof.

By Akani M

Dec 18, 2019

Very practical course filled with helpful real-world examples.

By Diana B

Jun 24, 2019

Very helpful step-by-step approach in explaining the material.

By Mohamed M K

Nov 23, 2017

Questions with answers to fill in do not always work properly.

By Tariq M

Mar 20, 2018

its very excellent course i had ever found on spread sheets.