Learn Excel

We curated this collection for those who want to take their use of Excel a step further to apply it in business, statistics and financial modeling applications (among others). You may be interested in using Excel for basic data analysis and data-driven decision making, or you may want to engage more deeply and use it for data visualization. You may also wish to implement complex financial models using spreadsheets. Whatever may be your end goal, you will be able to more productively use Excel when you finish one or more specializations in this collection.

Learn Excel

We curated this collection for those who want to take their use of Excel a step further to apply it in business, statistics and financial modeling applications (among others). You may be interested in using Excel for basic data analysis and data-driven decision making, or you may want to engage more deeply and use it for data visualization. You may also wish to implement complex financial models using spreadsheets. Whatever may be your end goal, you will be able to more productively use Excel when you finish one or more specializations in this collection.

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Excel to MySQL: Analytic Techniques for Business

Excel to MySQL: Analytic Techniques for Business

Duke University

SPECIALIZATION
4.6(11,441)
Data Analysis and Presentation Skills: the PwC Approach

Data Analysis and Presentation Skills: the PwC Approach

PwC

SPECIALIZATION
4.7(7,370)
Excel Skills for Business

Excel Skills for Business

Macquarie University

SPECIALIZATION
4.8(4,192)
Business Statistics and Analysis

Business Statistics and Analysis

Rice University

SPECIALIZATION
4.7(3,815)
Business and Financial Modeling

Business and Financial Modeling

University of Pennsylvania

SPECIALIZATION
4.5(7,360)

Why learn Excel?

Microsoft Excel is the industry standard spreadsheet program used for data calculations, analysis, visualization, and much more. It can be programmed to access external databases and is an excellent tool for data modeling, statistics, and financial calculations. With Excel, you can use built-in functions to quickly and easily perform common tasks. Proficiency in Excel is usually required for accounting, business analytics, data analysis, and statistics jobs.

Excel jobs

According to Burning Glass, >2M job postings require Microsoft Excel as a skill. A range of functional job titles require this skill, such as Manager, Accountant, Financial Analyst, or Management Analyst. Whether you’re in healthcare, IT, finance, business intelligence, or computer science, Excel skills are extremely marketable in almost every industry. They consistently rank near the top of the list of most important skills to add to your CV.

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