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Excel Skills for Business: Essentials, Macquarie University

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About this 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 learn 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. We have brought together a great teaching team that will be with you every step of the way. A broad range of practice quizzes and challenges will provide great opportunities to build up your skillset. Work through each new challenge with our team and in no time you will surprise yourself with how far you have come. 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....

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Mar 20, 2018

A great course for beginners in MS Excel. Introduces one to the various functionalities that Excel has to offer. Course content and structure are excellent and helps one to learn at an optimal rate.


Feb 24, 2018

This course demonstrated a solid overview of the core skills necessary to use Excel productively. I would recommend it to anyone looking to start using Excel effectively for data management tasks.

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By Petes Liando J

Dec 10, 2018

One of the best course in coursera

By Mohammed Shafi

Dec 10, 2018

Fantastic and easy to follow!!!

By sylvester broni

Dec 08, 2018

The mode of delivery was excellent.So many practice questions with answers to build your skill.I recommend it to all.

By Thomas Chiras

Dec 08, 2018

Excellent course for Excel Essentials. Very organized.

By Shahbaz Khan

Dec 07, 2018

Totally awesome course for newbie to excels

By Mohamad Sadek

Dec 07, 2018


By Julian Long

Dec 07, 2018

Nice course, encourage people to proceed

By Ronit Agarwal

Dec 06, 2018

Amazing course and quiz series, forces you to learn. Recommended

By Priyanka Rajnikant Deshmukh

Dec 06, 2018

It is very informative and yet fun to do course. I loved it and recommend for sure.

By Alaa Essam Abdalla Hassan Ali

Dec 06, 2018

Final Quiz need to be reviewed, Many students was stuck in the last quiz