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Problem Solving with Excel

This course is a part of Data Analysis and Presentation Skills: the PwC Approach, a 5-course Specialization series from Coursera.

This course explores Excel as a tool for solving business problems. In this course you will learn the basic functions of excel through guided demonstration. Each week you will build on your excel skills and be provided an opportunity to practice what you’ve learned. Finally, you will have a chance to put your knowledge to work in a final project. Please note, the content in this course was developed using a Windows version of Excel 2013. This course was created by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP with an address at 300 Madison Avenue, New York, New York, 10017.
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Rating 4.5 based on 621 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort Approximately 4 weeks to complete. Expect to spend 3 hours a week completing the course content.
Starts May 18 (last week)
Cost $79
From PwC via Coursera
Instructor Alex Mannella
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Language English
Subjects Data Science Business
Tags Data Science Data Analysis Business Business Essentials

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data analysis in 19 reviews

because, Excel is one of the most important tools that can make your life very easy- Be it Personal Finance or College Project, Be it Data Analysis or Data Management.What makes this course very interesting is- the course helps you to start building from the very basics to higher & higher level.

This is the best course to learn about different tools in excel for data analysis and solving problems using excel.

The videos are ok, but the amount of examples and exercises is very insufficient for a "data analysis" certificate.

An excellent course for students to learn about Data Analysis using Excel The course is quite useful for me.

great course Data analysis using Excel is really helpful for my job as a planing-account officer.

This course has given me great exposure in excel as a first option tool for quick data analysis.

Clearly explains the navigating properties, cleansing tools, pivots, some data analysis functions and all.

Really boosted my confidence of the subject and now I am ready to take up more advanced courses of Data Analysis.

Recommended to all friends who have interests to excel and data analysis!

I am a mechanical engineer and need to use excel for data analysis.

Also a wonderful enlightment for data analysis and related fields.

Skills immediately applicable on any job that requires data analysis.

A perfect course to start with data analysis in excel and data-science in general.

The course could have more types of data analysis as it contains only liner regression and cluster analysis.

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recommend this course in 9 reviews

too basic Very useful course with both basic and advance formular I highly recommend this course!

I would like to recommend this course to all the students & working professionals (No Matter What your area of interest is!)

I would recommend this course to anyone aligned to FSI (Financial Services Industry) doing Consulting work.

Thanks pwc A very descriptive, amazing and interesting course, I would recommend this course to everyone in the analytics or Data filed.

I would totally recommend this course to someone else.

For those who are familiar with Excel (at a basic level) and want a hands-on experience with advanced skills in Excel (like myself)--I strongly recommend this course!

I do not recommend this course.

I recommend this course to every beginner who seeks to use excel properly Great Course Good course for beginners in excel Lots of typos, first week quiz is bugged.

I would strongly recommend this course to anyone who wishes to learn Excel for application in their professional life.

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so much in 12 reviews

Thank you so much for the course.

I learned so much.

Thank you so much for this awesome course!!!

it is a super course i'm learning many new things in excel thank you so much This is a great course to know the most used functions and tricks used in Excel.

Thank you so much for sharing the learning experience.

Thanks so much for this great course Very Helpful, it simplify Excel for me.

Thank you so much very helpful great p The course gives a lot of hands on examples on working with data to run analysis on those.

Thank you so much!

I've got so much benefit's and much knowledge from this course and really that encourage me to continue learning the specialization Have always had an idea about quite a number of advanced excel functions in terms of their capabilities but have never had the opportunity to utilize them.

Thanks so much for PwC experts kind sharing.

I feel so much more comfortable with Excel.

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pwc and coursera in 8 reviews

once again thanks from my heart PWC and coursera I want to pursue more courses from courses on analytics and data management I will be back soonThanks and Regards,Divyansh Bhatnagar I've learned more and better things in 10 minutes of short-videos of this course than Microsoft's specialized ones.

Thanks PWC and Coursera for this course.

I really appreciate for the all efforts of Pwc and Coursera team to make this brilliant course.

Amazing course.Thank you for teaching me excel in such an interactive and nice manner, PWC and Coursera.

Thank you PWC and Coursera!

Thank you to team PWC and Coursera.

Thank PwC and Coursera allow me to have the chance to learn and expose to it.

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easy to understand in 7 reviews

very practical & easy to understand!

Lots of errors in workbook instructions but overall a good primer on excel Good structured, easy to understand and one can see the results almost immediately.

nice Very Systematic,Well paced and Easy to Understand.

The step by step process makes it easy to understand and the practice assignments give a great opportunity to test what we have learned in real life case studies.

Really provide comprehensive view (mix of theory and example cases), easy to understand and moreover, it comes directly from PwC!

A very comprehensive yet simple and easy to understand course content.

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learnt a lot in 6 reviews

I learnt a lot.

very good easy to follow, have learnt a lot In general, this is a good course.

it was a excellent course and learnt a lot from the same.

I learnt a lot of powerful formulae I never knew existed I had very basic knowledge of Excel prior to this course and with this course , I feel I now am better equipped to use Excel I thoroughly enjoyed this course.

learnt a lot about microsoft excel Extremely helpful Excel course.

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well structured in 9 reviews

An extremely well structured course.

Although Week 4 was not as useful to me as all other weeks, it was a good course nonetheless Course is well designed and well structured excel practice sheet was given.

Very well structured.

Well structured.

In general the course is very well structured and to the point.

It is a very well structured course, for beginners and not.

Perfect Course Good course - well structured!

Great Course Well structured, but too many mistakes E Great coverage of the most important formulas of excel and how they would be useful in a business setting course materials are well designed and structured.I have learned a lot through this course, and enjoyed it very much.

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highly recommended in 8 reviews

Highly recommended Excellent Course for growth great course, useful skills.

B highly recommended for both new joiners and experienced colleagues.

Highly recommended for both newbies and experienced users.

Highly Recommended.

Practical, easy to follow up and highly recommended!

Highly recommended for all those who wish to kisck start their data career.

Highly recommended course for anyone in the field regardless of current excel level.

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well explained in 8 reviews

It helps refreshed what I have known and learn sextended function of the Excel Good course Very very usefull and well explained.

Well explained and to the point.

Courses are very well explained and exams are practical.

Great course Very Interesting course, the knowledge is very well explained and the practical exercises are well thought.

Well explained by linking it with busines context, simple and useful on a whole so good The topics and exercises in this course were extremely insightful and I recommend it to anyone who wants to improve their data analytics skills.

Very well explained.

Videos are so well explained, however they seem to long sometimes.

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new things in 7 reviews

I learned many new things and many new tips.Sometimes the video is not really a good quality and sound could also be better.Except for that - I fully recommend!

Got to learn many new things in excel.Dala analysis with excel was taught in a very easy manner.

Great Course.Makes it so easy to work figures Good course, learnt a few new things even though I am very experienced with Excel.

I have learnt lots of new things and rules by completing this course.

I'd give it 4.5 stars if I could, I learned a lot of new things about excel.

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from pwc in 7 reviews

Excellent courses from PwC.

I was expecting more from PwC, a little disappointed.

the course is just wonderful, the basic techniques given by the PWC professionals are really great,i really liked the concept in which professionals from PWC addresses about the course time to time which helps us to regain the knowledge which we have learnt and used in the course.

I would like to thank and appreciate each and every person involved in this initiative from PwC.

However, the instructor from PwC did a great job in explaining the statistics concepts.

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real life in 6 reviews

Videos are really lucid and the datasheets provide real life problems and ways to tackle it with excel.

Good Onee Useful tips and tricks to become a stronger excel user Great course with a lot of real life examples.

The exercises, interesting and seemed to be taken from real life examples, provided help do both.

The workbooks PWC provided are very helpful for practice and understand the real life case scenarios, Thank you so much PWC for designing such elegant course and also I'm grateful to COURSERA for providing such such quality programs through their platform Excellent course .

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Rating 4.5 based on 621 ratings
Length 5 weeks
Effort Approximately 4 weeks to complete. Expect to spend 3 hours a week completing the course content.
Starts May 18 (last week)
Cost $79
From PwC via Coursera
Instructor Alex Mannella
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Data Science Business
Tags Data Science Data Analysis Business Business Essentials

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