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Excel Skills for Business

Excel Skills for Business,

In this first course of the specialization Excel Skills for Business, you will learn the essentials of Microsoft Excel. Within six weeks, you will be able 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. The best way to learn Excel is to use Excel. In this course, learners will solve a broad range of business problems as they apply the Excel skills and techniques they learn along the way. This course uses downloadable Excel workbooks and full data sets with applied examples and practical challenge exercises. This provides learners with countless opportunities to practice their Excel skills while discovering new and useful productivity features of Excel for a variety of business contexts. 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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Rating 4.8 based on 1,730 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week
Starts Jun 21 (14 weeks ago)
Cost $69
From Macquarie University via Coursera
Instructors Dr Yvonne Breyer, A/Professor Yvonne Breyer, Nicky Bull, Dr Prashan S. M. Karunaratne
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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looking forward

Looking forward to complete other modules of Excel.

Looking forward to the next one.

merci beaucoup pour votre cours c'est trés util Good videos and assessment tests for beginners level, looking forward to learning Intermediate and Advanced from the same team, good work guys, cheers to that.

Looking forward to learning other courses too Great for beginners but I highly recommend learning on PC.

I am looking forward for the next steps!!

I am looking forward to the more advanced levels.

Looking forward to more.

Looking forward for the next three courses.

Looking forward to the intermediate course.

its very exciting and useful course, i'm looking forward to attend the next course Great experience .

Looking forward to my next class.

Looking forward to complete the whole specialization!

I'm looking forward to following the 3 other courses.

I am much comfortable with excel now and looking forward to exploring it more.

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excel skills for business

You're guaranteed to learn the Essential Excel Skills for Business here.

really useful and excellent course to learn business essentials for EXCEL Excel Skills for Business was a great class, but it was challenging.

I will attempt the remaining courses in the Excel Skills for Business series.

To get the total benefit of this course, I would recommend completing all courses in the Excel Skills for Business Specialization.

Looking forward to taking different courses in Excel Skills for Business!

This course-Excel skills for Business Essentials - is really a good tool for all the MS Office users to understand the vast potential of excel in a structured manner.

Very very effective I rated the Excel Skills for Business: Essentials with 5 stars as I learned and enjoyed studying so much from this program.

I took it as part of the Excel Skills for Business specialization, and even though I consider myself experienced with Excel, I still learned a few things in this course nobody had ever shown me before.

- Thanks Best course for beginners Five years from completing my BS in Accounting, three years from completing my MACC, and three years into a Governmental Accounting position, I feel qualified to state the "Excel Skills for Business: Essentials" course is a great refresher.

I am excited to continue with the next course in the series Excel Skills for Business Specialization: Excel Skills for Business: Intermediate.

I really improved my skills in excel and now I'm heading for the specialization of Excel Skills for Business.

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highly recommended

I like the way they made this course is very useful in the daily life.Highly recommended.

easy and crisp videos very well understood highly recommended.

Highly recommended.

The course comes highly recommended for novices and experts looking to refresh their basic spreadsheet skills.

Highly recommended!

Highly recommended for those who want to learn the essentials of Excel.

Even after years of using Excel, I still learned some new things through this course - highly recommended!

I thank the teaching staff for their directions.Many thanks!Best regards,Abdel Aziz Bakari Highly recommended for beginner and who already work on it.one of the best course for learning Excel from coursera.

Myself being a beginner at excel, I would recommend this course to professionals who have never used excel or those who want to reinforce their concept of working on microsoft excel.Highly recommended for beginners to get a feel for excel.

Highly recommended if you have zero knowledge and confidence in Excel.

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step by step

Step by step explanation helped me to understand baffling topics with ease Great teaching methodology and content It is amazing, Thank you.

Very good explanations and step by step instructions.

Very comprehensive and step by step instruction, making it manageable to achieve the knowledge needed to satisfactorily compete the course.

The videos teach you how to use Excel spreadsheets step by step with very clear visualized instructions.

Excellent very good course Best Course this course is amazing, the way of teaching, step by step, no complicated information at once, great knowledge for the learner different backgrounds.

But i like how the course progresses step by step and assesses you along the way.

It takes you through Excel step by step.

Perfectly designed course with step by step guidance.

Very valuable material and easy to learn videos guiding step by step.

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self taught

I would recommend this course to everyone, including those people who are self taught in Excel and want to polish their skills.

I got to learn the terminology of the things that were self taught and gained even more.

The lessons were basic, but very clear, so it benefited me even if I am a self taught user of Excel Great An extra ordinary way to learn..i got a more Wonderful course for beginners.

It is an ideal course for the self taught heavy Excel user.

Being self taught, there are a lot elements to Excel I do not know about.

If you are self taught like me, I would def not skip this and go straight to next levels, worth it.

absolutely fantastic course Excellent training It is a great course if you are self taught.

Great course for anyone that has self taught themselves in excel because this helps you understand how excel works.

If you know a bit of self taught Excel (like me) it is a good way to level-set before going forward with formal Excel learning.

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look forward

I look forward to the next one in the specialization: Intermediate I Excellent course!

I look forward to the next course in the series.

I look forward to the next Excel course.

I look forward to taking more Excel classes!

I look forwards to taking more courses offered by Coursera.

Look forward to completing the entire specialization!

I would consider myself an intermediate to advanced user, however it was very good practice to review all this material and look forward to the next course.

Thank You very much Very interractive, look forward to next level It was an exciting and helpful experience.

I look forwards to the next course for this specialization.

I look forward to the next levels!

I look forward to the rest of the series.

I am very pleased with this course already and greatly look forward to the next segments.

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coursera and macquarie university

Thank you Coursera and Macquarie University !!

Cannot thank the team from Coursera and Macquarie University enough for putting this together.

Superb lectures and very well explained.Thank you so much Coursera and Macquarie University for providing this course.

Huge thanks to coursera and Macquarie University.

Thanks to coursera and Macquarie University for building the course content for the course The explanations on the videos are very clear and the topics boarded are so useful in the workplace.

This course is so powerful, all the respect for Coursera and Macquarie University for this wonderful Course.

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makes permanent

Don't forget - Practice makes permanent.

The course motto is "Practice makes Permanent" and the assignments definitely help learn the material.

The teachers also motivate you through challenges and ninja tips to help you learn Excel through practice ("because practice makes permanente").

All that`s left is to keep practicing because 'Practice makes permanent!'

Practice makes permanent!

The exercises helped a lot to ensure practice makes permanent.

End of Module exercises serve their purpose in "Practice makes Permanent".

The modules are logically structured, and the explanations are quite detail-oriented with enough examples and practice files, making it possible for the learner to do what one of the instructors, Prashan often says during the course: "practice makes permanent".

This course has quizzes and challenges which I enjoyed and as the teacher always tell us "Practice makes Permanent" .

Final Exam was challenging, but "Practice makes permanent" :) I enjoyed this course a lot!

Rightly said practice makes permanent.

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quite a bit

I still learned quite a bit.

I did learn quite a bit in the Essentials.

I thought I knew quite a bit before, but this showed that I needed this course.

Absolutely loved the course, learnt quite a bit about excel and am looking forward to joining the intermediate course on excel as well.

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ninja tips

Lessons are well explained and have many good ninja tips!

As a regular Excel user, I enjoyed the extra Ninja tips and learnt new things by knowing more short-cuts so as to work more efficiently.

What impressed me a lot was the Ninja tips at the end of each week's assessment which I found extremely helpful and informative!

Throughout the course there are excercises, quizzes and ninja tips that help a lot to be even more productive with your work environment by using Ms. Excel.

If you watch all of the videos, do the exercises, take the quizzes, and even read the ninja tips and read the supplemental articles, I honestly feel like you'll develop a wonderful foundation to build up off of in Excel.

Very Good for learners to experiment and experiment for further more learning This course has provided excellent basic skills of Excel the course is very interesting with quizes and ninja tips after every video.

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brush up

Great course to brush up on the basics of Excel (and to find out how some tasks like formatting can be made WAY easier with just clicking a few buttons at the top!

Especially if your job requires advanced usage of excel and you are stile beginner, this course will be the best to brush up basic knowledge, functions and terminology of Excel.I have graduated political science and in my field I have never used Excel for presentations, collecting data.

This course has helped me brush up my basics of EXCEL.

Brush up the Essential and basic of Excel with this course.

The pace is good for first-timers with clear instructions, and is still a nice review for those who just need to brush up their basic Excel skills.

A good class to take for beginners and those that want to brush up on Excel skills!

Recommend it for both beginners as well as those with intermediate knowledge as it's a great course to brush up on the basics as well.

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final assessment

There are good exercises to do before the assessments each week and before the final assessment.

The only issue I had was during the final assessment the worksheet to download for some reason was not set right and when trying to autofill it would only go down 10 rows instead of the whole worksheet other than that it was a great course!

Final Assessment is a nice challenge.

The challenges were more fun and I loved the final assessment.

The final assessment test was challenging towards the end.

Very Helpful To be very honest with you, I think there are some glitches in the final assessment and the course should take in account that many people use Excel in less recent versions and in other languages...but otherwise, it´s ok.

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Rating 4.8 based on 1,730 ratings
Length 7 weeks
Effort 6 weeks of study, 2-4 hours per week
Starts Jun 21 (14 weeks ago)
Cost $69
From Macquarie University via Coursera
Instructors Dr Yvonne Breyer, A/Professor Yvonne Breyer, Nicky Bull, Dr Prashan S. M. Karunaratne
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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