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The use of Excel is widespread in the industry. It is a very powerful data analysis tool and almost all big and small businesses use Excel in their day to day functioning. This is an introductory course in the use of Excel and is designed to give you a working knowledge of Excel with the aim of getting to use it for more advance topics in Business Statistics later. The course is designed keeping in mind two kinds of learners - those who have very little functional knowledge of Excel and those who use Excel regularly but at a peripheral level and wish to enhance their skills. The course takes you from basic operations such as reading data into excel using various data formats, organizing and manipulating data, to some of the more advanced functionality of Excel. All along, Excel functionality is introduced using easy to understand examples which are demonstrated in a way that learners can become comfortable in understanding and applying them. To successfully complete course assignments, students must have access to a Windows version of Microsoft Excel 2010 or later. ________________________________________ WEEK 1 Module 1: Introduction to Spreadsheets In this module, you will be introduced to the use of Excel spreadsheets and various basic data functions of Excel. Topics covered include: • Reading data into Excel using various formats • Basic functions in Excel, arithmetic as well as various logical functions • Formatting rows and columns • Using formulas in Excel and their copy and paste using absolute and relative referencing ________________________________________ WEEK 2 Module 2: Spreadsheet Functions to Organize Data This module introduces various Excel functions to organize and query data. Learners are introduced to the IF, nested IF, VLOOKUP and the HLOOKUP functions of Excel. Topics covered include: • IF and the nested IF functions • VLOOKUP and HLOOKUP • The RANDBETWEEN function ________________________________________ WEEK 3 Module 3: Introduction to Filtering, Pivot Tables, and Charts This module introduces various data filtering capabilities of Excel. You’ll learn how to set filters in data to selectively access data. A very powerful data summarizing tool, the Pivot Table, is also explained and we begin to introduce the charting feature of Excel. Topics covered include: • VLOOKUP across worksheets • Data filtering in Excel • Use of Pivot tables with categorical as well as numerical data • Introduction to the charting capability of Excel ________________________________________ WEEK 4 Module 4: Advanced Graphing and Charting This module explores various advanced graphing and charting techniques available in Excel. Starting with various line, bar and pie charts we introduce pivot charts, scatter plots and histograms. You will get to understand these various charts and get to build them on your own. Topics covered include • Line, Bar and Pie charts • Pivot charts • Scatter plots • Histograms...



good course gives a basic foundation for data analytics ! Excellent for beginners who have no idea how to use excel for want to learn systematically excel files given at every lecture are very useful.


The training provided by Dr. Sharad is easy to follow and learn. Bravo and Thank you.\n\nThe level of difficulty from the quiz and the final task is just right and it is making us to think creatively.


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by Karen F


Great introduction course into Excel. I took it as my first step into business, and it covered many basic topics in my work.

by Arielle B


Explanations of why answers are wrong would be helpful. Otherwise this was a good course and really useful for a beginner.

by Suha I


It was a great journey.Increase your helping system so that we can solve questions and come to know what are the mistakes

by Ramkumar.G


The first time I was able to apply newly taught skills the next day at work. I've saved HOURS thank to Coursera and RICE

by Mohit K


Good course content and useful practice exercises, but the final exercises are quite tough. Good experience overall.

by Gopi


Quiz's are easy to understand, but Graded quiz's are very difficult to attend because need more clarity on questions

by manish R






by Susheel P


Meant for learners who do have absolutely 0 experience with excel. Good course to learn super basic functionality.

by Donna M


Some questions were so hard with no real teacher to ask but I figured them all out. Was a channeling experience.

by Nicola K


A great refresher if you've not used Excel for a while and easy to understand if you've never used Excel before.

by deepak m


The course is about very basic excel use. Explanation of each and every formula is very good and so simplified.

by Andy S


Overall good course, I could have used some additional work on charting and Pivot Tables. Very helpful though.

by Alex W


great Intro course to Excel. Wish they provided example sheets used In the lessons to practice along side with

by prithika B


I believe that the explanation could be more thorough as in some topics as I had to look for external source.

by abhishek d


Covers all the basics with good quality examples.

The way of teaching is also very simple and easy to follow.

by Marcella E


Very clear, good course but if you audit, you won't be able to get the answers to the end of week quizzes.

by Allen L


Quiz doesn't help much. Some of them are very confusing. I think the quiz can be designed/written better.

by Diego F


This course explains the basic for data manipulation and very useful tools to clean data and organize it.

by Sriram A P


Could be much more better if some advanced excel options and other data analysis methods are introduced.

by saptarshi


The professor was quite meticulous with teaching. The weekly quizzes were challenging and satisfactory.

by Joe


I enjoyed the course, learned a few useful items. Looking forward to next courses in the specialization.

by Joaquin M D


It was a good review. The examples were brilliant and will immediately help you execute the learnings

by Reina G


Overall, I enjoyed this course and it has encouraged me to continue to learn more about the subject.

by leong s y


Great course!I learn a lot of basic excel, and the course content is easy to follow and understand~!

by li z


It's useful, but the content is for only entry to intermediate level. I feel it's too simple for me.