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University of British Columbia: Excel for Everyone: Core Foundations

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Learn Excel fundamentals including data wrangling, spreadsheet management, and basic data analysis.

Excel for Everyone: Core Foundations
6 weeks
4–6 hours per week
Progress at your own speed
Optional upgrade available

About this course

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This introductory Excel course will equip you with a strong foundational knowledge of Excel to organize, analyze and work with data. You will develop essential Excel skills, such as simple data wrangling and managing spreadsheets, along with a foundational understanding of business data analysis.

The course is designed for those with little or no functional knowledge of Excel, as well as those who regularly use Excel at a basic level, but wish to enhance their skills. From basic operations to an introduction to more advanced techniques, within six weeks you’ll gain the confidence to navigate the Excel interface, master essential spreadsheet functions, perform calculations and produce creative charts and graphs from your data, while building an aptitude for data analysis that is critical to the success of any organization.

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English
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  • Associated skills: Spreadsheets, Operations, Data Analysis, Data Wrangling, Management

What you'll learn

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  • Excel fundamentals.
  • Data entry and editing using various formats.
  • Performing calculations using formulas and functions.
  • How to format and optimize spreadsheets.
  • How to manage spreadsheets using Filter and sort table data capabilities.
  • Previewing and printing.
  • Effective data visualization using basic charts.

This course is part of Excel for Everyone Professional Certificate Program

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Expert instruction
3 skill-building courses
Progress at your own speed
5 months
3 - 5 hours per week

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