• You support us when buying through links on our site as this may allow us to earn a commission.

Hone your Excel Skills for Business with these Top MOOCs


Official Account
Group Manager
Microsoft Excel is used in most business organizations across the world for a number of purposes from everyday administrative duties to data collection and analysis. Many workers and prospective employees are required to learn Excel to carry out essential tasks in the workplace.

MoocLab has selected the following MOOC programs to help you master these essential skills.

Excel Skills for Business Specialization

By Macquarie University via Coursera | Beginner Level
Effort: Approx. 3 months to complete (11 hours/week)

In this Specialization, learners develop advanced Excel Skills for Business. Upon completing the four courses in this Specialization, learners can design sophisticated spreadsheets, including professional dashboards, and perform complex calculations using advanced Excel features and techniques. Go to Course ...

Excel to MySQL: Analytic Techniques for Business Specialization
By Duke University via Coursera | Beginner Level
Effort: Approx. 8 months to complete (4 hours/week)

In this Specialization, you’ll learn to frame business challenges as data questions. You’ll use powerful tools and methods such as Excel, Tableau, and MySQL to analyze data, create forecasts and models, design visualizations, and communicate your insights. In the final Capstone Project, you’ll apply your skills to explore and justify improvements to a real-world business process. Go to Course ...

Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving Specialization
By University of Colorado Boulder via Coursera | Beginner Level
Effort: Approx. 3 months to complete (9 hours/week)

This Specialization is for learners wishing to dramatically change the way that they use Excel spreadsheets by unleashing the power to automate and optimize spreadsheets using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). The first two courses will teach learners the basics of VBA through the use of dozens of educational screencasts and a series of quizzes and in-application programming assignments. Finally, in Part 3 of the course, learners will complete 3 "real world" and somewhat open ended projects, which are graded through peer review. Go to Course ...

Introduction to Data Analysis Using Excel
By Rice University via Coursera | Beginner Level
Effort: Approx. 4 weeks to complete (1-3 hours/week)

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. Go to Course ...

Problem Solving with Excel
By PwC via Coursera | Beginner Level
Effort: Approx. 4 weeks to complete (3 hours/week)

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. Go to Course ...

Data Visualization with Advanced Excel
By PwC via Coursera | Beginner Level
Effort: Approx. 4 weeks to complete (3-4 hours/week)

In this course, you will get hands-on instruction of advanced Excel 2013 functions. You’ll learn to use PowerPivot to build databases and data models. We’ll show you how to perform different types of scenario and simulation analysis and you’ll have an opportunity to practice these skills by leveraging some of Excel's built in tools including, solver, data tables, scenario manager and goal seek. In the second half of the course, will cover how to visualize data, tell a story and explore data by reviewing core principles of data visualization and dashboarding. You’ll use Excel to build complex graphs and Power View reports and then start to combine them into dynamic dashboards. Go to Course ...

Data Analysis & Visualization with Excel (Professional Certificate)
By Delft University of Technology via edX | Intermediate Level
Effort: Approx. 14 weeks to complete (4-6 hours/week)

Learn to carry out robust data analysis using Excel. Master the main tasks of data analysis required by data-driven organizations. Go to Course ...

Microsoft Excel for the Data Analyst (XSeries Program)
By Microsoft via edX | Intermediate Level
Effort: Approx. 16 weeks to complete (2-4 hours/week)

Excel is one of the most widely used solutions for analyzing data. Explore real-world examples and learn how to use the powerful tools built into Excel to analyze more data, with improved visualizations and more sophisticated business logic. This series of three self-paced courses, hosted by leading experts, teaches you how to use Excel to organize, summarize, analyze, model, and visualize data for use in numerous data analytics and data science applications. Go to Course ...



  • excel-1771393_960_720.jpg
    281.3 KB · Views: 315
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
MoocLab Career Skills for the 2020s: Navigating the Online World of Work Course Spotlights 0

Similar threads