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The University of British Columbia

Excel for Everyone

The University of British Columbia via edX Professional Certificate


The world runs on data more than ever before. Regardless of your profession, data administration, analysis and visualization have become critical skills that are in high demand. Whether you need to make business projections, store inventory, conduct research or gather market intelligence, the ability to make sense of data is increasingly essential.

Everyone recognises Microsoft Excel, yet few people use it to its full potential. It’s ubiquity and ability to effectively manage large amounts of data make it an ideal data analysis tool that offers something for everyone. From the fundamentals to advanced use cases, Excel can be your ally when it comes to streamlining tasks and delivering valuable, professional data insights. In this program, even beginners can work their way up to extracting actionable intelligence from raw data, by using Excel’s powerful tools for data manipulation.

Starting with the fundamentals, and progressing to advanced data management and analysis, this hands-on Professional Certificate program will equip you with the tools and methodology to master Excel skills. Learn to carry out regular tasks faster than ever before, create models and templates with multiple scenarios, and design professional visualizations and build reports and analysis from raw data extraction.

Using data effectively goes beyond simply understanding a tool’s functionality. Drawing on real-life examples, this program will also help you integrate data analysis into your everyday thinking; to recognise how and when Excel can be used to problem solve and provide valuable insight. Developing this data-centric mindset will give you a truly competitive edge that is valued across industries.


Courses under this program:
Course 1: Excel for Everyone: Core Foundations

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

Course 2: Excel for Everyone: Data Management

Further your Excel skills to manage larger datasets and more complex data wrangling, management and modelling.

Course 3: Excel for Everyone: Data Analysis Fundamentals

Perform advanced data wrangling, analysis and dashboard visualization to help drive strategic decision-making.


Taught by

Ricardo Rosado Trujeque


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