Free Online Course on Excel for Everyone: Core Foundations

Opportunity Detail

  • Language Requirement Not required
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Non-Degree /Short program
  • Eligible Region/Countries


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  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 79907

Opportunity Description

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is hosting a free online course on Excel for Everyone: Core Foundations!

You will leave this introductory Excel course with a solid foundation in the program, enabling you to deal with, organize, and analyze data. Along with gaining a fundamental understanding of business data analysis, you will acquire crucial Excel skills like basic data wrangling and spreadsheet management.

The course is intended for both individuals who frequently use Excel at a basic level but want to improve their skills and those who have little to no functional experience of the program. In just six weeks, you’ll develop the confidence to use the Excel interface, master key spreadsheet functions, perform calculations, and create eye-catching charts and graphs using your data—all while developing the data analysis skills that are vital to any organization’s success.

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These skills range from basic operations to an introduction to more sophisticated techniques.

Brief Details:

  • Course Subject: Data Analysis & Statistics
  • Course Level: Introductory
  • Prerequisites: None 
  • Medium of Instruction: English
  • Video Transcript: English
  • Course Duration: 6 weeks 4–6 hours per week
  • Course Schedule: Self-Paced
  • Host Institution: University of British Columbia (UBC)
  • Presenting Platform: edX
  • Fee: Free, Verified Track Price: $189
  • Starting Date: Available Now
  • Instructor: Ricardo R. Trujeque
  • Certificate: Shareable certificate upon completion


The participants will learn the followings:

  • Excel basics.
  • Entering and editing data in a variety of formats.
  • Making computations with functions and formulas.
  • How spreadsheets are formatted and optimized.
  • How to use the data sorting and filtering features in spreadsheets.
  • Printing and previewing.
  • Simple charts are used to effectively visualize data.

The cost of this course is $189, however you can choose to take it for free. The following are some benefits of payment:

  • Total availability of the course materials.
  • At the end, a shareable certificate is generated.
  • Tests and assignments that are graded.

How to Enroll? 

Applicants can choose one of the track paths (Verified Track or Audit Track) to take this 6-week online course by entering the link below.



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For further information, please visit the edX Website.

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