Introduction to Spreadsheets and Models

Provided by: Coursera

The simple spreadsheet is one of the most powerful data analysis tools that exists, and it’s available to almost anyone. Major corporations and small businesses alike use spreadsheet models to determine where key measures of their success are now, and where they are likely to be in the future. But in order to get the most out of a spreadsheet, you have the know-how to use it.

Course Objectives:

  • To introduce you to basic spreadsheet tools and formulas so that you can begin harness the power of spreadsheets to map the data you have now and to predict the data you may have in the future.

Recommended Background

  • Recommended for professionals interested in entering the dynamic world of data and business analysis,or interested in Finance and Quantitative Modeling.

Course ID


Skill Focus

Smart Technology


University of Pennsylvania

Employee Type

Leadership, Change leaders, New Applicants

Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

5 hrs



Can audit for free (no certification); Full Financial Aid Available for Certification