Prashan S. M. Karunaratne

Dr Prashan Karunaratne is an inspirational and innovative lecturer of commerce, economics, and business analytics – and is well-known for his catchphrase, #EveryoneSayWow. He is also a curriculum developer and an instructor of the hugely popular Excel Skills for Business course that received the Coursera Outstanding Educator Award for Student Transformation in 2018. Prashan has won several other teaching awards, including a 2019 Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning award at the Australian Awards for University Teaching: "For excellence in engaging, equipping and empowering students and lecturers to achieve transformative and equitable outcomes in Economics and Excel – in classrooms, boardrooms and beyond.". In 2020, he leads a team to launch the National Program for Equity in Business Education. Prashan holds a PhD in Management – Learning & Teaching (Macquarie University), a Master of Business Administration – Banking (University of London), a Master of Commerce – Actuarial Studies (University of New South Wales), and a Bachelor of Economics – Honours (Macquarie University).

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Data Visualization in Excel (Coursera)

Jun 21st 2021
Data Visualization in Excel (Coursera)
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In an age now driven by "big data", we need to cut through the noise and present key information in a way that can be quickly consumed and acted upon making data visualization an increasingly important skill. Visualizations need to not only present data in an easy to understand [...]
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Excel Fundamentals for Data Analysis (Coursera)

As data becomes the modern currency, so the ability to analyse the data quickly and accurately has become of paramount importance. Excel with its extraordinarily broad range of features and capabilities is one of the most widely used programs for doing this. In the first course of our Excel [...]
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Excel Skills for Business: Advanced (Coursera)

Spreadsheet software remains one of the most ubiquitous pieces of software used in workplaces around the world. Learning to confidently operate this software means adding a highly valuable asset to your employability portfolio. Across the globe, millions of job advertisements requiring Excel skills are posted every day. At a [...]
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Excel Skills for Business: Intermediate II (Coursera)

Spreadsheet software remains one of the most ubiquitous pieces of software used in workplaces across the world. Learning to confidently operate this software means adding a highly valuable asset to your employability portfolio. In this third course of our Excel specialization Excel Skills for Business you will delve deeper [...]
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Excel Skills for Business: Intermediate I (Coursera)

In this second course of our Excel specialization Excel Skills for Business you will build on the strong foundations of the Essentials course. Intermediate Skills I will expand your Excel knowledge to new horizons. You are going to discover a whole range of skills and techniques that will become [...]
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Excel Skills for Business: Essentials (Coursera)

In this first course of the specialization Excel Skills for Business you will learn the Essentials of Microsoft Excel. Within six weeks, you will learn to expertly navigate the Excel user interface, perform basic calculations with formulas and functions, professionally format spreadsheets, and create visualizations of data through charts [...]
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Excel Power Tools for Data Analysis (Coursera)

Jun 14th 2021
Excel Power Tools for Data Analysis (Coursera)
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Welcome to Excel Power Tools for Data Analysis. In this four-week course, we introduce Power Query, Power Pivot and Power BI, three power tools for transforming, analysing and presenting data. Excel's ease and flexibility have long made it a tool of choice for doing data analysis, but it does [...]
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