Training Course in Microsoft Excel supporting decision making

Faculty of Economics

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Academic year


Course Type

Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded



3 Trimester(s)

ECTS Credits


General Objectives of the Course
At the end of this course, the participants should have the ability to use Microsoft Excel as advanced users, as a decision support tool, being able to structure the spreadsheet and using it for problem solving.
Learning Objectives and Intended Skills
Ability to organize and structure the data in a spreadsheet. Design and implementation of spreadsheets for data analysis.
Mode of Study
Admission Requirements

Graduates; Secondary education graduates who have approved Mathematics A.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Regulation n.º 339/2012, published in Official Gazette no. 152, 2. Grade, August 7th (Regulation of Creation and Operation of non-degree courses at the UC).
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
The final grade for each student will take into account their participation in course activities and results obtained in the tests and assignments that will be proposed throughout the course. The classification will be expressed in a qualitative scale: Not Approved; Sufficient; Good, Very Good
Graduation Requirements

Keeping in mind the intended learning objectives, a more practical methodology will be prefered, with the aid of examples of practical application. This will help students to acquire and consolidate problem resolution skills using Excel.

Study Programme
Applications Notice (only in portuguese)
1st Semester
Start date: 10-09-2018
End date: 20-12-2018
2nd Semester
Start date: 04-02-2019
End date: 30-05-2019