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Essential Skills for Finance Teams

Empower any team with expertise in data science, machine learning, and accounting.
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Skills for Modern finance teams

Taught by experts

Taught by experts

Instructed by the world’s leading experts in data science, financial reporting, and accounting

Curated with data

Curated with data

Collections are informed by insights from 47 million learners and mapped to competitive finance skills

Improved performance

Improved performance

Over 76% of finance professionals
applied skills they learned on
Coursera at work

Taught by renowned faculty and experts

Charles Severance

Charles Severance

Clinical Professor of Information, University of Michigan

Sadie St. Lawrence

Sadie St. Lawrence

AI Strategy Consultant, University of California, Davis

Alex Aklson, PhD.

Alex Aklson, PhD.

Data Scientist, IBM

Robert Brunner

Robert Brunner

Associate Dean for Innovation and Chief Disruption Officer, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Jana Schaich Borg

Jana Schaich Borg

Assistant Research Professor, Duke University

Content from leading institutions and companies

Business skills for Finance Teams

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of London
  • University of Colorado Boulder
  • University of Michigan

Courses include

  • Accounting Analysis
  • Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination
  • Financial Accounting: Advanced Topics
  • Keeping up with Change: Issues for the Finance Professional
  • Advanced Valuation and Strategy

Tech skills for Finance Teams

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • ConsenSys Academy
  • Princeton University
  • Duke University

Courses include

  • Excel/VBA for Creative Problem Solving
  • Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python)
  • Introduction to Structured Query Language (SQL)
  • Using Python to Access Web Data
  • Using Databases with Python

Data Science skills for Finance Teams

  • IBM
  • University of California, Davis
  • University of Michigan
  • New York University Tandon School of Engineering

Courses include

  • Business Metrics for Data-Driven Companies
  • Data Analytics Foundations for Accountancy
  • Mastering Data Analysis in Excel
  • What is Data Science?
  • Visualization with Tableau
  • Tour of Machine Learning in Finance

Skills that build real-world value

76%

of finance professionals applied skills they learned on Coursera at work

“While working as a graduate FinTech analyst, I identified AI as one of the important skills needed in finance. This, together with taking a course surveying AI in Finance, inspired me to pursue my studies in AI—I’ve even signed up to complete the Deep Learning Specialization.”

Pamela Malondi Nhlengethwa, FinTech Analyst
Neural Networks and Deep Learning, deeplearning.ai

Trusted by customer-focused companies

“The instructors provided unrelenting support and availability, and the discussion forums were captivating. My new qualifications and experiences with this course have given me new opportunities and sense of responsibility in my current role.”

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Gabriel Jusu, Finance & Administrative Manager
Financial Reporting Capstone, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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