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About the Course

Accounting Analytics explores how financial statement data and non-financial metrics can be linked to financial performance.  In this course, taught by Wharton’s acclaimed accounting professors, you’ll learn how data is used to assess what drives financial performance and to forecast future financial scenarios. While many accounting and financial organizations deliver data, accounting analytics deploys that data to deliver insight, and this course will explore the many areas in which accounting data provides insight into other business areas including consumer behavior predictions, corporate strategy, risk management, optimization, and more. By the end of this course, you’ll understand how financial data and non-financial data interact to forecast events, optimize operations, and determine strategy. This course has been designed to help you make better business decisions about the emerging roles of accounting analytics, so that you can apply what you’ve learned to make your own business decisions and create strategy using financial data. ...

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FA
Jun 11, 2018

One of the most practical courses I have taken in Coursera. Highly recommended for professionals in Business, Strategy, and Finance & Accounting departments, as well as stock market investors.

PB
Feb 4, 2016

The course makes accounting interesting and especially the examples are very illustrative. Virtual students bring some fun. The 4th week is however really integrated in the course structure.

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By NEGUSSIE G

Sep 4, 2020

Great course. Learned a lot that I can readily use in my own workplace. Can't wait.

By Alex L

Feb 16, 2016

I bit too complicated, as a lot of material placed within 4 weeks of ~15min videos.

By Kevin S L

Apr 15, 2019

Realized there are some nuances that I need to go back and acquaint myself with

By Pedro H d M H

May 5, 2016

The course and the instructor are great, but a missed some referenced material.

By Andrew V

Apr 14, 2016

Very good course well presented especially as the topic can be fairly complex.

By Carl O H

Jul 15, 2016

Very insightful topic! A good overview of the use of analytics in accounting!

By Hamed A S

Feb 14, 2019

You can get a bit lost. The lectures are fun, but the material is difficult

By Tina C

Feb 22, 2016

Bushee was fantastic! Ittner was fine, but not as entertaining as Bushee.

By Abhishek P

Jul 16, 2017

Very powerful course. Complete package of new concept in a new way.

By Jesús A S F

Apr 7, 2016

Week 4 was the best and the more appropiate for the specialization.

By Nitin g

Mar 18, 2020

This is a great course which helps me in learning many new things.

By T. J I

Jan 8, 2017

Very useful material to financial review of cash flow statements.

By WENCHANG H

Apr 2, 2018

Quite difficult to follow given little background on accounting

By Jigisha T

Dec 15, 2018

Week 1-3 are excellent. I found Week 4 to be too theoretical.

By Philipp M

Dec 11, 2020

Good Overview of different topics, could be more detailed.

By Teoh E H

Apr 15, 2020

Put the subtitle in the video will make the video better

By Miguel C

Dec 13, 2017

Bushee is one of the best online teachers i've ever seen

By Jeremy M V

May 27, 2020

The forensic accounting was rough, but well worth it.

By Adrian L

Mar 2, 2016

Content very clear and explained by the professors.

By Niccolò P

Mar 8, 2017

Very good course but videos sometimes too long

By Angel S

Jan 15, 2016

A little tough sometimes, but very instructive

By Batukhan T

Mar 16, 2016

Really useful course, concise and resourceful

By Tiffany N P

Apr 11, 2020

Ok.... I was lost with the animation videos

By Nguyễn T H H

Feb 6, 2016

really informative, original and useful!

By J S

Nov 1, 2016

Good overview on Financial Analytics!