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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Experimentation for Improvement by McMaster University

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214 reviews

About the Course

We are always using experiments to improve our lives, our community, and our work. Are you doing it efficiently? Or are you (incorrectly) changing one thing at a time and hoping for the best? In this course, you will learn how to plan efficient experiments - testing with many variables. Our goal is to find the best results using only a few experiments. A key part of the course is how to optimize a system. We use simple tools: starting with fast calculations by hand, then we show how to use FREE software. The course comes with slides, transcripts of all lectures, subtitles (English, Spanish and Portuguese; some Chinese and French), videos, audio files, source code, and a free textbook. You get to keep all of it, all freely downloadable. This course is for anyone working in a company, or wanting to make changes to their life, their community, their neighbourhood. You don't need to be a statistician or scientist! There's something for everyone in here. ⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯ Over 1500 people have completed this online course. What have prior students said about this course? "This definitely is one of the most fruitful courses I have participated at Coursera, considering the takeaways and implementations! And so far I finished 12 [courses]." "Excelente curso, flexible y con suficiente material didáctico fácilmente digerible y cómodo. No importa si se tiene pocas bases matemáticas o estadísticas, el curso proporciona casi toda explicación necesaria para un entendimiento alto." "I wish I had enrolled in your course years ago -- it would have saved us a lot of time in optimizing experimental conditions." Jason Eriksen, 3 Jan 2017 "Interesting and developing both analytical and creative thinking. The lecturer took care to bring lots of real live examples which are fun to analyze." 20 February 2016. "... love your style of presentation, and the examples you took from everyday life to explain things. It is very difficult to make such a mathematical course accessible and comprehensible to this wide a variety of people!" ⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯⎯...

Top reviews

Jul 21, 2020

It is one of the best course present on coursera. I would recommend everyone to take this course. It will not only help you to optimize your activities in work place but also in your personal life.

Feb 18, 2018

Very good course,and an excellent instructor. Thank you very much Professor Kevin Dunn.\n\nI enjoyed your course, and I really appreciate the time and effort you put into those lessons

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Oct 8, 2020

Thank you so much

By Jean-Philippe G

Feb 24, 2019

Excellent course!

By Nívea G B A

Apr 24, 2017

Wonderful course!


Feb 27, 2016

fantastic course!

By Katarina C U

Oct 20, 2020

Excellent Course

By saurabh p

Apr 30, 2020

Excellent course

By Praveenkumar M P

Apr 23, 2020

Excellent course

By Nurudeen D

Jun 29, 2018

Very well taught

By Stefan H

May 19, 2017

Really well done

By Igor V S

Jul 31, 2017

Exelent course!

By Hardian R D

Jul 12, 2020



Apr 10, 2020

Awesome course

By Henry J G

Jul 7, 2021


By Jessica L

Dec 17, 2018

Great Course

By Nagaraj K K (

May 19, 2020

best course


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Jun 15, 2016


By Chandrasekhar K

Feb 27, 2016

Very good!

By John K

Sep 26, 2015

Very good!

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May 29, 2020


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By Jaime A A C

Jul 16, 2017

muy bueno

By Eduardo C M

May 16, 2017

Muy bueno