Chevron Left
Back to Introduction to Software Engineering

Learner Reviews & Feedback for Introduction to Software Engineering by IBM

941 ratings

About the Course

Are you curious about the lucrative field that is software engineering and how you might be a part of it? This is the course for you! By taking this course you will gain foundational knowledge of software development, programming, and the many exciting job roles and career paths that the IT industry offers. Learn about the power of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), and modern software development frameworks methodologies like Agile and Scrum. Explore fundamental programming principles and foundations of design, architecture, and deployment. The course offers a number of labs that will help you get important hands-on experience. These include, getting started with an IDE, basics of programming in Python, and Hello World in 10 languages. The field of software engineering is growing at an estimated rate of 22% according to the US Bureau of Labor and Statistics. In addition to aspiring software engineers, front-end, back-end, full stack developers and DevOps professionals, this course is also suitable for those in related careers such as Product and Project Managers, IT Managers, Information Developers, UI/UX designers and others who communicate and interact with software engineers. You will learn about the different job opportunities and possible career paths in the software engineering field and also hear from industry professionals about what they do on a day-to-day basis. Professionals in the software engineering field are in great demand and now is a great time to learn more about this exciting domain. Start by enrolling now!...

Top reviews


Jan 11, 2024

This course is the best introduction course in Coursera in terms of learning everything you need to know about Software Development. You will feel like a pro after completing this course.


Apr 23, 2023

Great course for anyone wanting to get into Software Engineering, or a great refresher for those who have SE experience but need to fill in any gaps they may have. Highly recommended!

Filter by:

76 - 100 of 200 Reviews for Introduction to Software Engineering

By Siona M

Apr 10, 2023

Good, wide intro with test coding to give an idea of what coding entails

By Olasunkanmi O

May 9, 2024

Solid foundation for anyone looking to get into software engineering.

By Vanessa R

Apr 18, 2024

Really well structured. The content is relevant and nicely delivered.

By White C

Jan 2, 2024

i love how the course is been structured and breakdown.. good job IBM

By Paul K

Aug 2, 2022

A substantial course, comparable to a university Coursera offering.

By Shubham M

Nov 9, 2023

I love it they cover all the basic and important things need to know

By Gembali S

Jun 10, 2023

Excellent choice for the beginners who are yet to enter the industry

By Hubaib A

Jun 5, 2023

mashallah the course was fantastic and well understanding thank you

By Brailinson D

May 12, 2024

Very insightful, with great advice from employees in the industry.

By Adil K

Jan 10, 2024

it is a bit new area of study for me, but it was interesing a lot.

By Roberto S

May 11, 2024

Great course. Like several classes in Computer Science all in 1!

By Okechukwu I

May 29, 2023

This course gave me so much exposure into software engineering.

By Jo P

Jan 29, 2023

Perhaps, the intro 0:00-0:15 on most videos could be skipped.

By Solomon I (

Jan 24, 2024

Beautiful Approach. Understood every aspects of the course

By Chandrasiri S A

Sep 5, 2022

Vwell organized and very suitable to starters in SWeng.

By Gilbert O

Apr 19, 2024

Well structured and timed. I really enjoy the course

By Sureerat P

May 16, 2024

Thank you all instructors for the great course ^_^

By DiegoAGtz

Jun 10, 2023

A great course. Excelent content and explanations.

By João P d J d S

Feb 14, 2024

Best course on the basics of software engineering

By Jorge S

Feb 16, 2024

Really good explanation about all the concepts

By andrea b

Aug 16, 2023

A great course with very helpful information

By Henri M

May 31, 2023

Excellent course . Thanks for offering it.

By Edoghotu G

Nov 21, 2023

I really love the modules arrangement

By Luis c V

Apr 30, 2023

It was a fantastic experience. Thanks

By Pradeep C

Jan 15, 2024

good course and very understandable.