This course has made me understand cost accounting, has provided a fresh perspective on how to solve some of the challenges i had with management accounting and as a bonus, made me love maths again :)
The course is worth the time , the faculty teaches you about some complicated advance formulae with so much clarity and ease that even beginners can be pro in excel related to business and finance.
By tejas g•
Since spreadsheets is a practical thing so just from watching videos and MCQs can't make you understand the subject , therefore I would like to suggest coursera to add a practical question in the test which includes making a spreadsheet like a capstone module.
By Dennis L D•
The content was explained step by step, but not in-depth, making it hard to follow. The information didn't flow smoothly from one concept to the next. This course was more about listening to the explanation of topics rather than learning them step-by-step.
By Cong W•
The model is kind of simple and lack of commercial sense. It may be better to provide some basic functions of excel at the beginning for self-learning. Actually, I cannot find anything that the teacher is really needed from this course. Sad for the money.
By Kyle B•
Quizzes often did not reflect materials from the lectures. Not providing feedback in the quizzes made it very difficult to determine where you went off track. There is a great deal of room for improvement in the presentation as well as the evaluation.
By Azalia R•
The knowledge conveyed in this course is useful, however, for a spreadsheet-based course the delivery and quizzes feel rather counter-intuitive and hands-off. I would think there would be alot more practical follow through examples and exercises.
By Pavan M R S•
Professor was excellent in explain the concepts but the examples used are more case based and it needs financial knowledge to understand, If professor had used generic examples it would have been easy to learn for naive financial grads like me.
By Pascal S•
The content of the presentation is very good. The flaw is the quizzes. Especially for week 1 you need to precisely match the quiz answer, which is difficult as multiple options are possible and it is unclear what format the answer should be.
By Mekebeb T•
The lecture slides did not contain the actual content covered in the lecture videos and there is no reference to study/ or prepare for the kind of questions presented in the quiz. And there is no mechanism to learn from mistakes in the quiz.
By Shantanu K•
It's a good course, with quite a bit for a newbie to learn. Would have appreciated more in-depth examples in the lectures though, as I often found a gap in the lectures and the questions asked in the quiz. Even otherwise, good stuff.
By William W•
Course was very informative and well paced. However, as an Introduction Course, I felt that the questions on the quizzes left a bit too much up to the students intuitively understanding the concepts that they had just been exposed.
By James O H I•
As an introductory course, it was OK, but if you have a background in excel it was not as beneficial. I would have liked to see more Monte Carlo simulations and tutorials vs theory quiz questions that didn't align with the videos.
By Ana L P d S•
This course is not very good. Sure, it teaches how to use some supplements on Excel but it doesn't give any opportunity to practice what was learned prior to the tests. Also, the slides/pdf files doesn't explain a lot of anything.
By Ernani H M J•
Some classes were fine despite being a little superficial about the analysis, but the quizzes were terrible, as well as the support at the forum, since there are many complaints about them and nothing has been done in some years.
By Nikolas K•
The course was useful, but the quizzes were frustrating. Whenever there is a write in answer for a quiz question, I know I will get it wrong. Even though I am certain my answer is right, it never gets recognized as being correct.
By Peter M•
There did not appear to be direct correlation between the brief lecture slides and the questions being asked in the quiz. Often, the lectures were too concise and did not include enough practical applicability.
By Alexia U•
Buen curso y un profesor súper didáctico! Solo quisiera que hubiera habido algún disclousure que indique que hay que tener una noción básica de contabilidad para llevar este curso y entenderlo en su totalidad.
By Myat-Hsu " M•
Many of the questions in week two's quiz are poorly written, and the correct answer as determined by the test system or the professor for Q1 doesn't sufficiently reflect all criteria outlined in the question.
By Matthew H•
Overall the course was good, but the quiz assignments need work. When entering formula's there should be more clarity. Formula's can be entered in many ways and even when right were often counted as wrong.
By ricardo h•
-course slides are same as if non-existent
-quizzes need improvement as some questions are no quite covered in the material and the fixed functionality of the quiz does not help one using excel.
By Eshan B•
The prerequisites are accounting. Things need to be more transparent for the students by making the mistakes available. Additional resources to grasp the fundamentals are needed.
By Shashwat A•
The module can include assignments for more practice of the concepts. Moreover, concepts like when to use uniform/Bernoulli/normal distributions can be explored better
By Mark S•
The teacher was good, but he definitely could have gone more in depth with the course. And some of the question in the quizzes were not even covered in the modules
By Nishant D S•
In one of the quizzes some of the questions weren't very clear, that created a bit of confusion while answering them. Apart from that the course was quiet helpful.
By Siddhartha M•
The questions on the quizzes were very confusing and marked answers incorrect despite being right. Quiz content should be improved, the instructor was good though.
By Krishna C•
Definitely there is some room for improvements. The course content is great but the quizzes are focused on more on Excel syntax than actual problem solving.