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In this course, participants will learn the foundations of accounting principles and financial analysis, develop an understanding of the links between these, and the measurement of value creation at the firm level. This is the first course in a four-course Specialization on the Essentials of Corporate Financial Analysis and Decision-Making, created in partnership between the University of Melbourne and Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon). View the MOOC promotional video here:

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18 de may. de 2020

Really insightful instruction on the basics of accounting and finance! I would highly recommend this course to anyone looking to begin learning about financial analysis. No prior experience is needed.


17 de jun. de 2021

The insctructor performs excellent presentations. I am also very satisfied with the course resources. The topics gave me a good overview on the basics. Highly recommended for beginners.

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por Xavier D

14 de ene. de 2016

It is a good ***INTRODUCTION*** to Financial Analysis, videos are clear and well edited and slides can be downloaded and are ok. Quizz difficulty is low, which is good for an introductory course; the final exam requires to calculate ratios and infer conclusions for a real company, which is a great practical exercise.

However, students looking for a more in-depth course may check elsewhere for a detailed course on i) Financial Accounting & ii) Financial Analysis.

por Ankur S

25 de mar. de 2017

I had a little background of the concepts and content - and was therefore able to solve the numerical questions. However, for the uninitiated, the lectures contained more theory - while quizzes and assignments more numericals. Would recommend to include some examples of numericals in the videos so students have some idea of the concepts before trying real problems. Without this, some may find themselves lost. Otherwise, a good course. Thanks..

por Théodore L

15 de ene. de 2016

Great course, especially useful to learn the specific vocabulary and get insights into Financial Analysis. I found some topics could have been explained more thoroughly, for example regarding the evaluation of discount rates or number of time period (we have the criteria, but no example of a method). Previous accounting knowledge is a requirement in my view.

por Dedy S

27 de may. de 2020

The Course is great, I get deeper knowledge about finantial ratios and how to interpret the implementation of each ratios to the business of a company. I think would be more exciting if the instructor use more attractive and more detail slide presentation and also should use more easily-understanding English.

por Ajay P

28 de dic. de 2015

A brilliant beginners' course for an introduction to accounting and financial analysis. Prof. Paul Kaufman is an added asset to this course with his simplistic definitions and examples. It definitely has a lot to teach and much to take forward in a corporate career.

por sutan a m

20 de jun. de 2019

A great course, but I think you should pre-study the materials to confirm the material here. It's just the gist and from my assessment quite incomplete, or suitable if you're quite learned previously. Again, this is the essentials of corporate finance!

por Klaus B

22 de ene. de 2016

A good introduction to some of the basics. The presentation was generally okay; the course materials could have been organised a little better. Requires no previous accounting knowledge (though that helps) and only very basic math.

por Prajjwal S

21 de ago. de 2020

I thoroughly enjoyed this course, faced trouble in the last examination contributing 10%. this course explained all the insights of company financials I gained a lot of knowledge through this course. thank you, Coursera

por Laura B

22 de ago. de 2017

It is a very interesting course for anyone who wants to learn the foundations of accounting principles and financial analysis. The course is well structured and well taught by the Prof Paul Kofman.

por Nagy R

24 de oct. de 2016

Great course! It was insightful yet everything was polished and on point. The knowledge and the "tools" are really useful, for someone who is a beginner and interested in Financial Analysis!

por Yongxuan L

7 de feb. de 2016

For those who have already had majored in accounting, it may seem too easy. It may be considered as a course for review some basic accounting concepts.

por Shakir I

4 de mar. de 2016

excellent course especially for me as being an accountant i am learning and understanding how the numbers are used to analyze and compare

por Santiago R R

13 de nov. de 2020

The first two weeks were amazing. I thought week 3 could use a bit more content and interesting material. Week 4 was just okay.

por Piyush D

12 de ene. de 2022

the course has been really good so far, I just want them to add explanations on actually solving the practical questions

por Jason M C

15 de dic. de 2015

Solid class, good overview and a useful final project. Very informative for learning financial analysis.

por Francesca S V

1 de mar. de 2016

I quite enjoyed this course. It gave a good background on the necessary basics for financial analysis.

por Почкайлов М В

2 de ago. de 2016

A nice introduction to accounting, giving understanding of basics. Thanks a lot to mister Koffman!

por Antoine C

21 de ene. de 2016

Great quality, learning, applications. Enathe language and tools expected after course completion.

por Albert t B

31 de oct. de 2020

A good introduction with alot or practical task, the speaker could show a bit more enthusiasm

por sanket P

16 de ene. de 2017

The course was easy to understand. The example given were accurate to explain the concepts.

por Andrea

12 de sep. de 2016

Really good course, great professor, good examples, good information and very useful


9 de nov. de 2020

Such an amazing course helped to learn a lot.....time worth it thank yu

por Breno J

1 de mar. de 2016

Basic introduction course.

But it is interesting and well developed.

por Ernesto P C

1 de ago. de 2019

Need more examples in order to understand how to calculate ratios.

por Deleted A

22 de mar. de 2018

Very well presented, easy to follow, terms reasonably explained